Movies like Shivers

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Shivers (1975)
 6.5
 18K
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, cynical, sexual, sexy, offbeat, serious, witty, cult film ...
Plot: zombie, parasite, body horror, mad scientist, sex addict, gory, plague, danger, infected, dangerous attraction, race against time, island, creature feature, sex scene, exploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural, violence spree, satire, couples, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, chaos, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Shivers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, gory, danger, blood, supernatural, zombie and chaos mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Shivers: Rabid (1977), The Brood (1979), Slither (2006), From Beyond (1986), Parasite (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 16K
Rabid (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
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, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: vampire, rabies, infected, surgery, murder, accident, mad scientist, gory, experiment gone awry, body horror, danger, plague ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 25K
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: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary, cult film ...
Plot: mutant, body horror, experiment gone awry, transformation, genetically altered, danger, murder, attic, strangulation, surrealism, doctors and patients, dwarf ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 73K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.
Style: scary, dark humor, atmospheric, disturbing, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parasite, small town, monster, transformation, apocalypse, alien invasion, save the day, alien, zombie, violence, mutant, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 22K
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, suspenseful, macabre, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.9
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, bio weapon, save the world, danger, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, year 1992, near future, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 82K
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, psychological, cult film, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hallucination, insanity, brainwashing, mind control, paranoia, virtual reality, tv station, mysterious character, investigation, bdsm, mind game, tv show ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
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, offbeat, sexual, rough, sexy ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, incest, zombie, monster, experiment gone awry, siblings relations, mutant, couples, disorder, gory, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 11K
The Thaw (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a remote Arctic research station, four ecology students discover the real horror of global warming is not the melting ice, but what's frozen within it. A prehistoric parasite is released from the carcass of a Woolly Mammoth upon the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: quarantine, parasite, deadly creature, plague, deadly, survival, infected, isolation, danger, professor, scientist, expedition ...
Time: prehistory, contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, suspenseful, intense, absurd, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: raped by monster, contamination, rape, experiment gone awry, survival, fisherman, mad scientist, deadly creature, mutation, heroes, deadly, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 1K
MorphMan (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Host, Missouri, the newcomer Dr. of Veterinary Science Eli Rudkus is called by the farmer Jacob Long to exam one of his cows. The veterinarian finds a strange parasite in the animal and sends it to a friend in the Department of Agriculture for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, deadly creature, survival, plague, disorder, chaos, supernatural, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, small town, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 25K
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, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, shark, cannibalism, voodoo, island, back from the dead, violence, plague, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 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, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, prison, experiment, convict, insanity, danger, violence, doctor, laboratory, survival, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, futuristic
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, race against time, on the run, rescue, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, gory, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 11K
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, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, murder, survival, danger, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.6
 4K
Carnosaur (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being driven to extinction, great bloodthirsty dinosaurs come back to life with the assistance of a demented genetic scientist. She plans to replace the human race with a super-race of dinosaurs who will not pollute the planet.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, mad scientist, chaos, deadly creature, mutant, danger, deadly, imaginary, dangerous animal, disorder, gory, extinction ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 20K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, chaos, infidelity, apocalypse, danger, murder, survival, violence spree, slasher, brutality, violent, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 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: suspenseful, rough, surreal, scary, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, apocalypse, gory, deadly virus, infected, escapades, chaos and mayhem, danger, save the world, chases and races, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Nightmare City (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, apocalypse, danger, virus, countryside, airplane, survival, violence spree, race against time, chaos, radiation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: rome italy, europe, southern italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Russian scientist is arriving to the states caring secret information’s. Disembarking from his plane, he and his American contacts are attacked by a pair of KGB assassins (Anthony Cardoza and John Morrison). Later, it is revealed that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, deadly creature, danger, deadly, psychopath, chaos, chase, murder, creature feature ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.6
 3K
Dead Season (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It has been over one year since the start of the outbreak. Our society has collapsed and the world has descended into chaos. Elvis and Tweeter are two of the last people left alive, and band together to flee the United States for a remote island ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, social decay, on the run, danger, society, deadly, chaos, island, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 3K
Growth (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1989, a breakthrough in "advanced parasitic research" on Cuttyhunk Island gave scientists a jump in human evolution. Initial tests proved promising, as subjects experienced heightened physical and mental strength and awareness. But - ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: island, parasite, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, deadly creature, quarantine, human experiment, plague, small town, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 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: bleak, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: zombie, experiment gone awry, deadly, supernatural, danger, escapades, disorder, chaos, environmentalism, survival, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.9
 906
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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, blood, survival, supernatural, chaos, deadly, gory, danger, survival horror, gore, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, astronaut, escapades, space and aliens, supernatural, man versus machine, space travel, a.i., mad scientist, experiment gone awry, nasa, battles ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 3K
Vampyres (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lesbian vampire couple haunt an abandoned castle and the English country side around it. They prey on passing motorists, whom they seduce, and murder.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, scary, sexy ...
Plot: vampire, investigation, murder, couples, gory, serial killer, supernatural, countryside, dangerous attraction, who done it, obsession, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, danger, apocalypse, gory, race against time, survival, deadly creature, disorder, slasher, journalism, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: europe, italy, spain, barcelona spain, papua new guinea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.9
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, survival, post apocalypse, shower, monster, alien, creature, mutant, escapades, race against time, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: future, 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
25%
 6.1
 11K
The Crazies (1973)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, virus, epidemic, quarantine, bio weapon, survival, danger, rescue, on the run, race against time, scientist, cure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, asia, usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
25%
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