Movies like Shark's Paradise

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Shark's Paradise (1986)
 5.5
 60
Shark's Paradise (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: David Reyne & Sally Tayler star in this classic 80's 'Ozploitation' classic. A mad man threatens to lure hundreds of sharks to the beach at Surfers Paradise Australia at the start of the tourist season, his price to hold off the sharks is $2 million. Our heroes do everything from escaping jail to risking death in a chemical factory, to stop him. Sharknado, eat your heart out!
Plot: shark, police, surfing, crazy, beach, police partner, car chase, coast, australian, ransom, police detective, harbor, police protagonist, buddy cop
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Shark's Paradise

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, suspenseful and rough films with plots about car chase, police, chase, murder, crimes, gangsters and violence mostly in Action, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like Shark's Paradise: Deathcheaters (1976), Shark Lake (2015), Freedom (1982), Dragon Flies (1975), The Saint (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 149
Deathcheaters (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Meet Steve & Rod ... Stuntmen ... Saboteurs ... Hellraisers!
Plot: vietnam veteran, stuntman, car chase, filmmaking, explosion, fortress, secret mission, exploitation, vietnam war veteran, hang gliding
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, woman in a bikini, campfire, time jump, blood, police, wife, husband, police officer, car chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.9
 75
Freedom (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ron, a young man in his late teens or early 20s, but emotionally younger, has no visible, employable assets, yet rails at his status in life -- blaming everyone for the fact that his dreams are not coming true.
Plot: car chase, unemployment, manhunt, police chase, stuntman, car, fast car, vehicle, daydreamer, trick, chase, police ...
Place: south australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.6
 1K
Dragon Flies (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Australian authorities arrest a man believed to be connected to the Sydney criminal underworld and send for Inspector Fang Sing Leng (Jimmy Wang Yu) from Hong Kong to question him. After the alleged criminal is assassinated, Inspector Leng and the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, car chase, corruption, police, rivalry, law enforcement, society, undercover, fighting crime, crimes, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 4.9
 6K
The Saint (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, hostage, thief, haunted by the past, car chase, attempted murder, conspiracy, undercover, father daughter relationship, spy, kidnapping ...
Time: 2010s
Place: moscow russia, big ben london, iraq, paris france, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Pugoy - Hostage Davao (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Philippines
Story: Pugoy: Davao Hostage Crisis movie based on 1989 crisis starred Ian Veneracion. The story behind the rape joke of mayor duterte..
Plot: police, hostage, killer, death, prisoner, australian, missionary, mayor, police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 39
Dark Rider (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sheriff in a small Nevada town goes up against a gang that's using his town to illegally dump toxic waste.
Plot: vigilante, motorcycle, shot in the chest, small town, masked vigilante, mafia, person on fire, henchman, gunfight, biker, police, chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Big Sweat (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-con, just released from jail, returns home only to become immediately embroiled in a robbery. A tenacious FBI agent hounds him every step of the way.
Plot: thief, car chase, fbi, robbery, car, gangsters, chase, police, ex convict, pursuit, fbi agent, bank robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.4
 106
Double Nickels (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two highway patrolmen think they are working on the side repossessing cars. But eventually, they realize that they have been tricked and are actually stealing the cars.
Plot: car chase, speed, scam, police, highway, accident, chase, pinball, car theft, beer, cigar smoking
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Plane's Flying to Russia (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Former prisoners captured plane. But on the way there was a failure, and to alleviate the weight of the aircraft, they throw overboard box with three hostages. The hostages managed to land safely. Now they have to stick together. And around a ...
Plot: sea, car chase, student, airliner, desert, bare breasts, pilot, director, police, female nudity, airplane, slave trade ...
Place: syria, iran, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 1K
Stone (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In this classic Aussie counterculture flick, an undercover narc named Stone (Ken Shorter) is dispatched to infiltrate a satanic biker gang after one of its members witnesses a political assassination -- and the killer decides to take out the whole ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, exploitation, master criminal, danger, heroes, chases and races, criminal's revenge, chase, crime, drug dealing, gangsters, assassination ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Run Chrissie Run! (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The action moves along quickly, jumping over holes in the script, in this made-for-television drama about Eve, an ex-terrorist from Germany who is forced to escape to Australia with her teenage daughter Chrissie when she is sought by Riley, a lover ...
