Movies like Underworld 1985

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Underworld (1985)
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Underworld (1985)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When high class hooker Nicole is kidnapped from her brothel, Rich businessman Hugo Motherskille hires her ex love Roy Bain to find her. Investigating the disappearance, he eventually finds traces that lead to Dr. Savary, who has produced a strange white powder that's coveted by a race of deformed human beings who live in the underworld in the sewers below the city.
Style: scary, serious, neo noir, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, prostitute, hitman, hostage, kidnapping, mad scientist, gang, rescue, brothel, supernatural, crimes, addiction, missing person, graphic violence, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), confined, experiment gone awry, disorder, drug abuse, survival, gangsters, monster, revenge, fight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england

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Most similar movies to Underworld

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, disorder, deadly, escapades, experiment gone awry, supernatural and mad scientist mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Underworld: Proteus (1995), The Kindred (1987), Parasite (2004), Watchers (1988), Dragon Fighter (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Proteus (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Group of heroin smugglers finds shelter on abandoned oil rig after their ship had exploded. Soon they find that the oil rig was just cover for biological experiment. One of the results is Charlie - shape-shifting monster with ability to absorb the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, gang, laboratory, deadly creature, adventure, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, ocean, drug dealing, monster, characters killed one by one, dna ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
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95%
 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 ⇓
81%
 2.8
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Parasite (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abandoned oil rig in the middle of the North Sea. Dr. Christine Hansen is charged with the task of testing an experimental cleaning fluid which could revolutionize the oil industry. Hired to carry out the tests is Jacob Rasmussen and his rough ...
Style: bleak, rough, scary, serious, experimental
Plot: plague, survival, supernatural, obsession, ocean, bio weapon, isolation, environmentalism, oil rig, experiment gone awry, graphic violence, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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 ⇓
70%
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Dragon Fighter (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie begins in Southern England in the Middle Ages and then six knights are seen riding in horses towards a destroyed town. They see the remains of burned buildings and dead people until they come upon a mother and her dead baby. She quickly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, survival, experiment gone awry, chaos, disorder, rescue, dangerous animal, heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, laboratory, apocalypse ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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69%
 2.3
 616
Mutants (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The greedy Braylon owns the Just Rite Sugar Company and has hired the unethical scientist Sergei to conduct an experiment to make an addictive sugar stronger than heroin or nicotine to increase his sales. Sergei uses invisible people as test ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, scary ...
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, escapades, adventure, chaos, supernatural, rivalry, plague, drug abuse, missing person, virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.9
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Black Swarm (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik. There she expects to find a safe place to live. The day after moving, a homeless man is found dead in the tool shed of Jane's ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, bio weapon, deadly creature, graphic violence, investigation, escapades, mad scientist, zombie, disorder, mutant, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york state
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68%
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, strong violent content, graphic violence, buddies, pets, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, supernatural ability, heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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They Crawl (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A computer whiz named 'Bean' is among several people found dead with strange striations, odd puncture wounds and missing internal organs. Bean's brother Ted teams up with detective Gina to get to the bottom of it. With the help of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, murder, rivalry, supernatural, plague, deadly creature, dangerous animal, track down, cockroach, mutant, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.6
 872
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, mad scientist, save the world, race against time, soldier, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 584
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, missing person, vengeance, disorder, investigation, rescue, crimes, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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61%
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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: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: cloning, mad scientist, evil alien, monster, deadly creature, supernatural ability, supernatural, chaos, alien encounter, a.i., heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Riding with Death (1976)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dimwitted, meaty guy foils criminals by turning invisible.
Style: scary, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: mutant, disorder, special agents, government agency, dishonesty, escapades, crimes, law enforcement, deadly creature, terrorism, benign alien, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Mutations (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mad scientist (Donald Pleasence) crosses plants with people, and the results wind up in a sideshow.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, kidnapping, freak show, human experiment, transformation, experiment, murder, factory, animal life, chaos, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london
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61%
