Movies like Shivers

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Shivers (1975)
 6.5
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Shivers (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.
Style: sexual, offbeat, serious, scary, witty, rough, suspenseful, cynical, canadian science fiction, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, body horror, parasite, mad scientist, gory, island, sexual attraction, attack, panic, race against time, violence spree, chaos and mayhem, plague, chases and races, supernatural, danger, deadly, chaos, disorder, dangerous attraction, couples, violence, transplant, sex addict, infected ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Shivers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, gory, zombie, supernatural, escapades and chaos mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Shivers: Rabid (1977), The Brood (1979), 13 Eerie (2013), Zombie (1979), Blood of Ghastly Horror (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.4
 13K
Rabid (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood -- the only nourishment that will now sustain her.
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, clinic, motorcycle, murder, rabies, body horror, surgery, accident, gory, infected, mutant, zombie ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, mine, quebec, montreal quebec
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 6.9
 21K
The Brood (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: dwarf, body horror, mutant, murder, attic, strangulation, divorce, doctors and patients, psychologist, supernatural, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kindergarten, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 2K
13 Eerie (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six ambitious forensic undergrads are pitted against one another on a scientific expedition to a remote island, vying to win an esteemed trainee position with the FBI. Unbeknownst to them, the site was formerly used as an illegal biological testing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, captivating, serious
Plot: zombie, survival, isolation, gory, student, experiment, confined, danger, deadly, island, supernatural, once in a lifetime opportunity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 22K
Zombie (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to a famous scientist. A journalist travels to the Antilles with the daughter of the scientist. They discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, island, shark, violence, tropical island, plague, gory, cannibalism, mad scientist, back from the dead, survival, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Blood of Ghastly Horror (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mad scientist implants an electronic device into the brain of an injured soldier, which turns him into a psychotic killer.
Style: serious, rough, offbeat, scary
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, deadly creature, martial arts, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague, technology gone awry, mutant, crimes, deadly, chaos ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 18K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, sinister ...
Plot: mad scientist, body horror, experiment, gory, bondage, laboratory, zombie, supernatural ability, murder, parallel world, supernatural, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Once again tampering with mother nature to disastrous results, Dr. Herbert West continues his research while serving time in a maximum security prison for his previous exploits. West's limited prison-cell experiments are suddenly interrupted by ...
Style: dark humor, serious, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, prison, gore, violence, insanity, doctor, nurse, convict, experiment, gory, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rape, mass murder, carnival, fisherman, boat, exploitation, gory, mad scientist, zombie, anti heroes, village, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4.1
 389
Death House (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A renegade federal agent uses a new drug to create an army of unbeatable warriors.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, gore, prison, murder, gory, strong sexual content, violence spree, hoodlum, vietnam veteran, drug dealer, cia ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Within the decadent walls of the Frankenstein mansion, the Baron and his depraved assistant Otto have discovered the means of creating new life. As the Baron's laboratory begins to fill up with stitched body parts, the Baroness dallies with the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, gothic, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, zombie, incest, monster, frankenstein, gory, seduction, dangerous attraction, danger, deadly, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 9K
C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, toxic, gore, blood, police investigation, cannibal, bum, blood splatter, shower, police, decapitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, chainsaw, attack, gory, chaos, survival, cannibalism, back from the dead, danger, small town, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies. NB: Not to be confused with the 1981 American-made film with the same title.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, jungle, danger, gory, deadly creature, mad scientist, nuclear power plant, slasher, man versus machine, race against time, rescue, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: barcelona spain, spain, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.6
 2K
Parasite (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, small town, on the run, gang, mad scientist, androids and robots, gory, laboratory, deadly creature, zombie, save the world, survival ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 71K
Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, disturbing, serious, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brainwashing, cult, bdsm, hallucination, suicide, tv station, gory, obsession, media, assassination, audition, mind control ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.6
 2K
Creepozoids (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The year is 1998, six years after the nuke wars reduced the world to rubble and a few bands of wandering survivors. One of these groups stumbles into an abandoned government research facility, where they were working on making the body capable of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, desert, gory, deadly creature, mad scientist, zombie, race against time, save the world, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 1K
The Children (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A nuclear-plant leak turns a bus-load of children into murderous atomic zombies with black fingernails.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, surprise ending
Plot: zombie, evil child, contamination, toxic, burned alive, gory, plague, technology gone awry, mutant, supernatural, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Zombie Diaries (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the early part of the 21st Century, an unknown virus began spreading among the populous. Within weeks it had engulfed the entire planet, from the smallest communities to the greatest cities. Upon the death of its host, the virus would reanimate ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, gory, deadly creature, race against time, rescue, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 4.7
 2K
Severed (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, forest, gory, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, survival, vengeance, environmentalism, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Silent Night, Zombie Night (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A week before Christmas a viral outbreak turns the citizens of Los Angeles into the walking dead. On the brink of severing ties with both his wife and longtime partner, L.A.P.D. officer Frank Talbot finds himself trapped with them. As death closes ...
