Movies like Monster 1980

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Monster (1980)
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Monster (1980)
Original name: Monstroid
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rural Colombian village is attacked by a horrible sea serpent, aroused by industrial pollution of a nearby lake. Based on a real event that took place in June of 1971.
Style: scary, rough, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, monster, zombie, village, ocean, heroes, investigation, supernatural, space and aliens, graphic violence, dangerous animal, village life, love affair, escapades, rivalry, river, experiment gone awry, evil alien, breeding, countryside, disorder, mad scientist, environmentalism, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistory
Place: colombia, latin america

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Most similar movies to Monster

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, psychotronic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, mutant, deadly creature and heroes mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Monster: Blood of Ghastly Horror (1967), The Incredible Melting Man (1977), Watchers II (1990), Prophecy (1979), Brain of Blood (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Blood of Ghastly Horror (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mad scientist implants an electronic device into the brain of an injured soldier, which turns him into a psychotic killer.
Style: serious, scary, rough, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, criminal heroes, deadly creature, crimes, escapades, supernatural, rivalry, frame up, martial arts, technology gone awry, heist ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, space travel, escapades, supernatural, battles, disorder, nasa, experiment gone awry, mad scientist ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.2
 1K
Watchers II (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A genetically re-engineered dog develops a psychic link with a monster created in a lab experiment which goes awry.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, strong violent content, graphic violence, buddies, pets, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, supernatural ability, heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.5
 5K
Prophecy (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Savage beast, grown to monstrous size and driven mad by toxic wastes that are poisoning the waters, spreads terror and death on a Maine countryside.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, contamination, toxic, environmentalism, environmental, experiment gone awry, rivalry, animal life, native american, creature feature, monster, toxic waste ...
Time: 70s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 3.0
 928
Brain of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Amir, the benevolent ruler of Kalid, is dying, but there is hope. Freshly deceased, he is flown to the United States where Dr. Trenton transplants his brain into the body of a simpleton in a classic "assistant got the wrong kind of body" ...
Style: serious, scary, psychological, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: mad scientist, acid, brain transplant, voyeur, dangerous animal, rivalry, zombie, master and servant, escapades, heroes, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
 937
Deep Space (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, bio weapon, rescue, mutant, technology gone awry, alien encounter, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, secret project, law enforcement, outer space ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Crawling Hand (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After an astronaut space capsule is detonated in orbit, a teenager finds a severed arm among wreckage on earth. Soon the thing returns to life to murder and posses the young man's mind.
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, mutant, astronaut, crimes, supernatural, teenage life, small town, beach, mind control, violence, mentally unstable, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Syngenor: Synthesized Genetic Organism (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A scientist engineers a group of genetically engineered cyborgs for use as "super soldiers" to fight U.S. wars in the Middle East. However, things get ugly when the cyborgs malfunction and turn on their creators.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, super soldier, deadly creature, terrorism, soldier, technology gone awry, battles, rivalry, journalism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A black hole hits North Wisconsin and opens a door to other dimensions. Giant 15 meter spiders emerge from it, who have an appetite for human flesh! Dr. Jenny Langer and Dr. Vance from the NASA try to save the world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, evil alien, mad scientist, giant spider, save the world, experiment gone awry, supernatural, amateur detective, deadly creature, mutant, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.6
 4K
Carnosaur (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being driven to extinction, great bloodthirsty dinosaurs come back to life with the assistance of a demented genetic scientist. She plans to replace the human race with a super-race of dinosaurs who will not pollute the planet.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, dinosaur, deadly creature, chaos, mutant, dangerous animal, disorder, extinction, virus, genetics, desert, vegetarian ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Monster a-Go Go (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The plot concerns an American astronaut, Frank Douglas, who mysteriously disappears from his spacecraft as it parachutes to Earth. The vanished astronaut is apparently replaced by or turned into a large, radioactive, humanoid monster. A team of ...
Style: suspenseful, surreal, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: giant, experiment gone awry, countryside, laboratory, alien, murder, astronaut, radiation, supernatural, heroes, escapades, deadly creature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, suspenseful, intense, absurd, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: raped by monster, rape, contamination, experiment gone awry, survival, fisherman, mad scientist, deadly creature, mutation, heroic mission, heroes, village ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Astro-Zombies (1968)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For devilishly mad "astro-scientist" Dr. DeMarco (John Carradine), a typical day involves run-ins with reanimated corpses, bloodthirsty solar-powered killer robot zombies, Chinese communist spies and vicious Mexican secret agents. But when ...
