Movies like Island of the Burning Damned

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Island of the Burning Damned (1967)
 5.6
 2K
Island of the Burning Damned (1967)
Original name: Night of the Big Heat
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties, and the boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist realizes space aliens are to blame.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing, psychotronic
Plot: island, alien, scientist, supernatural, love triangle, isolation, investigation, sheep, zombie, apocalypse, catastrophe, distopia, mutant, heroes, plague, space and aliens, terrorism, hotel, dangerous animal, disaster, love affair, escapades, chaos, evil alien, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland

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Most similar movies to Island of the Burning Damned

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, escapades, deadly creature, survival and heroes mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Island of the Burning Damned: Horror Express (1972), Island of Terror (1966), Scream and Scream Again (1970), The Slime People (1963), Autumn (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
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Horror Express (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mysterious and unearthly deaths start to occur while Professor Saxton is transporting the frozen remains of a primitive humanoid creature he found in Manchuria back to Europe.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic horror, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monk, creature, monster, murder, train, expedition, anthropologist, supernatural, evil alien, mystery, zombie, alien ...
Time: 20th century, prehistory, 70s, 80s
Place: china, siberia, asia, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Island of Terror (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small island community is overrun with creeping, blobbish, tentacled monsters which liquefy and digest the bones from living creatures. The community struggles to fight back.
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: island, laboratory, monster, tentacle, creature, catastrophe, heroes, mad scientist, escapades, dangerous animal, zombie, deadly creature ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, slasher, enigmatic ...
Plot: mad scientist, chase, deadly creature, supernatural, hospital, mystery, investigation, scientific experiment, serial killer, murder, police, scientist ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, supernatural, heroes, save the world, deadly creature, battles, chaos, apocalypse, survival, airport, fog, evil alien ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Island of the Dead (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Stranded on a deserted island, a group of people struggle to survive against a swarm of supernatural flies.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: island, supernatural, survival, confined, deadly creature, isolation, dangerous animal, siege, morgue, flying, land developer, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.1
 2K
Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, interactive
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, chaos, deadly creature, save the world, virus, supernatural, confined, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, survival, save the world, rescue, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space and aliens, humanity in peril, disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Creeping Flesh (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A scientist comes to believe that evil is a disease of the blood and that the flesh of a skeleton he has brought back from New Guinea contains it in a pure form. Convinced that his wife, a Folies Bergere dancer who went insane, manifested this evil ...
Style: scary, rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: skeleton, murder, reincarnation, mad scientist, mental illness, monkey, mental institution, scientist, corpse, creature, monster, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Nothing But the Night (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 orphan kids in it, police colonel Bingham starts investigating. ...
Style: experimental, scary, mind bending, gothic, serious ...
Plot: murder, bus, orphan, island, orphanage, riddles and clues, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, manipulation, child in peril, religions or cults, ghost ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Attack of the Mushroom People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Five vacationers and two crewmen become stranded on a tropical island near the equator. The island has little edible food for them to use as they try to live in a fungus covered hulk while repairing Kessei's yacht. Eventually they struggle over ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, starvation, survival, experiment gone awry, mutant, radiation, deadly creature, rescue, isolation, shipwreck, yacht, monster ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Dead Outside (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A neurological pandemic has consumed the population. Drug-resistance has mutated the virus into a ravaging psychological plague, rendering the 'the dying' desperate, paranoid and violent
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, plague, mysterious character, bereavement, chaos and mayhem, survival, life is a bitch, mutant, virus, farmhouse, insanity, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.2
 708
Zombex (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: ZOMBEX tells the story of a post-Katrina New Orleans as it deals with a new disaster, a zombie apocalypse. NOLA residents are no longer experiencing the depression and post-traumatic stress due to the trauma of the hurricane, thanks to the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, chaos, supernatural, graphic violence, sexual content, escapades, survival, anti depressant, post traumatic stress, catastrophe, revolutionary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.4
 746
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 ⇓
50%
The Bone Snatcher (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After miners disappear in the Namib Desert, some scientists find their remains and the demonic creature that killed them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, isolation, supernatural, deadly creature, rescue, supernatural ability, skeleton, survival horror, supernatural being, mysterious disappearance, exploitation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Blood Glacier (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a climate research station in the Alps, the scientists are stunned as the nearby melting glacier is leaking a red liquid. It quickly turns to be very special juice — with unexpected genetic effects on the local wildlife.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, scary, slasher
