Movies like Cyclone 1978

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Cyclone (1978)
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Cyclone (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An airplane goes down in the ocean during a storm and a few survivors find refuge on a small tour boat. Swept out to sea, these people slowly starve to death in the hot sun with barely any food or clean water. With no place to turn, the boat survivors resort to cannibalism to stay alive...that is ..until the rescue planes come to pick them up and the man eating sharks decide its time to eat as well.
Plot: shark, catastrophe, dog, survival, plane crash, killer shark, cannibalism, storm, boat, animal attack, sinking ship, blood, corpse, rescue, stranded, dead dog, killing a dog, rowboat, burial at sea, dehydration, shark attack

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and psychotronic films with plots about shark, shark attack, killer shark, danger, survival, creature feature and blood mostly in Thriller, Horror and Adventure genres. Some movies like Cyclone: 12 Days of Terror (2004), The Shallows (2016), In the Deep (2017), 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019), Dark Tide (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Murders in the forest of the dead sharks (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Maks Fadeev, the young journalist, investigate the case "Forest of the dead sharks". He return to the forest for save the world, because evil became the invasion at the Earth.
Style: amateur film, underground film, experimental, surreal
Plot: shark, killer shark, shark attack, amateur, mask, home movie, surrealism, russian, forest, garbage, crazy
Time: year 2019
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: shark, shark attack, animal attack, beach, danger, deadly, death, survival, brutality, killer shark, blood, creature feature
Time: year 1916, 1910s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
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The Shallows (2016)
Genre: 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, psychotronic, tense, exciting, absurd ...
Plot: shark, survival, trapped, strong female character, animal horror, ocean, animal attack, island, surfing, fear, killer shark, swimming ...
Place: tijuana mexico, mexico, australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 49K
In the Deep (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: psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, ocean, diving, survival horror, underwater, sibling relationship, rescue, sister, sole survivor, sister sister relationship, vacation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, bloody, psychotronic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, diving, ruins, great white shark, animal attack, cave, underwater, research, danger, claustrophobia, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 8K
Dark Tide (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, 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: suspenseful, tense, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: shark, survival, shark attack, diver, ocean or sea, dangerous animal, scuba diving, escapades, haunted by the past, underwater, danger, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, ocean or sea, hostage, killer shark, dangerous animal, treasure hunt, survival, gory, crimes, anti heroes, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.9
 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: suspense, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful
Plot: shark, prehistoric creature, shark attack, monster, giant animal, military, rescue, animal attack, underwater scene, underwater, violence, mad ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, isolation, deadly, danger, escapades, forces of nature, survival, killer shark, oil rig, shark attack, catastrophe ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Perfect Storm (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: storm, ship, forces of nature, catastrophe, storm at sea, adventure, natural disaster, rescue, weatherman, male camaraderie, sea disaster, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: boston, new england, portugal, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.5
 843
Ozark Sharks (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A picturesque family vacation to the Ozarks goes sideways when a group of bull sharks show up just in time for the big fireworks festival that the town holds every year.
Plot: shark attack, shark, female director, blood, weapons, boat, underwater scene, swimming, fireworks, garbage, bite, animal attack ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 17K
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary
Plot: shark, survival, ocean or sea, boat accident, animal horror, underwater, ocean, dangerous animal, tourist, great white shark, boat, killer shark ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spring break, shark, survival, teenage life, youth, danger, race against time, dangerous animal, animal attack, shark attack, looking for sex, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 51K
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: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: shark, survival, stranded, isolation, panic, ocean, shark attack, scuba diving, ocean or sea, danger, fear, abandonment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 16K
Bait (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, Singapore, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building ... along with a 12-foot great white shark.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: tsunami, flood, shark attack, survival, shark, flooding, supermarket, killer shark, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: shark attack, shark, rescue, survival, race against time, deadly, danger, contests and competitions, mad scientist, escapades, special agents, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Frenzy (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends runs a popular travel vlog that helps fund their adventures. The leader of the group includes her younger sister for the next scuba diving trip to an isolated cove. But when their plane crashes, the two sisters must use their ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: shark attack, plane crash, shark, survival horror, sister sister relationship, scuba diving, danger, adventure, couples, flare, creature feature, severed arm
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Raiders of the Lost Shark (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Four friends set out by boat for an idyllic vacation on a private, remote island. But unknown to them, a weaponized shark has escaped from a top secret military lab nearby, a shark that was genetically engineered with hate in its blood, and ...
Style: horror spoof, psychotronic
Plot: shark, boat, topless, absurdism, animal attack, eaten alive, gore, lake, creature feature, blood splatter, fisherman, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Great White (1998)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A professor tries to convince the residents of a small town that a series of attacks are the handiwork not of mountain animals but of a rare river-dwelling shark.
Style: based on true events
Plot: shark, high school, sheriff, blood, jet ski, police, shark attack, shotgun, explosion, killer shark, marine biologist, mutilated body ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.4
 2K
Shark Lake (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Meredith Hendricks happens to be the best cop in her quiet town on Lake Tahoe. When a black-market exotic species dealer named Clint is paroled from prison, something he let loose begins to make its presence known. Swimmers and land-lovers alike ...
Plot: shark attack, shark, lake, time jump, police officer, woman in a bikini, campfire, blood, husband, wife, police, sheriff ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, ocean or sea, police officer, graphic violence, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, mallorca
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 28K
Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, monster, dangerous animal, animal attack, animal horror, gory, danger, survival, isolation, island, rescue, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, underwater, rescue, caribbean sea, great white shark, shark attack, vengeance, revenge, survival, death, ocean, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 125K
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, survival, shark attack, laboratory, killer shark, research, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, scientist, danger, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.7
 832
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: serious, realistic, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, danger, treasure hunt, crimes, ocean, heroes, escapades, dangerous animal, deadly, ocean or sea, beach, ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.3
 46K
Sharknado (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A freak hurricane hits Los Angeles, causing man-eating sharks to be scooped up in tornadoes and flooding the city with shark-infested seawater. Surfer and bar-owner Fin sets out with his friends Baz and Nova to rescue his estranged wife April and ...
Style: suspenseful, absurd, scary, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: shark, storm, beach, demolished city, danger, family in danger, chaos and mayhem, gory, tornado, flood, shark attack, killer shark ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, absurd, suspenseful, exciting, scary ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, monster, mutant, fight, storm, boat, husband wife relationship, killer shark, animal horror, survival, deadly ...
Time: year 1984
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 95
Shark Kill (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two adventurers set sail to find a giant man-eating great white shark.
Style: buddy movie, psychotronic
Plot: shark, diver, warning, shark attack, love interest, skepticism, killer shark, great white shark, killer animal, marine biologist, oil rig
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, shark, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, forces of nature, killer shark, creature feature, lifeguard, characters killed one by one ...
Time: prehistory
Place: malibu california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.1
 897
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: underwater, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, heroic mission, survival, deadly, deadly creature, escapades, race against time, vengeance, obsession, rescue ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%