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Sssssss (1973)
 5.4
 3K
Sssssss (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: David, a college student, is looking for a job. He is hired by Dr. Stoner as a lab assistant for his research and experiments on snakes. David also begins to fall for Stoner's young daughter, Kristina. However, the good doctor has secretly brewed up a serum that can transform any man into a King Cobra snake-and he plans to use it on David.
Style: suspenseful, scary, stylized, absurd, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic, macabre, tense, suspense ...
Plot: snake, mad scientist, experiment, transformation, cobra, fall in love, serum, laboratory, college student, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, track down, mutation, mutant, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, exploitation, body horror, teacher student relationship, missing person, secret, father daughter relationship, human becoming an animal, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, psychotronic and cult film films with plots about danger, deadly, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, mutant, supernatural and monster mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sssssss: Parasite (1982), From Beyond (1986), The Fly (1986), Swamp Thing (1982), The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.0
 2K
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: experiment gone awry, deadly creature, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, danger, bio weapon, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, year 1992, 90s, 1990s, near future ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 23K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 160K
The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: scary, suspense, atmospheric, psychological, rough ...
Plot: science, mutant, experiment, scientist, mad scientist, tragic love, mutation, nightmare, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, research, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 13K
Swamp Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: swamp, mutant, superhero, laboratory, mad scientist, rescue, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, deadly, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, usa, holland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Bill Cortner and his fiancée, Jan Compton, are driving to his lab when they get into a horrible car accident. Compton is decapitated. But Cortner is not fazed by this seemingly insurmountable hurdle. His expertise is in transplants, and he is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, macabre, humorous ...
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, experiment, mad doctor, surgery, car accident, transplant, experiment gone awry, woman in danger, danger, deadly, stripper ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, evil alien, mad scientist, small town, save the world, experiment gone awry, disorder, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, amateur detective, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, absurd, tense, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, psychopath, disorder, danger, deadly, mentally challenged, misfit, mental illness, countryside, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 2K
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, danger, deadly, investigation, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.8
 7K
It's Alive (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Heavily pregnant Lenore Davis tells her husband, Frank, that she is in labor. They leave their eleven year-old son Chris with their friend Charley and they head to the Community Hospital. Lenore feels that something is wrong and delivers a monster ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, mutant, investigation, baby, gory, deadly creature, supernatural, family in danger, isolation, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, santa monica california, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, genetics, survival, mutant, experiment, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, island, rebellion, transformation, experiment gone awry, mutation ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Forbidden World (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, laboratory, planet, genetics, isolation, battles, save the planet, chaos, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.0
 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, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, survival, shower, post apocalypse, monster, alien, creature, mutant, disorder, chaos, desert, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, 20th century, 1990s, year 1998, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, dangerous animal, mad scientist, chaos, deadly, danger, mutation ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: raped by monster, contamination, rape, experiment gone awry, survival, fisherman, mad scientist, deadly creature, mutation, heroic mission, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Mutations (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mad scientist (Donald Pleasence) crosses plants with people, and the results wind up in a sideshow.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, kidnapping, transformation, experiment, human experiment, murder, factory, prostitute, chaos, animal life, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 26K
The Brood (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary, cult film ...
Plot: body horror, mutant, experiment gone awry, transformation, danger, murder, genetically altered, strangulation, attic, surrealism, doctors and patients, dwarf ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 19K
Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, resort, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 817
Horror High (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster. In a fit of rage against his tormentors at the high school, Vernon Potts goes on a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: slasher, murder, high school, experiment gone awry, school, investigation, rivalry, disfigurement, bullying, revenge, potion, transformation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 3.6
 2K
Mansquito (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mosquito, experiment gone awry, danger, supernatural, swat, track down, escaped prisoner, transformation, virus, police investigation, insect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his town lies in the path of hoards of migrating tarantulas. Before he can take action, the streets are overrun by killer spiders, trapping a small group ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, harsh, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spider, tarantula, plague, death, siege, small town, hotel, amateur detective, deadly creature, spiders, dangerous animal, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, extinction, disorder ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, dangerous animal, danger, island, insect, scientist, escapades, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.5
 5K
Hydra (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mad scientist (and apparent former Nazi) unleashes his master plan: to transform himself into a mutated walking catfish, gain revenge on those who have spurned him, and kidnap nubile young women to similarly transform so that he can breed. Or ...
Style: scary, offbeat, serious, surprise ending, cult film ...
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, fish, radioactivity, man beast, deadly, crimes, danger, vengeance, experiment gone awry, imaginary, supernatural ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 11K
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, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, murder, survival, crimes, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 57K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: cult film, dark humor, humorous, sinister, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, bodies, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, strangulation, graphic violence, danger, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, massachusetts, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Bride of Re-Animator (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.
Style: humorous, scary, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police detective, laboratory, mad scientist, zombie, danger, good versus evil, perversion, experiment gone awry, science, basement, reanimation, doctor ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 21K
The Fly II (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martin Brundle, born of the human/fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state.
Style: scary, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: teleportation, monster, laboratory, gore, mutation, body horror, genetic engineering, human becomes animal, mad scientist, gory, transformation, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Neil Agar, a security agent with the State Department, is dispatched to Peckham, California to investigate the death of a bacteriologist working at government-sponsored Brandt Research. His investigation is soon complicated by a growing number of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, scientist, small town, bee, research laboratory, insect, mutant, deadly, special agents, crimes, danger, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 16K
Rabid (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood -- the only nourishment that will now sustain her.
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vampire, body horror, rabies, infected, surgery, murder, accident, mad scientist, gory, experiment gone awry, plague, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Once again tampering with mother nature to disastrous results, Dr. Herbert West continues his research while serving time in a maximum security prison for his previous exploits. West's limited prison-cell experiments are suddenly interrupted by ...
Style: dark humor, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, prison, insanity, convict, experiment, danger, violence, doctor, laboratory, survival, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%