Movies like Pterodactyl

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Pterodactyl (2005)
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Pterodactyl (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dormant volcano deep with the Turkish forest holds within it a deadly secret. Perfectly preserved, a nest of pterodactyl eggs are ready to hatch...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pterodactyl, adventure, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, expedition, save the world, heroic mission, save the day, race against time, paleontologist, survival, danger, rescue, covert operation, volcano, gory, supernatural, heroes, misfit, terrorism, anti hero, chases and races, imaginary, forces of nature ...
Place: armenia, turkey

Most similar movies to Pterodactyl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychotronic films with plots about escapades, danger, deadly, heroes, dangerous animal, survival and deadly creature mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Horror genres. Some movies like Pterodactyl: Jurassic Park III (2001), Shark Hunter (2001), Anaconda 3: Offspring (2008), Python 2 (2002), Attack of the Sabertooth (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jurassic Park III (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, fantasy world, tyrannosaurus rex, island, dangerous animal, rescue, jungle, survival, pterodactyl, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
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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: shark, underwater scene, underwater, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, heroic mission, survival, deadly, rescue, race against time, danger, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Plot: survival, snake, giant snake, dangerous animal, supernatural, danger, race against time, obsessive quest, experiment gone awry, plague, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.8
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Python 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The beast is back.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, dangerous animal, undercover, rescue, survival, race against time, deadly, catastrophe, escapades, deadly creature, athlete's life, good versus evil ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Attack of the Sabertooth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Fiji islands, the greedy and unscrupulous owner of the Valalola Resort Primal Park invites investors and guests for an opening party of his compound composed of hotel and zoo aiming to find partners for his discoveries. When a bunch of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: animal horror, survival, isolation, chaos, dangerous animal, danger, race against time, college, heroic mission, theme park, cloning, heroes ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.9
 857
Deep Shock (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When an unknown underwater object disables an American nuclear-powered submarine and attacks a submerged Arctic research complex, a scientific expedition flies to the North Pole to investigate these incidents as well as the sudden, inexplicable rise ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: collision, dangerous animal, control room, heroic mission, save the world, danger, rescue, investigation, ocean, government agency, deadly creature, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mammoth (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a hot summer afternoon in the sleepy town of Blackwater Louisiana, a meteor streaks across the sky and crashes through the roof of the local Natural History Museum. The meteor is actually a spaceship containing an alien life form which animates ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: museum, alien encounter, save the world, adventure, supernatural, deadly, race against time, heroic mission, survival, dangerous animal, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, prehistory, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.7
 1K
Raptor (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, survival, rescue, dangerous animal, crimes, heroes, deadly creature, danger, race against time, deadly, disorder, experiment gone awry ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 2.5
 915
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, soldier, tyrannosaurus rex, battles, danger, military, deadly creature, chaos, survival, heroes, deadly, ancient mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragon Fighter (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie begins in Southern England in the Middle Ages and then six knights are seen riding in horses towards a destroyed town. They see the remains of burned buildings and dead people until they come upon a mother and her dead baby. She quickly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, survival, experiment gone awry, chaos, imaginary, danger, disorder, dangerous animal, heroes, deadly, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
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The Untold (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on actual accounts, The Untold is the story of Harlan Knowles, billionaire and President of Bio-Comp Industries who heads up a team of experts in a quest to locate a company plane that disappeared over the remote forests of the Pacific ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, sasquatch, supernatural, survival, legends and myths, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, danger, obsessive quest, deadly creature, rescue, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Komodo vs. Cobra (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of environmentalists, including a reporter, her camera man, and an environmentalist's famous girlfriend charter a boat and with the captain, sail to a military island. They suspect the island is hosting to illegal activities. Upon ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant animal, giant snake, island, laboratory, scientist, experiment gone awry, race against time, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, survival, rescue, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sabretooth (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Using fossilized DNA, a scientist resurrects one of nature's most fearsome predators, a sabretooth tiger. Scientific ambition turns deadly, however, when the creature escapes and begins savagely stalking its prey - the human race.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: dangerous animal, tiger, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, gory, heroes, chase, brutality, creature feature, catastrophe, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.1
 984
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, tense, captivating, suspense ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, survival, chaos, adventurer, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, dinosaur, adventure, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video remake, when an accident leaves a group of researchers trapped beneath the earth's crust, it's up to a drill team, led by Joseph Harnet (Greg Evigan), to rescue them. But once underground, the team discovers a ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, volcano, heroic mission, adventurer, escapades, chases and races, daring rescue, imaginary, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: prehistoric, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Devil's Tomb (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Mack leads an elite military unit on a search for a missing scientist, and comes face-to-face with an an ancient evil lying beneath the Middle Eastern desert. Evil that is not of this world. Evil that should never be unearthed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, desert, soldier, danger, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, deadly creature, deadly, daring rescue, survival, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
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Raptor Ranch (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of young people stuck in the small Texas town of Fossil Ridge have to fight for their lives against dinosaurs that have been reanimated by a local scientist.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: dinosaur, rescue, survival, dangerous animal, danger, isolation, experiment gone awry, gas station, zombie, small town, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark attack, survival, rescue, 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 ⇓
58%
 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 ⇓
57%
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 545
Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, adventure, danger, race against time, rescue, escapades, space travel, scientist, catastrophe, asteroid ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.9
 803
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, rivalry, race against time, mad scientist, save the world, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Flying Virus (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a series of Amazonian Indian attacks on US owned petroleum installation in Brazil, both governments start a secret 'special program'. In fact colonel Ezekial's men use GM killer bees to eradicate the tribes. During an Indian ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, heroic mission, bio weapon, deadly creature, save the day, chaos, rescue, deadly, escapades, journalism, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.3
 727
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 scene, deadly, danger, heroes, dangerous animal, survival, heroic mission, underwater, shark attack, animal attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
43%
 3.5
 1K
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: mental institution, dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, supernatural, gory, disorder, escapades, working undercover, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 542
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, race against time, deadly, adventure, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, chaos, space travel, alien encounter, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Slayer (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elite commando squad led by longtime soldier buddies Hawk and Grives run afoul of lethal and powerful vampires in a South American rain forest. Grieves gets turned into a vampire and becomes leader of a savage roving herd. Moreover, Hawk has to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly, soldier, gory, wilderness, deadly creature, danger, escapades, leadership ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.5
 2K
DNA (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: DNA is a 1997 American science fiction action film starring Mark Dacascos and Jürgen Prochnow, and directed by William Mesa. Filming took place in the Philippines. The film was retitled ADN - La menace for its French DVD release, and Scarabée for ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, mad scientist, mutant, gene manipulation, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, alien, self sacrifice ...
Time: 90s
Place: borneo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%