Movies like Hardware 1990

Mark 13 is a government-built killing machine programmed with artificial intelligence, able to repair and recharge itself from any energy source. Through a series of coincidences, the cyborg's head ends up in the home of a sculptress as a bizarre Christmas present from her boyfriend. Once inside its new home, the cyborg promptly reconstructs the rest of its body using a variety of household utensils and proceeds to go on a murderous rampage.

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1 Leviathan 1989

Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by one.

Genres:

Adventure, Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

George P. Cosmatos

Writers:

David Webb Peoples (story) (as David Peoples), David Webb Peoples (screenplay) (as David Peoples) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Italy, United States of America
5.8

2 Conan The Barbarian 1982

A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood massacre, Conan is released from slavery and taught the ancient arts of fighting. Transforming himself into a killing machine, Conan travels into the wilderness to seek vengeance on Thulsa Doom, the man responsible for killing his family. In the wilderness, Conan takes up with the thieves Valeria and Subotai. The group comes upon King Osric, who wants the trio of warriors to help rescue his daughter who has joined Doom in the hills.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Action

Director:

John Milius

Writers:

Robert E. Howard (based on the character created by), John Milius | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

3 Krull 1983

A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Director:

Peter Yates

Countries:

Spain, United Kingdom, Italy, United States of America
6.1

4 Darkman 1990

Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his laboratory is destroyed by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes known as Darkman, assuming alternate identities in his quest for revenge and a new life with a former love.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Crime

Director:

Sam Raimi

Writers:

Sam Raimi (story), Chuck Pfarrer (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

5 They Live 1988

Nada, a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to keep the population subdued, and that most of the social elite are skull-faced aliens bent on world domination. With this shocking discovery, Nada fights to free humanity from the mind-controlling aliens.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Action

Director:

John Carpenter

Writers:

Ray Nelson (short story "Eight O'Clock in the Morning"), John Carpenter (screenplay) (as Frank Armitage)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

6 Split Second 1992

In a flooded future London, Detective Harley Stone (Rutger Hauer) hunts a serial killer who murdered his partner and has haunted him ever since. He soon discovers what he is hunting might not be human.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Tony Maylam

Country:

United Kingdom
6.2

7 Dune 1984

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Duneā€”the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some unsavory characters.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

David Lynch

Writers:

Frank Herbert (novel), David Lynch (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

8 The Lawnmower Man 1992

A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Brett Leonard

Writers:

Stephen King (title only), Brett Leonard (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, Japan, United States of America
5.5

9 In The Mouth Of Madness 1994

With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to investigate Cane's mysterious vanishing act and ends up in the sleepy little East Coast town of Hobb's End.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

John Carpenter

Writer:

Michael De Luca

Country:

United States of America
7.2

10 Flash Gordon 1980

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.

Genre:

Science Fiction

Director:

Mike Hodges

Writers:

Lorenzo Semple Jr. (screenplay), Michael Allin (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

11 The Prophecy 1995

The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.

Genres:

Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Gregory Widen

Writer:

Gregory Widen

Country:

United States of America
6.5

12 Re-Animator 1985

A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Comedy, Horror

Director:

Stuart Gordon

Writers:

H.P. Lovecraft (story "Herbert West, Re-Animator"), Dennis Paoli (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

13 Prince Of Darkness 1987

A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

John Carpenter

Writer:

John Carpenter (as Martin Quatermass)

Country:

United States of America
6.7

14 From Beyond 1986

A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy

Director:

Stuart Gordon

Writers:

H.P. Lovecraft (short story), Brian Yuzna (adaptation) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

15 Nightbreed 1990

A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.

Genres:

Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Director:

Clive Barker

Writers:

Clive Barker (novel), Clive Barker (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

16 Critters 1986

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.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Stephen Herek

Writers:

Domonic Muir (story), Domonic Muir (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

17 Dagon 2001

A boating accident off the coast of Spain sends Paul and his girlfriend Barbara to the decrepit fishing village of Imboca. As night falls, people start to disappear and things not quite human start to appear. Paul is pursued by the entire town. Running for his life, he uncovers Imboca's secret..they worship Dagon, a monstrous god of the sea...and Dagon's unholy offspring are on the loose...

Genres:

Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Stuart Gordon

Writers:

H.P. Lovecraft (short stories "Dagon" and "The Shadow Over Innsmouth"), Dennis Paoli (screenplay)

Country:

Spain
6.2

18 Lord Of Illusions 1995

During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.

Genres:

Horror, Fantasy

Director:

Clive Barker

Writers:

Clive Barker (story "The Last Illusion"), Clive Barker (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

19 Heavy Metal 1981

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Genres:

Animation, Science Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Music

Writers:

Daniel Goldberg (screenplay) (as Dan Goldberg), Len Blum (screenplay) | 9 more credits »

Country:

Canada
6.7

20 Outland 1981

An honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. After his wife angrily deserts him, he waits alone for the arrival of killers hired by the company to eliminate him.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Mystery

Director:

Peter Hyams

Writer:

Peter Hyams

Country:

United Kingdom
6.6

21 Dark Star 1974

A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and intelligent bombing device that starts to question the meaning of its existence.

Genres:

Comedy, Science Fiction

Director:

John Carpenter

Writers:

John Carpenter (original story and screenplay), Dan O'Bannon (original story and screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.3

22 Zardoz 1974

In the far future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.

Genres:

Fantasy, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

John Boorman

Writer:

John Boorman

Countries:

Ireland, United States of America
5.9

23 Altered States 1980

A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality itself are states of mind.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Ken Russell

Writers:

Paddy Chayefsky (written for the screen by) (as Sidney Aaron), Paddy Chayefsky (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

24 Flesh+blood 1985

A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a castle and await their fate.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama

Director:

Paul Verhoeven

Writers:

Gerard Soeteman (screenplay), Gerard Soeteman (story) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Netherlands, Spain, United States of America
6.7