Style: semi serious, scary, rough, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, murder, mad scientist, hunchback, supernatural, androids and robots, chase, deadly creature, race against time, escapades, superhuman powers, secret agents ...
Time: 60s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Russian scientist is arriving to the states caring secret information’s. Disembarking from his plane, he and his American contacts are attacked by a pair of KGB assassins (Anthony Cardoza and John Morrison). Later, it is revealed that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, psychopath, chaos, deadly creature, chase, creature feature, murder, kgb, nuclear testing ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
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, 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 ⇓
54%
Track of the Moon Beast (1976)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professor "Johnny Longbow" Salina, a man who really knows his stews, introduces Paul Carlson to the practical-joking Kathy Nolan. Paul and Kathy seem to hit it off rather well but, during a meteor storm, a meteorite fragment strikes Paul, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, buddies, escapades, supernatural, transformation, vengeance, beast, chase, space and aliens, disorder, tyrannosaurus rex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.7
 607
Venus Flytrap (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mad scientist creates man eating creatures from carnivorous plants.
Style: experimental, scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: mad doctor, mountain, disorder, mutant, adventure, deadly creature, escapades, prodigy, dangerous animal, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 3.4
 1K
Octaman (1971)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A scientific team in Mexico discover a pool of unusual baby "octopus-like" specimens. Gathering a few for analysis back at the lab, it is soon discovered that the critters belong to a gangly six-foot half man/half octopus-like creature, ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: mutant, environmentalism, village life, village, dangerous animal, buddies, escapades, heroes, babies and infants, supernatural, cave, monster ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 2K
Nightbeast (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien crash lands and goes on a killing spree.
Style: scary, serious, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, small town, motorcycle, alien, murder, monster, cheating girlfriend, dangerous animal, benign alien, space and aliens, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Terror Within (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experiments in biological warfare have destroyed all but a few remnants of the human race. Alone in a lab, eight students work feverishly to create a vaccine before they are forced outside in search for food. It is then that the surviving scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster rape, mutant, desert, laboratory, survival, rescue, plague, apocalypse, isolation, battles, deadly creature, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 2K
Sea Beast (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the fishing village of Cedar Bay, terror lies within the water. And now it has surfaced in search of something more substantial to devour than marine life: human flesh. A captain and a sea biologist must wage a terrifying battle against the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: fishing boat, survival, disorder, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, rescue, supernatural, ocean, mutant, evil alien, spacecraft, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 2K
Creepozoids (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The year is 1998, six years after the nuke wars reduced the world to rubble and a few bands of wandering survivors. One of these groups stumbles into an abandoned government research facility, where they were working on making the body capable of ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, survival, alien, monster, creature, mutant, post apocalypse, disorder, chaos, desert, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Deadly Spawn (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two campers in the New Jersey woods have their outdoor fun interrupted by the arrival of a meteorite crashing nearby. They go to investigate the crater, but are suddenly attacked and devoured by alien parasites who have hitched a ride to Earth. ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, monster, alien invasion, alien, evil alien, deadly creature, space and aliens, save the world, supernatural, rivalry, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Roger Girard is a rich scientist conducting experiments on head transplantation. His caretaker has a son, Danny, who, although fully grown, has the mind of child. One day an escaped psycho-killer invades Girard's home, killing Danny's ...
Style: scary, tense, disturbing, absurd, semi serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, psychopath, disorder, misfit, mentally challenged, mental illness, rivalry, countryside, murder, surgery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 3K
The Curse (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nathan Hayes is a religious man trying to hold onto his farm and keep his family in line. A real estate developer is trying to buy most of the farm property in the area, including Mr. Hayes family farm, in the hope that the Tennesse Valley Authority ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, contamination, infection, farm, meteorite, space and aliens, escapades, supernatural, chaos, rescue, countryside, water ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 4K
Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, evil alien, alien, monster, planet, deadly creature, adventure, rescue, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
40%