Animal testing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant animal testing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, suspenseful, cult film, psychotronic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with animal testing, chase, laboratory, catastrophe, death, scientist, danger, violence, storytelling and mentor plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as animal testing: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Anti Matter (2016), Sabretooth (2002), The Plague Dogs (1982), Monkey Shines (1988), The Lawnmower Man (1992), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Morbius (2022), Crisis (2021), Beethoven (1992).

List of animal testing movies

Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Elle Woods, the eternally perky, fashionably adventurous, famously blonde Harvard Law grad gets fired by her law firm because of her opposition to animal testing, she takes her fight to Washington. As an aide for Congresswoman Victoria Rudd, ...
Style: humorous, satirical, not serious, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: fashion, lawyer, ambition, blonde, fish out of water, teenager, animal testing, culture clash, women, legal, rivalry, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., boston, usa, los angeles, harvard university
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
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: thought provoking, suspense, exciting, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: distopia, rebellion, rebelliousness, intelligence, leader, experiment gone awry, gorilla, chimpanzee, monkey, virus, genetic engineering, apocalypse ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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Anti Matter (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Anti Matter (AKA Worm) is a sci-fi noir take on the Alice in Wonderland tale. Ana, an Oxford PhD student, finds herself unable to build new memories following an experiment to generate and travel through a wormhole. The story follows her ...
Style: mind bending
Plot: animal experimentation, teleportation, conspiracy, computer virus, scientific experiment, animal testing, science, memory loss, robbery, university, chase, experiment ...
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Sabretooth (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Using fossilized DNA, a scientist resurrects one of nature's most fearsome predators, a sabretooth tiger. Scientific ambition turns deadly, however, when the creature escapes and begins savagely stalking its prey - the human race.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: dangerous animal, animal attack, science runs amok, tiger, experiment gone awry, creature feature, prehistoric animal, killed by an animal, chase, brutality, wild animal, catastrophe ...
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The Plague Dogs (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a research laboratory in Great Britain. In the process of telling the story, ...
Style: adult animation, disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: dog, laboratory, cartoon dog, pets, chase, animal testing, fugitives, adventure, escapades, animal rights, animals, vegan ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
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Monkey Shines (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quadriplegic man is given a trained monkey help him with every day activities, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master and those who get too close to him.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, monkey, monster, revenge, murder, vengeance, disability, experiment, rage, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, disorder ...
Time: 80s
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The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.
Style: futuristic, suspense, scary, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyberspace, virtual reality, computer, vengeance, experiment gone awry, mentally challenged, artificial intelligence, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, a.i., misfit ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: ninja, chase, sewer, mutant, master warrior, news reporter, supernatural, superhero, martial arts, adventure, nunchaku, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2014, year 1999 ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Morbius (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An announced Marvel Studios production.
Style: psychotronic, dark fantasy, gothic, suspenseful, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: vampire, superhero, vampirism, mutation, disease, human monster, supernatural, transformation, doctor, spider, avenger, monster ...
Time: 2020s
Place: costa rica, manhattan new york city, greece, new york
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Crisis (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three stories about the world of opioids collide: a drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the U.S., an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction tracks down the truth behind her son's ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: drug addiction, drug dealing, war on drugs, drug lord, drug smuggling, drugs, showdown, father son relationship, drug addict, drug rehab, relationship problems, drug traffic ...
Place: montreal, canada, detroit
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Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, funny, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens ...
Plot: dog, puppy, family, children, pets, animal actor, saint bernard dog, animals, childhood, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco
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The Directive (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of an incurable virus spread, a robot seeking to eradicate humanity deceptively guides a Red Cross survivor to sanctuary with the false hope of his family awaiting in Safe Zone 57.
Style: psychotronic, educational, epic, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: zombie outbreak, zombie survival, sole survivor, rat, robot, journey, expedition, role playing, infection, quarantine, hallucination, obsession ...
Time: near future, future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: colorado, washington d.c., china, utah, usa ...
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The Secret of NIMH (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her home to firmer ground.
Style: fairy tale, touching, atmospheric, feel good, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: mouse, heroic mission, lifesaver, adventure, friendship, against the odds, laboratory, rat, rescue, illness, heroes, cure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Captain America (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America." Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie "Red Skull", Captain America winds up frozen ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, touching, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, world war two, captain, martial arts, heroes, crimes, rivalry, good versus evil, superhuman powers, escapades, undercover, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 90s, year 1943, year 1993 ...
Place: washington d.c., rome italy, europe, canada, west germany ...
