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The list contains the best, new and most relevant experiment gone awry movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, suspense, entertaining, serious, suspenseful and melancholic films and TV shows about / with experiment gone awry, danger, disorder, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, scientist, imaginary and transformation plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as experiment gone awry: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), The Ganzfeld Haunting (2014), Piranha (1995), The Nutty Professor (1996), The Experiment (2010), Resident Evil (2002), Heart of a Dog (1988), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Night of the Living Dorks (2004), The Human Centipede (2009).
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Heart of a Dog
Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Soviet Union
136 min.
 8.8
Eureka
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
USA
60 min.
 7.9
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Venom
Action, Sci-Fi
USA, China
112 min.
 7.0
The Cloverfield Paradox
Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
102 min.
 5.6

List of experiment gone awry movies

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: rebellion, virus, experiment gone awry, humanity, survival, alzheimer's disease, monkey, fight for supremacy, medical research, genetically altered, chimpanzee, gorilla ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, near future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Ganzfeld Haunting
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world where past meets present and the present gets lost in time, reality is blurred for 5 College psychology students who are pushing all boundaries during an ESP experiment over a lost weekend...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, experiment gone awry, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, losing-it hero, violence, psychology, gory, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 3.9
 2K
Piranha
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Doctor Baines has been conducting genetic experiments on piranhas and has made them virtually unstoppable. Unfortunately, his assistants, Maggie and Paul, accidentally release the hybrids into the Lost River Lake threatening to destroy everyone in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, humorous ...
Plot: piranha, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, gory, mutant, danger, deadly, summer camp, race against time, eaten alive, chaos ...
Time: 90s
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The Nutty Professor
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, touching, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: alter ego, experiment gone awry, physical appearance, split personality, mad scientist, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fall in love, sarcasm, farce, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, campus
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 6.5
 47K
The Experiment
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 20 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: prison, experiment gone awry, prison life, brutality, psychology, violence, human nature, confined, moral ambiguity, switching roles, bullying, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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 6.7
 225K
Resident Evil
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain ...
Style: rough, futuristic, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, virus, zombie apocalypse, fight scenes, experiment gone awry, danger, mutant, bio weapon, quarantine, imaginary ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mad scientist, adventure, food, family, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, goofy hero, social misfits, creativity, inventions and discoveries, small town, nerds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2009
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Heart of a Dog
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Old Prof. Preobrazhensky and his young colleague Dr. Bormental inserted the human's hypophysis into a dog's brain. Couple of weeks later the dog became "human looking". The main question is "Is anybody who is looking like a ...
Style: intellectual, philosophical, thought provoking, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, doctors and patients, dog, medical experiment, obsession, adaptation, life philosophy, communism, psychiatry, farce, chaos and mayhem, surgeon ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: ussr, russia
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Little Shop of Horrors
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he ...
Style: dark humor, macabre, absurd, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: flower, experiment gone awry, workplace, deadly creature, music, impossible love, nerd, down on your luck, crimes, murder, unlikely criminals, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york
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Night of the Living Dorks
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three not-so-cool school friends decide to try a old voodoo ritual. Later, they die in a car accident, but live on as zombies. But being a zombie has advantages, too...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, entertaining, biting
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, experiment gone awry, gory, best friends, teenage love, teenage life, youth, curses spells and rituals, danger, school, disorder, antidote ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany
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The Human Centipede
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a stopover in Germany in the middle of a carefree road trip through Europe, two American girls find themselves alone at night when their car breaks down in the woods. Searching for help at a nearby villa, they are wooed into the clutches of a ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, brutality, experiment gone awry, body horror, insanity, excrement, confined, violence, victim, crimes, exploitation, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The joke's on absent-minded scientist Wayne Szalinski when his troublesome invention shrinks him, his brother and their wives so effectively that their children think they've completely disappeared. Of course, this gives the kids free rein ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, shrinking, inventor, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, miniaturization, mischievous children, odd couple, rescue, parents and children, nothing goes right ...
Place: usa
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The Horror of Frankenstein
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Victor Frankenstein, descendant of the infamous scientist, Baron Von Frankenstein, follows in his experimental footsteps. Initially his success involves the resuscitation of a tortoise and progressing onto more ambitious projects, including creating ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, laboratory, deadly creature, gory, gothic horror, frankenstein's monster, doctor frankenstein, dangerous attraction, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 60s
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Beyond Loch Ness
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Murphey is a rugged cryptozoologist, who thirty years earlier, during a trip to Loch Ness, Scotland, had a fatal encounter with the fabled "Nessie" creature that killed his father, and left James with deep facial scar. Twenty years ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, survival, experiment gone awry, gory, deadly creature, mystery, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly, creature feature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, scotland
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 5.7
 86K
Hibrid
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops ...
