Movies like The Vindicator

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The Vindicator (1986)
 5.0
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The Vindicator (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An employee of a secret company operation becomes the victim of the company's special weapons project. He is transformed into a robotic killing machine that, because of his programming must destroy anything that comes near him.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, danger, robot, explosion, crimes, androids and robots, superhuman powers, killer robot, a.i., experiment gone awry, imaginary, strong violent content, escapades, disorder, deadly, rivalry, technology gone awry, weapon system, profanity, machine, superhero, monster, fight, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Vindicator

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and exciting films with plots about danger, imaginary, escapades, deadly, heroes, rivalry and experiment gone awry mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Vindicator: Mandroid (1993), Assassin (1986), Darkman (1990), Eve of Destruction (1991), Hollow Man (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mandroid (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In his hidden laboratory deep in Russia, Dr. Karl Zimmer has invented the Mandroid, a humanoid robot which follows the motions of a man in a special control suit. He has offered the invention to the USA, who have sent Smith and Wait from the CIA for ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, mad scientist, a.i., man versus machine, experiment gone awry, deadly, inventions and discoveries, investigation, rivalry, danger, undercover, save the day ...
Place: russia, romania
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100%
 4.7
 323
Assassin (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A retired agent from an Intelligence Agency is contacted by the Agency in order to stop an ultra-secret robot who is killing some government officials. That will be not an easy task, because the robot looks human and it was specifically built to be ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, mad scientist, androids and robots, espionage, crimes, chaos, mentally unstable, assassination, escapades, life is a bitch, undercover, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 61K
Darkman (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his laboratory is destroyed by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disfigurement, scientist, vengeance, mask, gangsters, vigilantism, rivalry, secret identity, danger, crimes, heroes, experiment ...
Time: 1990s, year 1989, year 1990, 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Eve of Destruction (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eve is a military robot made to look exactly like her creator, Dr. Eve Simmons. When she is damaged during a bank robbery, the robot becomes an unstoppable killing machine. Colonel Jim McQuade is assigned to stop the robot and with the help from Dr. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, terrorism, chaos, danger, androids and robots, space and aliens, race against time, technology gone awry, terminator, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.8
 128K
Hollow Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cocky researcher, Sebastian Caine is working on a project to make living creatures invisible and he's so confident he's found the right formula that he tests it on himself and soon begins to vanish. The only problem is – no-one can ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: invisibility, mad scientist, invisible man, experiment, swearing, danger, scientist, psychopath, murder, crimes, violence, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Death Machine (1994)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Chaank Armaments is experimenting with the ultimate fighting machine which is part human - part machine. So far, the Hardman project has been unreliable and has killed a number of innocent people. The genius behind this project is Jack who lives in ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, mad scientist, survival, androids and robots, graphic violence, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, crimes, danger, man versus machine, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the year 2074, the cybernetics market is dominated by two rival companies: USA's Pinwheel Robotics and Japan's Kobayashi Electronics. Cyborgs are commonplace, used for anything from soldiers to prostitutes. Casella Reese is a prototype ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, hitman, chase, on the run, rivalry, rescue, robot, explosion, assassin, androids and robots, chaos, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.3
 1K
Dark Island (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After losing contact with its researchers on a remote island, a military corporation hires a group of scientists and soldiers to find out what went wrong. But when they arrive, the team quickly discovers that the weapons testing performed on the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bio weapon, experiment gone awry, island, survival, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, danger, disorder, scientist, graphic violence, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Dragon Fighter (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie begins in Southern England in the Middle Ages and then six knights are seen riding in horses towards a destroyed town. They see the remains of burned buildings and dead people until they come upon a mother and her dead baby. She quickly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, survival, experiment gone awry, imaginary, chaos, dangerous animal, danger, heroes, rescue, disorder, deadly, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.7
 3K
R.O.T.O.R. (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robotic Officer Tactical Operation Research. A prototype robot intended for crime combat escapes from the development lab and goes on a killing rampage.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, society, law enforcement, heroes, androids and robots, imaginary, chaos, disorder, terminator, man with glasses, helmet ...
Place: dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 769
Automatic (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robgen industries newest security system is "The J Series Automatic", an android model designed and programmed to protect humans from violent attacks. But one night, an Automatic named J269 discovers a Robgen executive trying to rape a ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, skyscraper, on the run, danger, crimes, frame up, cons and scams, murder, chaos, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 4K
Watchers (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy takes in a stray dog, later finding out that its an ultra-intelligent runaway from a genetic research lab. Unknow to him, the dog is being stalked by another escaped creature thats not quite so friendly.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, danger, on the run, genetic engineering, government agent, stalking, laboratory, dog, heroes, supernatural ability, creature ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Hong Kong martial arts version of Jekyll and Hyde, with Hyde as the mythical fighting champion known as the White Tiger battling the Triads, drug trafficking and illegal organ transplants.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, disorder, murder, gang, crimes, deadly, danger, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, organized crime, triad ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 84K
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, cynical, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, cyberpunk, killer robot, robot, law enforcement, police officer, police, crimes, society, gang, tough law enforcer ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, near future, 90s ...
