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Growth (2010)
 4.6
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Growth (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1989, a breakthrough in "advanced parasitic research" on Cuttyhunk Island gave scientists a jump in human evolution. Initial tests proved promising, as subjects experienced heightened physical and mental strength and awareness. But - something in the experiment went horribly wrong, and the island mysteriously lost three quarters of its population.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: parasite, island, survival, experiment gone awry, quarantine, deadly creature, human experiment, plague, graphic violence, escapades, small town, disorder, experiment, forest, villain, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, redneck, evil man, creature feature, disintegration, danger, deadly, gory, outburst ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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Most similar movies to Growth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, survival, supernatural, escapades, deadly creature and gory mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Growth: The Thaw (2009), Scourge (2008), They Nest (2000), MorphMan (2005), Dead Season (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
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The Thaw (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a remote Arctic research station, four ecology students discover the real horror of global warming is not the melting ice, but what's frozen within it. A prehistoric parasite is released from the carcass of a Woolly Mammoth upon the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, deadly creature, quarantine, plague, infected, survival, global warming, beast, expedition, scientist, isolation, glacier ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory, 21st century
Place: canada
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75%
 4.2
 1K
Scourge (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ancient pestilence called The Scourge has been set free in a small town after being entombed in a church's masonry for a century and a half. As bodies rapidly pile up, nothing stands between the spawning Scourge and the rest of the town ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, offbeat
Plot: parasite, survival, deadly creature, mutant, mystery, supernatural, violence spree, small town, escapades, small town life, fire, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 2K
They Nest (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After freezing up under pressure in the emergency room, Dr. Cahill decides to spend a few months unwinding on a little Maine island where he immediately gets off on the wrong foot with the locals. Meanwhile, a body has washed up on shore infested ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: cockroach, island, experiment gone awry, plague, mad scientist, dangerous animal, deadly creature, rescue, survival, family in danger, isolation, insect ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, new england, atlantic ocean, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 1K
MorphMan (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Host, Missouri, the newcomer Dr. of Veterinary Science Eli Rudkus is called by the farmer Jacob Long to exam one of his cows. The veterinarian finds a strange parasite in the animal and sends it to a friend in the Department of Agriculture for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, plague, disorder, chaos, dangerous animal, society, experiment gone awry, small town, ecology ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.6
 3K
Dead Season (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It has been over one year since the start of the outbreak. Our society has collapsed and the world has descended into chaos. Elvis and Tweeter are two of the last people left alive, and band together to flee the United States for a remote island ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, post apocalypse, survival, on the run, supernatural, plague, chaos and mayhem, social decay, chaos, graphic violence, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.4
 1K
Rats (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Brookedale Psychiatric Hospital is a crumbling institution which barely has enough money to remain open. Formerly a prison, it sits atop a warren of tunnels and sewage system viaducts. But Brookdale has a secret - a secret known by only one ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mental institution, survival, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, supernatural, disorder, deadly creature, escapades, working undercover, psychiatrist, reporter, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
 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, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, bio weapon, plague, gang, desert, parasite, on the run ...
Time: future, near future, 90s, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.3
 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, christmas horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, survival, isolation, monster, characters killed one by one, invasion, confined, supernatural, creature, trapped in a building, husband wife relationship, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Psychic Experiment (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A idyllic, small, self-sufficient community. On the surface, it seems like the perfect neighborhood. Everything you could possibly need is within walking distance. But...the pastoral exterior conceals a dark past and an even darker secret. As a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, chaos, small town, supernatural, small community, survival, dark secret, under the surface, graphic violence, disorder, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 3K
The Nest (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, mutant, experiment, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, island, insect, scientist, village, chaos, escapades, creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
36%
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, infection, survival, apocalypse, race against time, on the run, rescue, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Prometheus Project (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young Scientists Elizabeth Burns explores the impact on the human body stem cells. A specific feature of these cells to interact with dead flesh has been subjected to blackmail heroine is forced to continue chilling experiments. Once she recovers ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, scary
Plot: experiment gone awry, deadly creature, mad scientist, laboratory, supernatural, captivity, frankenstein's monster, zombie, hospital, disorder, revenge, science runs amok ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 3K
The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, experiment gone awry, escapades, social relations, abandoned mine, tentacle, heist, heroes, crimes, mutant, bloodsucker ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: scary, rough, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: mutant, island, rescue, survival, isolation, investigation, mind game, murder, experiment gone awry, babies and infants, environmentalism, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Frankenstein Theory (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the makers of The Last Exorcism comes a boldly original vision of horror. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful
Plot: found footage, wilderness, obsessive quest, deadly creature, escapades, supernatural, mutant, experiment gone awry, frankenstein's monster, professor, disorder, filmmaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 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, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, heroes, military base, deadly creature, mutant, laboratory, disorder, escapades, supernatural, mercenary, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.3
 324
Unseen Evil (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of hikers led by a college professor are searching the woods for an ancient Indian burial mound. When they discover a likely site, three members of the group reveal themselves to be grave looters, and tie up the others so they can keep the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, crime gone awry, rivalry, escapades, betrayal, alien, americana, custody, store, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 2.9
 993
Zombie Wars (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fifty years after a world-wide zombie epidemic had begun, a small group of rebel soldiers learn that intelligent zombies have begun breeding humans for food. The soldiers plan an all-out war to rid the Earth of the flesh-eating monsters for good, as ...
