Movies like Alligator

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Alligator (1980)
 5.9
 9K
Alligator (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded lab rats, injected with growth hormones. The now gigantic animal, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage, pursued by a cop and a big-game hunter.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, surprise ending, satirical, bloody, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sewer, alligator, scientist, mutation, reptile, underwear, timebomb, hunter, urban legend, beast, danger, deadly, vengeance, toxic, animal horror, babies and infants, pets, animal life, escapades, heroes, monster, death, violence, giant animal, female stockinged legs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Alligator

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about danger, deadly, monster, violence, dialogue, catastrophe and brutality mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Alligator: Piranha (1978), The Blob (1988), The Kindred (1987), The Bay (2012), Phantoms (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 17K
Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, piranha, survival, danger, resort, rescue, summer camp, experiment, race against time, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 28K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, hospital, freezer, sewer, quarantine, military, gory, evil alien, race against time, survival, danger, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 1K
The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, mad scientist, mutant, dangerous animal, murder, experiment gone awry, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, disorder, twins ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 23K
The Bay (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, danger, chaos, found footage, parasite, deadly, gory, chaos and mayhem, plague, mayor, ecological disaster, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, sheriff, hotel, good versus evil, gory, deadly creature, supernatural ability, race against time, survival, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 4K
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, monster, native american, environmental, dangerous animal, deadly creature, animal horror, toxic, zombie, experiment gone awry, plague, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, hotel, death, corpse, tarantula, siege, spiders, plague, dangerous animal, countryside, deadly creature, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 9K
C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, toxic, gore, blood, police investigation, decapitation, mutant, bum, sewer, police detective, flamethrower ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 9K
Bats (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, bat, mutation, gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, attack, evil scientist, supernatural, race against time, save the day, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, mad scientist, laboratory, anti heroes, chase, investigation, gory, genetic engineering, dangerous animal, killer, deadly creature, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, mad scientist, genetics, experiment, rebellion, mutant, dangerous animal, survival, chaos and mayhem, transformation, stranded, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bride of Re-Animator (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, police detective, zombie, reanimation, bat, doctor, basement, desperation, corpse, science, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, laboratory, mad scientist, planet, genetics, deadly creature, gory, space station, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, save the planet, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.5
 3K
Carnosaur (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being driven to extinction, great bloodthirsty dinosaurs come back to life with the assistance of a demented genetic scientist. She plans to replace the human race with a super-race of dinosaurs who will not pollute the planet.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, desert, dinosaur, gore, vegetarian, gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, save the world, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 6K
Dead Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: LAPD police officer, Roger Mortis is killed while arresting zombies who have been reanimated by the head of Dante Laboratories in order to carry out violent armed robberies.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, laboratory, police, mad scientist, criminal heroes, police investigation, resurrection, anti heroes, deadly creature, crime, supernatural, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Those supersucking desert creatures are back --- and this time they're south of the border. As the creatures worm their way through the oil fields of Mexico, the only people who can wrangle them are veteran Earl Bassett and survivalist Burt ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, metamorphosis, anti heroes, deadly creature, stranded, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, desert, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, nevada, latin america, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 12K
Critters 2 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A batch of unhatched critter eggs are mistaken for Easter eggs by the country-folk inhabitants of Grover's Bend and, before long, the ferocious furballs are on the rampage again.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, bounty hunter, easter, egg, pitchfork, dog, alien, spacecraft, violence, dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, small town, evil alien, alien, supernatural ability, mind game, pregnancy, world domination, alien life-form, mystery, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rape, boat, fisherman, mass murder, carnival, exploitation, gory, mad scientist, zombie, village, anti heroes, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 10K
Critters 3 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In what appears to be a cross between Critters and The Towering Inferno, the residents of a shoddy L.A. apartment block are chased up to the roof by hoards of the eponymous hairy horrors.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, hologram, fire, laser, urban, anti heroes, dangerous animal, alien creature, apartment, elevator shaft, deadly creature, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 42K
Mimic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, light ...
Plot: virus, blood, cockroach, disease, tunnel, epidemic, mutation, nest, sewer, scientist, experiment gone awry, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 31K
Splinter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: scary, bleak, bloody, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, zombie, infected, death, hit by a car, creature, blood splatter, infection, weekend, partners in crime, hostage, torn in half ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 34K
Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: dangerous animal, rabies, danger, dog, hiding in a car, blood, brutality, death, dam, corpse, cadillac, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 62K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsession, vengeance, chase, survival, objects come to life, supernatural, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal, classic car, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1978, year 1958 ...
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 53K
Fright Night (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, werewolf, transformation, mysterious character, small town, obsessive quest, danger, youth, blood, teenage life, neighbor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: scary, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher killer, alien, zombie, monster, serial killer, violence, college, fraternity, corpse, teenager, undead, experiment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, year 1986, year 1959 ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 11K
Swamp Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, psychotronic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: swamp, superhero, mad scientist, mutant, master villain, laboratory, chase, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ghost in the Machine (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karl, a technician in a computer shop, is also the "Address Book Killer," who obtains the names of his victims from stolen address books. Terry and her son Josh come into the store to price software, and a salesman uses Terry's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, hospital, technology, virtual reality, ghost, computer, electrocution, single mother, magnet, psychopath, murder, single parent ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
How to Make a Monster (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Video game developer Clayton Software enlists the talents of a misfit group of programmers to develop the scariest computer combat game: EVILUTION. With four weeks to bring the game to market and a million-dollar bonus on the line, they utilize a ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, monster, laboratory, a.i., gory, dangerous animal, video game, deadly creature, man versus machine, survival, vengeance, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 178K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tragic ending, tense ...
Plot: tentacle, astronaut, mars, alien life-form, alien, space travel, monster, brutality, unhappy ending, death, danger, survival horror ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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