Movies like Lake Placid

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Lake Placid (1999)
 5.7
 55K
Lake Placid (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a man is eaten alive by an unknown creature, the local Game Warden teams up with a paleontologist from New York to find the beast. Add to the mix an eccentric philanthropist with a penchant for "Crocs", and here we go! This quiet, remote lake is suddenly the focus of an intense search for a crocodile with a taste for live animals...and people!
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, dangerous animal, investigation, lake or river, sea monster, eaten alive, scientist, gory, rescue, river, small town, danger, escapades, sheriff, severed head, paleontologist, cow, bear attack, animal horror, teeth, deputy, campfire, tooth, remote, diving ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, new york, usa, boston, new england

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Most similar movies to Lake Placid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and psychotronic films with plots about danger, deadly, creature feature, dangerous animal, gory, escapades and survival mostly in Horror, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Lake Placid: Anaconda (1997), Eight Legged Freaks (2002), Tremors (1990), Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012), Rogue (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.8
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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
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100%
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The residents of a rural mining town discover that an unfortunate chemical spill has caused hundreds of little spiders to mutate overnight to the size of SUVs. It's then up to mining engineer Chris McCormack and Sheriff Sam Parker to mobilize ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spider, spiders, heroes, town meeting, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, perfume, creature feature, wetting pants, straight razor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 121K
Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, desert, deadly creature, rescue, survival, creature feature, human versus monster, danger, stranded, mutant, small town, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Follows Jim Bickerman, a poacher who discovers that his local lake is inhabited by man-eating crocodiles.
Style: scary, dark humor, rough, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: reptile, river, survival, woman in danger, trapped, escapades, dangerous animal, danger, rescue, deadly, heroes, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A giant alligator goes head to head with a giant Anaconda. The town sheriff must find a way to destroy the two monsters before they kill the whole town.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: snake, lake or river, crocodile, sheriff, dangerous animal, survival, danger, escapades, river, rivalry, monster versus monster, experiment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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%
 4.8
 13K
Primeval (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Horror, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A news team is sent to Burundi to capture and bring home a legendary 25-foot crocodile. Their difficult task turns potentially deadly when a warlord targets them for death.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crocodile, obsessive quest, village, survival, gory, dangerous animal, political unrest, journalism, state affairs, chase, eaten alive, investigative reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lake Placid 3 (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A game warden moves his family to Lake Placid, once the site of deadly crocodile attacks. Locals assure him the crocs are gone, but his mischievous young son finds a few baby crocs and begins feeding them. They quickly grow into very big adults and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, disorder, survival, animal life, gory, animal horror, animal attack, nudity (full frontal - brief), lake ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lake Placid 2 (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Man-eating crocodiles return to the lake as two males and one aggressive female crocodile, which is protecting her nest, wreak havoc on the locals.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chases and races, escapades, crimes, parents and children, family relations, hitman, slasher, supernatural, heroes, human versus animal, killer animal, weapons ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 64K
Arachnophobia (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A large spider from the jungles of South America is accidentally transported in a crate with a dead body to America where it mates with a local spider. Soon after, the residents of a small California town disappear as the result of spider bites from ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, macabre, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: creature feature, spider, spiders, small town, survival, danger, expedition, exterminator, animal horror, nobody believes, dangerous animal, coincidence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, usa, south america, venezuela, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 86K
Piranha 3D (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Each year the population of sleepy Lake Victoria, Arizona explodes from 5,000 to 50,000 residents for the annual Spring Break celebration. But then, an earthquake opens an underwater chasm, releasing an enormous swarm of ancient Piranha that have ...
