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The Terminal Man (1974)
 5.6
 2K
The Terminal Man (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As the result of a head injury, brilliant computer scientist Harry Benson begins to experience violent seizures. In an attempt to control the seizures, Benson undergoes a new surgical procedure in which a microcomputer is inserted into his brain. The procedure is not entirely successful.
Style: scary, exciting, rough, mind bending, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, experimental, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, murder, experiment gone awry, mind control, serial killer, time travel, psychopath, crimes, life is a bitch, chaos, disorder, technophobia, technology gone awry, computers and web, medical, home invasion, robot, sniper, chess, police officer, police, escape, violence, scientist, schizophrenia ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to The Terminal Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and cult film films with plots about danger, deadly, death, violence, chase, murder and blood mostly in Thriller, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Terminal Man: The Puppet Masters (1994), Spontaneous Combustion (1990), Looker (1981), Ghost in the Machine (1993), Hollow Man II (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind control, evil alien, alien contact, space and aliens, alien, alien invasion, deadly creature, ufo, murder, alien encounter, political corruption, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, gothic, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, supernatural ability, supernatural, government agency, secret past, conspiracy, burned alive, scientist, murder, race against time, anger, uncover truth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1955
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.0
 5K
Looker (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: plastic surgeon, murder, model, investigation, disorder, dishonesty, mind game, amateur detective, crimes, technology gone awry, conspiracy, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Ghost in the Machine (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karl, a technician in a computer shop, is also the "Address Book Killer," who obtains the names of his victims from stolen address books. Terry and her son Josh come into the store to price software, and a salesman uses Terry's ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, hospital, technology, murder, virtual reality, computer, computer virus, psychopath, ghost, single parent, stalking, single mother ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: midwest, ohio, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 10K
Hollow Man II (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of scientist, Dr. Devin Villiers, Det. Frank Turner and his partner are assigned to protect Villiers' colleague, who revealed that a veteran soldier was subjected to an experiment with the objective of creating the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invisibility, superhuman powers, murder, police officer killed, night vision, on the run, mad scientist, psychopath, supernatural, serial killer, manhunt, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, seattle, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 19K
The Hidden (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An alien is on the run in America. To get his kicks, it kills anything that gets in its way, and uses the body as a new hiding place. This alien has a goal in life; power. Hotly pursued by another alien (who's borrowed the body of a dead FBI ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, space and aliens, benign alien, fbi, investigation, alien encounter, special agents, mistaken identity, alien, mind control, robbery, violence ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 55K
Jason X (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, survival, outer space, murder, space station, good versus evil, scientist, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, unstoppable, violence spree ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 15K
The Fury (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue, when a sinister official kidnaps him to harness his extremely powerful psychic abilities.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, telepathy, supernatural, family relations, rescue, chase, government agency, espionage, conspiracy, government agent, vengeance, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, year 1978
Place: middle east, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 130K
Hollow Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cocky researcher, Sebastian Caine is working on a project to make living creatures invisible and he's so confident he's found the right formula that he tests it on himself and soon begins to vanish. The only problem is – no-one can ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: invisibility, experiment, mad scientist, invisible man, swearing, scientist, psychopath, murder, crimes, violence, disorder, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 11K
Futureworld (1976)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after the Westworld tragedy in the Delos amusement park, the corporate owners have reopened the park following over $1 billion in safety and other improvements. For publicity purposes, reporters Chuck Browning and Tracy Ballard are invited ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, conspiracy, robot as menace, cloning, investigation, reporter, journalist, man versus machine, society, technology gone awry, chaos, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 70s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 21K
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, psychopath, infidelity, apocalypse, survival, murder, violence spree, brutality, violent, zombie, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.8
 3K
The Cell 2 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Cusp is a serial killer who kills his victims and then brings them back to life; over and over again; until they beg to die! Maya is a psychic investigator who gained her powers after a 1 year coma after she was the Cusp's first victim! Now ...
