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: semi serious, scary, captivating
Plot: sea monster, octopus, giant animal, creature feature, riddles and clues, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, underwater, police officer, tunnel, school, crimes, heroes, beach, bus, fighting crime, escapades, deadly creature, monster, police, death, tourist, diving, boat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 scary, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, dangerous animal, creature feature, deadly creature and heroes mostly in Thriller, Action and Horror genres. Some movies like Octopus 2: River of Fear: Tentacles (1977), Octopus (2000), 2-Headed Shark Attack (2012), Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002), Sand Sharks (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: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, serious, suspense
Plot: octopus, beach, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, deadly, ocean, gory, escapades, ocean or sea, animal life, journalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
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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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: octopus, sea monster, submarine, adventure, save the day, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, deadly, ocean or sea, creature feature, military ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspenseful, absurd, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, survival, deadly, dangerous animal, mutant, danger, escapades, deadly creature, ocean or sea, shark attack, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, scary, rough, serious, biting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark attack, shark, danger, resort, good versus evil, escapades, deadly creature, adventure, heroes, dangerous animal, ancient mystery, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: semi serious, scary, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer shark, beach, island, danger, deadly creature, dangerous animal, supernatural, gory, ocean or sea, deadly, monster, shark attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: scary, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: sea monster, danger, escapades, vengeance, survival, adventurer, deadly creature, deadly, treasure hunt, ocean or sea, rivalry, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, survival, experiment gone awry, save the day, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, mutant, deadly, creature feature, eaten alive, battleship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela, florida, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, shark, danger, beach, save the day, ocean or sea, killer shark, deadly, animal attack, blood, shark attack, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, suspenseful, scary, rough, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ocean or sea, monster, sea monster, survival, isolation, deadly creature, danger, forces of nature, rescue, supernatural, dangerous animal, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, desert, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, escapades, creature feature, spider, survival, military, tourist, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 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
Plot: shark, shark attack, dangerous animal, danger, escapades, deadly creature, deadly, marine biologist, ocean or sea, gory, killer shark, animal attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, ocean or sea, alien encounter, deadly creature, telepathy, deadly, heroes, danger, escapades, mystery, sea monster, government coverup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 2K
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: killer shark, dangerous animal, shark, underwater, danger, gory, shark attack, animal life, escapades, global warming, deadly, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, enigmatic, absurd, tense, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, deadly creature, giant creature, danger, save the day, in the woods, deadly, escapades, sasquatch, human versus monster, police, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.2
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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, scary, exciting, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, dangerous animal, control room, supernatural, danger, race against time, save the day, military, escapades, deadly creature, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: giant spider, mutant, mad scientist, rescue, pirate, laboratory, creature feature, escapades, imaginary, disorder, danger, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, rough ...
Plot: survival, crocodile, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, rivalry, cons and scams, eaten alive, zoo, trapped, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.7
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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, realistic, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, ocean or sea, danger, heroes, chases and races, crimes, deadly, escapades, small town, ship, beach, treasure hunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: exciting, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: giant spider, subway, spider, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, giant, deadly, chaos, satellite, escapades, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, monster versus monster, octopus, shark, submarine, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, danger, forces of nature, ocean or sea, battles ...
Time: prehistory, 80s
Place: usa, california, japan
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32%
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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, animal horror, beach, human versus monster, killer shark, mad scientist, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, save the day, mutant, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, usa
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16%
 3.3
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, underwater, survival, danger, heroes, deadly, dangerous animal, shark, shark attack, animal attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.5
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, survival, deadly, danger, supernatural, gory, mental institution, deadly creature, disorder, escapades, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
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: serious, humorous, scary
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 2.5
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Raptor Island (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of terrorist-fighting Naval officers in the South China Sea finds their struggle against the enemy taking a backseat to the fight of their lives when an horde of creatures thought to be extinct for millions of years descend upon them in an ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, soldier, tyrannosaurus rex, deadly creature, military, danger, battles, heroes, chaos, ancient mystery, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, semi serious, absurd, scary
Plot: giant spider, exterminator, creature feature, save the day, danger, deadly, chaos, military, martial law, deadly creature, heroes, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.1
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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: scary, rough, serious
Plot: island, mad scientist, vengeance, gory, ocean or sea, rivalry, escapades, deadly, heroes, disorder, imaginary, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beyond Loch Ness (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Murphey is a rugged cryptozoologist, who thirty years earlier, during a trip to Loch Ness, Scotland, had a fatal encounter with the fabled "Nessie" creature that killed his father, and left James with deep facial scar. Twenty years ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, dangerous animal, deadly creature, abandoned mine, violence, experiment gone awry, obsessive quest, survival, deadly, mystery, danger, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, scotland, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Chaw (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 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, rough, dark humor, scary ...
Plot: mutant, track down, deadly creature, deadly, escapades, disorder, gory, chaos and mayhem, danger, dangerous animal, heroes, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Plot: shark, danger, dangerous animal, adventure, ocean or sea, deadly, imaginary, heroes, forces of nature, shark attack, giant animal, military ...
Place: sydney australia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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