Movies like The Crawlers

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The Crawlers (1993)
 2.7
 1K
The Crawlers (1993)
Original name: Contamination .7
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: People from a small town are attacked by evil radioactive tree roots growing in the forest.
Style: ambiguous ending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: creature, dog, monster, killer animal, violence, forest, blonde, death, radiation, old man, pursuit, bartender, sheriff, car chase, murder, brother sister relationship, blood, brunette, legs, bar, cigarette smoking, hill, small town, terror, moustache ...
Time: 90s, 1990s

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Most similar movies to The Crawlers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about murder, blood, violence, death, gore, monster and survival mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Crawlers: Phantoms (1998), Without Warning (1980), Splinter (2008), The Milpitas Monster (1976), The Blob (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 19K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, danger, monster, military, quarantine, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Without Warning (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An alien creature stalks human prey.
Style: cult film, exciting, scary, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: lake, espionage, cabin, predator, alien, creature, forest, wilderness, paranoia, prey, chaos and mayhem, teenage life ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 40s
Place: canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 33K
Splinter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: scary, bleak, bloody, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, blood splatter, infected, virus, weekend, partners in crime, death, hit by a car, creature, infection, torn in half ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Milpitas Monster (1976)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A monster created from a garbage dump; local pollution terrorizes a town
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: tv station, mutant, high school, monster, garbage, terror, party, environmental, creature, small town, part animation, contamination
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.5
 31K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.9
 1K
The Forest (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cannibal hermit living in the woods preys on campers and hikers for his food supply.
Style: sadistic, psycho film, suspense, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: cannibalism, murder, forest, slasher, psychopath, terror, sadism, violence, stalking, adultery, camping, cannibal ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, future dystopia, zombie, survival, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1995, 1990s, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Dead Are Alive (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A photographer on an archaeological expedition digging up Etruscan ruins in Italy begins to suspect that not all the Etruscans buried there are actually dead.
Style: suspense, gothic, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: tomb, supernatural power, blood splatter, bloody violence, zombie, living dead, paranormal phenomena, gore, terror, murder, blood, gothic horror ...
Time: year 1972, 70s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, mutant, small town, deadly creature, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, chaos, plague, toxic, toxic waste ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Minutes Past Midnight (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As midnight falls, all manner of terror invades the Earth. demons, cannibals, killers, ghosts and monsters swarm the world in these tales of the supernatural, the fantastic, and the just plain horrific. Featuring nine stories of horror.
Style: anthology, bleak, scary, rough
Plot: creature, cannibalism, ghost, monster, terror, serial killer, gore, pursuit, nanny, axe, blood, musician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 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, experiment gone awry, survival, investigation, danger, deadly, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.7
 9K
Cabin Fever (2016)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this grisly remake of the 2002 horror hit, five college chums rent an isolated woodland cabin for a party. But their fun quickly ends when the group is exposed to a hideous flesh-eating virus, and survival becomes the name of the game.
Style: suspense, bleak, rough, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: cabin in the woods, virus, disease, teenager, vacation, dog, isolation, death, burned alive, sex scene, friendship, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspense, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind control, space and aliens, evil alien, alien contact, alien invasion, alien, deadly creature, murder, danger, political corruption, alien encounter, parasite ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Sweeney Todd, a barber, and Maggie Lovett, a baker, join forces to commit a series of brutal, gory murders in London with a little help from Tobias Ragg, an employee of Maggie' bakery who abducts a number of customers from the barber shop and ...
Style: awful, psychotronic, sadistic, british horror, psycho film
Plot: hairdresser, gore, cannibal, dismemberment, violence, murder, blood, gory violence, sadistic killer, sadism, murderer duo, body part ...
