'Godzilla' (1954) -
Godzilla is essentially a giant prehistoric creature awakened by nuclear radiation. The plot has been used in numerous movies ever since.
'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' (2011) - A chimpanzee gains human-like characteristics after being given an experimental new drug. He then revolts!
'28 Days Later' (2003) -
In this film, medical research lab monkeys are released by animal rights activists and spread a virus that turns people into zombies.
'I Am Legend' (2007) -
A scientist (Will Smith) is immune to a man-made virus that wipes out most humans. He then attempts to find an antidote, using his own blood.
'Jurassic Park' (1993) -
Who thought it would be a good idea to bring dinosaurs back from the dead, really? The film is based on Michael Crichton's novel of the same name.
'Jurassic World' (2015) -
A park with genetically-engineered dinosaurs is probably not the safest tourist attraction, right?
'The Fly' (1958) -
This 1958 movie is about a fly entering a molecular transporter device, ending up sharing its DNA with that of a scientist.
'Splice' (2009) -
Scientists mix human DNA with animal DNA, and create a scary human hybrid in the process. The film stars Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, and Delphine Chanéac.
'Hollow Man' (2000) -
A scientist goes mad after developing an invisibility serum. The film stars the likes of Elisabeth Shue, Kevin Bacon, Josh Brolin, and Kim Dickens.
'Kingdom of the Spiders' (1977) -
A veterinarian (William Shatner) tries to save his town from hundreds of killing tarantulas that are migrating through town after being sprayed with pesticides.
'From Beyond' (1986) -
A scientist experiments with the brain and finds a way to a parallel universe. This movie is loosely based on the short story of the same name by H. P. Lovecraft.
'The Wasp Woman' (1959) -
A youth formula made out of queen wasps is produced by a cosmetics executive. It turn out the beauty formula has the power to transform a woman into a vicious wasp!