Style: scary, not serious, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, dangerous animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly creature, death, rescue, gory, violence, blood, animal attack, strong violent content, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 30K
Feast (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Patrons locked inside of a bar are forced to fight monsters.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, deadly creature, siege, violence spree, deadly, danger, escapades, graphic violence, impregnation, loss of child, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 31K
Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, bounty hunter, outer space, creature, chaos, danger, small town, family in danger, misfit, intergalactic, explosion, cat ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 4K
Crocodile (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of friends including Brady Turner, Claire and Duncan McKay go out on a boat trip on a lake in Southern California, but their joyful weekend turns into horror, when a giant killer crocodile searching for its stolen eggs, picks off anyone who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crocodile, creature feature, spring break, prank, friends, teenage life, danger, dangerous animal, chases and races, ship, river, lake or river ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After chomping through the fish population, thousands of starved lampreys begin attacking the citizens of a sleepy lake town, and the community scrambles to stay alive.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, rescue, danger, dangerous animal, lake, social relations, small town, husband wife relationship, underwater scene, gory, lake or river, river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The blood orchid - A rare flower that holds the secret of eternal life and a fortune to the pharmaceutical company that finds it. Led by a two-fisted soldier of fortune, a scientific expedition is sent deep into the jungles of Borneo to locate and ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, snake, adventure, animal horror, dangerous animal, treasure hunt, expedition, rescue, danger, research, survival, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Those supersucking desert creatures are back --- and this time they're south of the border. As the creatures worm their way through the oil fields of Mexico, the only people who can wrangle them are veteran Earl Bassett and survivalist Burt ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: human versus monster, small town, metamorphosis, oil refinery, hunting, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, danger, chases and races, stranded ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, nevada, usa, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 19K
Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, resort, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jersey Shore Shark Attack (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many years ago, hundreds of locals and tourists were massacred by giant man-eating sharks in the infamous 1916 Jersey Shore attacks. But that's just a legend... or is it? It's a holiday weekend on the Jersey Shore and, unbeknownst to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: animal attack, dangerous animal, shark, beach, danger, save the day, ocean, ocean or sea, killer shark, deadly, blood, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.4
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Mega Piranha (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a science experiment goes horribly wrong, gigantic fish gain appetites for human flesh.
Style: scary, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, experiment gone awry, survival, escapades, save the day, dangerous animal, danger, mutant, deadly, creature feature, eaten alive, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela, florida, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American man unwittingly gets involved with werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.
Style: gothic, dark humor, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, danger, rescue, dangerous animal, afterlife, transformation, animal horror, race against time, eaten alive, meat, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 5K
Frankenfish (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When the body of a man is found completely destroyed in the swamps in Louisiana, the medical investigator Sam Rivers is assigned to investigate the murder. He travels with the biologist Mary Callahan to the location where the victim lived in a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: animal horror, biologist, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, survival, track down, genetic engineering, escapades, danger, monster, eaten alive, fish ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.7
 3K
Python (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sleepy New Haven California is a small town with a big problem. A sixty foot slithering horror has arrived and shattered the town's tranquillity on it's path of death and destruction... Growing violent and more savage with each attack the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: snake, giant snake, dangerous animal, scientist, python, deadly creature, race against time, danger, experiment gone awry, military, chaos and mayhem, small town life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 3.3
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Dinocroc (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an African dinosaur ancestor of the crocodile is found, Dr. Campbell uses its DNA to create prototypes at Paula Kennedy's Genetic Research Co. (Gereco) lab. However one must be put down after killing someone, another escapes and the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, survival, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, adventurer, chaos, dinosaur, animal life, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Black Water: Abyss (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An adventure-loving couple convince their friends to explore a remote, uncharted cave system in the forests of Northern Australia. With a tropical storm approaching, they abseil into the mouth of the cave, but when the caves start to flood, tensions ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: survival, hunting, cave, animal horror, animal attack, crocodile, beast, dangerous animal, stranded, adventurer, forces of nature, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.7
 1K
Croc (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A large man-eating crocodile terrorizes tourists and locals near Krabi, in Thailand. Michael Madsen plays a hunter stalking the immense reptile, while sub-plots include a rivalry between a foreigner, who owns a crocodile-farm, and a Thai man who ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: survival, crocodile, danger, dangerous animal, rivalry, deadly, cons and scams, eaten alive, trapped, zoo, crimes, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.4
 2K
Blood Surf (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sleazy producer develops a concept he dubs "blood surfing" -- tossing bloody fish remains into the water to lure sharks and then surfing through the animals as they chomp about. Along with his camerawoman, the producer brings two ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: crocodile, deadly creature, dangerous animal, surfing, island, blood, giant animal, danger, heroes, rivalry, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s, prehistoric, prehistoric times
Place: australia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites - and only Fin and April can save the Big Apple.
Style: humorous, scary, exciting, suspenseful, disaster movie ...
Plot: creature, catastrophe, shark, chaos and mayhem, chaos, danger, demolished city, heroes, creature feature, killer shark, great white shark, eaten alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put ...
Style: not serious, humorous, bloody, scary, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, friendship, danger, gory, strip club, small town, youth, teenager, camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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 ⇓
19%