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, disaster, dog, survival, storm, plane crash, killer shark, cannibalism, rescue, animal attack, boat, sinking ship, corpse, stranded, creature feature, dehydration, catastrophe, shark attack, blood, dead dog, killing a dog, burial at sea, rowboat

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Most similar movies to Cyclone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and psychotronic films with plots about shark, shark attack, creature feature, killer shark, survival, danger and animal attack mostly in Thriller, Horror and Adventure genres. Some movies like Cyclone: 12 Days of Terror (2004), The Shallows (2016), Megalodon (2002), 47 Meters Down (2017), 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019). 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: experimental, surreal, underground film, amateur film
Plot: shark, killer shark, shark attack, forest, garbage, creature feature, russian, surrealism, amateur, crazy, home movie, mask
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: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, scary, psychotronic
Plot: shark, shark attack, animal attack, beach, killer shark, death, survival, brutality, creature feature, danger, deadly, blood
Time: year 1916, 1910s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 130K
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, psychotronic, tense, exciting, absurd ...
Plot: shark, survival, trapped, strong female character, animal attack, killer shark, ocean, sea, surfing, stranded, island, fear ...
Place: mexico, tijuana mexico, australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, dangerous animal, killer shark, escapades, isolation, forces of nature, survival, oil rig, shark attack, disaster, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 54K
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: psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, ocean, survival horror, diving, diver, great white shark, killer shark, panic, sibling relationship, sister sister relationship, man versus nature ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, cave, great white shark, killer shark, shark attack, diving, ruins, teenage girl, teenager, panic, fear, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, hostage, dangerous animal, treasure hunt, survival, fugitives, rescue, crimes, adventure, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 9K
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: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, diver, survival, dangerous animal, scuba diving, haunted by the past, escapades, adventure, loss of partner, ocean, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
40%
 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary
Plot: shark, survival, boat accident, killer shark, ocean, boat, dangerous animal, tourist, panic, great white shark, shark attack, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: storm, storm at sea, catastrophe, ship, natural disaster, disaster, forces of nature, shipwreck, adventure, rescue, male camaraderie, fish ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, boston, portugal, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
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: psychotronic, parody, horror spoof
Plot: shark, absurdism, female nudity, animal attack, topless, creature feature, lake, eaten alive, boat, killer shark, fisherman, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Shark Kill (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two adventurers set sail to find a giant man-eating great white shark.
Style: psychotronic, buddy movie
Plot: shark, creature feature, great white shark, marine biologist, killer animal, killer fish, shark attack, killer shark, love interest, warning, skepticism, diver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.5
 975
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.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: shark, shark attack, lake, loss of friend, animal attack, animal cruelty, killed by an animal, aggression by animal, animals, struggle for survival, dangerous animal, human versus animal ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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 ⇓
33%
 4.0
 110
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.
Plot: shark, great white shark, skepticism, marine biologist, scientist hero, creature feature, police, high school, animal attack, science teacher, sheriff, shark attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
 7K
Great White (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: What should have been a tourist trip to remember, quickly turns into a living nightmare when five passengers on a seaplane become stranded, miles away from shore. What follows is a desperate bid for survival as the group try to make it to land ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, scary, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, great white shark, killer shark, island, rescue, manhunt, fear, rage, death, desert island, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
33%
 2.8
 2K
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, shark attack, survival horror, sister sister relationship, plane crash, scuba diving, adventure, couples, air disaster, creature feature, danger, flare ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 4.1
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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 ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
31%
Attack of the Jurassic Shark (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When an oil company unwittingly unleashes a prehistoric shark from its icy prison, the Jurassic killer maroons a group of art thieves and a group of college students on an abandoned island
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: shark, shark attack, eaten alive, creature feature, lake, survival, teenager, characters killed one by one, scientist, killer shark, animal attack, garbage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.3
 49K
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: absurd, suspenseful, parody, scary, rough ...
Plot: shark, killer shark, storm, beach, chaos and mayhem, flood, creature feature, dangerous animal, demolished city, tornado, shark attack, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It begins on a glacier nestled on a frozen peak high in the wild Ural Mountains of Russia, kissed by clouds, the top of the world. A lonely, forbidding place, it's home to THOM CUSSLER and brother, JOCK, a pair of transplanted westerners ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, avalanche, survival, rescue, save the day, race against time, adventure, mountain, forces of nature, plague, resort ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, rescue, great white shark, shark attack, caribbean sea, vengeance, revenge, survival, death, ocean, dangerous animal, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%