Movies like Megalodon 2002

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Megalodon (2002)
 2.9
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Megalodon (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Megalodon is a 2002 American shark film. It takes place out on a deep sea oil rig.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, killer shark, danger, isolation, escapades, deadly, forces of nature, survival, oil rig, shark attack, ocean, space and aliens, heroes, ocean or sea, journalism, filmmaking, catastrophe, giant animal, animal attack, cryptozoology, creature feature
Time: prehistory

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychotronic films with plots about danger, deadly, dangerous animal, creature feature, escapades, shark and survival mostly in Thriller, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Megalodon: Komodo (1999), 2-Headed Shark Attack (2012), Shark Hunter (2001), Dark Waters (2003), Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shark Attack in the Mediterranean (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prehistoric shark (named in the books "megalodon") lurks Mallorca, killing a couple of individuals. A professional diver begins the hunt.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Plot: shark attack, survival, shark, danger, dangerous animal, marine biologist, ocean, ocean or sea, heroes, police officer, vengeance, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, mallorca
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100%
 4.2
 3K
Komodo (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the 70's, some Komodo Dragon eggs were dumped on an North Carolina island. Somehow, the baby Komodos survived, and twenty years later they have grown up and taken over the island for themselves. Young Patrick has lost his parents and his ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: dangerous animal, island, deadly, animal attack, isolation, mutant, survival, family in danger, danger, creature feature, endangered species, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, scary, semi serious, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, ocean or sea, deadly, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, survival, mutant, escapades, shark attack, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, shark, underwater scene, heroic mission, survival, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, race against time, danger, vengeance, obsession, rescue ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 3.3
 757
Dark Waters (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Moneyless, ocean-exploring gigolo and his worldly lady-friend are forced to take part in looking into the possibility that aggression - utilizing marine life - is being planned.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, adventure, underwater, deadly, danger, heroes, dangerous animal, underwater scene, survival, heroic mission, animal attack, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When another Mega Shark returns from the depths of the sea, world militaries go on high alert. Ocean traffic grinds to a standstill as everyone lives in fear of the insatiable beast. Out of options, the US government unleashes the top secret Mecha ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: shark, giant animal, danger, dangerous animal, adventure, forces of nature, deadly, heroes, imaginary, ocean or sea, shark attack, underwater scene ...
Place: egypt, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, animal horror, ocean or sea, underwater, survival, boat accident, ocean, boat, dangerous animal, shark attack, tourist, panic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, mad
Plot: shark, shark attack, monster, prehistoric creature, giant animal, military, animal attack, rescue, underwater, underwater scene, violence, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The California coast is terrorized by two enormous prehistoric sea creatures as they battle each other for supremacy of the sea.
Style: absurd, tense, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: underwater, shark, underwater scene, monster versus monster, submarine, battles, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, danger, dangerous animal, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: prehistory, 80s
Place: japan, california, usa
⇓ 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: exciting, suspense, tense, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, scientist, flooding, killer shark, survival, research, animal attack, predator, experiment, female scientist, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: animal attack, dangerous animal, shark, beach, danger, save the day, ocean or sea, ocean, killer shark, blood, deadly, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 11K
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, danger, deadly creature, deadly, chaos, technology gone awry, heroic mission, dangerous animal, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.1
 3K
Dinoshark (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film opens with a baby dinoshark swimming away from a broken chunk of Arctic glacier that calved due to global warming. Three years later, the dinoshark is a ferocious predatory adult and kills tourists and locals offshore from Puerto Vallarta, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: killer shark, shark attack, dangerous animal, shark, underwater, gory, danger, escapades, deadly, global warming, creature feature, panic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
 3K
Red Water (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the quiet waters of the Mississippi, body parts are being discovered. No one knows what is behind it all, until a huge man eating bull shark turns up. This bull shark is different, as it can breath in fresh water, making a deadly encounter ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, ocean or sea, hostage, treasure hunt, dangerous animal, gory, survival, crimes, anti hero, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.4
 1K
Shark Swarm (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A fisherman and his family fight to take down a greedy real estate developer who has released toxins into the ocean, turning the area's sharks into bloodthirsty hunters.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, survival, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, anti hero, deadly, adventure, secret identity, deadly creature, anti heroes, small town, resort ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: ocean or sea, monster, sea monster, deadly creature, isolation, survival, confined, rescue, dangerous animal, supernatural, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Shark Attack 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A biological experiment goes bad, this time releasing a gaggle of mutated great white sharks with a taste for human flesh. Soon enough, shark expert Nick West is on the case, leading a crew to study them and eventually bring them back into ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark attack, rescue, survival, shark, race against time, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, heroes, adventure, special agents, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.8
