Movies like Shark's Paradise

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Shark's Paradise (1986)
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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, car chase, crazy, beach, police partner, australian, ransom, police detective, harbor, police protagonist, buddy cop, coast
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, cult film and entertaining films with plots about police, car chase, chase, murder, death, crimes and violence mostly in Action, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like Shark's Paradise: Deathcheaters (1976), A Gnome Named Gnorm (1990), Dragon Flies (1975), The Saint (2017), Pugoy - Hostage Davao (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Deathcheaters (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Meet Steve & Rod ... Stuntmen ... Saboteurs ... Hellraisers!
Plot: vietnam veteran, filmmaking, stuntman, hang gliding, exploitation, car chase, fortress, secret mission, explosion
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Gnome Named Gnorm (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gnorm is just an average Gnome. But he wants to impress the lady Gnomes by doing something heroic. So he steals the Gnome's magic stones to expose them to sunlight to recharge them. When he gets to the surface, (Gnome's live deep ...
Plot: gnome, police, male nudity, police protagonist, lapd, group of criminals, buddy cop, police detective, murder mystery, pubic hair, crotch grab
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.6
 2K
Dragon Flies (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 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: realistic, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, car chase, corruption, police, adventure, crimes, fighting crime, track down, heroes, society, chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, australia, asia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.9
 7K
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: tense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, hostage, haunted by the past, attempted murder, thief, kidnapping, undercover, robbery, father daughter relationship, car chase, conspiracy, spy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: moscow russia, tower bridge london, bucharest, los angeles, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Pugoy - Hostage Davao (1993)
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 officer, death, police, mayor, missionary, australian, hostage, prisoner, killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.8
 105
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: unemployment, manhunt, fast car, car, freedom, police chase, dreaming, car theft, theft, sports car, stuntman, hitchhiker ...
Place: south australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: gangsters, police, car chase, chase, fbi, theft, bank robbery, fbi agent, thief, car, robbery, ex convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.4
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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: motorcycle, vigilante, small town, biker, mafia, person on fire, masked vigilante, gunfight, henchman, chase, police, shot in the chest
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 25 years later after the events of Samurai Cop (1991), Detective Frank Washington is forced to team up with his long estranged partner Joe Marshall to solve a series of assassinations being committed by a secret group of female vigilante killers.
Plot: police, samurai, katana, buddy cop, martial arts, police detective, police officer, friendship, sword, samurai sword, exploitation, cruelty ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: stewardess, student, pilot, bus, diamond, female nudity, terrorist, sea, desert, slave trade, car chase, director ...
Place: russia, iran, syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Double Passing (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Double Passing (Dvoynoy obgon) is a 1984 Soviet crime movie directed by Aleksandr Gordon. Truckers Viktor and Ivan Petrovich transport a valuable cargo on a highway in uninhabited territory in the South of USSR. A pair of criminals, seasoned ...
Plot: car chase, restaurant, chase, ex convict, motorcycle, driver, death, murder, criminal, car theft, militia, swashbuckler ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 1K
Stone (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 132 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: saga, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, exploitation, storage unit, tough heroes, vengeance, murder, desert, drug abuse, working undercover, master criminal, politics, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Run Chrissie Run! (1986)
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: road movie, suspense
Plot: biker, manhunt, lovers, hostage, parents, teenage daughter, assassin, stolen money, hitman, on the road, terrorism, terrorist ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 51
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, double life, gang rape, troubled teen, police detective, male female relationship, death, police, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, police officer, sex ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, martial arts, chase, missing person, corruption, police corruption, judge, vengeance, buddies, partners, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, thief, safecracker, temple, cult, treasure, treasure hunt, car chase, rambo, damsel in distress, on the run, camel ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 31K
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, kangaroo, adventure, desert, escapades, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, bully, cons and scams, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: australia, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Plot: anarchist, revolution, heist, opera, politics, gang, terrorism, police officer killed, russian, international relations, police, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 70s
Place: france, paris france, russia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, airplane, sea, robbery, helicopter, mountain, truck, passenger, frogman, connection, nightclub, car chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 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: adventurer, traffic jam, culture clash, wild ride, friendship, escapades, adventure, fish out of water, stolen painting, crocodile, swamp, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, australia, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Cop and a Half: New Recruit (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this family-friendly action reboot of the 1993 film, Karina Foley, an ambitious and spunky 12-year-old, inserts herself in a police investigation of the Badge Bandit, led by the grizzled, veteran detective Mark Simmons. Much to Simmons' ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, buddy movie
Audience: family outing
Plot: buddy cop, police protagonist, child, police academy, police investigation, partner, school, chase, police station, little girl, tough cop, master criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 272
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, car chase, bomb, nightclub singer, religious fanatic, casino, cult, police, dam, cult leader, explosion
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, beach, gang, crimes, on the run, feminism, robbery, police, girl power, criminal heroes, hotshot hero, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, hawaii, usa, california, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, car chase, police, murder, sword fight, abduction, martial arts, fight, interpol, escape, evil corporation, fistfight ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: prison, pirate, exile, naval officer, revenge, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, swamp, male female relationship, redhead, fight to the death ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 27K
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, chase, crimes, journalist, drug dealer, escapades, gang, bravery, assassination attempt, heroes, unlikely friendships, weapons ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: australia, new york, usa, melbourne australia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Man Called Magnum (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drug deal goes bad and the heroin is stolen. One mob boss doesn't have his drugs and the other doesn't get his money. People are going to die until they discover who double-crossed them. Into this backdrop, Inspector Dario Mauri arrives ...
Plot: camorra, police chase, police shootout, police officer killed, organized crime, murder, car chase, drug traffic, funeral, chase, black cat, female nudity ...
Place: italy, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Replacement (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Spain, 1982. Andrés Expósito, a young police inspector, accepts a posting in Denia, a small town on the Mediterranean coast, in the hope of leading a quieter life and that the natural environment will help improve the fragile health of his ...
Plot: police inspector, nazi war criminal, nazi hunter, racism, holocaust, lung cancer, hospital, boat, wife, murder, drug addiction, family relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Code 7, Victim 5 (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A very special agent with a code that means: He Can Go All The Way
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, mind bending, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, who done it, mystery, rivalry, investigation, law enforcement, aging, criminal heroes, crimes, haunted by the past, mountain ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: south africa, germany, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 8K
Extortion (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, evil man, captivity, police, nothing goes right, ocean, island, ship, fish ...
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%