Movies like Gargantua

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Gargantua (1998)
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Gargantua (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marine biologist Jack Ellway and his son Brandon are drawn to the Polynesian island of Malau to study the effects of recent seismic activity on the area's marine life. Along with the local doctor Alyson Hart, they soon become caught up in the investigation of a series of recent drownings with unexpected results. As Jack explores the surrounding ocean for a mysterious marine creature, Brandon discovers and befriends a three-foot-long baby creature that is able to leave the ocean and walk on land. As more dangerous and giant creatures come onto the island, and the military begins to take offensive action, Jack must risk everything to save the creatures, the island and his son. Written by ADAM G. THOMAS
Style: scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean, paparazzi, evacuation, mutant, island, supernatural, ocean or sea, dangerous animal, danger, forces of nature, escapades, deadly, deadly creature, sea monster, swat team, submarine, earthquake, giant monster, journalist, restaurant, beach, mutation, helicopter, father son relationship, biologist ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, escapades, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, heroes and mutant mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Gargantua: Octopus (2000), 2-Headed Shark Attack (2012), The Rig (2010), SharkMan (2005), Poseidon Rex (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Octopus (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, a Russian submarine strays into American waters. On board is a nuclear cargo destined for Castro. The Americans attack and destroy the sub. 38 years later US submarine Roosevelt is in the same waters. An ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, submarine, adventure, octopus, dangerous animal, save the day, deadly creature, deadly, danger, ocean, ocean or sea, giant monster ...
Time: 90s
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100%
2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Semester at Sea ship is attacked and sunk by a mutated two-headed shark, and the survivors seek refuge on a deserted atoll. The coeds, however, are no longer safe when the atoll starts flooding.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, ocean or sea, survival, escapades, mutant, shark attack, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
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100%
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The Rig (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sea monster, ocean or sea, monster, ocean, isolation, survival, deadly creature, danger, confined, forces of nature, escapades, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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SharkMan (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When he began fusing human and shark DNA, his colleagues laughed at him. Now his creation is taking his revenge, and they aren't laughing anymore.
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, island, escapades, heroes, supernatural, deadly, rivalry, danger, gory, mutant, vengeance, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Poseidon Rex (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Jackson Slate, famous treasure hunter, is out to find the legendary Lost Gold Of Cortez in the open waters off a secluded island in the Caribbean Sea. Using dynamite to blast his way through centuries of silt, new chasms are created reaching miles ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspense, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, escapades, ocean, ocean or sea, prehistoric creature, mutant, military, treasure hunt, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, caribbean
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41%
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DNA (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: DNA is a 1997 American science fiction action film starring Mark Dacascos and Jürgen Prochnow, and directed by William Mesa. Filming took place in the Philippines. The film was retitled ADN - La menace for its French DVD release, and Scarabée for ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beast of the Bering Sea (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sea vampires terrorize a small community.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating
Plot: vampire, sea monster, survival, escapades, danger, supernatural, underwater, ocean or sea, ocean, underwater scene, deadly creature, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
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Sector 7 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In Sector 7, an underwater oil field located south of Jeju Island, Hae-jun is working as a marine equipment manager on an oil prospecting ship called Eclipse. Joining the crew later is Jeong-man, a former colleague of Hae-jun's father, assigned ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: oil rig, ocean, survival, deadly creature, isolation, supernatural, confined, deadly, escapades, danger, ocean or sea, communication problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (1996)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: International terrorists get a surprise when their cargo turns out to contain living dinosaurs. The army commando team now have to think fast, if they want to prevent the extinction of the human species, instead of the reptiles.
