Movies like The Darker Side of Terror

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The Darker Side of Terror (1979)
 5.2
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The Darker Side of Terror (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a scientist at a research lab is passed over for a promotion, he creates a clone of himself to attempt to seduce the wife of the man who got the job.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: scientist, clones, experiment, maniac, serial killer, cat, death, male female relationship, science, male virgin, cloning, doctor, rabbit, loss of virginity, discrimination, eye, human, murder, fanatic, stolen identity, bigotry, steroids, strangulation, husband wife relationship, burned alive ...

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Most similar movies to The Darker Side of Terror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, serious, scary and suspenseful films with plots about scientist, experiment, murder, mad scientist, death, laboratory and monster mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Darker Side of Terror: The Clonus Horror (1979), Embryo (1976), X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963), Black Frankenstein (1973), Terror in the Swamp (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Clonus Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cloning, conspiracy, politician, experiment gone awry, heroes, government agency, society, deadly, dishonesty, technology gone awry, future dystopia, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 1K
Embryo (1976)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: playground, rapid aging, evil woman, murder of son, sex worker, man carrying a woman, human experimentation, dead son, female villain, cult, childbirth, human ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story concerns Dr James Xavier, ably portrayed by Ray Milland. He has invented a serum for improving human vision. When his funding is cut he proceeds to experiment on himself -- with horrifying results. From the director who gave you Swamp ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: monkey, hospital, experiment, scientist, surgery, experimenting, supernatural, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, gambling, scheming, laboratory ...
Place: las vegas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Black Frankenstein (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eddie is a Vietnam veteran who loses his arms and legs when he steps on a land mine, but a brilliant surgeon is able to attach new limbs. Unfortunately an insanely jealous assistant (who has fallen in love with Eddie's fiance) switches ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: vietnam veteran, monster, experiment, scientist, laboratory, mad scientist, gore, creature feature, vietnam war veteran, science runs amok, disembowelment, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Terror in the Swamp (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In effort to create the perfect nutria for breeding by the fur industry, a scientist and his assistant inadvertently create a brutal mutation that escapes into the nearby swamps.
Plot: creature, death, mutation, sea monster, violence, scientist, monster, experiment, mutant, swamp, science, maniac ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: This much-requested, made-for-TV adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel stars Michael Sarrazin as the creature given life by Victor Frankenstein (Leonard Whiting), who witnesses his creation turn uncontrollable after he's duped by his ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: monster, reanimation, doctor, scientist, murder, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Henderson Monster (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small town becomes gripped by an ethical debate when the community discover a moody, egotistical scientist is experimenting with DNA and the creation of new life.
Plot: mad scientist, small town, dna testing, research, doctor, genetics, ethics, scientist, mutant, experiment, deoxyribonucleic acid, college ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.2
 249
The Brain (1962)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A millionaire businessman's brain is kept alive after a fatal accident, and communicates clues to a doctor on the trail of the killer
Style: psychotronic
Plot: brain, scientist, bomb, murder, priest, experiment, medical, businessman, killer, actor, air disaster, intercom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Invisible Maniac (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An invisible scientist escapes from an asylum and teaches high-school physics to nubile teens.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, mad scientist, sexploitation, psychopath, gory, disorder, experiment gone awry, school, voyeurism, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Tomorrow's Child (1982)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The wife of a research geneticist agrees to the experimental procedure of a 'test-tube baby' by having her fetus brought to full term in a glass jar in a laboratory.
Style: futuristic
Plot: father, child, equality, loss of control, death by drowning, gene manipulation, faked pregnancy, drowning, mother, childbirth, choice, advanced technology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.6
 157K
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: mutant, science, experiment, scientist, mad scientist, tragic love, mutation, nightmare, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, research, genetically altered ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.5
 4K
Poison (1991)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away. After the event, a documentary in cheesy lurid colors asks what Richie was like and what led up to the shooting. In the ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, avant garde, enigmatic, sexy ...
