Movies like The Giant Monster Gamera

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The Giant Monster Gamera (1965)
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The Giant Monster Gamera (1965)
Original name: 大怪獣ガメラ
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A nuclear explosion in the far north unleashes Gamera, the legendary flying turtle, from his sleep under the ice. In his search for energy, Gamera wreaks havoc over the entire world, and it's up to the scientists, assisted by a young boy with a strange sympathic link to the monster, to put a stop to Gamera's rampage.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: monster, giant monster, turtle, prehistoric creature, nuclear explosion, mars, scientist, lighthouse, train wreck, un, nuclear, rage, morse code, burned alive, child in peril, eskimo indian, prehistoric animal, military, giant animal, arctic, fire breathing, explosion, el train, eiffel tower paris, part animation ...
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to The Giant Monster Gamera

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, serious, suspenseful and scary films with plots about monster, giant monster, danger, chaos, deadly creature, escapades and mutant mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Horror genres. Some movies like The Giant Monster Gamera: Boyichi and the Supermonster (1967), Gammera the Invincible (1966), War of the Monsters (1966), Super Monster (1980), Varan the Unbelievable (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boyichi and the Supermonster (1967)
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gamera's back, and just in time to save Japan from Gyaos, a mysterious bat-like creature awakened by a volcanic eruption. As in the first Gamera movie, a young boy establishes an emotional link with Gamera, and the two work together, with the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: giant monster, turtle, scientist, monster, bat, rivalry, deadly creature, supernatural ability, escapades, supernatural, village, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Gammera the Invincible (1966)
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An atomic explosion awakens Gammera, a giant fire breathing turtle monster from his millions of years of hibernation.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: airplane, monster, turtle, giant monster, mutant, chaos, supernatural, space and aliens, dangerous animal, heroes, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
War of the Monsters (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a treacherous expedition to retrieve a giant opal, disaster strikes as the opal reveals itself to be an egg which spawns Barugon, demon dog from Hell! Armed with a deadly tongue and cold beams, Barugon wreaks havoc on Japan. Gamera comes to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: helicopter, monster, dam, turtle, giant monster, chaos and mayhem, mutant, chaos, deadly creature, adventure, escapades, save the day ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 3.8
 832
Super Monster (1980)
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the evil alien Zanon comes to enslave Earth, all hope seems lost. The Earth's resident superheroes, the Spacewomen, are powerless to stop him. They must enlist the help of a young boy who has a special connection with the giant turtle ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: turtle, monster, superhero, giant monster, self sacrifice, invasion, alien, outer space, lizard, children, evil, stock footage
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Gamera vs. the Deep Sea Monster Zigra (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A moon base is destroyed by a spaceship with a cluster of gumballs on its head. Later, at Sea World, dolphins are dying mysteriously. Zigra kidnaps two men and two children (one of whom is a Coke addict - Coca-Cola that is) and starts causing ...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, giant monster, turtle, monster, alien, chaos, battles, environmentalism, mutant, disorder, space and aliens, mad scientist ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Varan the Unbelievable (1962)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In an effort to find an economic means of purifying salt water, a joint U.S.-Japanese military command is set up on an isolated Japanese island where an unusual salt water lake is situated. However, their purifying experiments arouse the prehistoric ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: monster, giant monster, giant, death of protagonist, loss of brother, lake, monster terrorizes city, adaptation
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Gamera vs. Monster X (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A giant creature attacks Japan during the World Fair and it's up to Gamera to stop it. But the monster injects Gamera with its offspring and a research team must take a craft into Gamera's body to eliminate the parasite.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, giant monster, turtle, save the world, mutant, heroic mission, good versus evil, dangerous animal, rescue, race against time, superhero, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
 27K
Shin Godzilla (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: From the mind behind Evangelion comes a hit larger than life. When a massive, gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. A rag-tag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, dark, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, destruction, japanese schoolgirl, radioactivity, military, scientist, evolution, missile, tunnel, evacuation, prime minister ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Aliens kidnap two children and take them to another planet for the purpose of getting knowledge from their brains, but Gamera follows and tries to rescue them.
Style: serious, scary, psychotronic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, monster, giant monster, turtle, spacecraft, alien, evil alien, mutant, chaos, disorder, battles, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Gamera vs. Viras (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A group of aliens from another planet head for Earth with the intentions of conquering it. Their first ship is destroyed in transit by the giant flying turtle Gamera. A second ship makes it to Earth and captures two Boy Scouts and holds them captive ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: monster, alien, turtle, boy scout, giant monster, disaster, chaos, battles, mutant, disorder, catastrophe, ocean ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An experimental lab animal called a gargantua escapes from his captors and is suspected to be the creature that is killing people all over the countryside. But when the gargantua from the lab appears at the same time as the evil gargantua, the two ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: giant monster, airport, cloning, mutant, battles, chaos, disorder, deadly creature, superhuman powers, escapades, save the world, supernatural ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The aftermath of the Oxygen Destroyer brings forth Destoroyah, a beast intent on killing Godzilla, who is on the verge of a nuclear meltdown.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: godzilla, disaster, save the world, rivalry, deadly creature, escapades, dangerous animal, heroes, opponent, battles, chaos, demolished city ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, rescue, chase, mars, ufo, giant monster, moon base, deadly creature, race against time, heroes, survival, save the world ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Godzilla 1985 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Originally released in Japan as "The Return of Godzilla" in 1984, this is the heavily re-edited, re-titled "Godzilla 1985". Adding in new footage of Raymond Burr, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, allegory, melancholic ...
