Movies like The Reef

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The Reef (2010)
 5.8
 19K
The Reef (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.
Style: scary, psychotronic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: shark, survival, ocean, killer shark, shark attack, panic, boat, tourist, creature feature, boat accident, dangerous animal, diving, great white shark, escapades, hysteria, death, shock, scuba diving, sea, expedition, nature, eaten alive, couples, husband wife relationship, fear of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to The Reef

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, animal attack, creature feature, animal horror, deadly, survival and shark mostly in Thriller, Horror and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Reef: Open Water (2003), Black Water (2007), Open Water 2: Adrift (2006), Cage Dive (2017), 47 Meters Down (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 54K
Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, shark, stranded, isolation, ocean, shark attack, panic, diving, animal attack, scuba diving, loneliness, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 15K
Black Water (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia.
Style: scary, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: crocodile, survival, animal attack, swamp, tourist, rescue, tour guide, couples, river, dangerous animal, escapades, creature feature ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A weekend cruise on a luxurious party yacht goes horribly wrong for a group of old high-school friends. They forget to let the ladder down before they jump into the ocean for a swim. The boat proves impossible to climb. They are stuck in the water ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, psychological, tense ...
Plot: survival, human nature, yacht, shark, friendship, couple relations, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, family in danger, ocean, drowning, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 5K
Cage Dive (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three friends from California are filming an audition tape for an extreme reality game show. They document their journey to Australia where they will be doing their most dangerous activity.... Shark Cage Diving. A catastrophic turn of events leaves ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, bloody, intense ...
Plot: shark, ocean, animal attack, shark attack, found footage, friends, fish, diving, australian outback, cell, extreme sport, no survivors ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 55K
47 Meters Down (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two sisters on Mexican vacation are trapped in a shark observation cage at the bottom of the ocean, with oxygen running low and great whites circling nearby, they have less than an hour of air left to figure out how to get to the surface.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychotronic, slasher, exciting ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, ocean, great white shark, survival, survival horror, rescue, animal attack, diving, diver, sister, vacation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 30K
Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the director of Wolf Creek comes this terrifying look at nature's perfect killing machine. When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, monster, animal attack, dangerous animal, survival, isolation, stranded, creature, death, survival horror, travel, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 594K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, animal attack, ocean, monster, dangerous animal, survival, fear, beach, great white shark, creature feature, killer shark ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, new york state, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 21K
Backcountry (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple on a deep-wilderness hike become hopelessly lost within an aggressive black bear's territory.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, nature, forest, dangerous animal, bear, camping, bear attack, wilderness, lost, lost in the woods, isolation, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 134K
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: exciting, suspenseful, scary, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, survival, shark attack, dangerous animal, killer shark, laboratory, research, scientist, monster, genetic engineering, giant animal, creature feature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five backpackers, diving in a ruined underwater city, quickly learn they are not alone in the submerged caves.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bloody, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, great white shark, sea, cave, killer shark, survival horror, animal attack, diving, research, panic, ruins ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.7
 952
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: realistic, serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, animal attack, killer shark, shark attack, crimes, treasure hunt, dangerous animal, heroes, escapades, ship, beach, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 5K
The Canyon (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A survival story about a honeymooning couple who get lost in the wide expanse of the Grand Canyon.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, desert, dangerous animal, honeymoon, grand canyon, tour guide, animal attack, isolation, newlyweds, stranded, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 132K
The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, scary, tense, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: shark, survival, animal attack, shark attack, sea, killer shark, ocean, surfing, trapped, beach, island, strong female character ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, australia, tijuana mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.8
 105K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Peru
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, snake, dangerous animal, adventure, boat, survival, monster, animal attack, giant snake, amazon river, river, strong violent content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, absurd, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, monster, shark attack, dangerous animal, deadly creature, ship, escapades, killer shark, island, graphic violence, survival, sea monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 6K
Long Weekend (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mother Nature gets revenge on some careless campers in this remastered version of the Australian horror classic.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, depressing ...
Plot: survival, forces of nature, dangerous animal, nature, wilderness, confined, couples, isolation, crumbling marriage, family problems, desert island, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 9K
Dark Tide (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Germany, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A traumatized shark expert (Halle Berry) must battle her own fears to lead a thrill-seeking businessman on a dive into a dangerous section of water known as "Shark Alley."
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: shark, survival, diver, shark attack, scuba diving, ocean, dangerous animal, escapades, adventure, haunted by the past, loss of partner, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.
Style: scary, melancholic, unusual plot structure, absurd, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, ocean, sea, christmas, monster, revenge, creature feature, death, creature, animal attack ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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12 Days of Terror (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: July of 1916 was a time of record heat, a polio epidemic, and a World War in Europe. But beachgoers in New Jersey are threatened by a even greater terror: a shark that has suddenly developed a taste for human flesh. Starting July 1st and lasting ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, scary, psychotronic
Plot: shark, shark attack, animal attack, killer shark, beach, death, survival, brutality, killer animal, sea monster, killer fish, creature ...
Time: year 1916, 1910s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 78K
Jaws 2 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, monster, killer shark, shark attack, survival, panic, creature, creature feature, animal attack, death, island ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Burning Bright (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After her lousy stepfather steals her savings to buy a vicious tiger, Kelly loses all hope of going to college. But Kelly's situation worsens when a hurricane leaves her and her autistic brother boarded up in their house with the man-eating ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: animal attack, dangerous animal, autism, wild animal, tiger, trapped, home invasion, killer animal, survival, hurricane, woman in danger, creature feature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 26K
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, survival, creature feature, youth, dangerous animal, friends, eaten alive, murder, creature, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: shark, killer shark, shark attack, creature feature, dangerous animal, escapades, global warming, dinosaur, monster, panic, eaten alive, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, suspenseful, serious, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: shark, androids and robots, shark attack, creature feature, giant animal, dangerous animal, adventure, save the planet, battles, forces of nature, escapades, government agency ...
Place: egypt, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, dark
Plot: shark, shark attack, survival, marine biologist, dangerous animal, police officer, heroes, ocean, animal attack, monster, sea monster, killer fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, mallorca
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious, scary, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, dangerous animal, treasure hunt, hostage, survival, fugitives, rescue, crimes, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, shark attack, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, survival, heroic mission, deadly creature, rescue, race against time, escapades, obsession, vengeance ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.9
 2K
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, killer shark, dangerous animal, shark attack, isolation, escapades, forces of nature, oil rig, survival, animal attack, killer animal, dinosaur ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, animal attack, deadly creature, dangerous animal, adventure, ancient mystery, good versus evil, escapades, resort, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 946
The Jungle (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Big cat conservationist LARRY BLACK and his film-maker brother BEN travel into the Indonesian jungle to find and document the rare and endangered Javan Leopard. As they travel deeper and deeper into the jungle they realise they are being stalked by ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, scenic, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, survival, found footage, monster, isolation, deadly creature, travel, animal attack, confined, escapades, creature, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%