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: beast, alligator, sewer, reptile, hunter, timebomb, mutation, underwear, scientist, urban legend, danger, deadly, vengeance, animal horror, toxic, babies and infants, pets, animal life, escapades, heroes, monster, death, violence, knocking on a window, toilet ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, death, gory, escapades and survival mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Alligator: Piranha (1978), The Blob (1988), The Bay (2012), The Kindred (1987), Bats (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.9
 16K
Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
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, humorous, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: summer camp, survival, deadly creature, resort, fish, danger, piranha, experiment, eugenics, reporter, u.s. army, river ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 27K
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, evil alien, hospital, quarantine, freezer, military, sewer, gory, race against time, survival, danger, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, danger, chaos, ecological disaster, deadly creature, deadly, chaos and mayhem, plague, found footage, parasite, gory, mayor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
66%
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 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: bat, small town, dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, mutation, attack, supernatural, race against time, save the day, experiment gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: monster, virtual reality, laboratory, gory, a.i., dangerous animal, video game, deadly creature, man versus machine, survival, vengeance, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, deadly creature, laboratory, mad scientist, master villain, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, zombie, fighting crime, survival, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.4
 3K
Prophecy (1979)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
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, environmental, native american, monster, dangerous animal, deadly creature, toxic, animal horror, zombie, experiment gone awry, plague, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.1
 2K
Dinocroc (2004)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an African dinosaur ancestor of the crocodile is found, Dr. Campbell uses its DNA to create prototypes at Paula Kennedy's Genetic Research Co. (Gereco) lab. However one must be put down after killing someone, another escapes and the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crocodile, genetic engineering, monster, adventurer, gory, anti heroes, adventure, dinosaur, research laboratory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, zombie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, laboratory, mad scientist, genetics, planet, deadly creature, gory, space station, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, save the planet, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
 169K
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: astronaut, mars, space travel, alien life-form, alien, monster, brutality, unhappy ending, danger, death, survival horror, tentacle ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Alligator II: The Mutation (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A giant mutated alligator runs riot in a small town after the sewer system washes it into a lake...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alligator, gory, dangerous animal, danger, small town, deadly, survival, small town life, rivalry, giant animal, urban legend, amusement park ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Neil Agar, a security agent with the State Department, is dispatched to Peckham, California to investigate the death of a bacteriologist working at government-sponsored Brandt Research. His investigation is soon complicated by a growing number of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat
Plot: small town, bee, scientist, alien, research laboratory, femme fatale, deadly, evil alien, heart condition, gays and lesbians, special agents, alien encounter ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.6
 1K
Leeches! (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a crop of doped-up athletes from the Lakecrest College swim team dive into the campus lake to blow off some steam, the bloodsucking leeches below the surface undergo a stunning transformation. After ingesting small amounts of the swimmers' ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: college, college life, swimming in underwear, gays and lesbians, gory, teenage life, mutant, escapades, imaginary, youth, power relations, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: offbeat, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, toxic, small town, sheriff, blood, motel, mutant, school, deadly creature, gory, experiment gone awry, plague ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
59%
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, mass murder, carnival, fisherman, boat, exploitation, gory, mad scientist, zombie, anti heroes, village, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 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, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, toxic, gore, blood, police investigation, cannibal, bum, blood splatter, shower, police, decapitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.6
 627
Webs (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Richard Greico leads a team of electrical workers who stumble across a terrifying parallel universe. While investigating a strange power source in an abandoned building, the workers find themselves sucked into an underworld teeming with massive, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parallel world, dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, rescue, laboratory, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly, escapades, chaos ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.8
 821
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, gory, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, mutant, supernatural, danger, deadly, escapades, buddies, pets, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 2K
Ben (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lonely boy becomes good friends with Ben, a rat. This rat is also the leader of a pack of vicious killer rats, killing lots of people.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, sequel to cult film
Plot: rat, death, violence, sewer, dangerous animal, gory, danger, deadly, friendship, animal life, piano, animal attack ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 112K
Hollow Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cocky researcher, Sebastian Caine is working on a project to make living creatures invisible and he's so confident he's found the right formula that he tests it on himself and soon begins to vanish. The only problem is – no-one can ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: invisibility, mad scientist, invisible man, experiment, scientist, slasher, psychopath, danger, burned alive, serial killer, superhuman powers, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 3.0
 781
Skeeter (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As the result of a corrupt businessman's illegal toxic waste dumping, a small desert town is beset by a deadly swarm of huge bloodthirsty mutant mosquitoes!
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, motorcycle, sheriff, death, deadly creature, desert, superhero, toxic, superhuman powers, plague, small town life, mutant ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.8
 5K
Frankenfish (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When the body of a man is found completely destroyed in the swamps in Louisiana, the medical investigator Sam Rivers is assigned to investigate the murder. He travels with the biologist Mary Callahan to the location where the victim lived in a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hunter, biologist, gory, anti heroes, dangerous animal, animal horror, school, deadly creature, serial killer, slasher, zombie, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, science, experiment, bat, basement, corpse, doctor, desperation ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, ambiguous ending, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, time travel, supernatural, deadly, government agency, chases and races, imaginary, disorder, radiation, evangelist ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 20th century, 1950s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Alien Abduction (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being abducted by extra terrestrials, Jean and her friends are committed to a top secret government run mental institution to undergo tests and be brainwashed.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mental institution, kidnapping, gory, hospital, race against time, laboratory, alien encounter, haunted by the past, spacecraft, wrongfully committed, chases and races, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 51K
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, transformation, small town, werewolf, obsessive quest, danger, youth, mysterious character, blood, teenage life, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Day of the Animals (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The depletion of the earth's ozone layer causes animals above the altitude of 5000 feet to run amok, which is very unfortunate for a group of hikers who get dropped off up there by helicopter just before the quarantine is announced.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, camping, rat, dog, vulture, mountain lion, hawk, bear, wolf, bird, snake, survival ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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