Movies like Barracuda 1978

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Barracuda (1978)
 4.1
 1K
Barracuda (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Little coastal town is being terrorized by deadly Barracudas.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, rough, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: sea monster, mutant, scuba diving, conspiracy, animal attack, mutation, creature feature, fish, toxic waste, monster, ocean, diver, nature, police officer, water, beach, ecology, evil wins, family relations, swimmer, death of protagonist, insanity, coral reef, police corruption, jail cell ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and rough films with plots about creature feature, danger, monster, survival, blood, animal attack and deadly mostly in Thriller, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Barracuda: Rattled (1996), Underwater (2020), 5 Headed Shark Attack (2017), Prophecy (1979), Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rattled (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A horde of rattlesnakes inexplicably descends into Eden Valley, terrorizing an isolated family and forcing them to fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: family relations, creature feature, rattlesnake, animal attack, snake, survival, peril, husband wife relationship, house
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95%
 5.8
 79K
Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: giant monster, sea monster, animal attack, giant creature, fear, earthquake, sea creature, ocean, monster, water, creature, laboratory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 ⇓
73%
 5.5
 5K
Prophecy (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Savage beast, grown to monstrous size and driven mad by toxic wastes that are poisoning the waters, spreads terror and death on a Maine countryside.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, contamination, toxic, environmentalism, environmental, experiment gone awry, rivalry, animal life, native american, creature feature, monster, toxic waste ...
Time: 70s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An American scientist up to no good (as usual) by creating the half-pterodactyl, half-barracuda: Pteracuda. When the creature inevitably escapes, it's up to Sharktopus to stop him.
Style: captivating, suspense, psychotronic, exciting, tense
Plot: shark, sea monster, monster versus monster, giant monster, scientist, monster, octopus, genetic engineering, creature feature, beach, fish, marine biologist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
65%
 3.9
 2K
Unnatural (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Global climate change prompts a scientific corporation to genetically modify Alaskan polar bears with horrific and deadly results.
Style: dark, suspenseful, tense, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: polar bear, animal attack, climate change, environment, creature, monster, genetics, mutant, death, mind, couples, creature feature ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 1K
Deadly Eyes (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Corn grain contaminated with steroids produces large rats the size of small dogs who begin feeding on the residents of Toronto. Paul, a college basketball coach, teams up with Kelly, a local health inspector, to uncover the source of the mysterious ...
Style: suspense, tense, rough, bleak, splatter
Plot: rat, mutant, subway, animal attack, professor, city, bowling, attraction, mayor, sewer, high school, movie theatre ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.2
 308
Claws (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Claws!' is about a grizzly bear who is wounded by three hunters one year. From then on, the bear goes on a killing spree in the woods, trying to take revenge on humans as a whole for its brush with the hunters. Jason and Chris Monroe, ...
Plot: grizzly bear, hunter, hiking, camping, death, animal attack, helicopter, bear, native american, violence, creature feature, animal horror ...
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Flu Bird Horror (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of teenagers go on a excursion to the mountains. There, they are attacked by birds infected with a lethal virus. When the teens reach a nearby village, the haunting birds start passing their virus on to all the dwellers.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: virus, mutant, monster, youth, survival, deadly creature, chaos, teenage life, escapades, on the run, supernatural, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Tomcat: Dangerous Desires (1993)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jacki, a scientist involved in genetic research, meets Tom, a young modern dancer who is suffering from a degenerative nerve disease. Jacki experiments with using genetic material taken from a cat to cure him, but the cure has side effects, and Tom ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, love triangle, dangerous attraction, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, woman in danger, sexual relations, supernatural, doctors and patients, mad scientist, tragic romance, half human ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hotel of the Damned (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Romania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a car accident and stranded in the middle of nowhere, an ex-con and his daughter find themselves in an abandoned hotel, populated by sub-human cannibalistic creatures.