Plot: submarine, godzilla, monster, race against time, nuclear threat, burned alive, helicopter, scientist, giant monster, catastrophe, train, disaster ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Extinction: Nature Has Evolved (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The amazing footage you will see in this documentary was recorded during an expedition to the Amazon in South America. It has been assembled as per the camera time codes. It has not been altered or tampered with in any way and after extensive ...
Plot: prehistoric animal, dinosaur, monster, amazon, jungle, prehistoric creature, endangered species, amazon rainforest, found footage, amazon jungle
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Spawn of the Slithis (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nuclear leak creates a mutant Slithis sea monster, which terrorizes the variety of pets, winos, and hippies who hang around Venice, California.
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: scientist, nuclear, mutant, monster, sea monster, violence, female nudity, radioactivity, ogre, sea, creature feature, animals ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, giant monster, giant, godzilla, giant creature, disaster, deadly creature, tsunami, destruction, dinosaur, creature, prehistoric creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, hawaii, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Godzilla returns to terrorize Japan! This time, however, Japan has two new weapons to defend themselves. The Gryphon, a high-tech ship, and the Dimension Tide, a device that creates artificial black holes! During a test of the Dimension Tide, eggs ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, supernatural, survival, deadly creature, dangerous animal, escapades, disorder, chaos, heroic mission, space travel, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: 50s, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the ...
Style: captivating, psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: giant monster, monster, godzilla, giant creature, giant animal, rescue, creature, destruction, sea creature, humanity in peril, monster versus monster, giant lizard ...
Time: 21st century, year 2014, 2010s, year 2019
Place: boston, mexico, germany, arizona, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During WWII, a human heart taken from Dr. Frankenstein's lab and is kept in Japan where it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart grows in size, mutates and eventually becomes an indestuctable humanoid. Later, a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: frankenstein, world war two, false accusation, monster, scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, laboratory, deadly creature, rescue, supernatural, reincarnation ...
Time: year 1945, 60s, 1940s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, germany, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.5
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Panic (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scientist's experiment with a deadly bacteria goes awry and leaves him horribly deformed. The monstrous man then runs amok in his town.
Plot: monster, murder of a priest, scientist, panic, police officer killed, army, police investigation, contamination, sex, movie theatre, person on fire, disfigured face ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Monster Invaders from Space (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Monsters from space attack earth, two scientists and a couple of teenagers try to stop the extraterrestrial invaders.
Style: psychotronic, scary, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: alien, outer space, invasion, alien invasion, monster, violence, teenager, extraterrestrial, murder, scientist, heroes, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Reigo, the Deep-Sea Monster vs. the Battleship Yamato (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Set in World War II, the film depicts the story of the real-life Japanese battleship, the Yamato, which is confronted in the Pacific Ocean by giant monsters, including the most fearsome of them all, Reigo.
Plot: giant monster, sea monster, military, sea, battleship, father daughter relationship, world war two, battles, japanese navy, tank, monster versus monster, monster terrorizes city ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 4.4
 489
Island Claws (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 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: giant animal, crab, sea monster, toxic waste, giant crab, power plant, dna, marine biologist, biologist, animal attack, monster, murder ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 387K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, found footage, giant monster, survival horror, quarantine, destruction, disaster, chaos and mayhem, chaos, survival, fear, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 112K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, mars, good versus evil, alien, quarantine, teleportation, future dystopia, genetics, marines, future war, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 1K
Space Amoeba (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a space probe crash-lands on a far-flung Pacific atoll, the craft's alien stowaways decide to take over their new world one creature at a time. Soon, the parasitic life forms latch onto three indigenous critters -- a squid, a crab and a ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: island, giant crab, monster, chaos, mutant, chaos and mayhem, rivalry, adventure, space and aliens, evil alien, heroes, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: US Navy battles monsters unearthed from the frozen arctic.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: scientist, navy, monster, tropical island, air disaster, camp, nurse, creature feature, acid, love triangle, u.s. navy, h.p. lovecraft ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.9
 194
Miami Golem (1985)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Miami TV reporter is sent to a local university to do a story on a professor who is cloning a cell from DNA found inside a meteorite. Soon after the reporter leaves, a gunman kills everyone in the professor's lab and steals the cell for a ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: meteorite, alien life-form, bacteria, outer space, chase, professor, robbery, experiment, rape, mad scientist, alien, monster ...
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Evil Brain from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An evil brain from outer space unleashes monsters with deadly diseases on Earth with trying to conquer the universe. Superhero Starman must battle them all to save his planet.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: alien, monster, superhero, brain, alien invasion, plague, alien superhero, alien monster, cult
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%