Biopunk films

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  1. Body Melt

    Body Melt (1993)


    Body Melt (1993) is a satirical Australian horror film directed by Philip Brophy and written by Brophy and Rod Bishop (both ex-→ ↑ →), influenced by "splatstick" Peter Jackson films like Bad Taste and Braindead.

  2. Carnosaur

    Carnosaur (1993)


    Carnosaur is a 1993 science fiction horror film starring Diane Ladd as a mad scientist who plans to recreate dinosaurs and destroy humanity. The film is loosely based on the novel Carnosaur by John Brosnan (under the pseudonym of Harry Adam Knight) that was released in 1984, but the two have little in common. They share only a few scenes, the villain still has the same basic motive, and both contain explicit gore and violence. It was the only film based on a Brosnan novel to be produced in America. As it was released four weeks before the larger-scale blockbuster Jurassic Park, Carnosaur may be considered a "mockbuster". Diane Ladd's daughter Laura Dern was one of the stars of Jurassic Park.

  3. Carnosaur 2

    Carnosaur 2 (1995)


    Carnosaur 2 is a 1995 low budget sequel to Carnosaur, and the second of the Carnosaur franchise. It has a similar plot to Aliens, about a team of scientists who go to a nuclear mining facility to investigate a possible meltdown and instead find a large amount of cloned dinosaurs who have been hidden there after the events of the first film.

  4. Carnosaur 3: Primal Species

    Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (1996)


    Carnosaur 3: Primal Species is a 1996 direct-to-video action/horror/sci-fi film. It is the sequel to the 1995 film Carnosaur 2, and the third installation of the Carnosaur series. It was the first of the series to not get a theatrical release. The film is the last in the series, but was followed by two unofficial sequel, the first called Raptor in 2001, which included re-used footage from the series; the second was The Eden Formula, a made-for-TV film.

  5. Curse of the Fly

    Curse of the Fly (1965)


    Curse of the Fly is the second and final sequel to the 1958 version of The Fly. It was released in 1965, and unlike the other films in the series was produced in England. The film was directed by Don Sharp and the screenplay was written by Harry Spalding.

  6. Dog's Heart

    Dog's Heart (1976)


    Cuore di cane (German: Warum bellt Herr Bobikow?, International title - Dog's Heart) is a 1976 joint Italian-German film directed by Alberto Lattuada based on a novel Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov adapted by Mario Gallo. Screenplay by Alberto Lattuada with Viveca Melander. Composer - Piero Piccioni, editor - Sergio Montanari. Cinematography by Lamberto Caimi. Production companies - Corona Filmproduktion, Filmalpha, distribution by Constantin Film. Runtime - 113 min.

  7. Dr. Moreau's House of Pain

    Dr. Moreau's House of Pain (2004)


    Dr. Moreau's House of Pain is a 2004 film directed by Charles Band.

  8. eXistenZ

    eXistenZ (1999)


    Existenz (stylized as eXistenZ) is a 1999 Canadian science fiction body horror film written, produced, and directed by Canadian director David Cronenberg. It stars Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jude Law.

  9. Gattaca

    Gattaca (1997)


    Gattaca is a 1997 American science fiction film written and directed by Andrew Niccol. It stars Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman, with Jude Law, Loren Dean, Ernest Borgnine, Gore Vidal, and Alan Arkin appearing in supporting roles. The film presents a biopunk vision of a future society driven by eugenics where potential children are conceived through genetic manipulation to ensure they possess the best hereditary traits of their parents. The film centers on Vincent Freeman, played by Hawke, who was conceived outside the eugenics program and struggles to overcome genetic discrimination to realize his dream of traveling into space.

  10. Heart of a Dog

    Heart of a Dog (1988)


    Heart of a Dog (Russian: Собачье сердце, translit. Sobachye serdtse) is a black-and-white 1988 Soviet television film directed by Vladimir Bortko. It is based on Mikhail Bulgakov's novel Heart of a Dog.

  11. Innerspace

    Innerspace (1987)


    Innerspace is a 1987 science fiction comedy film directed by Joe Dante and produced by Michael Finnell. Steven Spielberg served as executive producer. The film was inspired by the 1966 science fiction film Fantastic Voyage. It stars Dennis Quaid, Martin Short and Meg Ryan, with Robert Picardo and Kevin McCarthy, with music composed by Jerry Goldsmith. It earned $25,893,810 of domestic gross revenue and won an Oscar, the only film directed by Dante to do so.

  12. Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park (1993)


    Jurassic Park is a 1993 American science fiction action adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is the first installment of the Jurassic Park franchise. It is based on the 1990 novel of the same name by Michael Crichton, with a screenplay written by Crichton and David Koepp. The film centers on the fictional Isla Nublar, an islet located off Costa Rica's Pacific Coast, where a billionaire philanthropist and a small team of genetic scientists have created a wildlife park of cloned dinosaurs.

  13. Jurassic Park III

    Jurassic Park III (2001)


    Jurassic Park III is a 2001 American science fiction adventure monster film. It is the third installment in the Jurassic Park franchise and a sequel to the 1997 movie The Lost World: Jurassic Park. It is the first film in the series that was not directed by Steven Spielberg nor based on a book by Michael Crichton (though numerous scenes in the film were taken from Crichton's novels Jurassic Park and The Lost World). The film takes place on Isla Sorna, the island featured in the second film, where a divorced couple has tricked Dr. Alan Grant into going in order to help them find their son.

