Movies like Brightburn

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Brightburn (2019)
 6.6
 7K
Brightburn (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, macabre, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, alien, supernatural ability, fear, child, family, danger, creature feature, assassin, violence, bloody violence, bullying
Time: 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, gory, deadly creature, alien and space and aliens mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Brightburn: Ejecta (2014), Bane (2008), Camel Spiders (2011), 51 (2011), Watchers II (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.7
 1K
Ejecta (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two men witness an unexplainable event in the sky as a historic solar storm approaches, and they try to survive as a terrifying life form hunts them.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, space and aliens, evil alien, alien encounter, danger, universe, violence, alien, hunted, truth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.5
 533
Bane (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Held captive in an underground prison by a sadistic sicko who fancies himself a surgeon, 4 women fight for their lives, knowing the exact time they're scheduled to die thanks to a crudely carved set of numbers on each of their bodies. None of ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: gore, alien, deadly, gory, isolation, destiny, life is a bitch, confined, danger, captivity, kidnapping, experiment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Camel Spiders (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented our armed forces in the Middle East, these creatures have now invaded the southwestern deserts of the United States. The Camel Spiders now freely hunt for prey, unafraid of any predator - ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, desert, escapades, creature feature, military, survival, spiders, tourist, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 3.5
 3K
51 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Due to political pressure from the American public, the Air Force has decided to allow two well-known reporters limited access to the most secretive base on the planet. But when one of the base’s “long-term visitors” exploits this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: alien, danger, confined, space and aliens, evil alien, government facility, military, conspiracy, ufo, cover-up, laboratory, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 3.8
 849
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, disorder, mutant, supernatural, danger, imaginary, experiment gone awry, escapades, chases and races, deadly creature, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.3
 3K
Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, alien, monster, planet, imaginary, adventure, distant planet, deadly creature, space wars, escapades, space and aliens, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, heroes, disorder, mad scientist, danger, laboratory, good versus evil, supernatural, deadly creature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Deadly Spawn (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two campers in the New Jersey woods have their outdoor fun interrupted by the arrival of a meteorite crashing nearby. They go to investigate the crater, but are suddenly attacked and devoured by alien parasites who have hitched a ride to Earth. ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, parasite, monster, alien invasion, save the world, evil alien, deadly, gory, teenage life, heroes, alien encounter, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 3.6
 2K
Creepozoids (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The year is 1998, six years after the nuke wars reduced the world to rubble and a few bands of wandering survivors. One of these groups stumbles into an abandoned government research facility, where they were working on making the body capable of ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, alien, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, imaginary, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, babies and infants, danger, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: future, year 1998, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
It Lives Again (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The monster child returns - but now there are three!
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, baby, monster, mutant, danger, family in danger, youth, psychopath, supernatural ability, teenage life, deadly, gory ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 258K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
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: scary, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fear, trapped, fog, deadly creature, insanity, small town, desperation, tentacle, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.5
 3K
It's Alive (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's Alive is a modern remake of the classic 1970s horror film. When a young woman learns that she's pregnant, she leaves graduate school to set up a home with her boyfriend in the country. The fate of the happy new family takes a gruesome ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, remake of american film
Plot: mutant, pregnancy, baby, monster, babies and infants, supernatural ability, deadly, disorder, gory, animal life, riddles and clues, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of student film makers are creating "Project Marble Hornets" when the production is interrupted by a series of paranormal events in this tense and shocking horror.
Style: suspense, rough, bleak, suspenseful, scary
Plot: found footage, handheld camera, pursuit, danger, fear, uncover truth, monster, love triangle, on the road, hallucination
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, experiment gone awry, chaos and mayhem, chaos, danger, mad scientist, gory, disorder, deadly, supernatural, small community, body horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.9
 3K
Spiders (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
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, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, mutant, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, space and aliens, animal horror, journalism, desert, giant spider, news reporter, government coverup ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.8
 2K
Pulse 3 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Seven years after the last attack by the "soulless ghosts" who haunted the human race twice before, the world is left void of all deadly electronics that almost destroyed it... or so we thought. Living a primitive existence on the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: full moon, suicide, nuclear explosion, scissors, computers and web, danger, afterlife, supernatural, chaos, ghost, supernatural ability, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 2K
The Visitor (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ancient intergalactic warrior arrives on Earth to put a stop to a demonic child's plot to reproduce Satan's next generation of evil.
