Movies like Splinter

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Splinter (2008)
 6.1
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Splinter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. Along the way, they encounter an increasingly terrifying horde of parasites, and if any of them intend to survive, they'll have to outsmart the deadly organisms.
Style: scary, macabre, bleak, bloody, psychological, atmospheric, stylized, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: creature, zombie, survival, blood splatter, infected, parasite, virus, weekend, partners in crime, death, infection, hostage, torn in half, monster, amputation, escaped convict, finger cut, gas station, transformation, hit by a car, isolation, gory, supernatural, confined, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Splinter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about survival, danger, deadly, supernatural, gory, blood and zombie mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Splinter: The Mist (2007), The Bay (2012), Cabin Fever (2002), Primal (2010), The Void (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: bleak, bad ending, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, stephen king, fog, trapped, fear, deadly creature, creature, tentacle, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.7
 27K
The Bay (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, ecological disaster, danger, small town, plague, chaos, catastrophe, found footage, hidden truth, chaos and mayhem, deadly, mayor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 75K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: suspense, rough, scary, disturbing, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, illness, survival, infected, danger, plague, disease, gory, small town, deadly, deadly virus, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.9
 6K
Primal (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Anja and five friends join anthroplogy student, Dace, on a journey to study a remote, ancient rock painting. Their excitement vanishes when Mel becomes delirious after skinny-dipping in the waterhole. Feverish, bleeding, confused, she physically and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, wilderness, cave painting, survival, infected, deadly, danger, transformation, violence spree, mutation, group of friends, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 33K
The Void (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and ...
Style: dark, macabre, stylized, sinister, retro ...
Plot: lovecraftian, another dimension, body horror, mutation, insanity, hospital, monster, murder, nurse, brutality, transformation, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alien Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: evil alien, survival, battles, hostage, isolation, captivity, hostages, danger, investigation, store, alien encounter, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 126K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, evil alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, gory, danger, chase, survival, alien invasion, survival horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: √Āngela Vidal the young television reporter who entered the building with the fireman, manages to make it out alive. But what the soldiers don?t know is that she carries the seed of the strange infection. She is to be taken to a provisional ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: quarantine, demonic possession, zombie outbreak, zombie, gory, violence spree, danger, chaos, confined, soldier, isolation, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 20K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, survival, apocalypse, extinction, danger, monster, military, good versus evil, quarantine ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 2K
The Rig (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ocean or sea, monster, sea monster, deadly creature, isolation, survival, confined, rescue, dangerous animal, supernatural, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 24K
The Pyramid (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, found footage, pyramid, monster, archeological dig, archaeologist, deadly creature, danger, survival, confined, mythology, egyptology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, alien, mind control, alien invasion, deadly creature, alien contact, ufo, murder, danger, political corruption, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
[REC] 3: Genesis (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The action now takes place miles away from the original location and partly in broad daylight, giving the film an entirely fresh yet disturbing new reality. The infection has left the building. In a clever twist that draws together the plots of the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, demon, plague, gory, danger, deadly virus, chaos, survival, woman in danger, virus, religion and supernatural, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 2K
The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, deadly, danger, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 71K
[Rec] 2 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The action continues from [REC], with the medical officer and a SWAT team outfitted with video cameras are sent into the sealed off apartment to control the situation.
Style: scary, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: quarantine, zombie, trapped, swat team, virus, reporter, heroic mission, supernatural, gory, rescue, danger, swat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.2
 16K
V/H/S: Viral (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, anthology, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, gory, teenage life, deadly, computers and web, murder, evil, death, news report, violence, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, tijuana mexico, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: quarantine, trapped, plague, zombie, stewardess, hostage, airport, airplane, survival, deadly, chaos and mayhem, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, deadly creature, race against time, danger, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Mulberry Street (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, save the world, dangerous animal, plague, rat, danger, supernatural, mad scientist, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 2K
Dead Air (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious
Plot: terrorism, survival, zombie, chaos, gory, confined, deadly, escapades, danger, isolation, plague, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 72K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, virus, graphic violence, plague, gory, chaos, uncover truth, supernatural, zombie, danger, deadly, tv reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, siege, virus, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, escapades, danger ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s, 2000s, year 1995
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 3K
Antisocial (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five university friends gather at a house party to ring in the New Year. Unbeknownst to them, an epidemic has erupted outside, causing outbreaks around the world. With nowhere else to turn, they barricade themselves indoors with only their phones, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: infection, zombie, survival, buddies, chaos, plague, deadly, isolation, danger, friendship, college, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final chapter of George A. Romero's "Dead Trilogy". In an underground government installation they are searching for a cure to overcome this strange transformation into zombies. Unfortunately, the zombies from above ground have ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, insanity, virus, survival, chaos, deadly, danger, deadly creature, mad scientist, living dead ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 265K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: 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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, infected, plague, post apocalypse, virus, end of the world, chaos, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 2K
Aftermath (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Searching for a happy ending to a tale of unimaginable disaster and horror, nine strangers find themselves holed up together in a farmhouse cellar in rural Texas. The United States has hastily become embroiled in World War 3. A young doctor named ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, isolation, danger, chaos, confined, escapades, radiation, nuclear, hiding place, zombie, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, love triangle, chaos, danger, escapades, virus, christmas, murder, violence, police station, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.7
 2K
The Demented (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Six college friends unite for a weekend getaway where they find themselves fighting for their lives after a terrorist attack turns the local residents into rage infused zombies.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, survival, zombie, bio weapon, isolation, friends, deadly, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 211K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twist ending, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, deadly, society, future dystopia, violence spree, self defense, danger, social decay, survival, chaos, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 3.4
 2K
The Blackout (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve, the city goes dark, and the few remaining tenants of The Ravenwood find themselves trapped in their building. And they are not alone.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, christmas horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, survival, deadly creature, characters killed one by one, monster, invasion, danger, confined, supernatural, creature, trapped in a building, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%