Style: christmas horror, serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, love triangle, gory, danger, police station, deadly, supernatural, fighting crime, chaos and mayhem, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Astro-Zombies (1968)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For devilishly mad "astro-scientist" Dr. DeMarco (John Carradine), a typical day involves run-ins with reanimated corpses, bloodthirsty solar-powered killer robot zombies, Chinese communist spies and vicious Mexican secret agents. But when ...
Style: rough, semi serious, scary
Plot: zombie, murder, mad scientist, hunchback, science, gory, androids and robots, laboratory, superhuman powers, chases and races, outer space, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Zombie Wars (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fifty years after a world-wide zombie epidemic had begun, a small group of rebel soldiers learn that intelligent zombies have begun breeding humans for food. The soldiers plan an all-out war to rid the Earth of the flesh-eating monsters for good, as ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: soldier, zombie, gore, blood, farm, danger, gory, deadly, mentally challenged, survival, plague, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, undead, gory, deadly creature, suburbs, slasher, survival, parody, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 2.3
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Brain of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Amir, the benevolent ruler of Kalid, is dying, but there is hope. Freshly deceased, he is flown to the United States where Dr. Trenton transplants his brain into the body of a simpleton in a classic "assistant got the wrong kind of body" ...
Style: rough, serious, offbeat, scary, psychological
Plot: mad scientist, acid, brain transplant, voyeur, deadly creature, gory, island, schlock, zombie, vengeance, experiment gone awry, mutant ...
Time: 70s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Flesh Eaters (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An alcoholic actress, her personal assistant, and their pilot are downed on a secluded isle by bad weather, where a renegade Nazi scientist is using ocean life to develop a solvent for human flesh. The tiny flesh-eating sea critters that result ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, survival, gory, androids and robots, laboratory, dangerous animal, ocean or sea, deadly creature, mad scientist, zombie, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 1K
Helldriver (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Stilling reeling from the events of a zombie apocalypse, a young woman, along with a group of allies, makes her way across a dystopian Japan in search of her mother, the Zombie Queen.
Style: semi serious, exciting, dark humor, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gore, master warrior, gory, alien, good versus evil, apocalypse, heroic mission, deadly, rivalry, supernatural, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 235K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, mutant, chaos, infected, siblings relations, on the run, danger, survivor, virus, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 4K
Zombi 3 (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated, unintentionally releasing the virus/bacteria into the atmosphere over a small island. Soon the infected populace mutate into ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, hotel, living dead, terrorist, corpse, gore, violence, military, scientist, blood, pregnancy, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Roger Girard is a rich scientist conducting experiments on head transplantation. His caretaker has a son, Danny, who, although fully grown, has the mind of child. One day an escaped psycho-killer invades Girard's home, killing Danny's ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, scary
Plot: mad scientist, gory, countryside, zombie, experiment, experiment gone awry, mutant, deadly, disorder, supernatural, clergy, mentally challenged ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.3
 2K
Apocalypse Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A bacteriological weapon developed by the US Government to create a super soldier - spreads an epidemic in a quiet little town in the middle of Eastern Europe. All citizens have been turned into infected zombies. The plan is to bring an atomic bomb ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, military, gory, small town, survival, super soldier, toxic, danger, deadly, supernatural, soldier, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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