Style: suspense, twist ending, rough, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: monster, experiment gone awry, brutality, couple relations, genetics, cloning, strong sexual content, laboratory, ambition, dna, parenthood, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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 4.6
 59K
Junior
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.
Style: humorous, funny, light, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, switching roles, science, experiment gone awry, scientist, farce, disorder, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, baby, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: san francisco
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 7.0
 513K
Jurassic World
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, jungle, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, survival, amusement park, animal attack, genetic engineering, killer animal, rescue mission, human animal relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: costa rica
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Style: entertaining, clever, funny, exciting, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, parents and children, experiment gone awry, inventor, childhood, miniaturization, shrinking, stranded, youth, family relations, genetically altered, home alone ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Honey I Blew Up the Kid
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, parents and children, experiment gone awry, family relations, giant, baby, escapades, inventor, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, fish out of water, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
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 3.3
 2K
Hidden 3D
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Brian's mother dies and is surprised when he inherit's The Sanctuary, her controversial experimental treatment center for addictions. When he and his friends are shown around the dilapidated building by a mysterious employee, it is clear ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological
Plot: monastery, gory, deadly creature, supernatural, experiment gone awry, murder, danger, secret place, deadly, mysterious character, revenge, inheritance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 98K
Venom
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, gothic ...
Plot: superhero, alien, experiment gone awry, super villain, violence, mutation, first contact, laboratory, crimes, salvation, car chase, anti hero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 233K
Hulk
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, intense, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: transformation, mad scientist, superhero, alter ego, superhuman powers, genetics, technology, comics, adventure, dark hero, chase, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, 2000s
Place: california, san francisco, central america, south america
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Love Potion No. 9
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unlucky in love, chemist Paul Matthews visits gypsy Madame Rosa for help. Quickly realizing he is a hopeless nerd, she gifts him with Love Potion No. 8, which makes anyone who wears it irresistible to the opposite sex for four hours. Paul and animal ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love potion, romance, wish come true, wooing, cinderella story, love story, fall in love, love and romance, best friends in love, looking for love, love, experiment gone awry ...
Place: usa
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Day of the Dead
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, survival, virus, apocalypse, small town, quarantine, infected, deadly creature, epidemic, race against time, chaos and mayhem, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 28K
Dark Angel
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Super soldier Max Guevera tries to live a normal life in post-apocalyptic Seattle while eluding capture by government agents from the covert biotech facility she escaped from as a child and searching for her genetically-enhanced brothers and sisters ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: genetic engineering, future dystopia, female protagonist, super soldier, female martial artist, experiment gone awry, hidden identity, superhuman powers, righting the wronged, secret government organization, life is a bitch, hacker ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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 7.9
 43K
Eureka
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The sleep Pacific Northwest town of Eureka is hiding a mysterious secret. The government has been relocating the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town for years where innovation and chaos have lived hand in hand. U.S. Marshal ...
Style: clever, light, futuristic, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: sheriff, small town, save the day, secret place, experiment, scientist, experiment gone awry, genius, friendship, prodigy, hi-tech, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Cloverfield Paradox
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.
Style: rough, tense, suspense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: space station, experiment gone awry, scientist, alternate dimension, characters killed one by one, danger, trapped in space, self sacrifice, paranormal phenomena, alien, convulsion, newscast ...
Time: near future, 2020s, 2000s
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 3.0
 3K
Piranhaconda
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hybrid creature - half piranha and half anaconda -- attacks a low-budget horror movie crew on location near her nest when her egg is stolen. Now they must outrun and kill the deadly piranhaconda as well as stop the mad scientist who stole the egg ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: dangerous animal, deadly creature, jungle, gory, danger, deadly, chases and races, eaten alive, experiment gone awry, survival, mutant, river ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Marvel's Spider-Man
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: An insecure but courageous and intelligent teen named Peter Parker, a new student of Midtown High, is bitten by a radioactive spider and given powers. He becomes a hero named Spider-Man after the death of his uncle and he must adapt to this new way ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, comic, funny
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, crimes, youth, high school, villain, secret identity, save the world, heroes, adventure, teenage life, fighting crime ...
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 6.6
 69K
Weird Science
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, teenager, technology, inventions and discoveries, high school, dream girl, nerds, misfit, adventure, wish come true, geek, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois
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