Movies like Arachnophobia

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Arachnophobia (1990)
 6.5
 70K
Arachnophobia (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A large spider from the jungles of South America is accidentally transported in a crate with a dead body to America where it mates with a local spider. Soon after, the residents of a small California town disappear as the result of spider bites from the deadly spider offspring. It's up to a couple of doctors with the help of an insect exterminator to annihilate these eight legged freaks.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, funny, biting, humorous, tense, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: spider, creature feature, monster, jungle, small town, survival, expedition, creature, dangerous animal, exterminator, insect, nobody believes, cocoon, coincidence, doctors, supernatural, disaster, spider bite, animal attack, paranoia, race against time, animals, professor, husband wife relationship, killer animal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, south america, san francisco, venezuela

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Most similar movies to Arachnophobia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and cult film films with plots about danger, deadly, creature feature, monster, survival, animal horror and escapades mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Arachnophobia: Tremors (1990), Critters (1986), Lake Placid (1999), Eight Legged Freaks (2002), An American Werewolf in Paris (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 137K
Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, entertaining, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, desert, survival, creature feature, deadly creature, small town, mutant, rescue, human versus monster, death, transformation, stranded ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.1
 35K
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, semi serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, creature, outer space, monster, small town, bounty hunter, alien invasion, evil alien, space and aliens, chaos, misfit, family in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 61K
Lake Placid (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a man is eaten alive by an unknown creature, the local Game Warden teams up with a paleontologist from New York to find the beast. Add to the mix an eccentric philanthropist with a penchant for "Crocs", and here we go! This quiet, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, dangerous animal, sea monster, eaten alive, investigation, monster, creature, lake, escapades, rescue, small town, scientist ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, new york, usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The residents of a rural mining town discover that an unfortunate chemical spill has caused hundreds of little spiders to mutate overnight to the size of SUVs. It's then up to mining engineer Chris McCormack and Sheriff Sam Parker to mobilize ...
Style: scary, humorous, absurd, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, spider, monster, creature feature, creature, stupidity, disaster, dumb, natural disaster, heroes, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American man unwittingly gets involved with werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, female werewolf, supernatural, afterlife, dark humor, transformation, rescue, dangerous animal, full moon, curse, human becoming an animal, monster ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: paris france, london, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 32K
Feast (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Patrons locked inside of a bar are forced to fight monsters.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, deadly creature, siege, impregnation, graphic violence, violence spree, escapades, raped by monster, desert, small town, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
In the Spider's Web (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a team of backpackers sets out to explore the Indian jungles, one of them is bitten by a poisonous spider and killed.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: spider, jungle, rescue, survival, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, escapades, deadly creature, rivalry, race against time, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 22K
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, suspense, scary, rough, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, killer fish, summer camp, race against time, resort, survival, animal attack, monster, rescue, experiment, deadly creature, disaster ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After chomping through the fish population, thousands of starved lampreys begin attacking the citizens of a sleepy lake town, and the community scrambles to stay alive.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, rescue, dangerous animal, social relations, small town, lake, husband wife relationship, monster, killer animal, killer fish, animal attack, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 91K
Piranha 3D (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Each year the population of sleepy Lake Victoria, Arizona explodes from 5,000 to 50,000 residents for the annual Spring Break celebration. But then, an earthquake opens an underwater chasm, releasing an enormous swarm of ancient Piranha that have ...
Style: scary, sexy, brutal, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, killer animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, dangerous animal, animal attack, monster, rescue, female sheriff, death, killer fish, spring break ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Deep in the Darkness (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Michael Cayle thought leaving the chaotic lifestyle of New York City behind for the quiet, small town of Ashborough would bring his family closer together. Soon after arriving, however, he discovers the town's deepest secret: a terrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: small town, deadly creature, family relations, survival, creature, showdown, forest, rivalry, violence, resistance, ghost, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 105K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Peru
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, snake, dangerous animal, adventure, boat, survival, monster, animal attack, giant snake, amazon river, river, strong violent content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.0
 2K
Grizzly Park (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A giant grizzly bear stalks 8 troubled young adults and a park ranger in a forest reserve called Grizzly Park after making the demise of an escaped serial killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, slasher ...
