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The Dark Lurking (2009)
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The Dark Lurking (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The eight remaining survivors of a secret research facility barricade themselves away from a horde of ancient and deadly creatures
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, survival, danger, secret place, deadly, mutant, experiment gone awry, zombie, monster, isolation, confined, violence spree, imaginary, strong violent content, escapades, gory, disorder, profanity, indoor, alien, alien creature, gore, creature feature, head blown off
Time: future
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, deadly creature, survival, escapades and experiment gone awry mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like The Dark Lurking: The Incredible Melting Man (1977), Scintilla (2014), Zombie Town (2007), Morlocks (2011), Hybrid (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, space travel, escapades, supernatural, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, zombie, a.i., deadly ...
Time: 70s
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Scintilla (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From a torturous cell in Africa, Abel Powell is released and given the chance to regroup his team of skilled mercenaries for one last job. A top scientist will guide them half a mile underground through an ex-Soviet bunker to extract the vital ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, military base, deadly, heroes, danger, mutant, laboratory, supernatural, indoor, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia (former ussr), russia
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Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: zombie, plague, deadly creature, chaos, danger, violence spree, experiment gone awry, isolation, deadly, survival, disorder, toxic ...
Time: contemporary
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74%
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Morlocks (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ferocious humanoid creatures from the future come back to the present to devour humans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mutant, time machine, survival, chaos, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, deadly, military, battles, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Hybrid (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of space renegades hook up with a drifter named McQueen. Together they hole up in an abandoned research facility for the night and are relentlessly pursued by a human/monster hybrid.
Style: rough, scary, serious, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, survival, danger, deadly, confined, isolation, laboratory, desert, stalking, experiment, deadly creature, half human ...
Time: future
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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 ⇓
63%
Warriors of Terra (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A headstrong animal-rights activist group plans a raid on a bio-tech company to stop the cruelty. They...
Style: serious, scary, suspense, captivating
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, mutant, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, confined, danger, laboratory, genetic engineering, father daughter relationship, breaking and entering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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63%
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Dead Shadows (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Dead Shadows tells the terrifying story about a young man, Chris, whose parents were brutally killed 11 years ago, on the same day that the comet of Haley could be seen from earth. Tonight, a new comet is going to appear and everyone in Chris’s ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Plot: survival, chaos, deadly, danger, supernatural, mutant, comet, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, violence spree, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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62%
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Last Rites (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the verge of a major arms deal, the two toughest gangs in L.A. will find themselves trapped in an abandoned warehouse by a ravenous mob of bloodthirsty zombies. They will have to work together with the cops to avoid being torn limb-from-limb and ...
Style: futuristic, rough, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, police station, experiment gone awry, supernatural, rivalry, law enforcement, danger, gang, escapades, chaos, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Slime City Massacre (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A dirty bomb has decimated New York City s financial district and reduced midtown to a post-apocalyptic nightmare. The neighborhood known as Slime City has been evacuated, except for the homeless, and in the ruins of a soup kitchen four squatters ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, slasher, tense, captivating ...
Plot: rescue, deadly creature, rivalry, danger, survival, apocalypse, mutant, chaos, deadly, zombie, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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 ⇓
61%
The Frankenstein Theory (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the makers of The Last Exorcism comes a boldly original vision of horror. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary
Plot: found footage, wilderness, deadly creature, obsessive quest, danger, supernatural, escapades, mutant, deadly, experiment gone awry, frankenstein's monster, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Black Swarm (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik. There she expects to find a safe place to live. The day after moving, a homeless man is found dead in the tool shed of Jane's ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, danger, bio weapon, deadly, deadly creature, investigation, escapades, graphic violence, mad scientist, zombie, killer animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Slayer (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elite commando squad led by longtime soldier buddies Hawk and Grives run afoul of lethal and powerful vampires in a South American rain forest. Grieves gets turned into a vampire and becomes leader of a savage roving herd. Moreover, Hawk has to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly, soldier, gory, wilderness, deadly creature, danger, escapades, leadership ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Mind Ripper (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A top secret experiment intended to produce a superhuman has gone terribly wrong. Now the creators, trapped in a remote desert outpost, are being pursued ruthlessly by their creation. With the door sealed from within, there is no way out.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: desert, deadly creature, supernatural, gory, mutant, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, danger, confined, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, danger, heroine, supernatural, monster, plague, infected, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Dark (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Something is alive beneath the surface of the graveyard. Something with the power to destroy and the power to heal. One man, a cop, is determined to kill this mysterious creature. Another, a scientist, is determined to capture and save this ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, supernatural, special agents, danger, scientist, creature, tunnel, revenge, cemetery ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Watchers II (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A genetically re-engineered dog develops a psychic link with a monster created in a lab experiment which goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, escapades, pets, chases and races, heroes, danger, profanity, strong violent content, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, gory, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Raptor (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, rescue, dangerous animal, crimes, survival, experiment gone awry, small town life, heroes, deadly creature, danger, race against time, deadly ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
59%
Reign in Darkness (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When molecular biologist Michael Dorn is accidentally infected with a new virus he is developing, his life takes a dramatic turn. The virus turns its victims into a unique breed of elite vampires. Now on the run, with relentless bounty hunter Lance ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, virus, bounty hunter, terminal illness, supernatural, danger, chaos, experiment gone awry, deadly, escapades, bloodlust, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
58%
Snakehead Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small town, desperate to recover from hard economic times, is under threat when voracious Snakehead fish mutate and survive previous lake chemical poisonings. The fish transform from pests to predators when human growth hormones are dumped into ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, escapades, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, small town life, disorder, chaos, animal life, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Rig (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ocean or sea, monster, sea monster, isolation, survival, deadly creature, rescue, forces of nature, confined, dangerous animal, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Prometheus Project (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young Scientists Elizabeth Burns explores the impact on the human body stem cells. A specific feature of these cells to interact with dead flesh has been subjected to blackmail heroine is forced to continue chilling experiments. Once she recovers ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, scary
Plot: experiment gone awry, deadly creature, danger, deadly, mad scientist, laboratory, captivity, gory, supernatural, frankenstein's monster, zombie, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Demented (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Six college friends unite for a weekend getaway where they find themselves fighting for their lives after a terrorist attack turns the local residents into rage infused zombies.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, survival, zombie, bio weapon, isolation, friends, deadly, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Bloodsuckers (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intergalactic vampire hunters. "Buffy" meets "Star Trek" in a "Mad Max" world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, spacecraft, space travel, heroic mission, save the world, deadly, race against time, supernatural, danger, rivalry, leadership, rescue ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.5
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Rats (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Brookedale Psychiatric Hospital is a crumbling institution which barely has enough money to remain open. Formerly a prison, it sits atop a warren of tunnels and sewage system viaducts. But Brookdale has a secret - a secret known by only one ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mental institution, dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, supernatural, gory, disorder, working undercover, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Vanguard (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, antidote, apocalypse, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, survival, life is a bitch, deadly creature, rescue, adventure, danger, extinction ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Psychic Experiment (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A idyllic, small, self-sufficient community. On the surface, it seems like the perfect neighborhood. Everything you could possibly need is within walking distance. But...the pastoral exterior conceals a dark past and an even darker secret. As a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, danger, mad scientist, deadly, chaos, small town, small community, supernatural, dark secret, survival, under the surface, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%