Movies like Shark Attack

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Shark Attack (1999)
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Shark Attack (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an accidental death verdict is given on discovery of the remains of a top scientist, within the stomach of a hammerhead shark his closest friend Marine Biologist Steven McRay is not happy with the explanation and travels to investigate further, where he discovers that his friend's death was not an isolated incident, and that the local population have been terrorised by a rash of shark attacks.Developments in scientific technology had allowed experts to predict the pattern and likelihood of Shark Attacks, but now it seems that they may also be able to actually control these factors, rendering at their disposal the ultimate Killing machine.Enjoy the water... you may never want to go in the sea again!
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, police corruption, shark attack, adventure, village, heroes, life is a bitch, dangerous animal, village life, escapades, law enforcement, terminal illness, uncover truth, cons and scams, sea, murder, cancer, car chase, killer shark, hotel, hospital, diving, taxi, helicopter, oil ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa

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Most similar movies to Shark Attack

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, creature feature, escapades, dangerous animal, heroes and shark attack mostly in Action, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Shark Attack: Dark Waters (2003), Shark Hunter (2001), Megalodon (2002), Red Water (2003), Dinoshark (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: survival, rescue, shark attack, shark, race against time, disorder, animal life, adventure, heroes, rivalry, escapades, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark attack, shark, killer shark, deadly creature, dangerous animal, adventure, ancient mystery, good versus evil, escapades, resort, heroes, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, adventure, heroes, survival, dangerous animal, heroic mission, shark attack, animal attack, creature feature, sea, killer shark, shark ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, survival, heroic mission, deadly creature, rescue, race against time, escapades, obsession, vengeance, shark attack ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, serious, bleak
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, killer shark, escapades, isolation, forces of nature, survival, oil rig, shark attack, disaster, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 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, serious, scary, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, hostage, dangerous animal, treasure hunt, survival, fugitives, rescue, crimes, adventure, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: killer shark, shark, dangerous animal, global warming, escapades, shark attack, creature feature, panic, eaten alive, animal life, heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, save the day, ocean, killer shark, shark attack, escapades, heroes, creature feature, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: suspense, exciting, tense, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, scientist, flooding, female scientist, killer shark, research, survival, predator, animal attack, experiment, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Shark Night 3D (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A weekend at a lake house in the Louisiana Gulf turns into a nightmare for seven vacationers as they are subjected to fresh-water shark attacks.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, survival, youth, dangerous animal, friends, eaten alive, creature feature, murder, killer shark, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4K
Python (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sleepy New Haven California is a small town with a big problem. A sixty foot slithering horror has arrived and shattered the town's tranquillity on it's path of death and destruction... Growing violent and more savage with each attack the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: snake, dangerous animal, giant snake, scientist, python, race against time, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, military, small town life, chaos and mayhem, toxic waste ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.5
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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: dangerous animal, shark attack, deadly creature, escapades, marine biologist, shark, killer shark, military, giant monster, animal attack, creature feature, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 132K
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, survival, shark attack, laboratory, genetic engineering, research, experiment gone awry, scientist, race against time, giant animal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
 2K
DNA (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, jungle, mutant, gene manipulation, deadly creature, dangerous animal, supernatural, experiment gone awry, alien, self sacrifice, genetic experiment, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: borneo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, monster, dangerous animal, deadly creature, survival, escapades, shark attack, island, graphic violence, ship, mutant, killer shark ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, killer shark, monster, shark attack, experiment, creature feature, murder, diving, beach, fear, ocean, submarine ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.5
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, soldier, jungle, heroic mission, survival, supernatural, wilderness, escapades, leadership, deadly creature, animal life, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: survival, shark, dangerous animal, shark attack, marine biologist, ocean, heroes, police officer, vengeance, graphic violence, rivalry, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, mallorca
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Devil Fish (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A marine biologist, a dolphin trainer, a research scientist, and a local sheriff try to hunt down a large sea monster, a shark/octopus hybrid, that is devouring swimmers and fishermen off a south Florida coast.
Style: scary, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, deadly creature, bio weapon, shark attack, uncover truth, experiment gone awry, escapades, mad scientist, seaport, adventure, animal attack, eaten alive ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.0
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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, serious, rough, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: shark, mad scientist, island, mutant, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, escapades, supernatural, monster, disorder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bats: Human Harvest (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of Delta Force soldiers, accompanied by a CIA agent, are sent to the Belzan forest in Chechnya in search of a rogue American weapons researcher, Dr. Benton Walsh. As they search for Walsh's camp, they are attacked by genetically-altered ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, terrorism, escapades, heroes, supernatural, soldier, mad scientist, creature feature, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Malibu Shark Attack (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An underwater earthquake generates a tsunami that strikes Malibu, bringing a hunting pack of prehistoric-looking goblin sharks to the surface. Although the beach is evacuated before the big wave strikes, a group of lifeguards and a crew of ...
Style: exciting, rough, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tsunami, survival, shark attack, lifeguard, killer shark, shark, dangerous animal, forces of nature, creature feature, characters killed one by one, stranded, beach ...
Time: prehistory
Place: malibu california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Meltdown: Days of Destruction (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Despite scientist Nathan's warnings, his boss continues an experiment meant as publicity for his satellite firm: exploding an asteroid. Instead it splits, and the major piece, the size of Iceland, changes course to earth. It is deflected but so ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, race against time, survival, save the world, law enforcement, escapades, heroes, adventure, police detective, chaos, journalism, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Caved In (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An extreme adventure tour group headed by deep caving expert John Palmer descends into a 2000 Ft abandoned salt mine , that was mysteriously closed down years ago after an unexplained disaster trapped all of the miners . They prepare for rock slides ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, cave, escapades, good versus evil, destiny, legends and myths, rivalry, adventurer, survival, dangerous animal, forces of nature, heroes ...
Time: prehistory
Place: greece, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: shark, survival, youth, race against time, dangerous animal, teenage life, spring break, animal attack, shark attack, psychopath, deadly creature, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: scary, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, killer shark, crimes, treasure hunt, beach, dangerous animal, heroes, escapades, ship, animal attack, water, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.7
 3K
Swamp Shark (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Open on gorgeous swamplands of the Atchafalaya Basin in the summer. Lots of beautiful teens are at the beach the weekend before Gator Fest. That night an animal smuggling deal goes wrong and a large sea creature escapes into a swampy backwoods ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychotronic
Plot: shark, swamp, sheriff, dangerous animal, deadly creature, small town, shark attack, eaten alive, stranded, waitress, jealousy, coward ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.8
 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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, survival, crimes, rescue, small town life, experiment gone awry, heroes, deadly creature, race against time, disorder, mad scientist ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Descent Into Darkness (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deep in the Mariana Sea Trench, a corporate underwater mining complex has been built - an industrial Atlantis. When an accident in a dry-dock chamber kills several miners an investigator is sent to find the cause and immediately finds out that it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, scary ...
Plot: adventure, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, law enforcement, rescue, crimes, escapades, mining, submarine, graphic violence, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
5 Headed Shark Attack (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A beautiful island is home to thousands of species of aquatic life. Now there is a new species: the 5-Headed Shark is all heads and teeth. Shaped like a demented starfish, this monster terrorizes the open ocean before invading the beaches of Puerto ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, eaten alive, animal attack, death, survival, fear, swimming, ambition, characters killed one by one, lifestyle, great white shark ...
Time: contemporary
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%