Time: 70s, victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Millennium Bug (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the Haskin family seeks refuge from Y2K hysteria in the isolated forests of the Sierra Diablos mountains, madness and terror find them there. Abducted by a vicious hillbilly clan, the Haskins fight for survival, but neither they nor the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, scary, tense, surprise ending
Plot: monster, mutant, violence, bug, survival, beetle, stranded, in the woods, tied feet, gore, psychopath, stupid victim ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Psychos in the Woods (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A motley group of friends go camping in a remote forest where people have been disappearing for several years. What starts as an innocent weekend of fun turns into an ordeal of backwoods terror as a group of psychotic wood-dwellers starts stalking ...
Style: suspense, brutal, sadistic, serious
Plot: psycho killer, murder, torture, wilderness, violence, backwoods, forest, danger, punk rocker, knife, stoner, witch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Nightmare City (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, apocalypse, danger, virus, countryside, airplane, survival, violence spree, race against time, chaos, radiation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: rome italy, europe, southern italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 278K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: suspenseful, bad ending, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, fog, fear, trapped, tentacle, deadly creature, creature, stephen king, chaos and mayhem, alternate dimension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.8
 47K
Scanners (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, intense, scary ...
Plot: telekinesis, mind control, violence, scientist, world domination, mind reading, murder, supernatural ability, social misfits, misfit, conspiracy, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Eyes in the Dark (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Secret video files just discovered on an FBI server prove that the government has been hiding unexplained disappearances and a dangerous presence in the Pacific Northwest wilderness.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: legend, video camera, college student, forest, found footage, evil, survival, group of friends, murder, mystery, danger, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After the suicide of her only friend, Rachel has never felt more on the outside. The one person who reached out to her, Jessie, also happens to be part of the popular crowd that lives to torment outsiders like her. But Rachel has something else that ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, prom, suicide, blood, lone wolves, small town, innocence lost, teacher, telekinesis, murder, fire, swimming pool ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: cult film, scary, suspenseful, tense, harsh ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, family in danger, danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 5K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, murder, stalking, slasher, camp counselor, psychopath, danger, teenage life, wilderness, psycho, slasher killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.6
 1K
Nightbeasts (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A father and son on a weekend hunting trip encounter supernatural horror in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: sasquatch, creature, forest, supernatural, killing spree, father son relationship, wilderness, legend, bigfoot, hunting, creature feature, survival ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Creature Below (2016)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young scientist discovers a malevolent entity which sets her on a bloody descent into the jaws of insanity.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Plot: lovecraftian, creature, murder, monster, marine biologist, nightmare, sibling relationship, diving, creature feature, eaten alive, insanity, shower ...
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Day of the Animals (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The depletion of the earth's ozone layer causes animals above the altitude of 5000 feet to run amok, which is very unfortunate for a group of hikers who get dropped off up there by helicopter just before the quarantine is announced.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, dog, survival, camping, animal life, danger, supernatural, adventure, deadly, save the planet, battles, creature feature ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Ghost in the Machine (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karl, a technician in a computer shop, is also the "Address Book Killer," who obtains the names of his victims from stolen address books. Terry and her son Josh come into the store to price software, and a salesman uses Terry's ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, hospital, technology, murder, virtual reality, computer, computer virus, psychopath, single parent, stalking, ghost, electrocution ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A House Is Not a Home (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ben (Webb) and Linda Williams move the family into a dream home in a last ditch effort to save their troubled marriage. Despite their good intentions, they cannot shake the feeling that they are being watched by something. Their unimaginable fears ...
Plot: pursuit, blood, fear, death, creature, monster, ghost, gore
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Weasels Rip My Flesh (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Returning from the planet Venus, an errant NASA spacecraft crashes into the ocean, spilling its radioactive cargo. Enveloped by a radioactive mass, a rabid weasel is transformed into a gigantic killer mutant. Prowling the countryside, the huge ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, murder, monster, mutation, violence, bicycle, gore, creature feature, dead children, camp
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, cult film, rough, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cult, survival, rescue, isolation, danger, back from the dead, chaos, cannibalism, trapped, cemetery, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%