Movies like Bad Channels

If you like "Bad Channels" you are looking for offbeat, serious and rough movies about / with rock, evil alien, radio show, space and aliens, media, prank and alien encounter themes of Comedy, Horror and Music genre shot in USA.
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Bad Channels
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An alien determined to capture human females takes over a radio station to do it.
Style: offbeat, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rock, evil alien, radio show, space and aliens, media, prank, alien encounter, woman in danger, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, disorder, bound in chains, alien invasion, shrinking, disc jockey, miniaturization, robot, music video, hospital, outer space, alien ...
Place: california
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Space: Above and Beyond
Drama, Sci-Fi
USA
60 min.
 7.7
Lexx
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comedy
Canada, Germany, UK, USA
93 min.
 7.4
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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 escapades, danger, space and aliens, supernatural, heroes, alien and deadly mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Comedy genres. Some movies like Bad Channels: The Incredible Melting Man (1977), Moontrap (1989), Alien Lockdown (2004), Deep Space (1988), Severed Ties (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Incredible Melting Man
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 70s
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Moontrap
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary precautions.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 80s
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System:   77%
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Alien Lockdown
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, laboratory, deadly creature, master villain, zombie, race against time, save the world, survival, alien encounter, heroic mission, plague, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
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    User:   80%
 
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Deep Space
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, deadly creature, evil alien, rescue, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, alien, space and aliens, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   71%
 
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Severed Ties
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A regeneration experiment on a severed arm goes awry, turning the limb into a murderous, reptilian creature.
Style: dark humor, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s
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    User:   60%
 
Alien vs. Ninja
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A band of ninja warriors, led by an Iga Ninja named Yamata, witness a giant ball of fire drop from the sky and crash into the forest. When the warriors find and attempt to identify the object, they discover aliens that attack and feast on them. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, dark humor, rough ...
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    User:   76%
 
The Deadly Spawn
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two campers in the New Jersey woods have their outdoor fun interrupted by the arrival of a meteorite crashing nearby. They go to investigate the crater, but are suddenly attacked and devoured by alien parasites who have hitched a ride to Earth. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, surprise ending
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Plot: outer space, gory, anti heroes, deadly creature, evil alien, save the world, survival, heroic mission, monster, alien invasion, parasite, alien ...
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Seedpeople
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The citizens of Comet Valley are being taken over by seeds from an alien plant that has taken root there. A sheriff investigates the strange goings-on.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, deadly creature, gory, evil alien, survival, danger, deadly, space and aliens, bed and breakfast, alien, supernatural, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   73%
 
Without Warning
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An alien creature stalks human prey.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, evil alien, ocean or sea, zombie, race against time, alien encounter, heroic mission, cabin, predator, forest, wilderness, creature ...
Time: 70s, 40s, 1940s
Place: canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   67%
 
 3.3
 234
Dark Universe
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On its way back to Earth, the space shuttle Nautilus passes through a cloud of alien spores causing its sole occupant, astronaut Steve Thomas to transform into a blood-thirsty monster. The shuttle crashes into a swampy region of central Florida, ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, gory, alien encounter, spacecraft, space and aliens, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, evil alien, journalism, rescue, space wars ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   58%
 
The Crawling Hand
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After an astronaut space capsule is detonated in orbit, a teenager finds a severed arm among wreckage on earth. Soon the thing returns to life to murder and posses the young man's mind.
Style: offbeat, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, danger, beach, deadly, space and aliens, supernatural, evil alien, mentally unstable, astronaut, alien encounter, mutant, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   71%
 
