Movies like Altered Species

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Altered Species (2001)
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Altered Species (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Altered Species is a 2001 horror film, about a scientist who has found a way to regenerate damaged tissue in the body. He has tried his experiment on rats, but the effects are disastrous. One of them grows to 50 times its normal size, and attempts to destroy the laboratory.
Plot: giant animal, rat, professor, laboratory, cat, youth, moon, blood, cell, basement, van, electrocution, severed arm, decapitation, shovel, hypodermic needle, flask, gas mask, knocked unconscious, sink, eyeball

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, psychotronic and serious films with plots about danger, blood, laboratory, deadly, escapades, supernatural and mutant mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Altered Species: Deadly Eyes (1982), Rat Scratch Fever (2011), Konga (1961), The Bees (1978), How to Make a Monster (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 1K
Deadly Eyes (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Corn grain contaminated with steroids produces large rats the size of small dogs who begin feeding on the residents of Toronto. Paul, a college basketball coach, teams up with Kelly, a local health inspector, to uncover the source of the mysterious ...
Style: suspense, rough, tense, bleak
Plot: rat, mutant, subway, professor, animal attack, city, chemical, gore, bowling, blood, bowling alley, dressing room ...
Place: canada, ontario canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Metamorphosis: The Alien Factor (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A virus from outer space transforms a bio-researcher into a blood thirsty monster. But chief, Dr.Vialini doesn't like the cops and public to be involved in this secret experiment. But he becomes lunch very soon.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: laboratory, blood, virus, multiple monsters, giant monster, government, alien creature, transformation, severed head, mad scientist, conspiracy, biological warfare ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Rat Scratch Fever (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brought back from a doomed space mission, an army of giant rats develop a big appetite for Los Angeles residents.
Plot: rodent, blood, rat, animal attack, gore, giant monster, apocalypse
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.4
 1K
Konga (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr.Decker comes back from Africa after a year, presumed dead. During that year, he came across a way of growing plants and animals to an enormous size. He brings back a baby chimpanzee to test out his theory. As he has many enemies at home, he ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, chaos, inventions and discoveries, dangerous animal, imaginary, deadly creature, danger, deadly, giant monster, lecher ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 3.8
 910
The Bees (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Corporate smuggling of South American killer bees into the United States results in huge swarms terrorizing the northern hemisphere. A small team of scientists work desperately to destroy the threat, but the bees soon mutate into a super-intelligent ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: laboratory, creature feature, terror, senator, blood, dead children, sky, invasion, bee, garbage, experiment, mutation ...
Place: usa, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
How to Make a Monster (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Video game developer Clayton Software enlists the talents of a misfit group of programmers to develop the scariest computer combat game: EVILUTION. With four weeks to bring the game to market and a million-dollar bonus on the line, they utilize a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, virtual reality, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, save the day, supernatural, a.i., technology gone awry, vengeance, chaos, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Night of the Lepus (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, absurd, scary ...
Plot: mutant, giant animal, gene manipulation, experiment gone awry, rabbit, heroes, chaos, dangerous animal, danger, mad scientist, deadly, mutation ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.5
 3K
51 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Due to political pressure from the American public, the Air Force has decided to allow two well-known reporters limited access to the most secretive base on the planet. But when one of the base’s “long-term visitors” exploits this ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, scary
Plot: alien, conspiracy, military, government facility, confined, danger, cover-up, laboratory, survival, rebellion, space and aliens, evil alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.2
 1K
Nightflyers (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A scientific group set out on a journey into space to find a magical creature. What they find is a killer computer on the ship they chartered.
