Movies like Island of the Burning Damned

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Island of the Burning Damned (1967)
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 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, disturbing, psychotronic, gothic horror
Plot: alien, island, scientist, suspense, supernatural, love triangle, isolation, investigation, monster, paranormal, sheep, zombie, apocalypse, catastrophe, distopia, mutant, heroes, plague, space and aliens, terrorism, hotel, dangerous animal, disaster, love affair, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, england

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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 scary, suspenseful, serious and psychotronic films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, escapades, deadly creature, suspense and monster mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Island of the Burning Damned: Horror Express (1972), The Creeping Flesh (1973), Island of Terror (1966), The Slime People (1963), Scream and Scream Again (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Horror Express (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 91 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: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, train, creature, alien, supernatural, murder, macabre, monk, anthropologist, zombie, death, expedition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, prehistory
Place: siberia, china, russia, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: gothic horror, gothic, scary, serious, stylized ...
Plot: skeleton, monster, mad scientist, murder, reincarnation, laboratory, creature, corpse, scientist, mental institution, monkey, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: psychotronic, slasher, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: monster, island, isolation, tentacle, creature, laboratory, exploitation, desert island, macabre, professor, doctor, scientist ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, tense, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: monster, mutant, chaos, battles, save the world, deadly creature, supernatural, heroes, apocalypse, fog, suspense, evil alien ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, slasher, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, mad scientist, chase, supernatural, deadly creature, hospital, investigation, scientific experiment, suspense, zombie, police, murder ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: psychotronic, slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, alien, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, robot, alien invasion, evil robot, kaiju, airplane, monster, distopia ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.2
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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, apocalyptic, interactive
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, plague, virus, isolation, survival, chaos, deadly creature, save the world, post apocalypse, suspense, infection ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, zombie, virus, mysterious character, bereavement, plague, mutant, survival, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: gothic horror, experimental, gothic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, evil child, mad scientist, hypnosis, island, bus, orphan, pathology, suicide, child in peril, manipulation ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.2
 729
Zombex (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, supernatural, chaos, graphic violence, escapades, anti depressant, post traumatic stress, suspense, fear, disaster, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, zombie, post apocalypse, alien, suspense, distopia, apocalypse, virus, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: surreal, exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, island, starvation, kaiju, survival, mutant, experiment gone awry, rescue, deadly creature, isolation, body horror, shipwreck ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: monster, mutant, gang, laboratory, mad scientist, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, ocean, drug dealing, creature feature, characters killed one by one, shark ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mimic: Sentinel (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister, and their best friend must defend an apartment complex from the mutant Judas Breed insects.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, police, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, plague, drug dealing, investigation, race against time, heroes, murder ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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, suspenseful, rough, scary, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, found footage, infection, race against time, survival, on the run, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: united kingdom, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Gorgon (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the early 20th century a village experienced a series of inexplicable murders. All the victims were young men who had been to stone. The perpetrator of these deaths was a being so repulsive that she transformed the onlooker using the power of her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, greek mythology, ghost, stalking, village life, investigation, turned to stone, suspense, monster, village, full moon, haunted house ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, slasher ...
Plot: monster, deadly creature, iceberg, mutant animal, scientist, survival, dangerous animal, isolation, supernatural, creature feature, dog, winter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: alps, austria, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 7K
Eden Log (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man wakes up deep inside a cave. Suffering amnesia, he has no recollection of how he came to be here or of what happened to the man whose body he finds beside him. Tailed by a mysterious creature, he must continue through this strange and ...
Style: psychological, scary, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, isolation, memory loss, heroic mission, captivity, supernatural, life is a bitch, deadly creature, rivalry, race against time, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 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, suspenseful, rough, natural horror, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: suspense, save the world, heroic mission, rivalry, race against time, supernatural, heroes, survival, experiment gone awry, escapades, government agency, zombie ...
Time: year 1969, 60s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, rivalry, plague, track down, dangerous animal, murder, supernatural, monster, mutant, suspense ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, enigmatic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, suspense, desert, survival, skeleton, isolation, deadly creature, rescue, supernatural ability, survival horror, mysterious disappearance, exploitation ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blindness, post apocalypse, monster, apocalypse, space and aliens, suspense, mutant, end of the world, distopia, survival, humanity, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, united kingdom, spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Dark Hour (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The eight years boy Jesús has been living in a crumbling underground facility since he was born with eight survivors of an apocalyptical war: the leader Maria and her lover Pablo; the gays Lucas and Mateo; the astronomer Magdalena and the teenager ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, experimental, apocalyptic ...
Plot: contamination, suspense, confined, life is a bitch, isolation, post apocalypse, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, bunker, distopia, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 3.9
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, investigation, uncover truth, race against time, riddles and clues, plague, journalism, chaos, life is a bitch, inventions and discoveries, alien invasion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 3K
Night Skies (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On March 13th, 1997 one of the largest UFO sightings ever recorded took place across the southwestern United States...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, depressing
Plot: ufo, investigation, space travel, alien, memory loss, mistaken identity, alien encounter, supernatural, creature, stranded, alien abduction, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, year 1997
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The X from Outer Space (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The spaceship AAB-Gamma is dispatched from FAFC headquarters in Japan to make a landing on the planet Mars and investigate reports of UFOs in the area. As they near the red planet, they encounter a mysterious UFO that coats the ship's hull with ...
Style: daikaiju, serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: kaiju, giant monster, monster, mars, spacecraft, spacesuit, ufo, moon base, dinosaur, alien invasion, alien, suspense ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: scary, talky, suspenseful, light, tense ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, supernatural, monster, suspense, british, macabre, spacecraft, catastrophe, space and aliens, androids and robots, investigation ...
Time: 50s, prehistory, 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 2K
Hangar 10 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 33 years after the infamous Rendlesham Forest UFO incident, three metal detector enthusiasts hunting for Saxon gold in the same region, capture incredible footage of UFO's whilst filming their expedition. As night falls and with their ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: ufo, forest, alien encounter, alien, found footage, no survivors, survival, creature, suspense, space and aliens, evil alien, space ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, disturbing, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, save the world, deadly creature, supernatural, heroic mission, survival horror, heroes, escapades, post apocalypse, monster ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
 1K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: evil alien, monster, cloning, mad scientist, terrorism, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, supernatural ability, alien encounter, disorder, save the world ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%