Movies like They Crawl

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They Crawl (2001)
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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 computer hacker, they find a blueprint that reveals the killer who has been terrorizing the city...a rampaging posse of genetically mutated cockroaches!
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, supernatural, plague, murder, dangerous animal, rivalry, track down, deadly creature, mutant, cockroach, zombie, crimes, conspiracy, escapades, law enforcement, good versus evil, police investigation, disorder, mad scientist, righting the wronged, insect, fear, creature feature, danger ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to They Crawl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, experiment gone awry and creature feature mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like They Crawl: Infested (2002), Man's Best Friend (1993), The Curse of the Komodo (2004), Mimic 2 (2001), Bats: Human Harvest (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Infested (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Horror tale of insects which eat their victims from the inside out.
Style: suspenseful, scary, slasher, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, supernatural, escapades, buddies, deadly creature, disorder, chaos, apocalypse, plague, experiment gone awry, friendship, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Man's Best Friend (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A dog turns from man's best friend into man's worst nightmare as he attacks everything that moves.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer dog, mad scientist, chase, dog, survival, dangerous animal, supernatural, laboratory, experiment gone awry, investigation, genetic engineering, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Curse of the Komodo (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Genetically-engineered Komodo dragons have become ginormous creatures hunting people on a remote tropical island. A small group of scientists must stop the dragons before they escape the island and destroy the rest of the world.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, mutation, giant lizard, island, chaos, experiment gone awry, genetic engineering, deadly creature, zombie, secret project, supernatural, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 6K
Mimic 2 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a cockroach-spread plague threatened to decimate the child population of New York City in the original Mimic, biologist Susan Tyler and her research associates developed a species of "Judas" bugs and introduced them into the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, child in peril, supernatural ability, supernatural, plague, high school, psychopath, good versus evil, rescue, survival, mutation, mutant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bats: Human Harvest (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of Delta Force soldiers, accompanied by a CIA agent, are sent to the Belzan forest in Chechnya in search of a rogue American weapons researcher, Dr. Benton Walsh. As they search for Walsh's camp, they are attacked by genetically-altered ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, terrorism, escapades, heroes, supernatural, soldier, mad scientist, creature feature, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 2K
The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, death, creature, laboratory, transformation, secrets, genetics ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, desert, escapades, crimes, survival, dangerous animal, deadly creature, race against time, witnessing a crime, animal life, breeding ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Teenage Caveman (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic future mankind is lives in a prehistoric manner. After killing his father for sexually assaulting his girlfriend, the son of a tribal leader runs away with a group of his teenage friends. They are taken in by Neil and Judith ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: caveman, deadly creature, survival, mutant, life is a bitch, leadership, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, society, apocalypse, superhuman, supernatural ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, survival, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, supernatural, disorder, deadly creature, escapades, working undercover, psychiatrist, reporter, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.3
 717
Fangs (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Scottsville is a sleepy town, where the yearly apple blossom festival is usually the only 'memorable' event, so Police Chief Sam Taylor is furious when young cop Ally Parks -who comes from the big city- insists on investigating the death ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, mad scientist, supernatural, police investigation, experiment gone awry, rivalry, escapades, dangerous animal, crimes, deadly creature, murder, bat ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.9
 981
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: experiment gone awry, survival, bio weapon, deadly creature, graphic violence, investigation, escapades, mad scientist, zombie, disorder, mutant, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, disorder, deadly creature, crimes, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, mad scientist, laboratory, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, chaos, experiment gone awry, plague, toxic, motel, sheriff, infection ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.3
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, crime gone awry, rivalry, escapades, betrayal, alien, americana, custody, store, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.7
 2K
Mansquito (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mosquito, experiment gone awry, swat team, supernatural, track down, escaped prisoner, transformation, virus, police investigation, scientist, genetic engineering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, save the world, survival, dangerous animal, plague, rat, chaos, mad scientist, deadly creature, supernatural, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 732
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: plague, zombie, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, violence spree, isolation, survival, disorder, toxic, mad scientist, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.9
 3K
Spiders (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, experiment gone awry, mutant, space and aliens, dangerous animal, journalism, desert, government coverup, news reporter, space shuttle, government agent, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.5
 5K
Prophecy (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Savage beast, grown to monstrous size and driven mad by toxic wastes that are poisoning the waters, spreads terror and death on a Maine countryside.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, contamination, toxic, environmentalism, environmental, experiment gone awry, rivalry, animal life, native american, creature feature, monster, toxic waste ...
Time: 70s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 3K
The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, experiment gone awry, escapades, social relations, abandoned mine, tentacle, heist, heroes, crimes, mutant, bloodsucker ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, disorder, chaos, dangerous animal, race against time, supernatural, deadly creature, good versus evil, misfit ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.8
 479
The 13th Unit (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped in an underground storage facility, struggling to survive while being hunted by a supernatural beast that resides inside the mysterious 13th unit.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, survival, curses spells and rituals, dangerous animal, supernatural, storage unit, monster, deathtrap, rivalry, violence, isolation, group of strangers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mimic: Sentinel (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister, and their best friend must defend an apartment complex from the mutant Judas Breed insects.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, police, supernatural, apocalypse, psychopath, crimes, serial killer, mind game, plague, investigation, drug dealing, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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True Bloodthirst (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vampires and humans live in a future world where they co-exist – barely. Now, both groups find themselves under attack by a new species of super vampire. The surviving humans and vampires join forces to obliterate the vicious man-sized bat ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, heroic mission, murder, rivalry, deadly creature, track down, escapades, partners, heroes, reluctant partners, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cynicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to the island to free them.
Style: scary, rough, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: mutant, island, rescue, survival, isolation, investigation, mind game, murder, experiment gone awry, babies and infants, environmentalism, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: survival, supernatural, escapades, isolation, heroes, chaos, disorder, animal life, experiment gone awry, small town life, dangerous animal, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.6
 872
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: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, mad scientist, save the world, race against time, soldier, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.5
 628
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, survival, deadly creature, chaos, heroic mission, race against time, special agents, supernatural, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: heroic mission, save the world, experiment gone awry, race against time, supernatural, rivalry, heroes, survival, plague, zombie, escapades, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, year 1969
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 234
Savage (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blazing fire rips its way through Bear Valley National Park. As the firefighters try to contain it, the animals are being forced out of their habitat including a beast that was better left undiscovered.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, forest fire, dangerous animal, track down, race against time, on the run, deadly creature, creature feature, monster, forest, escapades, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%