Movies like Arachnophobia

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Arachnophobia (1990)
 6.4
 64K
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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, macabre, humorous, semi serious, cult film, surprise ending, epic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: creature feature, spider, spiders, small town, survival, expedition, danger, exterminator, animal horror, nobody believes, dangerous animal, coincidence, paranoia, race against time, professor, husband wife relationship, spider bite, jungle, graphic violence, anti hero, small town life, escapades, yuppie, deadly, anti heroes ...
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 psychotronic films with plots about danger, deadly, survival, brutality, mad scientist, creature feature and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Arachnophobia: Lake Placid (1999), Tremors (1990), Critters (1986), Cujo (1983), The Swarm (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 55K
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, tense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, dangerous animal, investigation, lake or river, sea monster, eaten alive, scientist, gory, rescue, river, small town, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, new york, usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 121K
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: suspenseful, scary, humorous, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, desert, deadly creature, rescue, survival, creature feature, human versus monster, danger, stranded, mutant, small town, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 31K
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: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, bounty hunter, outer space, creature, chaos, danger, small town, family in danger, misfit, intergalactic, explosion, cat ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 40K
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, hiding in a car, murder, blood, brutality, dam, cadillac, corpse ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 7K
The Swarm (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack without reason. Disaster movie-master Irwin Allen's film contains ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, survival, military, bee, race against time, danger, rescue, antidote, panic, heroic mission, chaos, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 14K
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: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bounty hunter, small town, evil alien, dog, easter, alien, pitchfork, space and aliens, creature, catastrophe, survival, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spider, spiders, heroes, town meeting, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, perfume, creature feature, wetting pants, straight razor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The blood orchid - A rare flower that holds the secret of eternal life and a fortune to the pharmaceutical company that finds it. Led by a two-fisted soldier of fortune, a scientific expedition is sent deep into the jungles of Borneo to locate and ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, snake, adventure, animal horror, dangerous animal, treasure hunt, expedition, rescue, danger, research, survival, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 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, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, save the day, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 30K
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, violence spree, deadly, danger, escapades, graphic violence, impregnation, loss of child, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 19K
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, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, serious, scary, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, rescue, danger, dangerous animal, lake, social relations, small town, husband wife relationship, underwater scene, gory, lake or river, river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: humorous, scary, suspenseful, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, parody, heroic mission, survival, save the day, save the world, danger, youth, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 97K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, adventure, snake, danger, survival, giant snake, amazon river, boat, deadly, lake or river, animal horror ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Birdemic 2: The Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A platoon of eagles and vultures attack Hollywood, California. Why did the eagles and vultures attack? Who will survive?
Style: humorous, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: survival, dangerous animal, bird, chaos and mayhem, deadly, danger, evacuation, animal attack, resurrection, hollywood, small town life, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, scary, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: human versus monster, small town, metamorphosis, oil refinery, hunting, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, danger, chases and races, stranded ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, nevada, usa, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: spider, rescue, mad scientist, survival, experiment gone awry, rivalry, deadly creature, obsessive quest, danger, race against time, escapades, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 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, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, survival, apocalypse, extinction, danger, monster, quarantine, military, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 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
Plot: grizzly bear, in the woods, youth, survival, animal horror, danger, dangerous animal, confined, stalking, isolation, mind game, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 32K
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, small town, survival, danger, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer dog, mad scientist, chase, anti heroes, dog, dangerous animal, survival, gory, supernatural, danger, anti hero, laboratory ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.7
 3K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: snake, giant snake, dangerous animal, scientist, python, deadly creature, race against time, danger, experiment gone awry, military, chaos and mayhem, small town life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 23K
Cat's Eye (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, anthology ...
Plot: monster, cat, cure, girl, danger, couple relations, dishonesty, life & death, supernatural, child in peril, gambling, bet ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: deadly creature, danger, small town, deadly, family relations, survival, creature, standoff, showdown, resistance, violence, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, a vision, danger, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, coincidence, death, escapades, premonition, passenger, imaginary, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: bird attack, confined, danger, deadly, survival, small town, small town life, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, family relations, couples, evacuation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: rough, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, desert, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, escapades, creature feature, spider, survival, military, tourist, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American man unwittingly gets involved with werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.
Style: gothic, dark humor, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, danger, rescue, dangerous animal, afterlife, transformation, animal horror, race against time, eaten alive, meat, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
 903
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, scary, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, deadly, bio weapon, graphic violence, investigation, escapades, zombie, killer animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, humorous, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, beast, transformation, supernatural, countryside, race against time, danger, nightmare, friendship, nurse, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%