Plot: social misfits, life is a bitch, riddles and clues, aids, prison, abusive father, surrealism, murder, sexuality, blood, love, punishment ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Mark's Secret to Eternal Life (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: 18-year-old Mark wakes up in a parallel world where no one knows who he is - not his family, friends or girlfriend - and discovers that he and all the people he loves will soon die a painful death.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: civil war, serial killer, parallel world, death, murder, monster, supernatural, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 488
Rejuvenator (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rich actress who has gotten too old for leading roles employs a scientist who is working on a formula for eternal youth. The formula involves withdrawing certain fluids from the human brain. She takes the serum, but its unforeseen side effects ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: scientist, experiment, mutation, fountain of youth, creature feature, gore, rejuvenation, actress, drugs, drug, transformation, monster
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Projected Man (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Matter-transmitter sabotage leaves a British scientist (Bryant Halliday) disfigured and full of amps.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: laboratory, teleportation, blackmail, scientist, experiment, mouse, murder, revenge, sabotage, electrocution, laser, disfigurement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, experiment gone awry, rescue, vengeance, supernatural, deadly creature, immortality, reincarnation, danger, science, mutant ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 1700s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: geneva switzerland, swiss alps, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.0
 856
Strange Blood (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a brilliant but obsessive scientist goes to extremes to develop a universal cure for all disease, he finds himself infected with a bizarre parasite that begins to transform him into a bloodthirsty madman. Time running out, he must find a way to ...
Style: macabre, brutal, atmospheric, bloody, depressing
Plot: scientist, zombie, danger, cancer, humanity, serum, working out, experiment, cure, disease, male nudity, crazy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Elizabeth Harvest (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The newly married Elizabeth arrives with her new husband, the scientist Henry, at a magnificent house. He tells her that she can do there anything she pleases, except to enter a certain closed room.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: cloning, locked room, scientist, secret, wife, newlyweds, murder, uncover truth, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, danger, estate ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.7
 137
The Clones (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A scientist discovers a plot to clone other scientists so the government can control the weather.
Style: cult film, psychotronic, psychedelic
Plot: clones, frog, security guard, secret experiment, swamp, dark secret, death, roller coaster, mistaken identity, exploding car, nuclear reactor, grenade ...
Time: 70s
Place: southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 30K
Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: intellectual, futuristic, exciting, clever, philosophical ...
Plot: scientist, cloning, science, resurrection, car accident, family in danger, genetics, scientific experiment, family, biologist, laboratory, consciousness ...
Time: near future
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Blackmailing a young couple to assist with his horrific experiments the Baron, desperate for vital medical data, abducts a man from an insane asylum. On route the abductee dies and the Baron and his assistant transplant his brain into a corpse. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: transplant, murder, mad scientist, social misfits, danger, misfit, serial killer, hidden identity, imaginary, mutant, disorder, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 93K
Hibrid (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, monster, danger, supernatural, laboratory, cloning, genetics, dna, couple relations, ambition, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Frozen Dead (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crazed scientist keeps the heads of Nazi war criminals alive until he can find appropriate bodies on which to attach them so he can revive the Third Reich.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: scientist, disembodied head, laboratory, dismemberment, mad doctor, held at gunpoint, experiment, brain surgery, falling in love, severed arm, nazi, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The ultimate weapon, claimed to be safe for mankind, produces global side-effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 in Switzerland where he meets Dr. Victor ...
Style: futuristic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, save the world, mutant, vengeance, destiny, danger, betrayal, chaos ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2030s, 21st century, 1810s ...
Place: switzerland, los angeles, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde (1976)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A doctor (Bernie Casey) in a Watts clinic takes his own medicine and becomes a monstrous white killer of hookers.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: jekyll and hyde, evil doctor, african american, police, prostitute, serum, race, potion, mad scientist, transformation, metamorphosis, scientist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.8
 253
Camp Fear (1991)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Some sorority sisters opt for camping in the woods with a handsome professor instead of going to Palm Springs for spring break. However, the orgy is interrupted when some druids appear and decide they need to sacrifice the sisters to prevent the ...
Style: apocalyptic
Plot: abduction, missing person, panties, white panties, erotica, monster, girl stripped down to panties, forest, sacrifice, drunkenness, student, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 392
The Body Shop (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Emminent plastic surgeon and mad scientist Don Brandon loses his wife Anitra - pinup model and social butterfly - in a tragic accident. He and his faithful humpbacked and drooling assistant Igor - oops, I mean Greg - busy themselves experimenting ...
Plot: surgeon, mad scientist, experiment, reanimated corpse, obsession, murderer, truck driver, dismembered body, electricity, love, stabbed in the back, reanimation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Terror Out of the Sky (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: TV sequel to "The Savage Bees" featuring more rampaging insects. This time a marching band and a school bus get in the path of the bees.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: marching band, school bus, swarm, bee, animal attack, scientist, insect, territory, schoolboy
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dr. Jekyll & Mistress Hyde (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Jackie Stevenson is a Los Angeles based therapist and scientist who tries to invent a serum to separate the pure from the lustful side of the female psychosis. After she has an unsuccessful experiment with a female client named Martine, which ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: split personality, scientist, surrealism, infidelity, female nudity, lesbian kiss, misogyny, bondage, drugs, lesbian, sex, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, danger, dangerous animal, island, insect, scientist, gory, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%