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, Bulgaria
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: semi serious, scary, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: giant animal, octopus, sea monster, creature feature, underwater scene, riddles and clues, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, underwater, police officer, giant octopus, tunnel, school, crimes, heroes, beach, bus, fighting crime, escapades, deadly creature, catastrophe, monster, police, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to Octopus 2: River of Fear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, scary, serious and suspenseful films with plots about creature feature, danger, deadly, escapades, dangerous animal, heroes and deadly creature mostly in Action, Adventure and Horror genres. Some movies like Octopus 2: River of Fear: Tentacles (1977), 2-Headed Shark Attack (2012), Octopus (2000), Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002), Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus (2010). 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: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense ...
Plot: octopus, beach, ocean, giant animal, danger, deadly creature, dangerous animal, deadly, gory, escapades, journalism, resort ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
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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
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100%
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Octopus (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, adventure, submarine, octopus, dangerous animal, save the day, deadly creature, deadly, danger, ocean or sea, giant monster, creature feature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
100%
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Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the prehistoric warm-water beast the Crocosaurus crosses paths with that cold-water monster the Mega Shark, all hell breaks loose in the oceans as the world's top scientists explore every option to halt the aquatic frenzy. Swallowing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: shark, military, giant animal, adventure, battles, crocodile, special agents, danger, escapades, rivalry, monster versus monster, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, africa, caribbean, congo
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100%
Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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: scary, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: sea monster, vengeance, survival, danger, escapades, adventurer, deadly, deadly creature, treasure hunt, giant squid, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American scientist up to no good (as usual) by creating the half-pterodactyl, half-barracuda: Pteracuda. When the creature inevitably escapes, it's up to Sharktopus to stop him.
Style: psychotronic, captivating, suspense, tense, exciting
Plot: sea monster, shark, monster versus monster, giant monster, scientist, monster, genetic engineering, creature feature, fish, tentacle, marine biologist, beach ...
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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 ⇓
39%
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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, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer shark, beach, island, killer animal, dangerous animal, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, ocean, deadly, ocean or sea, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: 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 ⇓
38%
The Thing Below (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A top secret drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico raises a dormant alien creature from the depths. Once loose, the creature goes on a murderous rampage.
Style: bleak, serious, scary, captivating
Plot: alien, sea monster, deadly creature, alien encounter, telepathy, heroes, danger, deadly, escapades, ocean or sea, ocean, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
37%
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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: rough, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, danger, killer shark, treasure hunt, crimes, ocean or sea, ship, beach, heroes, dangerous animal, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Camel Spiders (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented our armed forces in the Middle East, these creatures have now invaded the southwestern deserts of the United States. The Camel Spiders now freely hunt for prey, unafraid of any predator - ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, desert, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, escapades, creature feature, spider, military, survival, tourist, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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35%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, crocodile, save the day, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, race against time, military, deadly, escapades, creature feature, city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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35%
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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
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34%
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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, 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 ⇓
34%
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
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34%
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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: tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating, serious ...
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Time: contemporary
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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: rough, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, island, escapades, heroes, supernatural, deadly, rivalry, danger, mutant, gory, vengeance, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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33%
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Chaw (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A black comedy about the events that are set into motion in a town after a man-eating boar goes on a rampage.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, escapades, track down, disorder, deadly creature, deadly, mutant, dark humor, danger, chaos and mayhem, heroes, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, slasher
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: human versus animal, escapades, chases and races, crimes, parents and children, hitman, family relations, supernatural, heroes, weapons, killer animal, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
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33%
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
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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: semi serious, tense, enigmatic, absurd, humorous ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south dakota, usa
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Deep Rising (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, deadly creature, tentacle, monster, catastrophe, ocean liner, hijacking, escapades, armed robbery, chase, island, blood ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, suspenseful, rough, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: reptile, predator, escapades, dangerous animal, danger, rescue, deadly, woman in danger, survival, dark humor, trapped, river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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32%
 3.3
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Spiders (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
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: scary, serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: giant spider, spider, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, subway, deadly, chaos, escapades, satellite, giant, subway tunnel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Anaconda 3: 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: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Raging Sharks (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An oceanic observation station is in desperate trouble after a sudden shark attack wrecked the oxygen supply. The accompanying ship, a coast guard cruiser, and other ships in and around the Bermuda triangle are attacked as well. The US Navy sends a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, underwater scene, killer shark, monster, shark, murder, creature feature, experiment, shark attack, diving, fear, beach ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
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31%
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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, suspense, absurd, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, animal horror, killer shark, beach, mad scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, deadly, save the day, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%