Movies like Jaws

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Jaws (1975)
 8.1
 594K
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, suspenseful, tense, suspense, macabre, rough, entertaining, atmospheric, breathtaking, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, animal attack, ocean, monster, dangerous animal, survival, fear, beach, great white shark, creature feature, killer shark, fishing, loss of son, small town, eaten alive, sea, scuba diving, creature, water, fishing boat, death, island, boat, hunting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, new york, new england, new york state, long island, atlantic ocean

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Most similar movies to Jaws

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about danger, creature feature, animal attack, survival, animal horror, deadly and shark mostly in Thriller, Adventure and Horror genres. Some movies like Jaws: Deep Blue Sea (1999), Rogue (2007), Jurassic Park (1993), Open Water (2003), The Reef (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 78K
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: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, monster, killer shark, shark attack, survival, panic, creature, creature feature, animal attack, death, island ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.9
 134K
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: exciting, suspenseful, scary, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, survival, shark attack, dangerous animal, killer shark, laboratory, research, scientist, monster, genetic engineering, giant animal, creature feature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.2
 30K
Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, 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, scary, suspense, tense, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, monster, animal attack, dangerous animal, survival, isolation, stranded, creature, death, survival horror, travel, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 972K
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, suspense, suspenseful, intense, breathtaking ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, survival, adventure, island, dangerous animal, animal attack, scientist, fantasy world, tyrannosaurus rex, paleontology, disaster, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, prehistoric times
Place: central america, costa rica, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 54K
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: scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, shark, stranded, isolation, ocean, shark attack, panic, diving, animal attack, scuba diving, loneliness, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 19K
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: scary, psychotronic, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: shark, survival, ocean, killer shark, shark attack, panic, boat, tourist, creature feature, boat accident, dangerous animal, diving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.8
 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, mad
Plot: shark, prehistoric creature, shark attack, giant animal, monster, prehistoric animal, animal attack, creature, killer shark, rescue, military, human versus animal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 252K
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: suspenseful, harsh, tense, bad ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, snow, dangerous animal, animal attack, wolf, air disaster, forces of nature, hunting, stranded, wolf attack, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 44K
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, melancholic, suspense, intense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, killer shark, giant animal, amusement park, shark attack, monster, disaster, creature feature, animal attack, creature, adventure, survival ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, orlando florida, usa
⇓ 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, melancholic, unusual plot structure, absurd, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, ocean, sea, christmas, monster, revenge, creature feature, death, creature, animal attack ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 105K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Peru
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, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, snake, dangerous animal, adventure, boat, survival, monster, animal attack, giant snake, amazon river, river, strong violent content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil, south america
⇓ 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, suspenseful, bloody, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, great white shark, sea, cave, killer shark, survival horror, animal attack, diving, research, panic, ruins ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 132K
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, scary, tense, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: shark, survival, animal attack, shark attack, sea, killer shark, ocean, surfing, trapped, beach, island, strong female character ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, australia, tijuana mexico, texas
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, storm at sea, catastrophe, ship, storm, shipwreck, forces of nature, adventure, fish, sea, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, atlantic ocean, boston, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 26K
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, survival, creature feature, youth, dangerous animal, friends, eaten alive, murder, creature, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.7
 12K
Orca (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, Italy, Canada
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: harsh, suspense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer whale, whale, dangerous animal, survival, animal attack, shark, adventure, vengeance, obsession, ocean, disaster, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: antarctica, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 38K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, tricky, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: submarine, sea, treasure hunt, boat, gold, ocean, survival, adventure, sunken ship, heist, murder, greed ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008, year 1941, 21st century
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 12K
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, tense, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, treasure hunt, ocean, shipwreck, adventure, survival, chase, scuba diving, see through clothes, sea, diving, mafia ...
Time: 18th century
Place: haiti, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 2.6
 5K
Sand Sharks (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the beach, it appears that our large fishy friends have found a way to chomp on you when you're chilling out on the sand too!
Style: scary, semi serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, killer animal, killer shark, lifeguard, shark attack, island, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly creature, beach, dead woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, suspense, tense, suspenseful, scenic ...
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, jungle, adventure, lion, animal attack, adventurer, obsessive quest, hunting, heroes, greed, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019)
Genre: Horror, 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, scary, realistic, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: shark attack, shark, killer shark, storm at sea, disaster, natural disaster, survival, struggle for survival, boat accident, sea disaster, visual hallucination, animal attack ...
Time: 20th century, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, sea monster, oil, ocean, isolation, deadly creature, survival, forces of nature, rescue, dangerous animal, supernatural, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 9K
Dark Tide (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: shark, survival, diver, shark attack, scuba diving, ocean, dangerous animal, escapades, adventure, haunted by the past, loss of partner, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 15K
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: scary, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: crocodile, survival, animal attack, swamp, tourist, rescue, tour guide, couples, river, dangerous animal, escapades, creature feature ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.7
 952
Shark Zone (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man must hunt down ferocious sharks that are threatening a small beach community.
Style: realistic, serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, animal attack, killer shark, shark attack, crimes, treasure hunt, dangerous animal, heroes, escapades, ship, beach, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: scary, suspenseful, absurd, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, monster, shark attack, dangerous animal, deadly creature, ship, escapades, killer shark, island, graphic violence, survival, sea monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 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, rough, psychological, tense ...
Plot: survival, human nature, yacht, shark, friendship, couple relations, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, family in danger, ocean, drowning, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.1
 5K
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, suspense, suspenseful, bloody, intense ...
Plot: shark, ocean, animal attack, shark attack, found footage, friends, fish, diving, australian outback, cell, extreme sport, no survivors ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, shark attack, scientist, animal attack, female scientist, monster, killer shark, sea, research, survival, predator, characters killed one by one ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.2
 1K
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, survival, heroic mission, deadly creature, rescue, race against time, escapades, obsession, vengeance ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%