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The Scientist (2020)
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The Scientist (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unconventional scientist, struggling to care for his terminally-ill wife, embarks on a journey to develop a cure for her. However, his methods of treatment and tampering with human DNA, could lead to the extinction of humanity.
Style: macabre, dark, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, low-budget
Plot: mad scientist, sacrifice, metaphysics, obsession, tragic love, experiment, fighting illness, life & death, terminal illness, mutant, death, family relations, couple relations, science, brutality, graphic violence, research, nightmare, surrealism, transformation, genetically altered, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, scientist, cure

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and disturbing films with plots about death, murder, violence, danger, brutality, supernatural and chase mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like The Scientist: The Fly (1986), Intersect (2020), Some Kind of Hate (2015), Cruel Peter (2019), Satanic (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: psychological, scary, atmospheric, suspense, rough ...
Plot: mad scientist, science, scientist, experiment, mutant, tragic love, mutation, nightmare, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, research, teleportation ...
Time: 80s
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 3.8
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Intersect (2020)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A group of young Miskatonic University scientists invent a time machine, only to learn that they are being manipulated by mysterious, unseen forces from another dimension.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, ambiguous ending
Plot: parallel world, science, alternate dimension, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, monster, experiment, scientist, time traveler, time travel, outer space, portal ...
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54%
Some Kind of Hate (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a troubled teen is subjected to severe bullying, he accidentally conjures the vengeful ghost of Moira Karp. Once a teenage girl pushed to suicide, Moira is now an unstoppable force on a mission of gruesome retribution. But when she goes to far, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: bullying, revenge, teenage life, death, desperation, graphic violence, vengeful ghost, murder, brutality, ghost, redemption, obsession ...
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48%
 4.8
 2K
Cruel Peter (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It is Christmas 1908 in Messina, one of the richest merchant cities of the Mediterranean. Peter, the 13 year-old son of a rich English family is notorious for his cruelty to children, animals and servants. One night he is ambushed and wakes up in a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: violence, life & death, afterlife, parents and children, brutality, corpse, danger, murder, betrayal, death, deadly, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Frankenstein vs. the Creature from Blood Cove (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Near an isolated beach on California's coast, a sinister plan is underway in a laboratory of horror. Three renegade scientists have resurrected the Frankenstein Monster. . . legendary indestructible dead man come to life. . . and they have also ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: rivalry, mutant, experiment gone awry, isolation, mad scientist, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, gory, reincarnation ...
Time: 1940s, contemporary, 20th century, 40s
Place: california
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41%
 3.7
 7K
Satanic (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four friends on their way to Coachella stop off in Los Angeles to tour true-crime occult sites, only to encounter a mysterious young runaway who puts them on a terrifying path to ultimate horror.
Style: suspense, disturbing, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sacrifice, occult, satanism, female nudity, evil, supernatural, violence, brutality, murder, danger, gory, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
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40%
 4.3
 2K
Nailbiter (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A horror film that combines classic monster movie elements set within the backdrop of unpredictable Kansas weather. Start with a mother and her three daughters forced to take shelter from an advancing tornado in a local storm cellar. What is waiting ...
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: storm, family in danger, deadly creature, confined, forced into action, deadly, family relations, parents and children, survival, violence, death, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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40%
Scary Tales: Last Stop (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a train wreck, four passengers from different walks of life are trapped together and share their recent nightmares. Masked killers, Bigfoot, crazed lovers and a Satanic cult are just the beginning of the terror as this group quickly realizes ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: satanic cult, nightmare, masked killer, train wreck, satanism, trapped, satanist, bigfoot, woman in danger, revenge, psychopath, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Rage (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crazed scientist experimenting with a rage virus on innocent victims in a laboratory in the woods. When his monstrous subjects escape and vultures devour their remains, they became mutations seeking to feed on humans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, splatter
Audience: teens
Plot: bio weapon, mad scientist, zombie, laboratory, monster, experiment, supernatural, experiment gone awry, vengeance, disorder, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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37%
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A Nun's Curse (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A group of travelers are forced to seek shelter inside an abandoned jail where a notorious nun named Sister Monday had once been assigned and was suspected of murdering prisoners.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curse, mysticism, secret identity, friends, evil nun, fear, abandoned building, danger, prison, supernatural horror, investigation, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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37%
616 Wilford Lane (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A grieving man relocates his two teen daughters to a charming town and into their dream home. Quickly the dream becomes an inescapable nightmare.
Style: psychotronic, tense, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: paranormal, family in danger, violence, death, chase, fear, father daughter relationship, exorcism, demon, deadly, deadly creature, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Krampus Unleashed (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In pursuit of buried treasure, a group of fortune hunters unearth an ancient demonic summoning stone that holds a terrible curse and awakens a timeless evil, the Krampus. After centuries of slumber, Krampus has awoken with a thirst for blood.
Style: christmas horror, suspense, dark, disturbing, intense
Plot: monster, demon, creature, chase, pursuit, supernatural power, christmas, danger, anger, survival, holiday, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
No Tell Motel (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dirty little secrets are exposed when five friends become stranded at an abandoned motel haunted by a dark secret of its own.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, dark, disturbing
Plot: motel, characters killed one by one, little girl, ghost, paranormal investigation, riddles and clues, paranormal activity, danger, supernatural, death, graphic violence, fear ...