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Hong Kong martial arts version of Jekyll and Hyde, with Hyde as the mythical fighting champion known as the White Tiger battling the Triads, drug trafficking and illegal organ transplants.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, disorder, gang, crimes, murder, experiment gone awry, reincarnation, organized crime, destiny, alter ego, ancient mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, survival, crimes, rescue, small town life, experiment gone awry, heroes, deadly creature, race against time, disorder, mad scientist ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
59%
 3.6
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DNA (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: DNA is a 1997 American science fiction action film starring Mark Dacascos and Jürgen Prochnow, and directed by William Mesa. Filming took place in the Philippines. The film was retitled ADN - La menace for its French DVD release, and Scarabée for ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, jungle, mutant, gene manipulation, deadly creature, dangerous animal, supernatural, experiment gone awry, alien, self sacrifice, genetic experiment, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: borneo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Untold (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on actual accounts, The Untold is the story of Harlan Knowles, billionaire and President of Bio-Comp Industries who heads up a team of experts in a quest to locate a company plane that disappeared over the remote forests of the Pacific ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, supernatural, survival, sasquatch, deadly creature, crimes, rescue, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, legends and myths, kidnapping, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Panic in the tower (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A murderous baboon escapes from a laboratory and roams the research building, and begins to kill some teenagers who are also in the building playing a Dungeons-and-Dragons type game.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: medical school, laboratory, experiment gone awry, isolation, mutant, captivity, baboon, animal attack, scientist, animal experimentation, monkey, medical student ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Shark Attack 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A biological experiment goes bad, this time releasing a gaggle of mutated great white sharks with a taste for human flesh. Soon enough, shark expert Nick West is on the case, leading a crew to study them and eventually bring them back into ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, rescue, shark attack, shark, race against time, disorder, animal life, adventure, heroes, rivalry, escapades, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.0
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SharkMan (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When he began fusing human and shark DNA, his colleagues laughed at him. Now his creation is taking his revenge, and they aren't laughing anymore.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: shark, mad scientist, island, mutant, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, escapades, supernatural, monster, disorder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 3K
Venom (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International terrorists attempt to kidnap a wealthy couples child. Their plan comes unstuck when a deadly Black Mamba, sent by mistake instead of a harmless snake, escapes and the terrorists and several hostages are trapped in the boy's London ...
Style: serious, tense, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, terrorism, hostage, kidnapping, murder, dangerous animal, rivalry, heroes, confined, crimes, one man army, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Bats: Human Harvest (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of Delta Force soldiers, accompanied by a CIA agent, are sent to the Belzan forest in Chechnya in search of a rogue American weapons researcher, Dr. Benton Walsh. As they search for Walsh's camp, they are attacked by genetically-altered ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, terrorism, escapades, heroes, supernatural, soldier, mad scientist, creature feature, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
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Split Second (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him.
Style: futuristic, suspense, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, cyberpunk, future dystopia, flooding, police detective, post apocalypse, escapades, murder, strip club, creature, brutality, global warming ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 2008
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Death Machine (1994)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Chaank Armaments is experimenting with the ultimate fighting machine which is part human - part machine. So far, the Hardman project has been unreliable and has killed a number of innocent people. The genius behind this project is Jack who lives in ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, mad scientist, survival, androids and robots, graphic violence, a.i., man versus machine, escapades, rivalry, crimes, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, experiment gone awry, mutant, monster, zombie, isolation, escapades, confined, violence spree, disorder ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
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The Vindicator (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An employee of a secret company operation becomes the victim of the company's special weapons project. He is transformed into a robotic killing machine that, because of his programming must destroy anything that comes near him.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, robot, weapon system, killer robot, disorder, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, strong violent content, escapades, superhuman powers, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.6
 920
Razortooth (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The concept is based on a true story concerning an exotic species of eels that are released in the southeast from Asia. They breathe air and can survive on land.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: eel, mutant, survival, mad scientist, dangerous animal, wilderness, experiment gone awry, disorder, animal life, escapades, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.3
 732
Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: plague, zombie, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, violence spree, isolation, survival, disorder, toxic, mad scientist, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%