Style: suspense, road movie
Plot: biker, lovers, lover, teenage girl, pump action shotgun, held at gunpoint, on the run, teenage daughter, escape, parent, pursuit, motorcycle gang ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After settling in the tiny Australian town of Walkabout Creek with his significant other and his young son, Mick "Crocodile" Dundee is thrown for a loop when a prestigious Los Angeles newspaper offers his honey a job. The family migrates ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: traffic jam, adventurer, culture clash, wild ride, friendship, danger, escapades, adventure, fish out of water, stolen painting, crocodile, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, australia, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Breaker! Breaker! (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Truck driver searches for his brother, who has disappeared in a town run by a corrupt judge.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: missing person, small town, chase, corruption, police corruption, martial arts, judge, vengeance, partners, buddies, kidnapping, track down ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 35
Wilding (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two detectives are out to nail a gang of teenagers who have run wild through the city and brutally raped a woman.
Plot: youth gang, gang rape, double life, police detective, troubled teen, violence, sex, police officer, male female relationship, gang, police, partner ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Ark of the Sun God (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A safecracker takes a job where he must go to Istanbul and steal a scepter that once belonged to the god Gilgamesh but is now in the temple of a secret cult.
Plot: burned alive, safecracker, temple, cult, thief, treasure, treasure hunt, love interest, on the run, car chase, brawl, hit with a shovel ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.4
 29K
Kangaroo Jack (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two childhood friends, a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician, get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, chase, adventure, desert, escapades, kangaroo, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, animal life, cons and scams, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Tiger Brigades (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The film, set in 1912, is about the exploits of France's first motorized police brigade.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Plot: anarchist, revolution, heist, opera, gang, politics, terrorism, international relations, police officer killed, russian, police, death row ...
Time: 1910s, 70s
Place: france, russia, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Diamond Connection (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, Italy, Turkey
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Crashed and sunken in a murky sea, a passenger plane had a very special package... a briefcase full of diamonds. These illegally acquired and transported missing diamonds become an irresistible challenge to a few interest groups. They will kill, ...
Plot: air disaster, mountain, explosion, passenger, package, truck, sea, thin attractive woman, leg, legs, connection, thin ...
Time: frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 753
Running Wild (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A grissled cop with tendencies towards excessive force teams up with an ambitious and righteous prosecutor to track down a dangerous crime boss whom they both want desperately to catch. But their quarry resorts to devious methods to stall their ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: investigation, murder, gangsters, police protagonist, vigilantism, partners against crime, danger, crimes, legal, unlikely partners, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.2
 228
Disaster (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the girlfriend of a cult leader tries to leave the flock, she finds escape to be more difficult than she imagined.
Plot: fight, cult, explosion, car chase, police, dam, cult leader, religious fanatic, nightclub singer, casino, bomb
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Champagne Gang (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Champagne Gang is an exciting action-packed drama about four beautiful California beach girls who pull heists to pay for luxury items and surfing vacations to Mexico and Hawaii.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, beach, gang, on the run, crimes, feminism, robbery, girl power, police, woman in danger, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, hawaii, usa, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Avenger of the Seven Seas (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1790 and British Naval Commander Redway is driven by greed for money and will stop at nothing to get it. His second in command, David Robinson, questions his allegiance when Redway kills his father and takes his brother prisoner. In order ...
Plot: pirate, prison, exile, naval officer, revenge, brother brother relationship, greed, shark, brother, male female relationship, gun, swamp ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Clash of the Ninjas (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An evil corporation it out to harvest organs from live people and smuggle them into the country. It is up to our hero to find out who is behind this illegal operation and put an end to the group once and for all.
Plot: ninja, evil corporation, murder, police, shooting, organ harvesting, abduction, interpol, hand to hand combat, car chase, fight, ninjitsu ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.
Style: exciting, humorous, tense, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: female protagonist, female warrior, tough girl, superheroine, violence, anti heroine, superhero team, policewoman, young girl, female assassin, betrayal, diamond ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 7K
Extortion (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A doctor desperately tries to save his wife and their 5 year old son after their vacation in the Bahamas takes an unexpected turn.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, colourful
Plot: extortion, kidnapping, family vacation, ransom, danger, evil man, police, captivity, nothing goes right, ocean, ship, island ...
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 349K
Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, heist, chase, car race, on the run, street racing, car, crimes, rivalry, fbi, freedom, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Fast & Furious 9 (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise.
Style: tense, entertaining, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car, chases and races, car chase, street racing, showdown, chase, murder, fight, crimes, rescue mission, revenge, danger ...
Time: 2020s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia (former ussr), jamaica, moscow russia, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Code 7, Victim 5 (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A very special agent with a code that means: He Can Go All The Way
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, who done it, investigation, law enforcement, aging, deadly, criminal heroes, mystery, crimes, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: germany, africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Shark Hunter (1979)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Mexico, Spain, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crusty recluse on a Caribbean island who is dedicated to destroying sharks gets involved in a hunt for buried treasure.
Plot: shark, island, martial arts, explosion, evil man, violence, car chase, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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