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Scanners III: The Takeover (1991)
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Scanners III: The Takeover (1991)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
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: rough, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, experimental, surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film, canadian science fiction
Plot: computer, crimes, drug abuse, pregnancy, supernatural, heroes, family relations, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, family life, addiction, adoption, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, danger, heroic mission, social misfits, escapades, gory, rivalry, megalomaniac, master villain, switching roles, christmas, dancing ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, montreal, montreal quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and scary films with plots about danger, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, escapades, heroes and gory mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Scanners III: The Takeover: Scanners II: The New Order (1991), Scanner Cop (1994), Bloodsuckers (2005), The Devil's Tomb (2009), Mind Ripper (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scanners II: The New Order (1991)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
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: rough, futuristic, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, conspiracy, danger, escapades, political corruption, police corruption, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, pregnancy, drug abuse, gory, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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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: bleak, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, gory, vengeance, supernatural, deadly, rivalry, adoption, police station, danger, supernatural ability, fighting crime, psychic power ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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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, stylized, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, spacecraft, space travel, survival, heroic mission, save the world, deadly, deadly creature, race against time, supernatural, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, desert, soldier, danger, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, deadly creature, deadly, daring rescue, survival, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mind Ripper (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Bulgaria
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, deadly creature, supernatural, mutant, gory, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, danger, confined, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, space and aliens, supernatural, good versus evil, morgue, tall man, mausoleum, gory, supernatural ability, master villain, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, police station, experiment gone awry, supernatural, law enforcement, danger, gang, escapades, chaos, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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33%
 3.2
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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
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: macabre, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, demon, gory, time travel, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space station, man versus machine, supernatural ability, master villain, danger ...
Time: future, 18th century, 1780s, year 1996, 1990s ...
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Alone in the Dark (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, gothic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: ancient history, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Phantom Force (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, virus, bounty hunter, terminal illness, supernatural, danger, chaos, experiment gone awry, deadly, escapades, bloodlust, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Outpost (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cemetery Gates (2006)
Genre: Horror, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Flying Virus (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a series of Amazonian Indian attacks on US owned petroleum installation in Brazil, both governments start a secret 'special program'. In fact colonel Ezekial's men use GM killer bees to eradicate the tribes. During an Indian ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, heroic mission, bio weapon, deadly creature, save the day, chaos, rescue, deadly, escapades, journalism, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (1996)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: scary, serious, rough, idiotic, splatter ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Shepherd (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: aka Cybercity It's the year 2017, the Earth's surface is destroyed and its citizens flee to an underground wasteland ruled by warring religious cults. In this sinful cybercity, Mercenary Dakota's (C. Thomas Howell) family is murdered ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, rough ...
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26%
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: prehistory
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25%
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Stairs (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Special ops squad "Hell's Bastards" are sent to infiltrate a civil war to retrieve intel. The unit soon find themselves trapped on a never-ending stairwell forced to climb or die. To survive, they must revisit their past sins if they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Swamp Devil (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: SWAMP DEVIL is the story of young Melanie Blaime (played by Cindy Sampson) and her father Howard (portrayed by the venerable Bruce Dern). After a long estrangement from her father for reasons not entirely clear, Melanie returns to her childhood home ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: One moment some 80 people are walking on a big city street. Suddenly a blinding light appears that transports them to a very peculiar racing course. A voice sounds in everybody’s head : “The school, the house and the prison are safe. Follow the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, scary ...
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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: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, scary
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Time: 90s
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24%
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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, serious, slasher, scary, exciting ...
Plot: police officer, law enforcement, heroes, investigation, supernatural, serial killer, rivalry, danger, deadly, psychopath, mutant, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: supernatural, deadly creature, survival, escapades, danger, deadly, crime gone awry, rivalry, gory, betrayal, alien, store ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, psychotronic
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The Breed (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, bleak, enigmatic, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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23%