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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, 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: 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, escapades, rivalry, supernatural, deadly, 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), The Devil's Tomb (2009), Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994), Last Rites (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, gory, misfit, social misfits, drug abuse, pregnancy, political corruption, police corruption, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, conspiracy, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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95%
 5.2
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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: 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 ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
36%
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%
 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%
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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 ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
33%
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%
Cemetery Gates (2006)
Genre: Horror, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When two ecologists break-in the laboratory of Dr. Belmont, they find a box with a subject and they decide to set the experiment free in the woods. During the transportation, the box opens and releases the mutant Tasmanian Devil that devours the two ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, twist ending
Plot: mutation, mystery, supernatural, survival, crimes, deadly, gory, escapades, danger, deadly creature, creature feature, scientist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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
Plot: zombie, antidote, apocalypse, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, adventure, life is a bitch, extinction ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
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%
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 ⇓
30%
 3.4
 852
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, escapades, rescue, deadly, journalism, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, usa, new york, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
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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: 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 ⇓
29%
 2.8
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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: 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 ⇓
28%
 5.2
 10K
The Human Race (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, confined, contests and competitions, rivalry, deadly, danger, chases and races, life is a bitch, escapades, game of death, manhunt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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 ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 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%
 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 ⇓
26%
 3.6
 1K
Vampirella (1996)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dark, mysterious and sensual, Vampirella (Talisa Soto) is a princess from the Planet Drakulon. Like all vampires, she needs blood to live, but she will not kill to get it - a synthetic substitute keeps her alive. After journeying across space and ...
Style: futuristic, offbeat, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, satellite, vengeance, alien, danger, investigation, deadly creature, supernatural ability, chases and races, stalking, heroes, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Darkman III: Die Darkman Die (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Darkman, needing money to continue his experiments on synthetic skin, steals a crate of cash from drug lord Peter Rooker...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, dark
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, superhero, experiment, drug lord, imaginary, gangsters, mad scientist, gang, undercover, rivalry, superhuman powers, secret identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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 ⇓
25%
 4.9
 632
Steel and Lace (1991)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Daniel Emerson is acquited of the rape of classical pianist Gaily Morton, and part of the blame for the acquittal lies with the testimony of Daniel's friends Norman, Oscar, Toby, and Craig, who all helped Daniel rape Gaily. Still devastated by ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, murder, friendship, killer robot, cyborgs, revenge, rape, deadly, rivalry, law enforcement, imaginary, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
 2K
Living Hell (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a top secret Cold War military project an unstoppable, malignant organism who feeds on light and energy is unleashed threatening to destroy everything in it's path.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, heroes, supernatural, race against time, rivalry, government agency, escapades, zombie, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%