Movies like Empire of the Ants

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Empire of the Ants (1977)
 4.2
 5K
Empire of the Ants (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sleazy scam artist Joan Collins tries to sell phony real estate deals down in the Florida everglades. What she and her unsuspecting buyers don't know is the area has been taken over by giant ants!
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, cult film, psychotronic, idiotic, awful, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, ant, real estate, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, crimes, dangerous animal, deadly, toxic, cons and scams, island, animal horror, giant insect, radioactivity, radioactive, technology, real estate agent, investigation, heroes, misfit, animal life, imaginary, isolation, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa, everglades

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Most similar movies to Empire of the Ants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and psychotronic films with plots about danger, escapades, deadly, mutant, supernatural, dangerous animal and experiment gone awry mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Adventure genres. Some movies like Empire of the Ants: The Food of the Gods (1976), The Twilight People (1972), Prophecy (1979), Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968), Monster Island (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Food of the Gods (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Morgan and his friends are on a hunting trip on a remote Canadian island when they are attacked by a swarm of giant wasps. Looking for help, Morgan stumbles across a barn inhabited by an enormous killer chicken. After doing some exploring, they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: island, mutant, rat, space and aliens, giant animal, investigation, dangerous animal, danger, environmentalism, rescue, farmhouse, mountain ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Twilight People (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kidnapped diver is taken to an island inhabited by a mad scientist and his half-animal, half-human creations.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: island, mad scientist, kidnapping, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, imaginary, heroes, zombie, deadly, dangerous animal, escapades ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, contamination, toxic, environmentalism, environmental, danger, deadly, rivalry, experiment gone awry, animal life, native american, animal horror ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
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, slasher ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, murder, investigation, deadly, danger, isolation, missing person, mad doctor, island, laboratory, plague ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Monster Island (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mutant radioactive bugs attack VJs, Carmen Electra and an island full of MTV contest winners in this tongue-in-cheek tribute to B-movies, monster flicks and even MTV. MTV Original Movies presents Monster Island, a flick with old school effects mixed ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, island, danger, deadly, mutant, deadly creature, daring rescue, adventure, dangerous animal, chase, silly humor, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, island, insect, scientist, chaos, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.8
 905
Razortooth (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The concept is based on a true story concerning an exotic species of eels that are released in the southeast from Asia. They breathe air and can survive on land.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: eel, animal horror, mutant, dangerous animal, mad scientist, survival, wilderness, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, small town, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: mad scientist, dinosaur, deadly creature, chaos, mutant, danger, deadly, imaginary, dangerous animal, gory, disorder, extinction ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, evil alien, mad scientist, giant spider, save the world, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, amateur detective, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.2
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Komodo (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the 70's, some Komodo Dragon eggs were dumped on an North Carolina island. Somehow, the baby Komodos survived, and twenty years later they have grown up and taken over the island for themselves. Young Patrick has lost his parents and his ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: dangerous animal, island, deadly, animal attack, isolation, mutant, survival, family in danger, danger, endangered species, creature feature, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Attack of the Sabertooth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Fiji islands, the greedy and unscrupulous owner of the Valalola Resort Primal Park invites investors and guests for an opening party of his compound composed of hotel and zoo aiming to find partners for his discoveries. When a bunch of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: animal horror, survival, isolation, dangerous animal, danger, race against time, chaos, college, heroic mission, theme park, amusement park, cloning ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, deadly, danger, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Scorpius Gigantus (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Geneticist seeks to make a name for herself by saving the planet from disease by using eons-old antibodies, harvested from enlarged six legged creatures. The creatures don't like being big and escape. Send for help.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: giant insect, heroes, danger, deadly, supernatural, experiment gone awry, chases and races, escapades, deadly creature, rivalry, disorder, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Curse of the Komodo (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Genetically-engineered Komodo dragons have become ginormous creatures hunting people on a remote tropical island. A small group of scientists must stop the dragons before they escape the island and destroy the rest of the world.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutation, dangerous animal, island, chaos, danger, experiment gone awry, genetic engineering, deadly, deadly creature, zombie, giant lizard, secret project ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Son of Godzilla (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The 8th Godzilla film is aimed at an even younger audience than its predecessors. In the South Seas, scientists conducting weather experiments encounter gigantic mantises and a giant spider that are attacking Godzilla's offspring.
Style: scary, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: island, giant spider, godzilla, monster, giant monster, weather manipulation, supernatural, heroes, danger, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Semester at Sea ship is attacked and sunk by a mutated two-headed shark, and the survivors seek refuge on a deserted atoll. The coeds, however, are no longer safe when the atoll starts flooding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, ocean or sea, deadly, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, survival, shark attack, escapades, island, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.8
 2K
Mosquito (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An alien starship crashes in a swamp in a U.S. National Park. Some mosquitos begin to feed from the alien's corpses, causing them to grow to the size of a vulture. These mutant insects became very agressive, killing every human being they find. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, absurd, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mosquito, mutant, chaos, deadly creature, danger, space and aliens, battles, animal horror, park ranger, chainsaw, giant insect, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 12K
C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, survival, murder, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 3.2
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Silent Venom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The only thing more terrifying than Snakes on a Plane is "Snakes on a Submarine," and that's exactly what we get in this claustrophobic, sub-aquatic thriller starring Luke Perry. Lieutenant Commander O'Neill (Perry) was piloting ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, underwater, adventure, submarine, survival, mutant, underwater scene, military, race against time, save the day, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, korea, asia, okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, creature feature, murder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, rivalry, murder, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, deadly creature, plague, track down, supernatural, cockroach ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.6
 2K
DNA (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: DNA is a 1997 American science fiction action film starring Mark Dacascos and Jürgen Prochnow, and directed by William Mesa. Filming took place in the Philippines. The film was retitled ADN - La menace for its French DVD release, and Scarabée for ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, jungle, mutant, gene manipulation, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, alien, self sacrifice ...
Time: 90s
Place: borneo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, mutant, danger, escapades, supernatural, buddies, transformation, vengeance, chase, space and aliens, imaginary, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cynicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to the island to free them.
Style: rough, scary, disturbing, suspense, serious ...
Plot: mutant, island, survival, isolation, rescue, mind game, deadly, investigation, danger, experiment gone awry, murder, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.0
 939
Supergator (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, mutant, danger, dangerous animal, island, animal horror, laboratory, chaos, escapades, river, dinosaur ...
Time: prehistory, 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Snakehead Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small town, desperate to recover from hard economic times, is under threat when voracious Snakehead fish mutate and survive previous lake chemical poisonings. The fish transform from pests to predators when human growth hormones are dumped into ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, escapades, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, small town life, disorder, chaos, animal life, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.2
 2K
The Hive (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When ants, displaying never-before-seen behavior, seize an island, the controversial Thorax Team is called in to stop the massive threat, only to discover that the ants are controlled by something beyond this world.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ant, island, invasion, eaten alive, survival, good versus evil, supernatural, rescue, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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 ⇓
59%
 5.2
 2K
Screamers (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Aquatic creatures threaten the existence of a mysterious island.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, sea monster, island, mad scientist, mutant, survival, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries, dangerous animal, isolation, confined, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dangerous animal, genetics, survival, experiment, mutant, chaos and mayhem, island, rebellion, experiment gone awry, transformation, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%