  14. Prometheus

    Prometheus (2012)


    Prometheus (prəˈmθɪəs pro-MEE-thee-uhs) is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof, and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, and Charlize Theron. It is set in the late 21st century and centers on the crew of the spaceship Prometheus as it follows a star map discovered among the artifacts of several ancient Earth cultures. Seeking the origins of humanity, the crew arrives on a distant world and discovers a threat that could cause the extinction of the human race.

  15. Raptor

    Raptor (2001)


    The Carnosaur film series are a series of four b-movies produced by Roger Corman that feature genetically engineered dinosaurs running amok in various scenarios. The series started with the first Carnosaur film, released in 1993, that was loosely based on a novel by John Brosnan but was more similar to the Jurassic Park film which was based on the novel by Michael Crichton. The first sequel, Carnosaur 2, followed in 1995, while the second and third films were released directly to DVD in 1996 and 2001, respectively. The first three films were released to Region 1 DVD on February 6, 2001 as the "Carnosaur Collector's Set". There is also a fifth movie known as "The Eden Formula" or "Tyrannosaurus Wrecks".

  16. Replicant

    Replicant (2001)


    Replicant is a 2001 American sci-fi action film directed by Ringo Lam, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Michael Rooker. It is the second collaboration between Jean-Claude Van Damme and Hong Kong film director Ringo Lam. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United States on September 18, 2001.

  17. Repo! The Genetic Opera

    Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)


    Repo! The Genetic Opera is a 2008 American horror-rock opera musical film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. The film is based on the 2002 play, The Necromerchant's Debt and the 2002 musical also named Repo! The Genetic Opera, which were written and composed by Darren Smith and Terrance Zdunich.

  18. Return of the Fly

    Return of the Fly (1959)


    Return of the Fly is the first sequel to the 1958 horror film The Fly. It was released in 1959, and directed by Edward Bernds. Unlike the preceding film, Return of the Fly was shot in black and white. The film was followed by another sequel in 1965, Curse of the Fly.

  19. Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)


    Rise of the Planet of the Apes is a 2011 American science fiction film directed by Rupert Wyatt and starring James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, and Andy Serkis. Written by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, it is 20th Century Fox's reboot of the Planet of the Apes series, intended to act as an origin story for a new series of films. Its premise is similar to the fourth film in the original series, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972), but it is not a direct remake of that film.

  20. Splice

    Splice (2009)


    Splice is a 2009 Canadian-French science fiction thriller film directed by Vincenzo Natali and starring Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, and Delphine Chanéac. The story concerns experiments in genetic engineering being done by a young scientific couple, who attempt to introduce human DNA into their work of splicing animal genes.

  21. Tetsuo II: Body Hammer

    Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)


    Tetsuo II: Body Hammer is a 1992 Japanese science fiction/horror film directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. It is a bigger-budget reworking of the same director's 1989 movie Tetsuo: The Iron Man, utilizing similar themes and ideas to the earlier film (a Japanese salaryman, played by cult actor Tomorowo Taguchi, finds his body transforming into a weapon through sheer rage after his son is kidnapped by a gang of violent thugs.) It was not as well received as its predecessor but it did win the Critic's Award at the 3rd Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival in February 1992.

  22. Tetsuo: The Bullet Man

    Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009)


    Tetsuo: The Bullet Man is the third film in Shinya Tsukamoto's cyberpunk film series, and the first to be filmed in English. It was preceded by Tetsuo: The Iron Man and Tetsuo II: Body Hammer.

  23. Tetsuo, the Iron Man

    Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)


    Tetsuo: The Iron Man (鉄男: Tetsuo) is a 1989 Japanese cyberpunk film by cult-film director Shinya Tsukamoto produced by Japan Home Video. This, his third film, is an extremely graphic but also strikingly-filmed fantasy shot in the same low-budget, underground-production style as his first two films. Tetsuo established Tsukamoto internationally and created his worldwide cult following. It was followed by Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992) and Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009).

  24. The Amazing Spider-Man

    The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)


    The Amazing Spider-Man is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man and sharing the title of the character's longest-running comic book of the same name. It is the fourth theatrical Spider-Man film produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Entertainment, and a reboot of Sam Raimi's 2002–07 trilogy preceding it. The film was directed by Marc Webb, written by James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent and Steve Kloves and stars Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Rhys Ifans as Dr. Curtis Connors, Denis Leary as Captain George Stacy along with Martin Sheen and Sally Field as the uncle and aunt of Peter Parker, Ben Parker and May Parker. The film tells the story of Peter Parker, a teenager from New York City who becomes Spider-Man after being bitten by a genetically altered spider. Parker must stop Dr. Curt Connors as a mutated Lizard from spreading a mutation serum to the city's human population.

  25. The Eden Formula

    The Eden Formula (2006)


    The Eden Formula, also known as Tyrannosaurus Wrecks or unofficially as Carnosaur 5, is a 2006 low budget made-for-TV film written and directed by John Carl Buechler for Syfy. The film uses footage from Carnosaur.

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