Movies like Phase IV

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Phase IV (1974)
 6.5
 8K
Phase IV (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Arizona ants mock the food chain on their way to a desert lab to get two scientists and a woman.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, scientist, ant, murder, time lapse photography, apocalypse, survival, plague, supernatural, heroes, space travel, misfit, supernatural ability, save the world, dangerous animal, good versus evil, anti hero, experiment gone awry, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, imaginary, chaos, escapades, future dystopia ...
Place: arizona

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Most similar movies to Phase IV

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and psychotronic films with plots about escapades, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, experiment gone awry and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Phase IV: They Crawl (2001), Dinocroc (2004), The Terror Within (1989), The Bone Snatcher (2003), The Hive (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.5
 739
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 ⇓
95%
 3.3
 2K
Dinocroc (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an African dinosaur ancestor of the crocodile is found, Dr. Campbell uses its DNA to create prototypes at Paula Kennedy's Genetic Research Co. (Gereco) lab. However one must be put down after killing someone, another escapes and the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, survival, chaos, adventurer, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, dinosaur, animal life, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, scary, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, monster rape, desert, laboratory, survival, rescue, danger, deadly creature, isolation, apocalypse, plague, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Bone Snatcher (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After miners disappear in the Namib Desert, some scientists find their remains and the demonic creature that killed them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, deadly, isolation, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, rescue, supernatural ability, escapades, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
69%
 4.0
 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, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, bio weapon, danger, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, year 1992, 1990s, near future, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.8
 1K
Python 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The beast is back.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, dangerous animal, undercover, rescue, survival, race against time, deadly, anti hero, escapades, deadly creature, athlete's life, good versus evil ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 ⇓
63%
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 3.9
 848
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, rivalry, race against time, mad scientist, save the world, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.6
 622
Project Viper (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Project Viper is a 2002 movie starring Patrick Muldoon, Theresa Russell, Curtis Armstrong, Tamara Davies. The movie was directed by Jim Wynorski under the pseudonym "Jay Andrews." When a terrifying, bioengineered lifeform is stolen from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, save the world, deadly creature, survival, heroic mission, chaos, danger, supernatural, special agents, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Devil's Tomb (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Mack leads an elite military unit on a search for a missing scientist, and comes face-to-face with an an ancient evil lying beneath the Middle Eastern desert. Evil that is not of this world. Evil that should never be unearthed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, desert, soldier, danger, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, deadly creature, deadly, daring rescue, survival, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.9
 3K
Spiders (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A DNA experiment on a rare breed of spider is taking place on a NASA space shuttle, when a freak meteor shower engulfs the shuttle, causing everything to go horribly wrong. One survivor is found on the ship and watched over in a secret location deep ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, animal horror, mutant, experiment gone awry, danger, space and aliens, dangerous animal, deadly, desert, journalism, news reporter, government coverup ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Forbidden Dimensions (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack Slade was born during a solar eclipse in the year 1980. 18 years later, he finds out he has the ability to travel into the future. He projects himself into the year 2035, where society has been destroyed by a fascist regiment of psychopathic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, scary
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, survival, save the world, danger, chaos, apocalypse, heroes, mutant, space and aliens, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mulberry Street (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, save the world, dangerous animal, plague, rat, danger, supernatural, mad scientist, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.9
 10K
Bats (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly, save the day, danger, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Silent Predators (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1979, a delivery truck makes its way up a lonely southern California highway in a storm, bound for the San Diego Zoo with a deadly tropical rattlesnake as cargo. When the truck suffers a blowout, the driver loses control and hits a tree, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, chases and races, deadly, deadly creature, dangerous animal, crimes, danger, race against time, desert, survival, experiment gone awry, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 632
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, race against time, danger, deadly, supernatural, adventure, dangerous animal, chaos, space travel, alien encounter, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, absurd, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: mutant, giant animal, gene manipulation, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, heroes, dangerous animal, deadly, chaos, danger, mutation, rabbit ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 3.4
 321
Unseen Evil (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of hikers led by a college professor are searching the woods for an ancient Indian burial mound. When they discover a likely site, three members of the group reveal themselves to be grave looters, and tie up the others so they can keep the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, survival, escapades, danger, deadly, crime gone awry, rivalry, gory, betrayal, alien, leadership ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Earth vs. the Spider (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A shy comic book fan is injected with an experimental serum and starts turning into a spider. When web covered bodies start appearing a policeman starts to investigate the strange case.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, crimes, supernatural, deadly creature, disorder, heroes, good versus evil, mad scientist, danger, laboratory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Species: The Awakening (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scientist, Dr Holander, takes his niece Miranda to Mexico in an attempt to reverse the effects of the alien DNA he used to create her. However the treatment goes horribly wrong, and sets Miranda on a killing spree as she sets out to find a mate.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: scientist, supernatural, imaginary, space and aliens, save the world, rivalry, superhuman powers, escapades, deadly creature, benign alien, heroes, danger ...
Time: 2000s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
49%
 4.6
 2K
Living Hell (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a top secret Cold War military project an unstoppable, malignant organism who feeds on light and energy is unleashed threatening to destroy everything in it's path.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, rivalry, race against time, heroes, supernatural, zombie, danger, escapades, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, year 1969, 60s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Anaconda 3: Offspring (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cancer-terminal tycoon Peter Murdoch's secret Wexel Hall Pharmaceuticals lab has developed a blood orchid extract cure. To examine why it works optimally in snakes, they also bread a super-anaconda strain. But the original pair escapes, leaving ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, giant snake, snake, forest, dangerous animal, human versus animal, catastrophe, experiment gone awry, plague, heroic mission, supernatural, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, save the world, danger, heroes, chaos, battles, apocalypse, survival, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
48%
The Zombie Diaries (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the early part of the 21st Century, an unknown virus began spreading among the populous. Within weeks it had engulfed the entire planet, from the smallest communities to the greatest cities. Upon the death of its host, the virus would reanimate ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, futuristic
Plot: zombie, race against time, apocalypse, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, gory, on the run, rescue, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
How to Make a Monster (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Video game developer Clayton Software enlists the talents of a misfit group of programmers to develop the scariest computer combat game: EVILUTION. With four weeks to bring the game to market and a million-dollar bonus on the line, they utilize a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, virtual reality, video game, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, survival, save the day, a.i., supernatural, vengeance, technology gone awry, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Night Shadows (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When two brothers, Josh and Mike, go to a small southern town for a vacation, they find most of the residents either dead or missing. When Mike himself goes missing, Josh teams up with the local sheriff and an attractive school teacher to find him ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, mutant, small town, deadly creature, danger, deadly, experiment gone awry, chaos, plague, toxic, sheriff ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 2K
Bug (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos in a small town. The studies carried out by scientist James Parmiter, however, reveal an intent with much more ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, slasher, serious ...
Plot: investigation, mad scientist, small town, mutation, fire, save the world, race against time, danger, anti heroes, deadly, supernatural, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%