Movies like The Terror Within

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The Terror Within (1989)
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The Terror Within (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experiments in biological warfare have destroyed all but a few remnants of the human race. Alone in a lab, eight students work feverishly to create a vaccine before they are forced outside in search for food. It is then that the surviving scientists discover creatures mutated by the plague. Now they prepare to do battle against their worst fear: The Terror Within.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, futuristic, exciting, slasher, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, monster rape, desert, laboratory, survival, rescue, apocalypse, plague, battles, danger, isolation, deadly creature, space and aliens, pregnancy, life is a bitch, underground, subterranean, post apocalypse, monster, rattlesnake, walkie talkie, periscope, flamethrower, strong sexual content, supernatural ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to The Terror Within

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about danger, escapades, mutant, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural and experiment gone awry mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Terror Within: Creepozoids (1987), Rats: Night of Terror (1984), Hybrid (1997), Forbidden World (1982), Parasite (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, survival, monster, alien, creature, mutant, shower, post apocalypse, escapades, supernatural, desert, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rats: Night of Terror (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One hundred years after a nuclear war has devastated the planet, society has been reborn into two factions; the underground society and the scavangers above in the wastelands. A group of scavangers on bikes come across a town infested with flesh ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: rat, mutant, apocalypse, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, survival, gory, save the world, deadly, chaos, laboratory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.4
 644
Hybrid (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of space renegades hook up with a drifter named McQueen. Together they hole up in an abandoned research facility for the night and are relentlessly pursued by a human/monster hybrid.
Style: rough, scary, serious, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, survival, danger, deadly, confined, isolation, laboratory, desert, stalking, experiment, deadly creature, half human ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, planet, genetics, dangerous animal, danger, space and aliens, chaos, isolation, save the planet ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.0
 3K
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, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, bio weapon, danger, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, year 1992, 1990s, near future, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: mutant, mad scientist, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, super soldier, battles, technology gone awry, terrorism, deadly creature, danger, deadly, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 1K
Watchers II (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A genetically re-engineered dog develops a psychic link with a monster created in a lab experiment which goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, escapades, pets, chases and races, heroes, danger, profanity, strong violent content, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, gory, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Teenage Caveman (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic future mankind is lives in a prehistoric manner. After killing his father for sexually assaulting his girlfriend, the son of a tribal leader runs away with a group of his teenage friends. They are taken in by Neil and Judith ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: caveman, survival, mutant, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, leadership, society ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Deep Evil (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An alien microbe lands in remote Siberia in the 1950's. In the year 2004, US scientist working at a top secret underground lab in Alaska clone the microbe. A garbled distress signal is heard from the lab just before a complete lock down of the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Plot: cloning, mad scientist, evil alien, monster, alien encounter, supernatural ability, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos, a.i., heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Slime People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, tense, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, save the world, danger, heroes, chaos, battles, apocalypse, survival, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
25%
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, space travel, escapades, supernatural, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, zombie, a.i., deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ⇓
23%
 5.6
 12K
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 ⇓
23%
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, race against time, apocalypse, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, gory, on the run, rescue, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cynicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to the island to free them.
Style: rough, scary, disturbing, suspense, serious ...
Plot: mutant, island, survival, isolation, rescue, mind game, deadly, investigation, danger, experiment gone awry, murder, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Dark Lurking (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The eight remaining survivors of a secret research facility barricade themselves away from a horde of ancient and deadly creatures
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, survival, secret place, danger, deadly, mutant, experiment gone awry, zombie, monster, isolation, profanity, strong violent content ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.5
 875
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 ⇓
22%
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 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, murder, time lapse photography, scientist, ant, supernatural ability, good versus evil, save the world, escapades, chases and races, race against time, danger ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Slime City Massacre (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A dirty bomb has decimated New York City s financial district and reduced midtown to a post-apocalyptic nightmare. The neighborhood known as Slime City has been evacuated, except for the homeless, and in the ruins of a soup kitchen four squatters ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, slasher, tense, captivating ...
Plot: rescue, deadly creature, rivalry, danger, survival, apocalypse, mutant, chaos, deadly, zombie, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, serious, scary, 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 ⇓
21%
Days of Darkness (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a comet strikes Earth and kicks up a cloud of toxic dust, hundreds of humans join the ranks of the living dead. But there's bad news for the survivors: The newly minted zombies are hell-bent on eradicating every last person from the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious
Plot: plague, zombie, deadly creature, survival, danger, supernatural, chaos, deadly, rescue, gory, apocalypse, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.0
 2K
Mind Ripper (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A top secret experiment intended to produce a superhuman has gone terribly wrong. Now the creators, trapped in a remote desert outpost, are being pursued ruthlessly by their creation. With the door sealed from within, there is no way out.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: desert, deadly creature, supernatural, gory, mutant, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, danger, confined, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Day of the Triffids (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shower of meteorites produces a rare night time spectacle that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the World's population go completely blind. In the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: meteorite, mutant, blindness, meteor, survival, rescue, save the world, deadly creature, danger, deadly, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Death Street USA (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Scientists poison the water supply of a small town, turning the residents into homicidal maniacs who kill each other and anybody who passes through.
Style: slasher, serious, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, helicopter, sheriff, unlikely criminals, imaginary, rivalry, desert, small town life, experiment gone awry, plague, against the odds, terrorism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Forbidden Dimensions (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack Slade was born during a solar eclipse in the year 1980. 18 years later, he finds out he has the ability to travel into the future. He projects himself into the year 2035, where society has been destroyed by a fascist regiment of psychopathic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, scary
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, survival, save the world, danger, chaos, apocalypse, heroes, mutant, space and aliens, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Monster a-Go Go (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The plot concerns an American astronaut, Frank Douglas, who mysteriously disappears from his spacecraft as it parachutes to Earth. The vanished astronaut is apparently replaced by or turned into a large, radioactive, humanoid monster. A team of ...
Style: surreal, scary, suspenseful, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: giant, laboratory, countryside, experiment gone awry, alien, astronaut, murder, radiation, deadly creature, space and aliens, supernatural, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man who loves to travel, travels to an island where a mad doctor is creating zombies.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, murder, investigation, deadly, danger, isolation, missing person, mad doctor, island, laboratory, plague ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Terror Within II (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a world gone mad, the last human colony struggles to survive underground, beneath a land of nightmarish mutants who seek to destroy them. But when the mutant breaks inside humanity's final stronghold, the battle for survival pits the human ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: monster, mutant, post apocalypse, underground, creature, hybrid, subterranean, human monster, crossbow, monster rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.7
 2K
Scintilla (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From a torturous cell in Africa, Abel Powell is released and given the chance to regroup his team of skilled mercenaries for one last job. A top scientist will guide them half a mile underground through an ex-Soviet bunker to extract the vital ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, military base, deadly, heroes, danger, mutant, laboratory, supernatural, indoor, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia (former ussr), russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%