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35%
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The Fear (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A weekend of 'fear therapy' turns into a nightmare of terror when a mannequin comes to life. Only those with the courage to confront their demons will survive.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, danger, haunted by the past, mental illness, stalking, evil doll, fear, weekend, experiment, demon, demons ...
Time: 90s
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33%
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Scare Us (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chilling horror anthology comprising five short stories, penned by an unlikely group of aspiring writers, in Sugarton - a small town plagued by the apparent return of an infamous serial killer, dubbed "Cutthroat." They've come to ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, anthology, scary, slasher ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, disguise, violence, death, threat, crimes, homicidal maniac, characters killed one by one, fear, obsession, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Wolfman Never Sleeps (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man has had a werewolf curse cast upon him. If he doesn't get rid of it, he turns into a killer werewolf when the moon is full.
Style: suspenseful, serious, sadistic, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, werewolf, confined, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, graphic violence, violence spree, curses spells and rituals, disorder, bare breasts, scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
And Then You Die! (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ever have one of those days where nothing goes right and everything falls apart, everyone is out to get you and there isn't a damn thing you can do....or is there! Life's a bitch!...And then YOU die! A movie about revenge, punishment ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: violence, murder, revenge, payback, punishment, death, psychopath, obsession, brutality, mystery, vengeance, blood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Heart of the Home (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A woman's life turns into a living nightmare when she takes in a roommate who makes wigs from human hair.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychotronic, bleak ...
Plot: maniac, disguise, young woman, serial killer, murder, youth, violent, brutality, female protagonist, crimes, revenge, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Bombshell Bloodbath (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Doctor Carter losts his wife and devotes his life to resurrecting her. However, every test of his C-900 formula creates hungry, flesh-eating zombies. Then, his daughter Cara contracts the virus and she and her sister strive to obtain the anti-serum.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, young girl, back from the dead, gory, family secret, experiment, father daughter relationship, death of wife, tape over mouth, redneck, blood splatter ...
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32%
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Bite Me! (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a new strain of marijuana is delivered to a remote strip club, an army of insect creatures hungry for human blood starts feeding on the staff and patrons. Soon the bugs cause provocative havoc as their bite elicits a particularly potent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, mad scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, drug dealing, chaos, escapades, deadly, crimes, heroes, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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30%
Frankenstein vs. The Mummy (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The mummy of a cursed pharaoh and a reanimated corpse terrorize a medical university. Only an Egyptologist and a college professor, the deranged Dr. Frankenstein, may be able to stop the creatures before it's too late.
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: mummy, frankenstein, monster, brain, creature feature, scientist, chase, deadly creature, murder, supernatural, violence, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Southbound (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film contains five stories set on desolate stretches of a desert highway. Two men on the run from their past, a band on its way to a gig, a man struggling to get home, a brother in search of his long-lost sister and a family on vacation are ...
Style: macabre, suspense, anthology, dark, atmospheric ...
Plot: highway, desert, sacrifice, occult, monster, murder, band, survival, supernatural, mystery, female director, traveler ...
Place: arizona
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30%
Prince of Darkness (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: antichrist, apocalypse, church, lovecraftian, secret, satan, save the world, satanic cult, research, obsession, good versus evil, religion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: los angeles
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29%
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Restoration (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During home renovations, a young couple release a fiery spirit seeking retribution. To save themselves and set the spirit free, they must uncover the dire truth. But nothing is as simple as it seems...
Style: scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: ghost, nightmare, death, supernatural, paranormal, couples, supernatural power, home renovation, love, romance, evil, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, prince, revenge, tragic villain, sacrifice, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery, deadly ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
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Backstabber (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Employees attending an extreme team-building function for the weekend find new meaning in teamwork, thinking outside the box, and risk management as they fight for survival from a deranged killer bent on revenge.
Style: scary, tense, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, murder, knife, violence, maniac, brutality, pursuit, serial killer, disguise, obsession, fear, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
All My Friends Are Dead (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Story: When a girl has her friends come along with her to scatter her father's ashes at the old family farm, strange things begin to happen. A warm campfire and scary stories is only the beginning to a night she'll never forget.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: death, friends, woman in danger, revenge, danger, brutality, maniac, violence, murder, deadly, psychopath, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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27%
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Cross Bearer (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Heather is broke. She has a soul sucking job as a stripper. Her live-in girlfriend Victoria has a baby and a coke problem. Her boss Harry is an abusive maniac. Life cannot get much worse... or so she thought. Determined to get out of this living ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, suspense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, killer, woman in danger, psychopath, violence, serial killer, danger, brutality, stripper, violent ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a stopover in Germany in the middle of a carefree road trip through Europe, two American girls find themselves alone at night when their car breaks down in the woods. Searching for help at a nearby villa, they are wooed into the clutches of a ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, macabre, offbeat, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mad scientist, confined, insanity, crimes, surgeon, experiment gone awry, victim, psychopath, violence, sadistic horror, body horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.1
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Lycanimator (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A group of friends go to an abandoned house for a weekend getaway only to stumble across a mad scientist with some monster-making goo. When some of that goo turns one of the group into a hungry, lustful beast - well let's just say it spells ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, bleak, tense ...
Plot: monster, murder, old dark house, creature feature, experiment, creature, scientist, danger, deadly, violence, chase, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%