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Plot: cloning, mad scientist, evil alien, monster, alien encounter, supernatural ability, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos, a.i., heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 16K
Vice (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Julian Michaels has designed the ultimate resort: VICE, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-aware and escapes, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., artificial intelligence, humanoid robot, profanity, resort, virtual reality, imaginary, danger, adventure, escapades, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Terminal Justice (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 2008 cybersex can only be surpassed by one thing: Cloned women, especially created for their clients. This puts Pamela Travis, a famous and much sought-after cybersex star in great danger - Dr. Vivyan, scientist and genius in the field of ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, captivity, experiment gone awry, sexual relations, technology gone awry, alien encounter, a.i., race against time, computers and web, kidnapping, custody ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 3K
Ice Soldiers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A scientist discovers the bodies of three frozen genetically modified Russians buried in the Canadian North. Upon thawing them out he realizes he has unleashed a deadly threat to Western society and must stop them at all costs.
Style: rough, serious, suspense, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, race against time, soldier, chase, superhuman powers, save the day, deadly, escapades, heroes, chases and races, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 30K
Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, futuristic, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, post apocalypse, future dystopia, martial arts, chase, chaos, one man army, plague, heroes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 80s
Place: new york, usa, georgia, south carolina, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Cyber-Tracker 2 (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent (Wilson) battles an arms dealer who is creating a cyborg army.
Style: serious, rough, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, martial arts, special agents, kidnapping, danger, undercover, changing the past or future, adventure, escapades, man versus machine, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Darkman III: Die Darkman Die (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Darkman, needing money to continue his experiments on synthetic skin, steals a crate of cash from drug lord Peter Rooker...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, dark
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, scientist, experiment, drug lord, danger, imaginary, gangsters, mad scientist, undercover, gang, rivalry ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.4
 54K
Jason X (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher killer, serial killer, survival, psychopath, outer space, murder, space station, danger, good versus evil, scientist, heroic mission, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.1
 2K
SharkMan (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When he began fusing human and shark DNA, his colleagues laughed at him. Now his creation is taking his revenge, and they aren't laughing anymore.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, island, shark, deadly, supernatural, heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, mutant, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 1K
Cyborg Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ex-DEA agent Jack receives an emergency message from his brother Phillip, whose team was ambushed on the Caribbean island of St. Keith. Jack goes to St. Keith to find his brother, who has been turned into a cyborg by the drug runner he was after.
Style: semi serious, futuristic, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, heroes, mad scientist, police shootout, chaos, manhunt, journalism, danger, killer robot, island, cybernetics ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: caribbean, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hollow Man II (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of scientist, Dr. Devin Villiers, Det. Frank Turner and his partner are assigned to protect Villiers' colleague, who revealed that a veteran soldier was subjected to an experiment with the objective of creating the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invisibility, superhuman powers, murder, police officer killed, night vision, on the run, mad scientist, psychopath, supernatural, serial killer, manhunt, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, seattle, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the appearance of a new Gojira (Godzilla), the Japanese government builds a robotic Godzilla from the bones of the original monster that attacked Tokyo in 1954 to stop the beast.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant robots, androids and robots, godzilla, bio weapon, giant monster, creature feature, supernatural, heroic mission, alien encounter, space travel, technology gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, 20th century, 21st century, year 2003 ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Riding with Death (1976)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dimwitted, meaty guy foils criminals by turning invisible.
Style: serious, scary, bleak, rough
Plot: crimes, special agents, undercover, space and aliens, escapades, manhunt, government agency, imaginary, chases and races, dishonesty, benign alien, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 31K
The Machine (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., robot, man versus machine, laboratory, fear, technology gone awry, hi-tech, distopia, inventions and discoveries, military ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Screamers: The Hunting (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "screamers." Once the squad arrives, they find a group ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, rescue, deadly, space travel, survival, a.i., danger, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Luc Deveraux, the heroic former Universal Soldier, is about to be thrown into action once again. When Seth (Michael Jai White), the supercomputer controlled ultra-warrior, decides to take revenge and destroy its creators, only Luc can stop it. All ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, martial arts, a.i., timebomb, one man army, experiment gone awry, cyborgs, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, deadly, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%