 1K
Blue Demon (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The "Blue Demon" project is an attempt by a team of scientists to train Great White sharks to protect America's coastline from any intruders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: ocean or sea, killer shark, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, chaos, ocean, genetic engineering, brutality, eaten alive, victim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, South Africa, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When two researchers discover a colossal shark's tooth off the Mexican coast their worst fears surface - the most menacing beast to ever rule the waters is still alive and mercilessly feeding on anything that crosses its path. Now they must ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark attack, shark, killer shark, dangerous animal, deadly creature, adventure, ancient mystery, good versus evil, danger, deadly, escapades, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 129K
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, killer shark, shark attack, animal horror, survival, laboratory, research, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, scientist, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 9K
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: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: shark, survival, shark attack, diver, ocean or sea, underwater scene, dangerous animal, scuba diving, adventure, haunted by the past, underwater, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: 12 years ago during a scientific expedition 3 animal biologists stumbled upon a great discovery that ended in tragedy. Whatever killed them has awoken and now the legend of the Ancient Snow Beast could prove to be more than just a legend.
Style: scary, humorous, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: shark attack, supernatural, escapades, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, deadly creature, monster, legends and myths, absurdism, killer shark, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.7
 572
Parasite (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abandoned oil rig in the middle of the North Sea. Dr. Christine Hansen is charged with the task of testing an experimental cleaning fluid which could revolutionize the oil industry. Hired to carry out the tests is Jacob Rasmussen and his rough ...
Style: bleak, serious, scary, rough, experimental
Plot: plague, survival, danger, oil rig, obsession, deadly, supernatural, environmentalism, isolation, ocean, ocean or sea, bio weapon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Spring Break Shark Attack (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young teenager travels to Florida, unknowing that a group of dangerous tiger sharks are ravaging the beach.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spring break, shark, survival, teenage life, dangerous animal, race against time, youth, danger, animal attack, shark attack, school, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.5
 2K
Super Shark (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An offshore drilling accident triggers the release of a giant prehistoric shark. When marine biologist Kat Carmichael arrives, she runs up against corporate front man Roger Wade, who plots with Stewart to disrupt her investigation. With the help of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: shark attack, dangerous animal, escapades, danger, deadly, deadly creature, marine biologist, ocean or sea, gory, shark, killer shark, animal attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Snakehead Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small town, desperate to recover from hard economic times, is under threat when voracious Snakehead fish mutate and survive previous lake chemical poisonings. The fish transform from pests to predators when human growth hormones are dumped into ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, escapades, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, small town life, disorder, chaos, animal life, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.2
 2K
King Cobra (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 30 feet of pure terror is the result of an experimental drug used in a biochemical lab and this mutated nightmare is pure evil! Half-African cobra and half-diamondback, he's 30 feet long with a giant appetite for terror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, experimental ...
Plot: giant snake, laboratory, mad scientist, dangerous animal, small town, experiment gone awry, danger, heroes, escapades, martial arts, rivalry, mutation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.1
 1K
Blood Monkey (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six American grad students have arrived in Africa to study apes with a renowned professor. But after setting up camp in a jungle clearing, they soon become witness to the carnage inflicted by the strange and remote species.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: expedition, jungle, survival, dangerous animal, isolation, wilderness, captivity, deadly, danger, escapades, gory, bait ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, thailand, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Sky's on Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The ozone is depleted and as a result of this all sorts things are happening like lethal insects flying around. A scientist tries to warn everybody about this but no one seems to believe him. When his predictions come true they now turn to him for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, future dystopia, survival, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, forces of nature, anti hero, catastrophe, chaos, deadly, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.3
 867
Toxic Shark (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Puerto Rico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tropical singles retreat takes a terrifying turn when guests realize a poisonous shark is infesting the surrounding water. Not only will it rip apart its victims, but it also uses projectile acid to hunt - in and out of the water.
Style: intense, suspenseful, suspense, absurd, idiotic
Plot: killer shark, shark, toxic waste, mutant, infected, summer vacation, animal horror, survival, shark attack, animal life, danger, vacation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%