Movies like Swamp Thing 1982

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Swamp Thing (1982)
 5.4
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Swamp Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and is transformed. Arcane, desperate for the formula, attempts to capture the Swamp Thing. An explosive chase ensues that ultimately ends with a confrontation between Holland and a changed Arcane...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, humorous, offbeat, cult film, psychotronic, splatter, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: swamp, mutant, superhero, laboratory, mad scientist, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, rescue, supernatural, superhuman powers, danger, deadly, rivalry, master villain, transformation, chase, creature, special agents, heroes, animal life, imaginary, escapades, disorder, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, europe, holland, washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to Swamp Thing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, psychotronic, suspenseful and serious films with plots about danger, experiment gone awry, supernatural, deadly, mad scientist, disorder and escapades mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Swamp Thing: Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988), Dark Universe (1993), Earth vs. the Spider (2001), Sssssss (1973), From Beyond (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Crazy old Professor Gangreen has developed a way to make tomatoes look human for a second invasion.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, tomato, world domination, chase, silly humor, disorder, save the world, rescue, supernatural, imaginary, goofy hero, superhuman powers ...
Time: 80s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 348
Dark Universe (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On its way back to Earth, the space shuttle Nautilus passes through a cloud of alien spores causing its sole occupant, astronaut Steve Thomas to transform into a blood-thirsty monster. The shuttle crashes into a swampy region of central Florida, ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space wars, danger, rescue, escapades, deadly, heroes, rivalry, imaginary, space and aliens, journalism, good versus evil ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Earth vs. the Spider (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A shy comic book fan is injected with an experimental serum and starts turning into a spider. When web covered bodies start appearing a policeman starts to investigate the strange case.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, heroes, crimes, supernatural, deadly creature, good versus evil, mad scientist, danger, disorder, laboratory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 3K
Sssssss (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: David, a college student, is looking for a job. He is hired by Dr. Stoner as a lab assistant for his research and experiments on snakes. David also begins to fall for Stoner's young daughter, Kristina. However, the good doctor has secretly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, stylized, absurd, semi serious ...
Plot: snake, mad scientist, cobra, experiment, transformation, body horror, fall in love, serum, laboratory, college student, experiment gone awry, danger ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.7
 24K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
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: macabre, scary, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A black hole hits North Wisconsin and opens a door to other dimensions. Giant 15 meter spiders emerge from it, who have an appetite for human flesh! Dr. Jenny Langer and Dr. Vance from the NASA try to save the world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, evil alien, mad scientist, small town, save the world, experiment gone awry, danger, amateur detective, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Syngenor: Synthesized Genetic Organism (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A scientist engineers a group of genetically engineered cyborgs for use as "super soldiers" to fight U.S. wars in the Middle East. However, things get ugly when the cyborgs malfunction and turn on their creators.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, superhuman powers, mutant, experiment gone awry, super soldier, technology gone awry, terrorism, deadly creature, danger, deadly, soldier, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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 ⇓
58%
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The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Bill Cortner and his fiancée, Jan Compton, are driving to his lab when they get into a horrible car accident. Compton is decapitated. But Cortner is not fazed by this seemingly insurmountable hurdle. His expertise is in transplants, and he is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, macabre, experimental ...
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, experiment, mad doctor, car accident, surgery, transplant, danger, experiment gone awry, woman in danger, deadly, stripper ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, tense, disturbing, semi serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, psychopath, disorder, deadly, danger, mentally challenged, misfit, mental illness, countryside, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 7K
It's Alive (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Heavily pregnant Lenore Davis tells her husband, Frank, that she is in labor. They leave their eleven year-old son Chris with their friend Charley and they head to the Community Hospital. Lenore feels that something is wrong and delivers a monster ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, slasher ...
Plot: murder, mutant, investigation, baby, gory, deadly creature, supernatural, family in danger, isolation, experiment gone awry, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, seattle, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dangerous animal, genetics, survival, experiment, mutant, chaos and mayhem, island, rebellion, transformation, experiment gone awry, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation, and chooses Heather Locklear as his new object of affection.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mad scientist, rescue, swamp, secret identity, deadly, superhuman powers, fighting crime, rivalry, escapades, zombie, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.0
 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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, survival, monster, alien, shower, creature, mutant, post apocalypse, chaos, disorder, desert, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, 1990s, 20th century, year 1998, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.5
 5K
Hydra (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mad scientist (and apparent former Nazi) unleashes his master plan: to transform himself into a mutated walking catfish, gain revenge on those who have spurned him, and kidnap nubile young women to similarly transform so that he can breed. Or ...
Style: scary, serious, offbeat, surprise ending, cult film ...
Plot: mad scientist, fish, laboratory, man beast, radioactivity, supernatural, danger, deadly, imaginary, escapades, crimes, experiment gone awry ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Mutations (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mad scientist (Donald Pleasence) crosses plants with people, and the results wind up in a sideshow.
Style: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, kidnapping, murder, human experiment, factory, transformation, experiment, animal life, disorder, chaos, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
53%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, mutant, danger, escapades, supernatural, buddies, transformation, vengeance, disorder, chase, space and aliens, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, danger, bio weapon, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, 1990s, near future, year 1992, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Frankenstein's Granddaughter Maria, and her brother assistant Rudolph, moved to the old west because the lightning storms there are more frequent and intense, which allows them to work on the experiments of their grandfather. But the ...
Style: scary, tense, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, rescue, experiment gone awry, danger, supernatural, mutant, chases and races, rivalry, frankenstein, outlaw, criminal, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: macabre, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, demon, gory, time travel, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space station, master villain, danger, save the world, afterlife ...
Time: future, 18th century, 90s, 1780s, year 1996 ...
Place: europe, france, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, survival, murder, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dracula vs. Frankenstein (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dracula conspires with a mad doctor to resurrect the Frankenstein Monster.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, captivating, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dracula, amusement park, vampire, missing person, monster, laboratory, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, hidden identity, deadly creature, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, las vegas, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Deep Space (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, bio weapon, rescue, mutant, alien encounter, technology gone awry, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, secret project ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Computer Killers (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following his forced retirement from an appalling rock band, Jason decides to vacation at Brittlehouse Manor, a health farm run by the leather-gloved, ex-Nazi scientist Dr. Storm. Along the way, Jason meets Judy, also on her way to Brittlehouse ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, biting, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, survival, hospital, mind control, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, mental illness, violence, on the run, laboratory ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.6
 2K
Mansquito (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mosquito, experiment gone awry, swat team, supernatural, danger, track down, swat, escaped prisoner, virus, transformation, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: mad scientist, dinosaur, deadly creature, chaos, mutant, danger, deadly, imaginary, dangerous animal, gory, disorder, extinction ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, escapades, supernatural, space travel, danger, experiment gone awry, disorder, nasa, battles ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Curse of the Swamp Creature (1968)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A mad scientist is conducting experiments with evolution on the locals deep in the rural swamps of Texas.
Style: serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, voodoo, evolution, swamp, monster, alligator, experiment gone awry, redemption, curses spells and rituals, cons and scams, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.3
 692
Fangs (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Scottsville is a sleepy town, where the yearly apple blossom festival is usually the only 'memorable' event, so Police Chief Sam Taylor is furious when young cop Ally Parks -who comes from the big city- insists on investigating the death ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, police investigation, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, escapades, danger, dangerous animal, murder, rivalry, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%