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: serial killer, psychic, amnesia, psychopath, police detective, chase, supernatural ability, law enforcement, mind game, life is a bitch, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 4K
Body Parts (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminal psychologist loses his arm in a car crash, and becomes one of three patients to have their missing limbs replaced by those belonging to an executed serial killer. One of them dies violently, and disturbing occurrences start happening to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, slasher ...
Plot: police investigation, death row, criminal psychologist, murder, transplant, mind game, vengeance, supernatural, serial killer, car accident, body horror, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 37K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: quarantine, evil alien, small town, survival, chaos, race against time, space and aliens, deadly creature, alien encounter, death, hospital, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 690
The Machine (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This deftly made French psychological thriller terrifies with its exploration of an experiment gone horribly wrong. Dr. Marc Lacroix, a psychiatrist specializing in brain functions, is obsessed with the link between mind and spirit. To find his link ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: mad scientist, psychopath, experiment gone awry, switching roles, obsession, disorder, chaos, crimes, brutality, time travel, mentally unstable, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Endangered Species (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When police are puzzled by several horrific murders, they assume they have a serial killer on their hands. But soon they realise that the unimaginable has happened. A killing machine from another world has arrived on Earth determined to brutally ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, enigmatic, suspense, rough ...
Plot: investigation, evil alien, serial killer, law enforcement, alien encounter, space and aliens, murder, chase, brutality, violence, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 4K
Watchers (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy takes in a stray dog, later finding out that its an ultra-intelligent runaway from a genetic research lab. Unknow to him, the dog is being stalked by another escaped creature thats not quite so friendly.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, on the run, genetic engineering, government agent, laboratory, stalking, dog, supernatural ability, heroes, creature, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Forbidden World (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, laboratory, genetics, planet, chaos, save the planet, battles, isolation, space and aliens, dangerous animal ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.4
 6K
Silent Rage (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.
Style: slasher, neo noir, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, small town, mad scientist, hospital, super strength, survival, chase, psychopath, serial killer, heroes, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 2K
The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, experiment gone awry, survival, investigation, death, creature, laboratory, transformation, secrets, genetics ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 12K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, chaos, deadly creature, technology gone awry, heroic mission, dangerous animal, sea, shark, sea monster ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Night of the Lepus (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!
Style: serious, suspenseful, absurd, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mutant, giant animal, gene manipulation, experiment gone awry, chaos, heroes, dangerous animal, mad scientist, mutation, rabbit, mutant animal, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 32K
Firestarter (1984)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As youths, Andy McGee (David Keith) and his future wife, Vicky (Heather Locklear), participated in secret experiments, allowing themselves to be subjected to mysterious medical tests. Years later, the couple's daughter, Charlie (Drew ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, scary, exciting ...
Plot: little girl, supernatural, experiment gone awry, on the run, supernatural ability, psychic, government agency, fire, conspiracy, kidnapping, scientist, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 8K
Phase IV (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Arizona ants mock the food chain on their way to a desert lab to get two scientists and a woman.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, scientist, ant, murder, disorder, chaos, dangerous animal, race against time, supernatural, deadly creature, good versus evil, misfit ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 219K
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: tense, suspenseful, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, society, violence spree, self defense, social decay, future dystopia, chaos, survival, escapades, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, murder, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, police detective, woman in danger, stalker, sadistic killer, wedding ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, space travel, escapades, supernatural, battles, disorder, nasa, experiment gone awry, mad scientist ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 8K
The Swarm (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack without reason. Disaster movie-master Irwin Allen's film contains ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, disaster, military, rescue, race against time, bee, plague, antidote, panic, chaos, save the day, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.0
 246
Bombshell (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Characters in a bio technological firm utilize nanotechnology (miniature, smart robots) to control others for their own good.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, experiment gone awry, corporate crime, life is a bitch, crimes, future dystopia, corporate crimes, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, graphic violence, race against time, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, stalking, survival, vengeance, isolation, mental illness, wilderness, on the run, group of friends, mountain ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%