Movies like Octopus 2: River of Fear

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Octopus 2: River of Fear (2001)
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Octopus 2: River of Fear (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dead bodies are being found in New York harbor. The police have no clues nor suspects until Nick and his colleague realize the killer is a giant octopus. Everybody, especially the police captain, refuses to believe Nick's story, and soon the harbor will be filled with boats for the 4th of July celebrations.
Style: scary, semi serious
Plot: tunnel, sea monster, octopus, giant animal, creature feature, school, crimes, riddles and clues, heroes, beach, dangerous animal, bus, danger, fighting crime, escapades, deadly, deadly creature, underwater, monster, death, tourist, diving, boat, river, animal attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, dangerous animal, deadly creature, creature feature and heroes mostly in Thriller, Action and Horror genres. Some movies like Octopus 2: River of Fear: Tentacles (1977), Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002), Sharktopus (2010), 2-Headed Shark Attack (2012), Jersey Shore Shark Attack (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tentacles (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Several people disappear from and at the sea. Their bodies are found gnawed to the skeleton, even the marrow is missing. The scientists have no idea which animal could do such things. Dr. Turner begins to suspect that the company which builds a ...
Style: serious, disturbing, scary, suspenseful
Plot: octopus, beach, killer whale, deadly creature, cons and scams, dangerous animal, ocean or sea, heroes, escapades, resort, animal life, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
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100%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, biting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark attack, shark, danger, escapades, ancient mystery, dangerous animal, adventure, heroes, deadly creature, deadly, good versus evil, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico, pacific ocean
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100%
 3.2
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Sharktopus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The U.S. Navy's special group "Blue Water" builds a half-shark, half-octopus for combat. But the sharktopus escapes and terrorizes the beaches of Puerto Vallarta.
Style: semi serious, scary, absurd, suspense, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, beach, human versus monster, mad scientist, danger, technology gone awry, mutant, deadly, dangerous animal, save the day, experiment gone awry, animal horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: semi serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: island, monster, shark, supernatural, ocean or sea, dangerous animal, escapades, deadly creature, deadly, survival, beach, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, shark, danger, beach, save the day, ocean or sea, killer shark, deadly, animal attack, blood, shark attack, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
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63%
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, isolation, deadly creature, survival, confined, escapades, dangerous animal, supernatural, rescue, danger, forces of nature, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: piranha, experiment gone awry, survival, mutant, danger, escapades, save the day, dangerous animal, deadly, creature feature, eaten alive, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela, florida, latin america, usa, battleship
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61%
 3.1
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Octopus (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: exciting, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, octopus, sea monster, save the day, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, deadly, ocean or sea, adventure, creature feature, military ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, survival, sea monster, escapades, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, ocean or sea, underwater, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Supercroc (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A team of soldiers must stop a giant, bloodthirsty crocodile from reaching a nearby city, while trying to avoid being a meal for the beast themselves.