Style: offbeat, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: supernatural, telekinesis, basketball, alien, evil child, wheelchair, bird attack, rivalry, space and aliens, family relations, parents and children, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.5
 702K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, evil alien, alien, deadly creature, alien encounter, scientist, monster, survival, mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 3.3
 244
Dark Universe (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On its way back to Earth, the space shuttle Nautilus passes through a cloud of alien spores causing its sole occupant, astronaut Steve Thomas to transform into a blood-thirsty monster. The shuttle crashes into a swampy region of central Florida, ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, alien encounter, rescue, spacecraft, good versus evil, rivalry, danger, escapades, imaginary, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 3K
Growth (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1989, a breakthrough in "advanced parasitic research" on Cuttyhunk Island gave scientists a jump in human evolution. Initial tests proved promising, as subjects experienced heightened physical and mental strength and awareness. But - ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: island, quarantine, deadly, survival, small town, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, escapades, danger, gory, disorder, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 6K
Critters 4 (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just before bounty hunter Charile triggers his gun to destroy the last two Critter-eggs, he gets a message that it would be illegal to extinguish the race from the galaxy. He's sent a transporter where he puts the eggs - unfortunately the ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, explosion, shower, imaginary, experiment gone awry, space and aliens, space wars, dangerous animal, chases and races, deadly creature, benign alien, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2040s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.5
 2K
Breeders (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An otherwordly perpetrator has been attacking female virgins in Manhattan. As Dr. Pace and Detective Andriotti work together to identify the strange organic materials found on the women, the victims begin arising in a trance and leaving the hospital.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, alien, rape, law enforcement, space and aliens, deadly creature, woman in danger, danger, evil alien, alien encounter, deadly, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Skinwalker Ranch (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 2010 “Skinwalker Ranch” gained media attention after experiencing a wide range of unexplained phenomena. Reports ranged from UFO sightings to livestock mutilation, but maybe most notable was the disappearance of ranch owner Hoyt Miller’s ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: found footage, supernatural, investigation, deadly creature, danger, missing child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 958
Unaware (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In July 2010, a vacationing couple discovered something disturbing on a ranch in rural Texas. Armed with a home camcorder, they captured their experience on video.
Style: exciting, scary, offbeat, rough, bleak ...
Plot: found footage, alien, danger, farm, countryside, space and aliens, alien encounter, government conspiracy, conspiracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Extraterrestrial (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five friends set out to a cabin in the woods for a fun weekend getaway that is, until extraterrestrial visitors turn it into a fight for their lives. The group is pulled from their reverie when a flickering object crashes deep in the woods. As they ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, cabin, alien abduction, danger, in the woods, space and aliens, confined, isolation, alien encounter, teenager, party, engagement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 69K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, entertaining, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, parasite, apocalypse, monster, alien invasion, transformation, save the day, alien, zombie, violence, husband wife relationship, meteor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, scary
Plot: captivity, disorder, deadly, gory, supernatural, laboratory, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, danger, revenge, back from the dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Creeping Terror (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A newlywed sheriff tries to stop a shambling monster that has emerged from a spaceship to eat people.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat
Plot: sheriff, alien, monster, alien encounter, heroes, evil alien, save the world, deadly creature, space and aliens, escapades, destiny, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 1K
Scanner Cop (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Staziak, a rookie cop with the Los Angeles Police Department, is also a 'scanner' (psionic). When a string of murders begins to decimate the police department, Sam faces sensory overload and possible insanity as he uses his powers to ...
Style: rough, scary, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, life is a bitch, adoption, deadly, gory, fighting crime, supernatural ability, danger, drug abuse, law enforcement, investigation, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Silent Night, Zombie Night (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A week before Christmas a viral outbreak turns the citizens of Los Angeles into the walking dead. On the brink of severing ties with both his wife and longtime partner, L.A.P.D. officer Frank Talbot finds himself trapped with them. As death closes ...
Style: christmas horror, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, love triangle, survival, danger, fighting crime, deadly, gory, chaos, supernatural, crimes, escapades, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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