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Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: superhero, humanity, alien life-form, alien monster, supernatural power, alien, super villain, super powers, experiment gone awry, crimes, experiment, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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The Stand (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 361 min.
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Story: The human race is wiped out by a government invented super flu. The remaining survivors take sides in the forces of good and evil. A mysterious old woman who is a servant of God and a powerful and deadly man who might be the devil himself. A gas ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, disaster, pandemic, supernatural, plague, good versus evil, survival, natural disaster, end of the world, epidemic, deadly virus ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, maine, nebraska, austin texas ...
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Garfield: His 9 Lives (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Garfield plays multiple roles including ancient Egyptian royalty, a fairyland kitten, a movie 'stunt cat" and more!
Style: anthology
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, animals, space adventure, human animal friendship, court jester, killed by a dog, research facility, anthropomorphic cat, clones, animal testing, trick, ancient egypt ...
Time: 70s, 80s, distant future, year 1978, 20th century ...
Place: north africa, europe, egypt, africa
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Year of the Dog (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secretary's life changes in unexpected ways after her dog dies.
Style: melancholic, touching, humorous, harsh, dramatic ...
Plot: friendship, pets, eccentricity, depression, rescue, infidelity, human nature, couple relations, dark humor, catastrophe, african american, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california
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Project Nim (2011)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: From the team behind Man on Wire comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sad, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: chimpanzee, survival, human animal relationship, character study, twists and turns, fish out of water, science, experiment gone awry, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, captivity, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, new york
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Corruption (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A surgeon discovers that he can restore the beauty to his girlfriend's scarred face by murdering other women and extracting fluids from their pituitary gland. However, the effects only last for a short time, so he has to kill more and more ...
Style: macabre, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, doctor, surgeon, home invasion, exploitation, mad scientist, accident, surgery, fiance fiancee relationship, plastic surgery, fashion model, murder ...
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Carnival Magic (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician in a carnival--who actually can read minds and levitate people and objects--works with a superintelligent chimp named Alex, who can also talk. The magician and the chimp soon become the stars of the carnival, drawing in big crowds. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: circus, magic, magician, chimpanzee, carnival, mind reading, monkey, kidnapping, magician's assistant, hick, magic show, magic trick ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina, southern usa, india, north carolina
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Fantastic Four (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, captivating, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: superhero, transformation, adventure, superhero team, teleportation, superheroine, telekinesis, invisibility, alternate dimension, heroes, fantasy world, technology ...
Time: future, year 2007, year 2014, year 2015, 2000s ...
Place: usa, pentagon, panama, new york
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Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, light, witty, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: superhero, heist, ant, good versus evil, technology, heroes, superhuman powers, father daughter relationship, dark hero, mad scientist, chase, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco, washington d.c.
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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, sentimental, heroic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: superhero, super powers, good versus evil, revenge, spider man character, teenager, superhuman powers, spider, mad scientist, vigilantism, heroes, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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The Satan Bug (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Satan Bug (1965) is a science fiction film in which a US government germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the germs has been released and killed several scientists. The big fear is that a more virulent strain, ...
Style: neo noir, scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biological warfare, virus, laboratory, disaster, bio weapon, mad scientist, race against time, helicopter, blackmail, terror, epidemic, quarantine ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, california, los angeles, usa
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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, futuristic, thought provoking, allegory ...
Plot: alien, evil alien, alien invasion, alien contact, space and aliens, mind control, deadly creature, monster, justice, brutality, violence, government agent ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
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The Kovak Box (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: David Norton is used to being in control. As a best-selling author, he decides the fate of his characters, their lives and their deaths. But what happens when his fictional world becomes all too real?
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scapegoat, mystery, mind game, mysterious character, haunted by the past, psychopath, losing-it hero, race against time, supernatural, rivalry, murder, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
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The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, alien, plague, disaster, deadly virus, survival, science, virus, epidemic, distopia, infection, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, future
Place: new mexico, usa
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Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, futuristic, tricky, cerebral ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, technology, resurrection, scientist, consciousness, technology gone awry, chaos, hi-tech, computers and web, a.i., nanotechnology, utopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
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I, Frankenstein (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 200 years after his shocking creation, Dr. Frankenstein's creature, Adam, still walks the earth. But when he finds himself in the middle of a war over the fate of humanity, Adam discovers he holds the key that could destroy humankind.
Style: gothic, exciting, stylized, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, frankenstein, immortality, gargoyle, monster, deadly creature, superhero, immortal, frankenstein's monster, demon, fight, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1790s
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