Plot: iceberg, monster, scientist, glacier, survival, isolation, deadly creature, dangerous animal, mutant, dog, research facility, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alps, europe, germany, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
48%
 4.6
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Living Hell (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a top secret Cold War military project an unstoppable, malignant organism who feeds on light and energy is unleashed threatening to destroy everything in it's path.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, experiment gone awry, race against time, supernatural, rivalry, heroes, survival, plague, zombie, escapades, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, year 1969
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
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 5.4
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The Unknown (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five young field-biologists are sent to northern Sweden to investigate effects of a large forest fire. However, what was thought to be some weeks of camping and easy work soon turns into a nightmare as they find the remains of a mysterious creature ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, deadly creature, supernatural, isolation, wilderness, forest fire, biologist, confined, found footage, strange behavior, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.2
 2K
The Hive (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When ants, displaying never-before-seen behavior, seize an island, the controversial Thorax Team is called in to stop the massive threat, only to discover that the ants are controlled by something beyond this world.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ant, island, invasion, eaten alive, survival, good versus evil, supernatural, rescue, space and aliens, dangerous animal, escapades, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: latin america, brazil, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.1
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Komodo (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the 70's, some Komodo Dragon eggs were dumped on an North Carolina island. Somehow, the baby Komodos survived, and twenty years later they have grown up and taken over the island for themselves. Young Patrick has lost his parents and his ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: dangerous animal, island, animal attack, mutant, isolation, survival, family in danger, endangered species, creature feature, teenage boy, child in peril, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Five Million Years to Earth (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ancient Martian spaceship is unearthed in London, and proves to have powerful psychic effects on the people around.
Style: talky, suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Plot: spacecraft, chaos, riot, martian, paleontology, professor, scientist, androids and robots, space and aliens, supernatural, catastrophe, race against time ...
Time: prehistory, 60s, 50s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 759
Bottom Feeder (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of utility workers are trapped in a series of tunnels which, unfortunately, contain a scientist mutated by his own creation. The creature feeds instantly on a rat, becoming what it has eaten.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: mutant, tunnel, dangerous animal, chaos, supernatural, murder, scientist, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, violence, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Silent Warnings (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the accidental death of his cousin Joe Vossimer, the just-graduated electronic engineer Layne Vossimer joins his girlfriend and four friends of them to visit and clean the inherited farm in the country. The local Sheriff Bill Willingham is an ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, mystery, teenage life, alien encounter, family in danger, deadly creature, save the world, rivalry, college, teleportation, sheriff, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Day of the Triffids (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 186 min.
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Story: It's an up-to-date setting of the 1951 sci-fi thriller. With the world blinded and the Triffids set loose, it falls upon a band of scattered, sighted survivors to fight this carnivorous plant invasion. With a brave new world of maniacs, warring ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, save the world, supernatural, deadly creature, chaos, apocalypse, heroic mission, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, evil alien, survival horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Earth Dies Screaming (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A crack space pilot returns to earth to find the planet has been devastated by some unknown forces. There are a few survivors, so he organizes them in a plan to ward off control by a group of killer robots.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, robot, alien invasion, apocalypse, village, space and aliens, deadly creature, evil alien, heroes, androids and robots, survival, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
45%
 3.9
 937
Infected (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of newspaper reporters receive help from an unlikely accomplice in their effort to stave off an alien invasion.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: evil alien, investigation, uncover truth, riddles and clues, race against time, plague, journalism, space and aliens, chaos, life is a bitch, inventions and discoveries, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 1K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' classic sci-fi horror, civilization is laid to ruin when a super race of aliens invades Earth. In a blink of an eye, massive "walkers" cover the planet, annihilating all in their path. As cities ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, intense, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, soldier, apocalypse, survival, astronomer, save the world, introspection, heroic mission, supernatural, future dystopia, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%