Movies like Alligator

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Alligator (1980)
 6.0
 12K
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, psychotronic, stylized, witty, humorous, semi serious, cult film, surprise ending, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alligator, animal horror, beast, reptile, mutation, scientist, hunter, toxic, sewer, danger, urban legend, deadly, animal life, timebomb, briefs, vengeance, underwear, animal attack, heroes, pets, babies and infants, dumped, escapades, giant animal, killed by an animal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 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, serious and suspense films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, creature feature, gory, survival and escapades mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Alligator: The Blob (1988), Piranha (1978), Prophecy (1979), The Kindred (1987), Panic in the tower (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: quarantine, evil alien, small town, survival, danger, chaos, race against time, hazmat suit, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, slime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 21K
Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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, rough, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, resort, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, dangerous animal, deadly, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.5
 5K
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, contamination, toxic, environmentalism, environmental, danger, deadly, rivalry, experiment gone awry, animal life, native american, animal horror ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.6
 2K
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, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, deadly, danger, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Panic in the tower (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A murderous baboon escapes from a laboratory and roams the research building, and begins to kill some teenagers who are also in the building playing a Dungeons-and-Dragons type game.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, cult film ...
Plot: laboratory, medical school, baboon, mutant, isolation, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, captivity, animal horror, animal attack, scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 20K
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, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, hotel, survival, apocalypse, extinction, danger, monster, military, good versus evil, sheriff, quarantine ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 27K
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, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, ecological disaster, danger, small town, plague, chaos, catastrophe, found footage, hidden truth, chaos and mayhem, deadly, mayor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.9
 3K
Spiders (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, animal horror, mutant, experiment gone awry, danger, space and aliens, dangerous animal, deadly, desert, journalism, news reporter, government coverup ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 3.9
 10K
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, rough, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly, save the day, danger, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 26K
The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A researcher at Chicago's Natural History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, macabre ...
Plot: monster, human versus monster, museum, police investigation, deadly creature, beast, deadly, anthropologist, gory, supernatural, survival, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 12K
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, rough, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, survival, murder, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Night of the Lepus (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!
Style: suspenseful, serious, absurd, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: mutant, giant animal, gene manipulation, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, heroes, dangerous animal, deadly, chaos, danger, mutation, rabbit ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, harsh, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spider, tarantula, plague, death, small town, hotel, amateur detective, spiders, danger, dangerous animal, investigation, chaos ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ 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, rough, scary, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dangerous animal, genetics, survival, experiment, mutant, chaos and mayhem, island, rebellion, experiment gone awry, transformation, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Village of the Damned (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 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, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, mind game, evil alien, pregnancy, genetics, supernatural ability, deadly, village, supernatural power, small town life, babies and infants, danger ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
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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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: cockroach, virus, insect, experiment gone awry, mutation, scientist, deadly creature, mutant, evolution, animal horror, genetic engineering, eaten alive ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suspenseful, intense, absurd, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: raped by monster, rape, contamination, experiment gone awry, survival, fisherman, mad scientist, deadly creature, mutation, danger, deadly, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alligator, gory, small town, small town life, survival, rivalry, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, police, wrestling, amusement park ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.3
 15K
The Fury (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, telepathy, supernatural, rescue, family relations, danger, government agency, espionage, conspiracy, government agent, vengeance, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1977
Place: middle east, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, dog, survival, camping, danger, supernatural, adventure, deadly, save the planet, battles, forest, creature feature ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 36K
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, macabre, bleak, bloody, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, creature, survival, blood splatter, parasite, infected, virus, weekend, partners in crime, death, infection, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, laboratory, planet, genetics, dangerous animal, danger, space and aliens, chaos, isolation, save the planet ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 3K
The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, gory, danger, escapades, deadly, experiment gone awry, social relations, abandoned mine, tentacle, heist, mutant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, mutant, small town, deadly creature, danger, deadly, experiment gone awry, chaos, plague, toxic, sheriff ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 43K
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: rabies, dangerous animal, dog, killer dog, danger, animal horror, murder, blood, hiding in a car, brutality, dam, corpse ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 11K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, deadly, chaos, technology gone awry, heroic mission, dangerous animal, sea ...
Time: prehistory, future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 6K
Frogs (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jason Crockett is an aging, grumpy, physically disabled millionaire who invites his family to his island estate for his birthday celebration. Pickett Smith is a free-lance photographer who is doing a pollution layout for an ecology magazine. Jason ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, leech, bird attack, spider, nature, poison, contamination, wheelchair, photographer, turtle, butterfly, greenhouse ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Anaconda 3: Offspring (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cancer-terminal tycoon Peter Murdoch's secret Wexel Hall Pharmaceuticals lab has developed a blood orchid extract cure. To examine why it works optimally in snakes, they also bread a super-anaconda strain. But the original pair escapes, leaving ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, giant snake, snake, forest, dangerous animal, human versus animal, catastrophe, experiment gone awry, plague, heroic mission, supernatural, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 6K
Bad Moon (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and endangering all he holds most dear, the family dog, Thor, is the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bloody, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, dog, animal horror, deadly creature, full moon, transformation, family in danger, human animal relationship, boy, boy dog relationship, corpse, trailer ...
Time: 90s
Place: nepal, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Deep Blue Sea 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When shark conservationist Dr. Misty Calhoun is invited to consult on a top-secret project run by pharmaceutical billionaire Carl Durant, she is shocked to learn that the company is using unpredictable and highly aggressive bull sharks as its test ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, scientist, flooding, killer shark, survival, research, animal attack, predator, experiment, female scientist, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%