Movies like The Blob

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The Blob (1988)
 6.5
 30K
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 agents try to cover up the evidence and confine the creature.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic, humorous, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, deadly creature, alien encounter, death, hospital, anti hero, experiment gone awry, anti heroes, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, alien, military, murder, sewer, slime, freezer, plague, gory ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The Blob

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, survival, gory, violence and blood mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Blob: The Thing (1982), The Relic (1997), Nightmare City (1980), Phantoms (1998), Alien (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 354K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien encounter, monster, paranoia, mutation, survival, space and aliens, fear, lovecraftian, trapped, scientist, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 24K
The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Japan, Germany
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, museum, police investigation, deadly creature, beast, deadly, anthropologist, gory, supernatural, human versus monster, survival, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Nightmare City (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, rescue, danger, virus, countryside, airplane, survival, race against time, chaos, violence spree, radiation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: southern italy, europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 19K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, extinction, survival, apocalypse, danger, monster, quarantine, military, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.4
 757K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, frightening, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, evil alien, monster, spacecraft, deadly creature, alien encounter, alien monster, scientist, fear ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 10K
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, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: toxic, zombie, monster, mutant, police investigation, cannibal, experiment gone awry, bum, survival, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 30K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, bounty hunter, outer space, creature, danger, chaos, small town, misfit, family in danger, intergalactic, barn, sheriff ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 18K
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, rough, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: resort, piranha, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, deadly, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, genetics, planet, space and aliens, dangerous animal, danger, battles, isolation, chaos ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.9
 2K
Creepozoids (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, rough, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, survival, shower, mutant, monster, creature, alien, plague, desert, race against time, save the world, danger ...
Time: future, year 1998, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 1K
Nightbeast (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien crash lands and goes on a killing spree.
Style: serious, rough, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, evil alien, murder, violence, motorcycle, alien, monster, supernatural, gory, deadly, small town life, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 802
Seedpeople (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, bed and breakfast, semen, alien, factory, deadly, small town life, survival, save the world, danger, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 10K
DeepStar Six (1989)
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, heroic mission, technology gone awry, deadly creature, sea ...
Time: prehistory, future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 10K
Altered (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, a group of men's lives were forever changed by a strange occurrence. Now, the same group of men will spend a night together ... in terror.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: abduction, revenge, mind control, alien, implant, creature, hysteria, haunted by the past, friendship, danger, race against time, telepathy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, alien, mind game, pregnancy, deadly, space and aliens, evil alien, village, supernatural power, babies and infants, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
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: scary, suspense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: mind control, space and aliens, evil alien, alien contact, alien invasion, alien, deadly creature, murder, political corruption, danger, alien encounter, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, survival, military, bee, race against time, danger, rescue, antidote, panic, investigation, chaos, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, houston texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.9
 9K
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, experiment gone awry, save the day, dangerous animal, deadly, heroic mission, danger, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, mutant, small town, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, chaos, plague, toxic, toxic waste ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, plague, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 109K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insanity, plague, infected, survival, quarantine, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, danger, bio weapon, isolation, on the run, small town ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 6K
Mulberry St (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, danger, save the world, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, space and aliens, survival, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, save the world, deadly, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 547
Project Viper (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Project Viper is a 2002 movie starring Patrick Muldoon, Theresa Russell, Curtis Armstrong, Tamara Davies. The movie was directed by Jim Wynorski under the pseudonym "Jay Andrews." When a terrifying, bioengineered lifeform is stolen from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, save the world, survival, deadly creature, special agents, heroic mission, chaos, supernatural, deadly, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 11K
The Crazies (1973)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, virus, epidemic, quarantine, bio weapon, survival, on the run, race against time, danger, rescue, scientist, cure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, asia, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 696
Deep Space (1988)
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bio weapon, alien, rescue, mutant, deadly, alien encounter, rivalry, deadly creature, technology gone awry, danger, supernatural, secret project ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 16K
Body Snatchers (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, soldier, alien invasion, military base, zombie, sleeping, emotionless, teenage life, danger, research, toxic, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1950s, 50s
Place: atlanta georgia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
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: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, astronaut, man versus machine, space and aliens, escapades, supernatural, space travel, danger, experiment gone awry, a.i., nasa, zombie ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 25K
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, tense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, danger, small town, plague, ecological disaster, chaos, catastrophe, deadly, mayor, deadly creature, social relations, buried truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
43%
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