Movies like Shark Attack

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Shark Attack (1999)
 3.3
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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, boat chase, shark attack, adventure, village, heroes, life is a bitch, dangerous animal, village life, danger, chases and races, terminal illness, law enforcement, escapades, gory, deadly, uncover truth, cons and scams, sea, hotel, cancer, hospital, killer shark, 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, serious, scary and psychotronic films with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, creature feature, dangerous animal, heroes and shark attack mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller 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.
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, heroes, underwater, underwater scene, survival, animal attack, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ 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, shark, rescue, survival, race against time, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, heroes, adventure, special agents, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, serious, scary, 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 ⇓
81%
 3.1
 911
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, heroic mission, survival, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, race against time, danger, vengeance, obsession, rescue ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, bleak, serious
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, killer shark, deadly, danger, escapades, isolation, forces of nature, survival, oil rig, shark attack, catastrophe ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.1
 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, rough, scary, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, ocean or sea, hostage, dangerous animal, treasure hunt, survival, gory, anti heroes, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: killer shark, dangerous animal, shark, underwater, danger, gory, shark attack, animal life, escapades, deadly, global warming, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: animal attack, dangerous animal, shark, beach, danger, save the day, ocean, ocean or sea, killer shark, blood, deadly, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
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 3K
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, deadly creature, race against time, danger, experiment gone awry, military, chaos and mayhem, small town life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: shark, giant animal, danger, dangerous animal, adventure, ocean or sea, ocean, deadly, heroes, imaginary, forces of nature, shark attack ...
Place: sydney australia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, killer shark, survival, research, animal attack, female scientist, experiment, mutation, eaten alive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 25K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, survival, gory, youth, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, friends, eaten alive, creature feature, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.5
 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, psychotronic
Plot: shark attack, dangerous animal, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, danger, marine biologist, ocean, gory, ocean or sea, shark, killer shark ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 127K
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, shark attack, survival, laboratory, research, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, scientist, animal horror, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 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, genetic experiment, alien ...
Time: 90s
Place: borneo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.6
 666
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 ⇓
36%
Shark Attack in the Mediterranean (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A prehistoric shark (named in the books "megalodon") lurks Mallorca, killing a couple of individuals. A professional diver begins the hunt.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Plot: shark attack, survival, shark, danger, dangerous animal, marine biologist, heroes, ocean or sea, ocean, police officer, graphic violence, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, mallorca
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.7
 3K
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark attack, sea monster, danger, deadly, deadly creature, bio weapon, animal life, gory, mad scientist, escapades, experiment gone awry, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: disaster movie, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, save the world, survival, danger, law enforcement, escapades, heroes, adventure, chaos, police detective, chases and races, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, ocean or sea, deadly, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, survival, escapades, mutant, shark attack, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: rough, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark attack, tsunami, survival, lifeguard, killer shark, shark, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, forces of nature, creature feature, stranded ...
Time: prehistory
Place: malibu california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.3
 1K
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, cave, good versus evil, escapades, destiny, legends and myths, gory, adventurer, deadly, rivalry, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: prehistory
Place: greece, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.5
 980
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, scientist, shark, murder, shark attack, creature feature, experiment, diving, fear ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, investigation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, danger, crimes, rescue, escapades, law enforcement, deadly, mining, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, rescue, dangerous animal, crimes, survival, experiment gone awry, small town life, heroes, deadly creature, danger, race against time, deadly ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, snake, giant snake, laboratory, dangerous animal, supernatural, danger, race against time, obsessive quest, plague, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.1
 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: rough, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, island, supernatural, heroes, escapades, deadly, rivalry, danger, mutant, gory, vengeance, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.8
 1K
Python 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The beast is back.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, dangerous animal, undercover, rescue, survival, race against time, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, athlete's life, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychotronic
Plot: swamp, shark, sheriff, shark attack, small town, danger, deadly creature, dangerous animal, eaten alive, stranded, bikini, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%