Style: bleak, scary, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, survival, supernatural, chaos, survival horror, plague, mentally challenged, escapades, heroes, breeding, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.8
 1K
Dead Shadows (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Dead Shadows tells the terrifying story about a young man, Chris, whose parents were brutally killed 11 years ago, on the same day that the comet of Haley could be seen from earth. Tonight, a new comet is going to appear and everyone in Chris’s ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Plot: survival, supernatural, chaos, mutant, comet, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, violence spree, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 7K
Isolation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: infection, quarantine, experiment gone awry, survival, isolation, escapades, race against time, genetic engineering, countryside, laboratory, animal life, mutation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Warriors of Terra (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A headstrong animal-rights activist group plans a raid on a bio-tech company to stop the cruelty. They...
Style: serious, scary, suspense, captivating
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, mutant, laboratory, deadly creature, confined, supernatural, genetic engineering, father daughter relationship, breaking and entering, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.8
 599
Virus X (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A thriller about a case of highly contagious swine flu virus engineered by rogue scientists. A cover up by a mysterious dark lady linked to the High Spheres adds action and mystery.
Style: bleak, serious, scary, rough, psychotronic
Plot: quarantine, epidemic, mad scientist, doctors and patients, psychopath, virus, surveillance, conspiracy, crimes, heroes, chaos, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, island, survival, mutant, disorder, chaos, laboratory, alcohol abuse, chaos and mayhem, isolation, down on your luck, plague ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Chupacabra Terror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cryptozoologist Doctor Peña traps the legendary Chupacabra on a remote Caribbean Island to make his name in the scientific community. When he smuggles it aboard the cruise ship Regent Queen, commanded by Captain Randolph, the monster breaks out of ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, daring rescue, survival, deadly creature, cruise ship, cryptozoology, captain, disaster, soldier, confined, race against time, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.3
 1K
Dark Island (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After losing contact with its researchers on a remote island, a military corporation hires a group of scientists and soldiers to find out what went wrong. But when they arrive, the team quickly discovers that the weapons testing performed on the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bio weapon, experiment gone awry, island, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, disorder, scientist, graphic violence, heroes, escapades, infection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.1
 707
Parasitic (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After a strange meteor destroys a communications satellite and crashes into Tampa Bay, a sickly looking fish finds itself the meal of a beautiful nightclub bartender named Val. Moments later, as the bar is closed and locked tight, the infected Val ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, survival, deadly creature, isolation, evil alien, supernatural, parasite, zombie, nudity (full frontal - brief), trapped in a building, meteorite, human host ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 2K
Bloodwork (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple of college students decide to sign up for pharmaceutical testing of a new allergy drug to make some extra cash for their spring break trip. They quickly discover their two week stay will not be as easy as they first believed and fight to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, scary
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, buddies, confined, isolation, hospital, human experiment, graphic violence, sexual content, doctors and patients, power relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: scary, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: plague, zombie, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, chaos, rescue, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, race against time, heroic mission, future dystopia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.9
 4K
Piranhaconda (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hybrid creature - half piranha and half anaconda -- attacks a low-budget horror movie crew on location near her nest when her egg is stolen. Now they must outrun and kill the deadly piranhaconda as well as stop the mad scientist who stole the egg ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: dangerous animal, deadly creature, jungle, eaten alive, river, experiment gone awry, survival, mutant, graphic violence, disorder, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%