Movies like The Blob

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The Blob (1988)
 6.5
 29K
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, surprise ending, bloody, melancholic, entertaining
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, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, military, freezer, sewer, gory, plague, supernatural, heroes, dangerous animal, asteroids and comets, experiment gone awry, small town life ...
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, gory, survival, violence and monster mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Blob: Critters (1986), Nightmare City (1980), The Relic (1997), Phantoms (1998), Forbidden World (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 29K
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, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, bounty hunter, creature, chaos, danger, small town, outer space, family in danger, misfit, intergalactic, barn, alien creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, apocalypse, danger, virus, countryside, airplane, survival, chaos, violence spree, race against time, infected ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: europe, italy, southern italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 23K
The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, USA
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, anthropologist, museum, police investigation, gory, supernatural, human versus monster, deadly creature, survival, beast, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, brazil, chicago illinois
⇓ 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, extinction, survival, apocalypse, race against time, danger, monster, military, quarantine ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, laboratory, genetics, planet, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, isolation, save the planet, battles, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 752
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, alien, bed and breakfast, supernatural, danger, gory, deadly, alien encounter, save the world, survival, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 337K
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: paranoia, survival, alien encounter, monster, space and aliens, alien, fear, research, danger, supernatural, isolation, evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.9
 1K
Nightbeast (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien crash lands and goes on a killing spree.
Style: scary, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, violence, murder, motorcycle, monster, alien, evil alien, rivalry, countryside, escapades, heroes, benign alien ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.4
 725K
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, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, spacecraft, outer space, deadly creature, monster, alien encounter, scientist, alien monster, trapped ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ 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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, shower, monster, alien, imaginary, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, babies and infants, deadly creature, technology gone awry, dangerous animal, chases and races ...
Time: future, year 1998, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 17K
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: resort, piranha, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, deadly, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: end of the world, chaos, zombie, post apocalyptic, bio weapon, apocalypse, post apocalypse, mutant, monster, pistol, female soldier, female fighter ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 104K
The Faculty (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien invasion, parasite, teenage life, teachers and students, high school, high school life, evil alien, small town, space and aliens, youth, alien, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 113K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, evil alien, alien, danger, alien invasion, alien encounter, chase, blizzard, survival, gory, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, 80s
Place: antarctica
⇓ 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: zombie, bum, monster, toxic, police investigation, mutant, cannibal, experiment gone awry, deadly, survival, danger, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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, creature, alien, implant, hysteria, bunker, haunted by the past, friendship, danger, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, evil alien, space and aliens, alien, deadly creature, rescue mission, alien contact, murder, alien invasion, political corruption, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 6K
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, military, bee, danger, race against time, rescue, antidote, panic, heroic mission, deadly creature, save the day, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
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, rough, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, survival, gory, supernatural, space and aliens, deadly creature, deadly, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 5K
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, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, save the world, danger, mad scientist, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, danger, deadly, save the day, heroic mission, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 354K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, found footage, survival, quarantine, escape, giant monster, chaos, skyscraper, fear, danger, destruction, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, tense, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, alien, mind game, pregnancy, space and aliens, deadly, evil alien, village, supernatural power, mystery, babies and infants, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.3
 9K
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, deadly, chaos, danger, deadly creature, dangerous animal, technology gone awry, heroic mission, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, toxic, mutant, small town, survival, deadly creature, chaos, deadly, experiment gone awry, danger, plague, toxic waste ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, race against time, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 10K
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: quarantine, plague, small town, virus, survival, epidemic, rescue, danger, race against time, on the run, scientist, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, asia, vietnam, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Alien Raiders (2008)
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, exciting, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, evil alien, battles, danger, isolation, captivity, hostages, investigation, save the world, small town, race against time, store ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 105K
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, insanity, quarantine, on the run, deadly virus, infected, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, small town, isolation, army ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: mad scientist, dog, chase, anti heroes, survival, dangerous animal, gory, supernatural, danger, laboratory, investigation, genetic engineering ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%