Movies like Brightburn

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Brightburn (2019)
 6.2
 32K
Brightburn (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: macabre, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, super villain, fear, child, family, danger, creature feature, assassin, evil, adopted son, wife husband relationship, human alien, mother son relationship, father son relationship, alien, violence, investigation, telekinesis, plane crash, billiards, birthday, stalking, alcohol, super strength, farm ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kansas

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Most similar movies to Brightburn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, gory, alien, monster and blood mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Brightburn: The Deadly Spawn (1983), Body Snatchers (1993), A Quiet Place (2018), Earth vs. the Spider (2001), The Fury (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, parasite, monster, alien, deadly creature, escapades, anti heroes, space and aliens, rivalry, supernatural, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 15K
Body Snatchers (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Plot: evil alien, soldier, military base, zombie, emotionless, alien, alien invasion, gas station, escape, teenage life, danger, toxic ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: atlanta georgia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 317K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, bleak ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, self sacrifice, deafness, monster, sign language, marriage, chase, pregnancy, creature feature, silence, mother ...
Time: near future
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, deadly creature, crimes, mad scientist, danger, good versus evil, supernatural, laboratory, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 12K
The Fury (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue, when a sinister official kidnaps him to harness his extremely powerful psychic abilities.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, supernatural, rescue, government agency, danger, espionage, government agent, telepathy, vengeance, family relations, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1977
Place: middle east, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, biologist, alien encounter, investigation, danger, apocalypse, supernatural, body swapping, emotionless, chaos, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
It Lives Again (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The monster child returns - but now there are three!
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: murder, baby, mutant, monster, danger, family in danger, slasher, investigation, deadly, supernatural ability, teenage life, gory ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, remake of american film
Plot: pregnancy, mutant, monster, baby, gory, disorder, deadly, animal life, supernatural ability, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
44%
Village of the Damned (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, evil alien, alien, mind game, pregnancy, space and aliens, deadly, village, supernatural, babies and infants, mystery, small town life ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: suspenseful, bleak, scary, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, fog, monster, fear, trapped, deadly creature, insanity, alternate dimension, desperation, tentacle, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Day the World Ended (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A school psychologist investigates the death of a student's mother and finds the boy believes he is the son of an alien being.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, comic
Plot: small town, school, psychopath, supernatural, supernatural ability, estrangement, space and aliens, mysterious character, deadly creature, anti heroes, time travel, apocalypse ...
Place: new york, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 28K
Phantasm (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a mysterious arsenal of terrible weapons with him.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, murder, investigation, mausoleum, tall man, gory, cult, good versus evil, deadly, mortician, family relations, world domination ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
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: parasite, small town, alien invasion, transformation, apocalypse, monster, save the day, alien, zombie, violence, husband wife relationship, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 1K
The Children (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A nuclear-plant leak turns a bus-load of children into murderous atomic zombies with black fingernails.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Plot: zombie, contamination, toxic, burned alive, evil child, chases and races, radiation, deadly creature, technology gone awry, nuclear holocaust, gory, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, vengeance, supernatural, gory, deadly, supernatural ability, fighting crime, danger, police station, adoption, rivalry, psychic power ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: rough, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: island, mutant, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, escapades, babies and infants, good versus evil, danger, isolation, gory, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, rape, alien, danger, woman in danger, deadly creature, space and aliens, alien encounter, gory, deadly, law enforcement, evil alien ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 28K
Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bounty hunter, alien, small town, danger, chaos, outer space, barn, sheriff, spacecraft, exploding house, explosion, toilet ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Contamination (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, investigation, murder, outer space, gore, alien, blood, creature, police detective, alien attack, ship, save the world ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, latin america, south america, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: alien, military, government facility, evil alien, confined, space and aliens, danger, cover-up, ufo, conspiracy, reporter, air force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 18K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, danger, race against time, monster, quarantine, military ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, telekinesis, basketball, bird attack, alien, evil child, wheelchair, family relations, alien encounter, supernatural ability, gory, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his town lies in the path of hoards of migrating tarantulas. Before he can take action, the streets are overrun by killer spiders, trapping a small group ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, hotel, plague, death, tarantula, siege, corpse, spiders, dangerous animal, domestic disturbance, deadly creature, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: alien, gore, danger, isolation, deadly, gory, confined, life is a bitch, captivity, destiny, experiment, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: full moon, nuclear explosion, scissors, suicide, computers and web, chaos, supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, afterlife, danger, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 604
The Hunt (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bow hunting enthusiast Jack Hamberg, his eight-year old stepson Clint and former news cameraman Atticus Monroe are on a mission to make a deer hunting video. All that is needed to complete the video is a "kill". Jack and Atticus ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, alien, government, deer, supernatural, wilderness, manhunt, psychopath, in the woods, religions or cults, chases and races, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 102K
The Faculty (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien invasion, teenage life, teachers and students, parasite, high school, high school life, evil alien, small town, youth, space and aliens, danger, transformation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Queen of Spades: Through the Looking Glass (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The sinister ghost of the Queen of Spades is out for blood, her victims the students of an old boarding school shrouded in gloomy rumors. Exploring the school’s abandoned wing, the teenagers discover a mirror covered in mysterious drawings. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, suspense
Plot: evil spirit, supernatural, child, boarding house, teenagers, fear, danger, ghost
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Forbidden World (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, laboratory, mad scientist, genetics, planet, danger, terminal illness, escapades, dangerous animal, imaginary, deadly creature, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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