Movies like The Blob

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The Blob (1988)
 6.4
 27K
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, hospital, military, quarantine, freezer, sewer, gory, evil alien, race against time, survival, danger, chaos, alien, dangerous animal, deadly creature, comet, playboy, disgust, cold, slime, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, deadly, space and aliens, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The Blob

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about deadly, survival, danger, violence, death, dialogue and monster mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Blob: C.H.U.D. (1984), Phantoms (1998), The Puppet Masters (1994), The Thing (2011), Day of the Dead (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 9K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, toxic, gore, blood, police investigation, cannibal, bum, blood splatter, shower, police, decapitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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100%
 5.4
 18K
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, sheriff, hotel, good versus evil, gory, deadly creature, supernatural ability, race against time, survival, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: evil alien, mind control, alien, space and aliens, small town, alien contact, rescue mission, escape, deadly creature, alien encounter, murder, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 107K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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 invasion, danger, gory, chase, survival, alien encounter, alien, blizzard, mission gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, 80s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: rough, scary, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, small town, quarantine, soldier, survival, apocalypse, deadly creature, virus, race against time, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, military, survival, train crash, bee, helicopter crash, panic, race against time, rescue, danger, antidote, anti heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Village of the Damned (1995)
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, serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, small town, evil alien, alien, supernatural ability, mind game, pregnancy, world domination, alien life-form, mystery, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, small town, national guard, predator, morgue, hybrid, evil alien, gory, deadly creature, survival, triangle, alien possession ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.1
 9K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, plague, quarantine, virus, blood, death, murder, disease, epidemic, scientist, military police, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, asia, usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 15K
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: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Plot: evil alien, military base, soldier, alien, emotionless, zombie, alien invasion, escape, danger, teenage life, gas station, sleeping ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: alabama, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 340K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, 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, bleak, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, monster, chaos, quarantine, giant monster, found footage, danger, skyscraper, escape, destruction, monster terrorizes city, survival horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 102K
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, on the run, insanity, infected, quarantine, survival, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, danger, army, small town, isolation ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Land of the Dead (2005)
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, future dystopia, gory, mercenary, siege, survivor, back from the dead, heroic mission, danger, escapades ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 25K
Species II (1998)
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: bleak, serious, twists and turns, futuristic, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, evil alien, cloning, femme fatale, transformation, virus, astronaut, mars, on the run, serial killer, mercenary, telepathy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, pentagon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.6
 23K
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, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, danger, chaos, ecological disaster, found footage, parasite, deadly, gory, chaos and mayhem, plague, mayor, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.7
 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, serious, rough, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bat, small town, dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, mutation, attack, supernatural, race against time, save the day, experiment gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
 252K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, deadly creature, trapped, fear, fog, fight, supermarket, insanity, small town, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 27K
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: bounty hunter, outer space, alien, small town, sheriff, cat, toilet, explosion, barn, creature, exploding house, alien creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.1
 30K
Splinter (2008)
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: scary, bleak, bloody, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, zombie, infected, death, creature, hit by a car, infection, blood splatter, weekend, partners in crime, torn in half, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Released from captivity in Vietnam, two American Army officers return to civilian life and discover they have acquired an insatiable taste for human flesh. A city is terrorised... as they stalk the inhabitants to satisfy their primitive appetites.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibalism, violence, murder, maniac, cannibal, vietnam war, chaos and mayhem, gory, on the run, survival, danger, chaos ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, vietnam, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ 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, dangerous animal, gory, urban, deadly creature, mad scientist, save the world, survival, vengeance, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 1K
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, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, mad scientist, mutant, dangerous animal, murder, experiment gone awry, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, disorder, twins ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 83K
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, friends, evil alien, first contact, alien invasion, in the woods, mind control, danger, childhood, alien, transformation, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 7.1
 210K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, anti heroes, survival, mysterious planet, alien encounter, space travel, outer space, tough heroes, monster, darkness, flask ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 19K
The Signal (2007)
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, psychopath, chaos, infidelity, deadly creature, zombie, vengeance, serial killer, apocalypse, slasher, survival, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, mad scientist, genetics, experiment, rebellion, mutant, dangerous animal, survival, chaos and mayhem, transformation, stranded, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 12K
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: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, bounty hunter, egg, easter, pitchfork, dog, alien, spacecraft, violence, dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 8K
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, sea, ocean, race against time, rescue, androids and robots, anti heroes, scuba diving, scuba, dangerous animal, deadly creature, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.6
 530
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: small town, alien, government agency, mars, androids and robots, benign alien, deadly creature, race against time, save the world, survival, alien encounter, experiment gone awry ...
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
How to Make a Monster (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Video game developer Clayton Software enlists the talents of a misfit group of programmers to develop the scariest computer combat game: EVILUTION. With four weeks to bring the game to market and a million-dollar bonus on the line, they utilize a ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, virtual reality, laboratory, gory, a.i., dangerous animal, video game, deadly creature, man versus machine, survival, vengeance, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%