Movies like The Blob

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The Blob (1988)
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The Blob
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 agents try to cover up the evidence and confine the creature.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful, bloody, melancholic, entertaining, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, gory, hospital, survival, alien, monster, transformation, dangerous animal, death, splatter, blood, violence, gore, chase, motorcycle, redemption, deadly creature, evil alien, race against time, mad scientist, slasher, mentor, chaos and mayhem, danger, technology gone awry ...
Time: 80s
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The Mist
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
126 min.
 7.2
Event Horizon
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK, USA
96 min.
 6.7
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Most similar movies to The Blob

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about deadly, dialogue, catastrophe, danger, brutality, violence and mentor mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Blob: Phantoms (1998), The Kindred (1987), Critters 2 (1988), Bats (1999), C.H.U.D. (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Phantoms
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, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, monster, devil, brutality, supernatural ability, violence, death, hotel, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
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 5.6
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The Kindred
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: mad scientist, gory, murder, monster, supernatural, dangerous animal, death, monsters, splatter, blood, hospital, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
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System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
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Critters 2
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: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, violence, mad scientist, small town, bounty hunter, dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, countryside, evil alien, egg, easter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: kansas, usa
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System:   85%
    User:   83%
 
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 3.7
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Bats
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, serious, suspenseful, awful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, mad scientist, gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, lame, natural disaster, catastrophe, race against time, genetics, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   78%
    User:   69%
 
 5.6
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C.H.U.D.
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, gory, monster, slasher, gore, blood, police investigation, supernatural, anti heroes, monsters, homeless, splatter ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   74%
 
 6.0
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Quarantine
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, gory, zombie, supernatural, journalism, blood, death, uncover truth, paranoia, cannibalism, violence, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   74%
    User:   64%
 
 6.1
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Splinter
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: bleak, bloody, scary, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, zombie, isolation, death, virus, transformation, infected, hit by a car, creature, infection, blood splatter, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   73%
    User:   63%
 
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Humanoids from the Deep
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, rough, serious, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, rape, mad scientist, zombie, survival, monster, gore, splatter, supernatural, blood, violence, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   73%
 
 6.5
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Phantasm II
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mike, after his release from a psychiatric hospital, teams up with his old pal Reggie to hunt down the Tall Man, who is at it again. A mysterious, beautiful girl has also become part of Mike's dreams, and they must find her before the Tall Man ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, good versus evil, hospital, zombie, supernatural, murder, small town, blood, death, splatter, alien, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   58%
 
Village of the Damned
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, village, halloween, pregnancy, violence, evil alien, death, supernatural ability, survival, mystery, alien, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   63%
 
The Puppet Masters
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, chase, evil alien, aliens, mind control, book, zombie, adaptation, mars, first contact, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
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System:   70%
    User:   64%
 
 4.3
 9K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   69%
 
 5.2
 8K
DeepStar Six
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, underwater, androids and robots, death, alien, monsters, submarine, anti heroes, mars, first contact, dangerous animal ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   74%
 
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Alien Raiders
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, alien, blood, gore, aliens, small town, anti heroes, alien invasion, first contact, monster, store ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   75%
 
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, small town, gory, survival, monster, violence, aliens, deadly creature, alien invasion, brutality, first contact, evil alien ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, antarctica, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   61%
 
 4.3
 25K
Species II
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Having just returned from a mission to Mars, Commander Ross isn't exactly himself. He's slowly becoming a terrifying alien entity with one goal -- to procreate with human women! When countless women suffer gruesome deaths after bearing ...
Style: sexual, bleak, twists and turns, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, cloning, transformation, gory, virus, alien, survival, nasa, pregnancy, monster, space travel, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, pentagon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   68%
 
Man's Best Friend
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, gory, mad scientist, chase, laboratory, anti heroes, dangerous animal, genetics, deadly creature, animals, supernatural ability, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
Piranha Part Two: The Spawning
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A scuba diving instructor, her biochemist boyfriend, and her police chief ex-husband try to link a series of bizarre deaths to a mutant strain of piranha fish whose lair is a sunken freighter ship off a Caribbean island resort.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, island, slasher, zombie, fish, gore, dangerous animal, death, deadly creature, resort, underwater, school ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   69%
 
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Land of the Dead
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, apocalypse, splatter, gore, virus, end of the world, blood, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   63%
 
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Puppetmaster
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toulon, a puppet maker, discovers an ancient Egyptian potion and uses it to bring his creations to life. His puppets become murderous little demons and escape. Distraught, the master takes his life. Years later, psychics tune into the existence of ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, gothic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, murder, supernatural, blood, ghost, violence, splatter, slasher, demons, puppets, serial killer, revenge ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   64%
 
Return of the Living Dead II
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, supernatural, blood, deadly creature, suburbs, splatter, slasher, gore, camp, parody, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
 6.7
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Event Horizon
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, space travel, insanity, survival, supernatural, violence, science, outer space, blood, transformation, gore, ghost ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
Ghost in the Machine
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karl, a technician in a computer shop, is also the "Address Book Killer," who obtains the names of his victims from stolen address books. Terry and her son Josh come into the store to price software, and a salesman uses Terry's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, hospital, technology, virtual reality, murder, internet, ghost, death, hip hop, gory, violence, store ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
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 6.1
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The Signal
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, dark humor, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, zombie, vengeance, apocalypse, violence, blood, brutality, death, splatter, deadly creature, gore, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
 5.6
 23K
The Bay
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, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gory, death, catastrophe, internet, hospital, blood, deadly creature, gore, virus, natural disaster, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
 5.9
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Alligator
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, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, monster, danger, death, violence, deadly, monsters, splatter, babies and infants, animals, alligator, sewer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   54%
 
 5.9
 16K
Piranha
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, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fish, survival, summer camp, vietnam war, monster, blood, dangerous animal, death, camp, rescue, splatter, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   67%
 
Puppet Master II
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The puppets return, this time they hunt some Paranormal Researchers to take their brain fluid for the dead/living puppet master, Andre Toulon
Style: suspenseful, serious, macabre, twist ending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, slasher, gory, zombie, revenge, violence, murder, blood, gore, supernatural ability, splatter, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1910s
Place: cairo egypt
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System:   55%
    User:   48%
 

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 6.0
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Critters
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, small town, bounty hunter, prison, family, monster, alien invasion, aliens, violence, dangerous animal, weapons, outer space ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
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System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
Bride of Re-Animator
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, scary, semi serious, macabre, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, gory, laboratory, vengeance, gore, blood, police detective, splatter, death, violence, insanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
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System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
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