Movies like Jaws

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Jaws (1975)
 8.0
 545K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic, serious, disaster movie, cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, fear, monster, animal horror, shark attack, animal attack, ocean, survival, police chief, chief of police, underwater, underwater scene, great white shark, danger, beach, small town, gory, deadly, terrorizing, boat, characters killed one by one, eaten alive, creature feature, responsibility ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, atlantic ocean, long island, new york, new england

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Most similar movies to Jaws

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, survival, shark, deadly, boat, escapades and underwater scene mostly in Thriller, Adventure and Horror genres. Some movies like Jaws: Deep Blue Sea (1999), The Reef (2010), Jurassic Park (1993), Open Water (2003), The Perfect Storm (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 125K
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a remote former submarine refueling facility called Aquatica, a team of scientists are searching for a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Susan McAlester genetically engineers three Mako sharks, intending to increase their brain capacity so ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, survival, shark attack, killer shark, laboratory, research, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, scientist, animal horror, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 71K
Jaws 2 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, rescue, boat accident, great white shark, mayor, panic, survival, ocean, island, teenager, death, swimming ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 18K
The Reef (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary
Plot: shark, survival, ocean or sea, boat accident, animal horror, underwater, ocean, shark attack, dangerous animal, tourist, great white shark, underwater scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 871K
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, island, fantasy world, team, animal attack, survival, theme park, natural disaster, dangerous animal, scientist, triceratops ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 51K
Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: shark, survival, stranded, isolation, panic, ocean, shark attack, scuba diving, ocean or sea, danger, abandonment, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perfect Storm (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: storm, ship, storm at sea, catastrophe, forces of nature, adventure, shipwreck, natural disaster, rescue, weatherman, male camaraderie, sea disaster ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: atlantic ocean, portugal, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, underwater, underwater scene, rescue, great white shark, caribbean sea, shark attack, vengeance, revenge, survival, death, ocean or sea ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 28K
Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the director of Wolf Creek comes this terrifying look at nature's perfect killing machine. When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, monster, dangerous animal, animal attack, animal horror, gory, danger, river, survival, isolation, island, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 97K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, adventure, snake, danger, survival, giant snake, amazon river, boat, deadly, lake or river, animal horror ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.8
 241K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, wolf, dangerous animal, stranded, forces of nature, isolation, air disaster, snow, male camaraderie, struggle for survival, wolf pack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 11K
Orca (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After witnessing the killing of his mate and offspring at Captain Nolan's hands, a vengeful killer whale goes on a rampage in the fisherman's Newfoundland harbor. Under pressure from the villagers, Nolan, Rachel and Umilak sail after the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, harsh, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer whale, whale, ocean or sea, dangerous animal, vengeance, survival, obsession, adventure, rescue, gory, ocean, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: antarctica, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five backpackers, diving in a ruined underwater city, quickly learn they are not alone in the submerged caves.
Style: suspense, bloody, psychotronic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, diving, ruins, underwater, cave, great white shark, animal attack, research, underwater scene, secret place, fear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 11K
The Deep (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A pair of young vacationers are involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a way into a deadly wreck in Bermuda waters...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, adventure, shipwreck, ocean, underwater scene, treasure hunt, danger, chase, shark, ocean or sea, mafia, vacation ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.7
 40K
Jaws 3-D (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This third film in the series follows a group of marine biologists attempting to capture a young great white shark that has wandered into Florida's Sea World Park. However, later it is discovered that the shark's 35-foot mother is also a ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, giant animal, killer shark, great white shark, rescue, scuba diving, water skiing, theme park, adventure, survival, dolphins, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, orlando florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scenic, tense ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, survival, jungle, danger, adventurer, obsessive quest, colonialism, lion, heroes, culture clash, bridge ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.3
 47K
Sharknado (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A freak hurricane hits Los Angeles, causing man-eating sharks to be scooped up in tornadoes and flooding the city with shark-infested seawater. Surfer and bar-owner Fin sets out with his friends Baz and Nova to rescue his estranged wife April and ...
Style: suspenseful, absurd, scary, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: shark, storm, beach, demolished city, danger, family in danger, chaos and mayhem, gory, tornado, flood, shark attack, killer shark ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 25K
Shark Night 3D (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A weekend at a lake house in the Louisiana Gulf turns into a nightmare for seven vacationers as they are subjected to fresh-water shark attacks.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, survival, youth, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, gory, friends, creature feature, eaten alive, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the harrowing true story of an October 1982 shark encounter. After a yacht bound for Florida capsizes during an unexpected storm, its crew is left to drift for days in the chilling waters of the Atlantic where they become prey to a group of ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, intense, scary ...
Plot: shark attack, shark, killer shark, survival, struggle for survival, hallucination, storm, animal attack, blood, fear, water, yacht ...
Time: 20th century, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 3.2
 2K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 16K
Bait (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, Singapore, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building ... along with a 12-foot great white shark.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: tsunami, flood, shark attack, survival, shark, flooding, supermarket, killer shark, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 14K
Black Water (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, scary, serious ...
Plot: crocodile, animal horror, tourist, river, swamp, survival, rescue, danger, couples, tour guide, animal attack, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.9
 2K
Megalodon (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A military vessel on the search for an unidentified submersible finds themselves face to face with a giant shark, forced to use only what they have on board to defend themselves from the monstrous beast.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: shark, prehistoric creature, shark attack, monster, giant animal, military, rescue, animal attack, underwater scene, underwater, violence, mad ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A weekend cruise on a luxurious party yacht goes horribly wrong for a group of old high-school friends. They forget to let the ladder down before they jump into the ocean for a swim. The boat proves impossible to climb. They are stuck in the water ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: survival, danger, social relations, couple relations, family in danger, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, contests and competitions, family relations, drowning, ocean ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 8K
Dark Tide (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Germany, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A traumatized shark expert (Halle Berry) must battle her own fears to lead a thrill-seeking businessman on a dive into a dangerous section of water known as "Shark Alley."
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: shark, survival, shark attack, diver, ocean or sea, underwater scene, dangerous animal, scuba diving, underwater, escapades, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 121K
The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, tense, exciting, absurd ...
Plot: shark, survival, trapped, strong female character, animal horror, ocean, animal attack, surfing, island, fear, killer shark, swimming ...
Place: mexico, tijuana mexico, australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 4K
Cage Dive (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three friends from California are filming an audition tape for an extreme reality game show. They document their journey to Australia where they will be doing their most dangerous activity.... Shark Cage Diving. A catastrophic turn of events leaves ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, bloody, intense
Plot: ocean, shark, shark attack, animal attack, danger, found footage, underwater, friends, diving, fish, underwater scene, extreme sport ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.1
 893
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 ⇓
28%
 5.7
 99K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, drowning, shipwreck, ocean, forces of nature, adventure, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Deep Blue Sea 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When shark conservationist Dr. Misty Calhoun is invited to consult on a top-secret project run by pharmaceutical billionaire Carl Durant, she is shocked to learn that the company is using unpredictable and highly aggressive bull sharks as its test ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: shark attack, shark, scientist, flooding, killer shark, survival, research, animal attack, female scientist, experiment, mutation, eaten alive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%