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Scanners II: The New Order (1991)
 5.3
 3K
Scanners II: The New Order (1991)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Japan, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A scanner discovers a plot by renegade elements in the city government to take power with the help of evil scanners.
Style: scary, rough, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, psychotronic, canadian science fiction
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, pregnancy, supernatural, heroes, misfit, betrayal, conspiracy, supernatural ability, good versus evil, police corruption, experiment gone awry, danger, political corruption, heroic mission, dishonesty, social misfits, escapades, gory, rivalry, master villain, drug, telekinesis, death, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 90s, 1990s

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Most similar movies to Scanners II: The New Order

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about supernatural, danger, rivalry, escapades, deadly, heroes and gory mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Scanners II: The New Order: Scanners (1981), Scanners III: The Takeover (1991), Scanner Cop (1994), The Devil's Tomb (2009), Bloodsuckers (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 47K
Scanners (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, intense, scary ...
Plot: telekinesis, mind control, violence, scientist, world domination, mind reading, murder, supernatural ability, social misfits, misfit, conspiracy, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scanners III: The Takeover (1991)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Thailand, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young female scanner turns from a sweet young thing into a murderous, power-crazed villain after she takes an experimental drug developed by her father. Her brother, who is also a scanner, is the only one powerful enough to stop her.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, rough, serious, experimental ...
Plot: computer, addiction, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, pregnancy, good versus evil, crimes, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, gory, megalomaniac ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.2
 1K
Scanner Cop (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Staziak, a rookie cop with the Los Angeles Police Department, is also a 'scanner' (psionic). When a string of murders begins to decimate the police department, Sam faces sensory overload and possible insanity as he uses his powers to ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, vengeance, gory, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, adoption, police station, rivalry, fighting crime, psychic power ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Devil's Tomb (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Mack leads an elite military unit on a search for a missing scientist, and comes face-to-face with an an ancient evil lying beneath the Middle Eastern desert. Evil that is not of this world. Evil that should never be unearthed.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, desert, soldier, danger, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, deadly, daring rescue, deadly creature, survival, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.4
 2K
Bloodsuckers (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intergalactic vampire hunters. "Buffy" meets "Star Trek" in a "Mad Max" world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, spacecraft, space travel, survival, heroic mission, save the world, deadly creature, deadly, danger, rivalry, race against time, supernatural ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.4
 930
Last Rites (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the verge of a major arms deal, the two toughest gangs in L.A. will find themselves trapped in an abandoned warehouse by a ravenous mob of bloodthirsty zombies. They will have to work together with the cops to avoid being torn limb-from-limb and ...
Style: futuristic, rough, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, police station, experiment gone awry, supernatural, law enforcement, escapades, rivalry, danger, chaos, gang, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 794
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, heroic mission, deadly creature, supernatural, save the world, rivalry, deadly, evil alien, soldier, mad scientist, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.7
 302
Phantom Force (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A squad of soldiers must protect the human race from the supernatural.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, terrorism, space and aliens, good versus evil, confined, escapades, ghost, danger, deadly, imaginary, heroes, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, demon, gory, heroic mission, deadly creature, supernatural, space station, deadly, man versus machine, master villain, supernatural ability ...
Time: future, 18th century, 90s, 20th century, 1790s ...
Place: europe, france, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
True Bloodthirst (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vampires and humans live in a future world where they co-exist – barely. Now, both groups find themselves under attack by a new species of super vampire. The surviving humans and vampires join forces to obliterate the vicious man-sized bat ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, track down, murder, deadly, deadly creature, escapades, partners, reluctant partners ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Tall Man, that imposing menace from Morningside Mortuary, is back and once again haunting the thoughts of the now-adult Mike and his friend, ex-Ice Cream vendor Reggie. The two continue their hunt for the mysterious figure and in his path of ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, good versus evil, morgue, tall man, mausoleum, supernatural, gory, slasher, heroes, escapades, space and aliens, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Reign in Darkness (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When molecular biologist Michael Dorn is accidentally infected with a new virus he is developing, his life takes a dramatic turn. The virus turns its victims into a unique breed of elite vampires. Now on the run, with relentless bounty hunter Lance ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, virus, bounty hunter, supernatural, terminal illness, experiment gone awry, danger, chaos, escapades, deadly, bloodlust, plague ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.4
 262
Unseen Evil (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of hikers led by a college professor are searching the woods for an ancient Indian burial mound. When they discover a likely site, three members of the group reveal themselves to be grave looters, and tie up the others so they can keep the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, danger, escapades, crime gone awry, rivalry, gory, betrayal, alien, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 625
Scanner Cop II (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A demonic 'scanner' terrorizes Los Angeles and the only person who can stop him may not have the neurons for the job.
Style: cult film, scary, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: police officer, crimes, investigation, danger, supernatural, heroes, deadly, slasher, gory, psychopath, mutant, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (1996)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: International terrorists get a surprise when their cargo turns out to contain living dinosaurs. The army commando team now have to think fast, if they want to prevent the extinction of the human species, instead of the reptiles.