Style: serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, escapades, control room, deadly, danger, race against time, supernatural, military, heroes, dangerous animal, deadly creature, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Sand Sharks (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 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, humorous, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: island, beach, killer shark, ocean or sea, dangerous animal, deadly creature, gory, deadly, supernatural, resort, danger, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: serious, rough, scary, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, escapades, treasure hunt, beach, chases and races, heroes, dangerous animal, crimes, small town, ocean or sea, deadly, ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Sector 7 (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, scary, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, supernatural, isolation, danger, ocean or sea, communication problem, deadly creature, heroes, confined, escapades, deadly, shotgun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Spiders II: Breeding Ground (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jason and Alexandra 'Alex', a close couple, loose their sail yacht in a storm and are grateful to get picked up by Captain Jim Bigelow's commercial carrier. Suspicous about the rough treatment and injections given by ship's ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: pirate, laboratory, mad scientist, rescue, creature feature, giant spider, imaginary, heroes, escapades, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Thirty years ago, Ray Reiter witnessed the brutal death of his parents at sea by a strange, octopus-like creature. Now determined to exact revenge, he joins archaeologist Nicole on a perilous high-seas expedition to find a legendary Greek Opal - ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, escapades, deadly creature, ocean or sea, danger, vengeance, survival, rivalry, deadly, decapitation, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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
Plot: shark attack, shark, danger, beach, ocean or sea, deadly creature, dangerous animal, escapades, gory, deadly, marine biologist, bikini ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, serious, scary
Plot: shark attack, supernatural, escapades, legends and myths, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, inventions and discoveries, terrorism, deadly, animal life, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.3
 4K
Spiders 3D (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a Soviet space station crashes into a New York City subway tunnel, a species of venomous spiders is discovered, and soon they mutate to gigantic proportions and wreak havoc on the city. Starring Patrick Muldoon, Christa Campbell, directed by ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious
Plot: subway, spider, chaos and mayhem, dangerous animal, escapades, deadly creature, deadly, urban, satellite, danger, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 2K
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: serious, rough, scary
Plot: mad scientist, island, rivalry, gory, deadly, disorder, danger, crimes, imaginary, escapades, heroes, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: serious, rough
Plot: survival, danger, crocodile, crimes, dangerous animal, heroes, cons and scams, countryside, supernatural, deadly, gory, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Salena Incident (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a mysterious, extraterrestrial object lands in the mining town of Salena, Arizona, the government dispatches a team of Marines to contain the possible threat. Meanwhile, a group of death row inmates ambush their prison bus and take the guards ...
Style: rough, serious, scary
Plot: bus, alien, alien encounter, evil alien, death row, deadly, prison life, danger, race against time, soldier, prison, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Piranhaconda (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hybrid creature - half piranha and half anaconda -- attacks a low-budget horror movie crew on location near her nest when her egg is stolen. Now they must outrun and kill the deadly piranhaconda as well as stop the mad scientist who stole the egg ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: jungle, deadly creature, dangerous animal, chases and races, danger, gory, deadly, eaten alive, river, experiment gone awry, survival, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.6
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Bigfoot (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 1970's pop culture icons Danny Bonaduce and Barry Williams face off in the hunt for the legendary mountain creature.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, bigfoot, helicopter, giant creature, deadly creature, heroes, adventure, save the day, escapades, rivalry, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Shark in Venice (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The seemingly tranquil waterways of Venice are terrorized by the perfect killing machine. In search of his father who has mysteriously disappeared diving in the city, David stumbles across the cryptic trail leading to the long-lost fortune of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, treasure hunt, shark attack, shark, disorder, gory, heroes, dangerous animal, deadly creature, crimes, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lake Placid 2 (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, escapades, crimes, danger, race against time, isolation, parents and children, heroes, supernatural, small town, gory, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.1
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Dinoshark (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: dangerous animal, shark, gory, danger, shark attack, animal life, deadly, escapades, global warming, killer shark, creature feature, underwater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Big Ass Spider! (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a giant alien spider escapes from a military lab and rampages across the city of Los Angeles, it is up to one clever exterminator and his security guard sidekick to kill the creature before the entire city is destroyed.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious
Plot: giant spider, creature feature, exterminator, chaos, deadly, danger, military, heroes, dangerous animal, deadly creature, save the day, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.4
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Rats (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Brookedale Psychiatric Hospital is a crumbling institution which barely has enough money to remain open. Formerly a prison, it sits atop a warren of tunnels and sewage system viaducts. But Brookdale has a secret - a secret known by only one ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: disorder, gory, deadly, survival, mental institution, supernatural, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, deadly creature, working undercover, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Anaconda: The Offspring (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cancer-terminal tycoon Peter Murdoch's secret Wexel Hall Pharmaceuticals lab has developed a blood orchid extract cure. To examine why it works optimally in snakes, they also bread a super-anaconda strain. But the original pair escapes, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, supernatural, chaos, plague, rescue, terminal illness, survival, danger, race against time, animal life, deadly, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exciting, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: octopus, underwater, shark, submarine, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, danger, ocean or sea, forces of nature, monster versus monster, battles ...
Time: prehistory, 80s
Place: usa, california, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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