Style: futuristic, cult film
Plot: severed arm, alien, hologram, possession, outer space, telepathy, mission, psychic, chef, love interest, spacecraft, incest overtones ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Komodo vs. Cobra (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of environmentalists, including a reporter, her camera man, and an environmentalist's famous girlfriend charter a boat and with the captain, sail to a military island. They suspect the island is hosting to illegal activities. Upon ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant animal, giant snake, island, laboratory, scientist, experiment gone awry, race against time, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, survival, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 10K
Alligator (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded lab rats, injected with growth hormones. The now gigantic animal, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage, pursued by a cop and a big-game hunter.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alligator, beast, mutation, animal horror, scientist, hunter, reptile, toxic, sewer, danger, urban legend, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: baboon, medical school, laboratory, isolation, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, mutant, captivity, animal attack, scientist, animal horror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 412
Island Claws (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A biological experiment in Florida goes awry. The result: 8-foot long land crabs which roar loudly and kill everything in sight.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: coast, crab, sea monster, giant animal, toxic waste, marine biologist, power plant, dna, island, bicycle, burned alive, reporter ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 923
Spasms (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gigantic serpent is captured on a remote island and shipped to an American college for experimentation.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: monster, telepathy, professor, college, poison, killer animal, snake, creature feature, research, cult leader, laboratory, obsession ...
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bride of Re-Animator (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, police detective, laboratory, zombie, danger, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, perversion, basement, science, desperation, doctor ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Alien Abduction (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being abducted by extra terrestrials, Jean and her friends are committed to a top secret government run mental institution to undergo tests and be brainwashed.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, spacecraft, mental institution, haunted by the past, alien abduction, danger, race against time, on the run, supernatural, life is a bitch, mutant, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, heroes, mad scientist, danger, crimes, good versus evil, deadly creature, supernatural, disorder, laboratory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 203K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: scary, apocalyptic, suspense, tragic ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: space station, survival horror, mars, alien life-form, space travel, astronaut, lovecraftian, tentacle, research, monster, twists & turns, brutality ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4.8
 2K
The Rats (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: rat, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, gory, experiment gone awry, subway, hospital, survival, power outage, isolation, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, experiment gone awry, survival, investigation, danger, deadly, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Spiders II: Breeding Ground (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jason and Alexandra 'Alex', a close couple, loose their sail yacht in a storm and are grateful to get picked up by Captain Jim Bigelow's commercial carrier. Suspicous about the rough treatment and injections given by ship's ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: giant spider, mutant, laboratory, mad scientist, rescue, pirate, creature feature, giant creature, supernatural, deadly, escapades, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 5K
Mimic 2 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a cockroach-spread plague threatened to decimate the child population of New York City in the original Mimic, biologist Susan Tyler and her research associates developed a species of "Judas" bugs and introduced them into the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cockroach, child in peril, school, contests and competitions, rivalry, danger, chases and races, rescue, deadly creature, disorder, psychopath, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 31K
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: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 6K
Mulberry St (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, danger, save the world, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, mad scientist, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Day of the Animals (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The depletion of the earth's ozone layer causes animals above the altitude of 5000 feet to run amok, which is very unfortunate for a group of hikers who get dropped off up there by helicopter just before the quarantine is announced.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, dog, survival, camping, animal life, danger, supernatural, adventure, deadly, save the planet, battles, creature feature ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Projected Man (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Matter-transmitter sabotage leaves a British scientist (Bryant Halliday) disfigured and full of amps.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: laboratory, teleportation, blackmail, scientist, experiment, mouse, murder, revenge, sabotage, electrocution, laser, disfigurement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 2K
Neon Maniacs (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of teenagers in San Francisco discover a nest of homicidal monsters living in a tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, but when they try to tell authorities, no one believes them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: mutant, danger, survival, deadly, youth, crimes, deadly creature, stalking, rivalry, teenage life, murder, samurai ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Destination Inner Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A futuristic underwater sea-lab is having problems with a UFO that's parked between them and a nearby deep ocean trench. As they investigate, they attract the unwanted attention of a dangerous creature who puts the scientists and crew in danger.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: monster, laboratory, ufo, alien life-form, underwater, ocean, water, alien, science
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Dellville Witch (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Sarah Richter and her daughter Michelle move to Aunt Ida's old place in the country they find out her 'hobby' had unexpected consequences.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: blood, kitchen, supernatural, pentagram, witch, mirror, supernatural horror, spell, hillbilly, fear, spirit, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 2K
Frankenstein (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After he is artificially created, then left for dead by a husband-and-wife team of eccentric scientists, Adam is confronted with nothing but aggression and violence from the world around him. This perfect creation-turned disfigured monster must come ...
Style: bloody
Plot: frankenstein, scientist, beast, escape, laboratory, prostitute, hotel room, father child relationship, pyre, blues, throat cut, dead deer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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