Style: suspense, bleak, rough, tense, mystical
Plot: daughter, stranded, mutant, abandoned house, car accident, survival, creature, ex convict, abandoned hotel, supernatural horror, survival horror, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 658
Hellmaster (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychotic college professor uses unwitting students as laboratory rats, injecting them with a drug that mutates them into gory killers
Style: splatter, slasher, cult film
Plot: monster, mutant, female nudity, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.3
 237
Blood Craft (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two sisters who suffered abuse as children at the hands of their sadistic father decide, after his death, to use witchcraft to bring his spirit back to get revenge.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Plot: witchcraft, revenge, curse, murder mystery, ghost, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, sadist, haunted by the past, spirit, murder, monster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.5
 657
Deadly Still (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends decide to spend a weekend together at a country house, but an unexpected accident forces them to stop at a strange and remote estate. In this abandoned and eerie place, a rare antique camera is discovered. Slowly the camera ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: death, murder, youth, brutality, mysticism, beautiful scenery, danger, photograph, blood
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Millennium Bug (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the Haskin family seeks refuge from Y2K hysteria in the isolated forests of the Sierra Diablos mountains, madness and terror find them there. Abducted by a vicious hillbilly clan, the Haskins fight for survival, but neither they nor the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, scary, tense, surprise ending
Plot: monster, mutant, violence, forest, survival, beetle, stranded, creature feature, sexual perversion, maniac, cabin in the woods, evil man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 45K
Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: rabies, dangerous animal, killer dog, dog, murder, brutality, saint bernard dog, dam, corpse, boy, child in peril, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 21K
Leviathan (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, experiment gone awry, ocean, ship, survival, race against time, mutant, isolation, shipwreck, sea, rescue, suicide ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 3.7
 43K
Jaws 3-D (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This third film in the series follows a group of marine biologists attempting to capture a young great white shark that has wandered into Florida's Sea World Park. However, later it is discovered that the shark's 35-foot mother is also a ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, killer shark, giant animal, rescue, amusement park, water skiing, scuba diving, great white shark, adventure, survival, dolphins, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, orlando florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
6-Headed Shark Attack (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: What is supposed to be a marriage boot camp on a remote island turns into the ultimate test for survival when a 6-headed shark starts attacking the beach. Trapped with minimal weapons they try to fight off the shark, but quickly discover that no one ...
Style: suspense, scary, exciting, absurd, suspenseful ...
Plot: shark, monster, shark attack, mutant, killer shark, storm, husband wife relationship, fight, predator, race against time, dangerous animal, giant animal ...
Time: year 1984
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
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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, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, monster, shark attack, fear, animal attack, ocean, survival, chief of police, beach, small town, great white shark ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, new york, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.2
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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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sea monster, monster, isolation, deadly creature, survival, forces of nature, rescue, dangerous animal, supernatural, confined, escapades, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: raped by monster, mutant, desert, survival, cave, cannibal, rescue, supernatural, escape attempt, deadly creature, cannibalism, assault ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.8
 53K
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, suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense ...
Plot: stranded, shark, survival, isolation, panic, shark attack, ocean, diving, scuba diving, dangerous animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.6
 638
Shark Season (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dozens of great white sharks attack the sleepy coastal town of Goldcoast, CA, resulting in several deaths and forcing the town council to bring in a group of marine biologists and shark hunters to solve the problem. But when one shark in particular ...
Style: suspense, intense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: shark, killer shark, dangerous animal, giant animal, creature feature, survival, violence, chase, death, fear, brutality, killing an animal ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.8
 2K
Megalodon (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A military vessel on the search for an unidentified submersible finds themselves face to face with a giant shark, forced to use only what they have on board to defend themselves from the monstrous beast.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, tense, mad
Plot: shark, shark attack, prehistoric creature, monster, giant animal, military, rescue, animal attack, violence, fear, attack, killer shark ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, rescue, panic, boat accident, survival, ocean, island, death, small town, swimming, sailing, scuba diving ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.1
 4K
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, extreme sport, australian outback, cell, research ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 12K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, chaos, deadly creature, technology gone awry, heroic mission, dangerous animal, sea, shark, sea monster ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the harrowing true story of an October 1982 shark encounter. After a yacht bound for Florida capsizes during an unexpected storm, its crew is left to drift for days in the chilling waters of the Atlantic where they become prey to a group of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: shark attack, killer shark, storm at sea, shark, survival, struggle for survival, disaster, boat accident, sea disaster, visual hallucination, natural disaster, animal attack ...
Time: 20th century, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%