Style: scary, serious, rough, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Silent Venom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, underwater, adventure, mutant, submarine, survival, underwater scene, military, save the day, race against time, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, taiwan, okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Rift (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An experimental submarine, the "Siren II", with a very experienced crew is sent to find out what happened to the "Siren I" after it mysteriously dissapeared in a submarine rift. Things go awry when they begin to find things that ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: submarine, underwater, underwater scene, giant monster, survival, adventure, rescue, supernatural, deadly, danger, deadly creature, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.1
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Shark Hunter (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Megalodon shark. A prehistoric killing machine 60 feet long, flashing 200 pounds of teeth and weighing over 20 tons. It's the deadliest predator the world has ever seen. The scientists say it's been extinct for more than 10,000 years. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, underwater, underwater scene, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, heroic mission, survival, race against time, escapades, deadly, deadly creature, danger ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
True Bloodthirst (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vampires and humans live in a future world where they co-exist – barely. Now, both groups find themselves under attack by a new species of super vampire. The surviving humans and vampires join forces to obliterate the vicious man-sized bat ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, heroic mission, supernatural, track down, deadly creature, murder, rivalry, deadly, danger, escapades, chases and races, imaginary ...
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Place: romania
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 3.6
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Slayer (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elite commando squad led by longtime soldier buddies Hawk and Grives run afoul of lethal and powerful vampires in a South American rain forest. Grieves gets turned into a vampire and becomes leader of a savage roving herd. Moreover, Hawk has to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, bleak
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
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Time: 90s, 1990s
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31%
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Carnosaur 2 (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A team of scientists go to a nuclear mining facility to investigate a possible meltdown and instead find a large amount of cloned dinosaurs.
Style: scary, serious, rough, idiotic, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, gory, escapades, deadly, heroes, danger, desert, mutant, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Devil's Tomb (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Mack leads an elite military unit on a search for a missing scientist, and comes face-to-face with an an ancient evil lying beneath the Middle Eastern desert. Evil that is not of this world. Evil that should never be unearthed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: war, mutant, anti war, military life, gory, battles, dangerous animal, world war two, werewolf, super soldier, hitler, genocide ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Monster (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: scary, serious, rough, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 20th century, prehistory, 70s
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Curse of the Komodo (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Genetically-engineered Komodo dragons have become ginormous creatures hunting people on a remote tropical island. A small group of scientists must stop the dragons before they escape the island and destroy the rest of the world.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.2
 553
Mutants (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The greedy Braylon owns the Just Rite Sugar Company and has hired the unethical scientist Sergei to conduct an experiment to make an addictive sugar stronger than heroin or nicotine to increase his sales. Sergei uses invisible people as test ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, chaos, adventure, mad scientist, escapades, danger, rivalry, drug abuse, plague, supernatural, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Raptor (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.4
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DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, deadly creature, chaos, technology gone awry, heroic mission, dangerous animal, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
 808
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Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A female doctor struggling to find her daughter after a long lost World War II biological weapon explodes on a U.S. military base in Bulgaria, turning people into mutant zombies.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, rough ...
Plot: mutant, battles, chaos, danger, supernatural, deadly, zombie, survival, bio weapon, violence, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.9
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Heatstroke (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An ex-model teams up with a soldier to thwart aliens who are propelling global warming to make Earth habitable for their species
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Plot: heroes, space travel, evil alien, dangerous animal, danger, escapades, soldier, deadly, apocalypse, space and aliens, gory, dinosaur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.2
 669
Morlocks (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ferocious humanoid creatures from the future come back to the present to devour humans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mutant, time machine, survival, chaos, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, deadly, military, battles, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.2
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The Hive (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When ants, displaying never-before-seen behavior, seize an island, the controversial Thorax Team is called in to stop the massive threat, only to discover that the ants are controlled by something beyond this world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, invasion, ant, eaten alive, survival, rescue, supernatural, good versus evil, deadly, escapades, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.4
 833
Skeeter (1993)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As the result of a corrupt businessman's illegal toxic waste dumping, a small desert town is beset by a deadly swarm of huge bloodthirsty mutant mosquitoes!
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, cult film
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.9
 3K
Piranhaconda (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%