Movies like Octaman

If you like "Octaman" you are looking for scary, offbeat and bleak movies about / with mutant, village, supernatural, heroes, dangerous animal, village life and babies and infants themes of Sci-Fi and Horror genre shot in Mexico or USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Octaman (1971)
 3.5
 908
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, that's pretty angry and wants her 'babies' returned…
Style: scary, offbeat, bleak, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, village, supernatural, heroes, dangerous animal, village life, babies and infants, danger, buddies, environmentalism, escapades, gory, deadly, monster, cave, octopus, mutation, motor home, trailer home, trailer, exploitation, mobile home
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Octaman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and psychotronic films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, escapades, mutant, deadly creature and heroes mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Octaman: Monster (1980), Bugged (1997), Prophecy (1979), Ticks (1993), It Lives Again (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.7
 602
Monster (1980)
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, serious, rough, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, monster, evil alien, deadly creature, supernatural, dangerous animal, investigation, disorder, lake or river, breeding, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, prehistory, 70s
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.0
 213
Bugged (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Bugged! tells the story of a group of bumbling exterminators who are called over to the house of an attractive young novelist to rid her house of insects. Unfortunately, due to a horrible chemical mix-up, the poison spray causes the bugs to grow to ...
Style: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, imaginary, deadly, escapades, danger, deadly creature, nothing goes right, down on your luck, dangerous animal, disorder, mutant, gory ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.5
 4K
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, environmental, contamination, toxic, environmentalism, deadly, danger, rivalry, animal life, experiment gone awry, native american, toxic waste ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.5
 4K
Ticks (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Teens camping in a northern California retreat are terrorized by mutant insects created by evil, polluting pot farmers.
Style: rough, semi serious, scary, tense, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, drug dealing, dangerous animal, wilderness, youth, danger, buddies, drug abuse, giant insect, summer camp, gory, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
It Lives Again (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The monster child returns - but now there are three!
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, baby, mutant, monster, supernatural, crimes, youth, danger, deadly, slasher, investigation, babies and infants ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 2.7
 507
Venus Flytrap (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mad scientist creates man eating creatures from carnivorous plants.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, bleak, serious, experimental ...
Plot: mad doctor, mutant, disorder, supernatural, journalism, danger, deadly, prodigy, heroes, mentally unstable, mountain, hotel ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, danger, buddies, escapades, supernatural, transformation, vengeance, imaginary, space and aliens, chase, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, mad scientist, small town, evil alien, save the world, experiment gone awry, mutant, supernatural, amateur detective, deadly, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 2K
The Nest (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, mutant, experiment, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, island, insect, scientist, gory, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.4
 289
Dark Universe (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On its way back to Earth, the space shuttle Nautilus passes through a cloud of alien spores causing its sole occupant, astronaut Steve Thomas to transform into a blood-thirsty monster. The shuttle crashes into a swampy region of central Florida, ...
Style: semi serious, scary, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly, journalism, good versus evil, escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, heroes, rescue, danger ...
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.7
 903
Aberration (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A nature field researcher is investigating the strange extinction of small animals and insects in the area, which indicates that something is wrong. His suspicions are soon to be proven right when he meets May, who lives in a cabin in the forest ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, offbeat
Plot: mutant, lizard, extinction, deadly, danger, supernatural, dangerous animal, on the run, woman in danger, in the woods, evolution, snow ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 2.5
 321
The Cremators (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An alien life form that is a huge ball of living matter invades earth, and replenishes itself by absorbing people.
Style: offbeat, bleak, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, space and aliens, imaginary, escapades, danger, stalking, evil alien, alien encounter, resort, ocean or sea, truck, disintegration ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 2.9
 716
Brain of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: offbeat, rough, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, brain transplant, acid, voyeur, terminal illness, experiment gone awry, escapades, heroes, zombie, showbiz, island, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.1
 911
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, deadly, buddies, escapades, supernatural ability, nudity (full frontal - brief), imaginary, danger, chases and races, heroes, deadly creature, pets ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
64%
 3.6
 2K
Sabretooth (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Using fossilized DNA, a scientist resurrects one of nature's most fearsome predators, a sabretooth tiger. Scientific ambition turns deadly, however, when the creature escapes and begins savagely stalking its prey - the human race.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, heroes, danger, deadly, gory, tiger, creature feature, catastrophe, chase, brutality, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.5
 3K
It's Alive (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's Alive is a modern remake of the classic 1970s horror film. When a young woman learns that she's pregnant, she leaves graduate school to set up a home with her boyfriend in the country. The fate of the happy new family takes a gruesome ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, mutant, baby, pregnancy, riddles and clues, supernatural, disorder, deadly, babies and infants, danger, curses spells and rituals, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 656
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: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: mutant, tunnel, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, deadly, chaos, murder, scientist, survival, isolation, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
gory movies
3623
deadly movies
9725
monster movies
2583
 5.6
 2K
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: supernatural, deadly creature, gory, danger, deadly, escapades, experiment gone awry, social relations, abandoned mine, dynamite, tentacle, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
In the Year 2889 (1969)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The last seven survivors of a nuclear war barricade themselves against an attack by a mutant cannibal.
Style: scary, serious, bleak, rough, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, survival, moonshine, end of the world, radiation, murder, post apocalypse, confined, life is a bitch, imaginary, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.7
 725
'It's Alive!' (1969)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A farmer traps three people in a cave with his pet prehistoric monster.
Style: scary, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, monster, cave, crazy, deadly, supernatural ability, confined, supernatural, escapades, danger, mentally unstable, deadly creature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, deadly creature, danger, deadly, psychopath, chaos, chase, murder, creature feature ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.6
 659
Slayer (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elite commando squad led by longtime soldier buddies Hawk and Grives run afoul of lethal and powerful vampires in a South American rain forest. Grieves gets turned into a vampire and becomes leader of a savage roving herd. Moreover, Hawk has to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, soldier, wilderness, escapades, leadership, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 2K
Scintilla (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From a torturous cell in Africa, Abel Powell is released and given the chance to regroup his team of skilled mercenaries for one last job. A top scientist will guide them half a mile underground through an ex-Soviet bunker to extract the vital ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, danger, heroes, deadly creature, military base, mutant, deadly, laboratory, imaginary, indoor, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia (former ussr), russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Frankenstein Theory (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the makers of The Last Exorcism comes a boldly original vision of horror. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful
Plot: wilderness, found footage, deadly creature, obsessive quest, escapades, supernatural, danger, mutant, deadly, experiment gone awry, frankenstein's monster, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.9
 905
Zombie Wars (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fifty years after a world-wide zombie epidemic had begun, a small group of rebel soldiers learn that intelligent zombies have begun breeding humans for food. The soldiers plan an all-out war to rid the Earth of the flesh-eating monsters for good, as ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, blood, survival, supernatural, chaos, deadly, gory, danger, survival horror, gore, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.7
 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, danger, deadly, mutant, comet, deadly creature, escapades, violence spree, chaos and mayhem, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, astronaut, escapades, space and aliens, supernatural, man versus machine, space travel, a.i., mad scientist, experiment gone awry, battles, nasa ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, mad scientist, chaos, deadly creature, mutant, danger, deadly, imaginary, dangerous animal, disorder, gory, extinction ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man who loves to travel, travels to an island where a mad doctor is creating zombies.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, murder, investigation, deadly, danger, isolation, missing person, mad doctor, island, laboratory, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%