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Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo (1977)
 4.7
 601
Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An airplane carring coffee beans from South America has some unpleasant stowaways: a hoard of tarantulas which overcome the pilots as the airplane is flying over an orange-producing town in California. The airplane crashes, and the unlucky inhabitants of the town release the poisonous spiders into their midst. Once the town's officials discover that the tarantulas are responsible for several deaths, the tarantulas have already descended upon the town's only orange-processing factory. The town's citizens risk their lives to remove the tarantulas from the factory while the poisonous pests are rendered motionless by the transmitted sound of buzzing bees
Style: suspense, psychotronic
Plot: spider, tarantula, air disaster, spider bite, school, airplane, money, cheating wife, firefighter, motorcycle, truck, death, pilot, soldier, plane crash, children, train, insect, crash, ambulance, smuggler, singing, alcohol, storm, taxi ...
Place: california, latin america, south america, ecuador

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Most similar movies to Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and serious films with plots about murder, death, blood, corpse, fear, danger and deadly mostly in Thriller, Horror and Comedy genres. Some movies like Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo: The Swarm (1978), The Beast in the Cellar (1971), Ben (1972), Blue Sunshine (1977), Midnight's Child (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.5
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The Swarm (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack without reason. Disaster movie-master Irwin Allen's film contains ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, survival, military, bee, race against time, danger, rescue, antidote, panic, heroic mission, chaos, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Beast in the Cellar (1971)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two spinsters have kept their mad brother locked up in their cellar for 30 years. Then he escapes ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
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Time: 60s
Place: italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
 3K
Ben (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lonely boy becomes good friends with Ben, a rat. This rat is also the leader of a pack of vicious killer rats, killing lots of people.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: rat, death, violence, dangerous animal, friendship, animal life, danger, boy, survival horror, terror, invasion, exploitation ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Blue Sunshine (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a party, someone goes insane and murders three women. Falsely accused of the brutal killings, Jerry is on the run. More bizarre killings continue with alarming frequency all over town. Trying to clear his name, Jerry discovers the shocking ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Midnight's Child (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
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Arachnophobia (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A large spider from the jungles of South America is accidentally transported in a crate with a dead body to America where it mates with a local spider. Soon after, the residents of a small California town disappear as the result of spider bites from ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, macabre, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: creature feature, spider, spiders, small town, survival, danger, expedition, exterminator, animal horror, nobody believes, dangerous animal, coincidence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, usa, south america, venezuela, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Poltergeist III (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carol Anne has been sent to live with her Aunt and Uncle in an effort to hide her from the clutches of the ghostly Reverend Kane, but he tracks her down and terrorises her in her relatives' appartment in a tall glass building. Will he finally ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, demon, skyscraper, good versus evil, poltergeist, supernatural, extrasensory perception, vengeance, urban, family in danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: scary, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sole Survivor (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Denise Watson is a TV station worker who is the only survivor of a unexplained, horrific airplane crash in which she is completely unscratched. Soon, Denise becomes haunted by feelings of unworthiness as well as seeing strange people following her ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, tense, scary ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Final Destination (2000)
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Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Jacob's Ladder (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After losing his brother in combat, Jacob Singer returns home from Afghanistan -- only to be pulled into a mind-twisting state of paranoia. Singer soon realizes that his sibling is alive but life is not what it seems.
Style: suspense, psychological, dark, macabre, twists and turns ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 35K
Halloween 5 (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 7K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.8
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 5.8
 71K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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