Plot: grizzly bear, youth, survival, confined, animal attack, dangerous animal, stalking, forest, mind game, isolation, wilderness, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Birdemic 2: The Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A platoon of eagles and vultures attack Hollywood, California. Why did the eagles and vultures attack? Who will survive?
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: bird, animal attack, survival, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, evacuation, resurrection, bird attack, woman with a gun, exploitation, hollywood, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 2K
The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, intense, suspense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, monster, death, secrets, transformation, genetics, survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, creature ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: scary, parody, humorous, suspenseful, psychedelic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, evil clown, evil alien, small town, killer clown, monster, outer space, alien, alien invasion, ufo, survival, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.4
 4K
Spiders (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a Soviet space station crashes into a New York City subway tunnel, a species of venomous spiders is discovered, and soon they mutate to gigantic proportions and wreak havoc on the city. Starring Patrick Muldoon, Christa Campbell, directed by ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: giant spider, spider, subway, dangerous animal, deadly creature, giant, chaos, escapades, satellite, monster, insect, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, intense, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer dog, mad scientist, dog, chase, animal attack, monster, survival, dangerous animal, supernatural, investigation, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 21K
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, tense, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, small town, military, sheriff, ghost town, hotel, extinction, survival, apocalypse, good versus evil, quarantine ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 37K
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, suspense, suspenseful, slasher, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, evil alien, survival, small town, quarantine, space and aliens, body horror, alien, teenager, death, race against time, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 4K
Python (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sleepy New Haven California is a small town with a big problem. A sixty foot slithering horror has arrived and shattered the town's tranquillity on it's path of death and destruction... Growing violent and more savage with each attack the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: snake, dangerous animal, giant snake, scientist, race against time, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, monster, small town life, chaos and mayhem, python, creature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
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: scary, humorous, suspense, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, small town, oil refinery, dinosaur, survival, creature feature, human versus monster, chase, metamorphosis, hunting, stranded, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, year 1996
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 12K
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: sexy, humorous, scary, sweet, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, halloween, creature feature, apartment building, farce, demon, disaster, alien invasion, alien creature, serial killer, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 3.9
 989
Black Swarm (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik. There she expects to find a safe place to live. The day after moving, a homeless man is found dead in the tool shed of Jane's ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, disturbing, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, survival, zombie, bio weapon, deadly creature, graphic violence, investigation, escapades, killer animal, monster, insect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Burt Gummer returns home to Perfection, Nev., to find that the town of terror has become a theme park, and when the simulated giant worm attacks turn real, the survivalist must battle the creatures once again. Gummer pits his impressive knowledge of ...
Style: scary, humorous, absurd, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, small town, creature, survival, human versus monster, worm, chase, real estate agent, rescue, deadly creature, supernatural, store ...
Place: argentina, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Birdemic: Shock and Terror (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A platoon of eagles and vultures attacks the residents of a small town. Many people die. It's not known what caused the flying menace to attack. Two people manage to fight back, but will they survive Birdemic?
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: bird attack, bird, survival, confined, evacuation, family relations, couples, small town, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, small town life, driving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Feast II: Sloppy Seconds (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The monsters have made it into a small neighboring town in the middle of nowhere and the locals have to band with the survivors of the bar' slaughter to figure out how to survive.
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: survival, mythical creature, crimes, social relations, small town life, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, deadly creature, rescue, on the run, gang, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Camel Spiders (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: serious, rough, suspense, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, desert, creature feature, dangerous animal, escapades, military, monster, couple relations, tourist, killer animal, insect, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 43K
Piranha 3DD (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After the events at Lake Victoria, the prehistoric school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into swimming pools, plumbing, and a newly opened water park.
Style: scary, suspense, twist ending, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, nudity (full frontal - brief), vulgarity, death, lake, survival, beach, youth, party, brutality, female nudity, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Final Destination 2 (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kimberly has a violent premonition of a highway pileup she blocks the freeway, keeping a few others meant to die, safe...Or are they? The survivors mysteriously start dying and it's up to Kimberly to stop it before she's next.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, bloody, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, a vision, death, supernatural, creativity, survival, characters killed one by one, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, escapades, cheating death, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%