Xtro II: The Second Encounter
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Scientists at a secret underground complex have found a way to travel to another dimension. Three dimension-travellers are the first to go through the gate - but are soon attacked by something that interrupts the communication with Earth. This ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, supernatural, alien monster, slime, alien, scientist, monster ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
Not of This Earth
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A science fiction vampire movie. The Vampire is an emissary from an embattled world near destruction who teleports to Earth to see if they can live here. He finds that our blood is nourishing and that at least one source of it is a steady stream of ...
Style: serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, androids and robots, benign alien, deadly creature, alien, save the world, supernatural romance, prostitute, nurse, danger, alien encounter, apocalypse ...
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Creature
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, evil alien, gory, distant planet, rescue, space wars, danger, adventure, escapades, space and aliens, planet, monster ...
Time: future
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Creepozoids
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Duration: 72 min.
Story: The year is 1998, six years after the nuke wars reduced the world to rubble and a few bands of wandering survivors. One of these groups stumbles into an abandoned government research facility, where they were working on making the body capable of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, gory, desert, laboratory, mad scientist, zombie, race against time, save the world, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
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Critters 4
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just before bounty hunter Charile triggers his gun to destroy the last two Critter-eggs, he gets a message that it would be illegal to extinguish the race from the galaxy. He's sent a transporter where he puts the eggs - unfortunately the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, benign alien, spacecraft, dangerous animal, deadly creature, mad scientist, save the world, survival, shower, outer space, alien, explosion ...
Time: future, year 1992, 2040s, 1990s, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   53%
 
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Deep Evil
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An alien microbe lands in remote Siberia in the 1950's. In the year 2004, US scientist working at a top secret underground lab in Alaska clone the microbe. A garbled distress signal is heard from the lab just before a complete lock down of the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: gory, a.i., dangerous animal, laboratory, deadly creature, evil alien, mad scientist, save the world, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, save the planet, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   54%
 
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Monster
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rural Colombian village is attacked by a horrible sea serpent, aroused by industrial pollution of a nearby lake. Based on a real event that took place in June of 1971.
Style: serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, mutant, danger, village, countryside, deadly, lake or river, disorder, supernatural, monster, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, prehistory
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
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Wild Zero
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Only legendary Japanese garage rock band Guitar Wolf can stand between a race of aliens from destroying earth with an army of zombies.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, dark humor, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, anti heroes, save the world, danger, deadly, imaginary, space and aliens, goofy hero, music band, survival, true love ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
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Parasite
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: futuristic, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, mad scientist, androids and robots, gory, alien, violence, post apocalyptic, splatter, gore, deadly creature, laboratory, blood ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1992
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
 3.8
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Alien Intruder
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the ...
Style: futuristic, offbeat, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, adventure, space and aliens, danger, imaginary, androids and robots, evil alien, femme fatale, contests and competitions, rebelliousness, alien encounter, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
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Bloodsuckers
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intergalactic vampire hunters. "Buffy" meets "Star Trek" in a "Mad Max" world.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, gory, spacecraft, good versus evil, deadly creature, master villain, adventure, race against time, rescue, save the world, space travel, survival ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: small town, save the world, alien encounter, danger, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, anti heroes, evil alien, small town life, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
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Track of the Moon Beast
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professor "Johnny Longbow" Salina, a man who really knows his stews, introduces Paul Carlson to the practical-joking Kathy Nolan. Paul and Kathy seem to hit it off rather well but, during a meteor storm, a meteorite fragment strikes Paul, ...
Style: offbeat, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, mutant, danger, supernatural, buddies, chase, vengeance, escapades, imaginary, disorder, space and aliens, murder ...
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System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
Killer Klowns from Outer Space
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, dark humor, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, parody, alien, mad scientist, monster, alien invasion, punk, evil alien, aliens, blood, young heroes, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
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Vampirella
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dark, mysterious and sensual, Vampirella (Talisa Soto) is a princess from the Planet Drakulon. Like all vampires, she needs blood to live, but she will not kill to get it - a synthetic substitute keeps her alive. After journeying across space and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, gory, deadly creature, evil alien, outer space, vengeance, space and aliens, supernatural, alien, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
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Spiders
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: 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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, gory, desert, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, mutant, space and aliens, supernatural, danger, deadly, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
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Watchers II
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: gory, deadly creature, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, mutant, supernatural, danger, deadly, escapades, buddies, pets, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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System:   45%
    User:   42%
 

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Alien Predator
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 3 young friends are on vacation in Spain, until weird things begin to occur and then a man from NASA tells them what's really going on: Dangerous Alien Organisms from the Apollo 14 Moon Mission, which was tested on animals on SkyLab. But then ...
Style: serious, offbeat, rough, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
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System:   45%
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Critters 3
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, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, urban, anti heroes, dangerous animal, deadly creature, camp, mad scientist, monster, weapons, save the world, monsters, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
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