Style: scary, rough, serious, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dinosaur, gory, chaos, mutant, rivalry, heroes, danger, deadly creature, chases and races, deadly, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sean Barker became the unwilling host to an alien bio-armor known as the Guyver. A year ago he destroyed the Kronos Corporation, an organization of mutants who want the Guyver. Now he is trying to find why the Guyver unit forces him to fight and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, alien, hostages, escapades, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, heroes, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroic mission, martial arts ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 29K
Firestarter (1984)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As youths, Andy McGee (David Keith) and his future wife, Vicky (Heather Locklear), participated in secret experiments, allowing themselves to be subjected to mysterious medical tests. Years later, the couple's daughter, Charlie (Drew ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, rough, exciting ...
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, on the run, fire, little girl, supernatural ability, government agency, danger, conspiracy, kidnapping, scientist, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 16K
Outpost (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a seedy bar in a town ravaged by war, scientist and businessman Hunt hires mercenary and former Royal Marine D.C. to assemble a crack team of ex-soldiers to protect him on a dangerous journey into no-man's land. Their mission is to scope out ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, experiment gone awry, trap, deadly, danger, heroic mission, survival, supernatural, violence, serial murder, occult, mercenary ...
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.6
 661
Slayer (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elite commando squad led by longtime soldier buddies Hawk and Grives run afoul of lethal and powerful vampires in a South American rain forest. Grieves gets turned into a vampire and becomes leader of a savage roving herd. Moreover, Hawk has to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, soldier, wilderness, escapades, leadership, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.2
 1K
The Vanguard (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, antidote, apocalypse, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, adventure, life is a bitch, extinction ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Alone in the Dark (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Edward Carnby is a private investigator specializing in unexplainable supernatural phenomena. His cases delve into the dark corners of the world, searching for truth in the occult remnants of ancient civilizations. Now, the greatest mystery of his ...
Style: scary, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, monster, artifact, supernatural, obsessive quest, investigation, heroic mission, deadly, danger, mystery, paranormal, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: ancient history, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.0
 2K
Mind Ripper (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A top secret experiment intended to produce a superhuman has gone terribly wrong. Now the creators, trapped in a remote desert outpost, are being pursued ruthlessly by their creation. With the door sealed from within, there is no way out.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: desert, supernatural, deadly creature, gory, mutant, confined, experiment gone awry, danger, superhuman powers, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.6
 2K
Sabretooth (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Using fossilized DNA, a scientist resurrects one of nature's most fearsome predators, a sabretooth tiger. Scientific ambition turns deadly, however, when the creature escapes and begins savagely stalking its prey - the human race.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, heroes, danger, deadly, gory, tiger, creature feature, catastrophe, chase, brutality, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 2.8
 1K
Raptor (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, survival, crimes, rescue, dangerous animal, deadly, race against time, heroes, danger, deadly creature, small town life, experiment gone awry ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dollman vs. Demonic Toys (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The Demonic Toys are back, so policewoman Judith Grey seeks the help of 12 inch tall Dollman and his 12 inch tall girlfriend, Nurse Ginger. The Toys hole up in an evil deserted toy factory and it's up to Dollman to keep the Toys from summoning ...
Style: semi serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly, evil alien, unlikely partners, master villain, escapades, danger, imaginary, supernatural ability, supernatural, rivalry, superhero, rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 3K
The Breed (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Vampires have come out of the shadows and are living as normal citizens. Two policemen, one a vampire, are assigned to track down a serial killer who tears the throat of his victims and drains their blood.
Style: serious, bleak, enigmatic, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, police detective, danger, frame up, special agents, crimes, tough law enforcer, deadly, police, secret society, vampire vs vampire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tetsuo II: Body Hammer is a 1992 Japanese science fiction/horror film directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. It is a bigger-budget reworking of the same director's 1989 movie Tetsuo: The Iron Man, utilizing similar themes and ideas to the earlier film ...
Style: surreal, serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, rooftop, telephone conversation, androids and robots, superhuman powers, cyberpunk, danger, supernatural, imaginary, rivalry, heroes, deadly ...
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.2
 555
Mutants (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The greedy Braylon owns the Just Rite Sugar Company and has hired the unethical scientist Sergei to conduct an experiment to make an addictive sugar stronger than heroin or nicotine to increase his sales. Sergei uses invisible people as test ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, scary ...
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, chaos, mad scientist, escapades, danger, adventure, rivalry, drug abuse, plague, supernatural, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 51K
Ghosts of Mars (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Melanie Ballard (Natasha Henstridge) is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend a dangerous criminal James Williams (Ice Cube). Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, ghost, ghost town, survival, martial arts, chaos, zombie, supernatural, danger, alien possession, graphic violence, jail ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Dead Undead (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Good Vampires battle Zombie Vampires while trying to hide their own identity and prevent the infection from spreading.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, vampire, race against time, good versus evil, supernatural, escapades, save the day, danger, heroes, imaginary, deadly, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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