Movies like Shock Waves

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Shock Waves (1977)
 5.6
 5K
Shock Waves (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Visitors to a remote island discover that a reclusive Nazi commandant has been breeding a group of zombie soldiers.
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, soldier, murder, island, crimes, heroes, friends, mad scientist, danger, buddies, escapades, disorder, deadly, swastika, desert island, deserted island, ship, nazi, dead man, shipwreck, water, ghost ship, crash, swimming, living dead ...
Time: 70s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Shock Waves

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and psychotronic films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, zombie, escapades, murder and disorder mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Mystery genres. Some movies like Shock Waves: Blood of Ghastly Horror (1967), The Creeping Flesh (1973), The Astro-Zombies (1968), Monster (1980), The House of Seven Corpses (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: offbeat, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural, heist, martial arts, experiment gone awry, deadly, crimes, danger, escapades ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Creeping Flesh (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A scientist comes to believe that evil is a disease of the blood and that the flesh of a skeleton he has brought back from New Guinea contains it in a pure form. Convinced that his wife, a Folies Bergere dancer who went insane, manifested this evil ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Plot: skeleton, reincarnation, murder, mad scientist, scientist, creature, monkey, mental institution, mental illness, monster, corpse, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, murder, mad scientist, hunchback, science, undercover, escapades, supernatural, chase, danger, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: 60s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 2.7
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Monster (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rural Colombian village is attacked by a horrible sea serpent, aroused by industrial pollution of a nearby lake. Based on a real event that took place in June of 1971.
Style: serious, scary, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, monster, experiment gone awry, village, love affair, ocean, river, space and aliens, zombie, supernatural, deadly creature, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, prehistory, 70s
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The House of Seven Corpses (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A director is filming on location in a house where seven murders were committed. The caretaker warns them not to mess with things they do not understand (the murders were occult related), but the director wants to be as authentic as possible and has ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, filmmaking, zombie, ghost, estate, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, supernatural power, film within a film, actor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, survival, chaos, supernatural, gory, danger, deadly, blood, survival horror, gore, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Island of the Burning Damned (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties, and the boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist realizes ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: island, alien, scientist, love triangle, isolation, supernatural, danger, deadly, investigation, sheep, space and aliens, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Supernaturals (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nichelle Nichols is an army sergeant who leads her platoon into the woods of the deep south on a training exercise. Unfortunately, it is the site where a bunch of yankee soldiers murdered a town of confederates. The corpses of the dead soldiers rise ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, military, supernatural, ghost, american civil war, murder, reincarnation, confederate soldier, anti war, military life, vengeance, battle zone ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dr Simon Helder, sentenced to an insane asylum for crimes against humanity, recognises its director as the brilliant Baron Frankenstein, the man whose work he had been trying to emulate before his imprisonment. Frankenstein utilises Helder's ...
Style: bleak, gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, mental institution, psychopath, experiment gone awry, zombie, deadly creature, crimes, supernatural, danger, violence, murder, frankenstein ...
Time: 19th century, 30s, 1930s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: humorous, scary, suspenseful, rough, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, gory, supernatural, escapades, danger, deadly creature, deadly, nosy, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, quarantine, deadly creature, deadly, danger, human experiment, plague, small town, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Brain of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Philippines
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: offbeat, rough, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: mad scientist, brain transplant, voyeur, acid, terminal illness, experiment gone awry, escapades, heroes, dangerous animal, showbiz, island, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Island of Terror (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small island community is overrun with creeping, blobbish, tentacled monsters which liquefy and digest the bones from living creatures. The community struggles to fight back.
Style: serious, offbeat, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: island, laboratory, bone, creature, monster, tentacle, chaos, isolation, plague, terminal illness, experiment gone awry, child illness ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Twilight People (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kidnapped diver is taken to an island inhabited by a mad scientist and his half-animal, half-human creations.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: island, mad scientist, kidnapping, heroes, zombie, deadly, dangerous animal, escapades, experiment gone awry, captivity, plague, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, scary, rough, serious, slasher ...
Plot: zombie, evil child, burned alive, toxic, contamination, deadly creature, rescue, deadly, danger, plague, mutant, children ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, space travel, escapades, supernatural, man versus machine, nasa, battles, zombie, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, creature feature, murder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 561
Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, prank, danger, buddies, youth, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, scary, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), experiment gone awry, murder, prison, gore, confined, supernatural, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gallery of Horror (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: John Carradine narrates five horror tales, each with a comically predictable surprise ending. In the first, "The Witches Clock", The Farrells have purchased an old mansion in Salem Massachusetts, and are warned by the town doctor of the ...
Style: anthology, serious, scary, offbeat, low-budget ...
Plot: vampire, zombie, dangerous animal, supernatural, wizards and magicians, palaces castles and temples, woman in danger, vengeance, murder, curses spells and rituals, who done it, college ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: new england, london, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, biologist, alien, investigation, danger, body swapping, alien encounter, apocalypse, supernatural, sleeping, body horror, lookalikes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspenseful, offbeat, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, island, survival, dangerous animal, imaginary, heroes, zombie, supernatural, deadly creature, mad scientist, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Code Red (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A female doctor struggling to find her daughter after a long lost World War II biological weapon explodes on a U.S. military base in Bulgaria, turning people into mutant zombies.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, mutant, battles, chaos, danger, world war two, supernatural, deadly, survival, bio weapon, violence, swat team ...
Time: 20th century
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deformed tormented girl drowns herself after her lover is framed for murder and guillotined. Baron Frankenstein, experimenting with the transfer of souls, places the boy's soul into her body, bringing Christina back to life. Driven by ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, murder, mad scientist, revenge, vengeance, reanimation, danger, deadly, escapades, rivalry, supernatural, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Track of the Moon Beast (1976)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professor "Johnny Longbow" Salina, a man who really knows his stews, introduces Paul Carlson to the practical-joking Kathy Nolan. Paul and Kathy seem to hit it off rather well but, during a meteor storm, a meteorite fragment strikes Paul, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
Plot: dinosaur, rescue, dangerous animal, crimes, survival, experiment gone awry, small town life, heroes, deadly creature, danger, race against time, deadly ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: scary, absurd, disturbing, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, mental illness, deadly, danger, mentally challenged, misfit, psychopath, disorder, countryside, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, bleak, christmas horror, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, love triangle, chaos, danger, escapades, virus, christmas, murder, violence, police station, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 2K
Monstrosity (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A rich but unscrupulous old woman plots with a scientist to have her brain implanted in the skull of a sexy young woman.
Style: semi serious, surreal, scary, offbeat, bleak ...
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, laboratory, brain transplant, transplant, murder, experiment, cat, grave robbing, disorder, disability, experiment gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Dead Next Door (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The government sets up a zombie squad after an epidemic has made the world run rampant with living corpses. The team head off to Ohio to try and find a cure but soon run into a crazy cult of zombie lovers who are set on preserving the walking dead ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, epic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, zombie, escapades, crimes, disorder, chaos, gory, vengeance, experiment gone awry, plague, afterlife, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%