Movies like Great White 1998

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Great White (1998)
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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, police, killer shark, sheriff, shark attack, animal attack, blood, great white shark, explosion, high school, shotgun, skepticism, creature feature, arcade, mutilated body, jet ski, marine biologist, scientist hero, science teacher

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic and scary films with plots about shark, shark attack, creature feature, killer shark, blood, animal attack and survival mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Great White: Deep Blue Sea 3 (2020), Shark Kill (1976), Raiders of the Lost Shark (2015), Cyclone (1978), Shark Week (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Deep Blue Sea 3 (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Emma Collins and her team are spending their third summer on the island of Little Happy studying the effect of climate change on the great white sharks who come to the nearby nursery every year to give birth. Along with the last two inhabitants ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, intense, exciting ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, science runs amok, scientist, survival, research, predator, experiment gone awry, female scientist, characters killed one by one, experiment ...
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95%
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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, warning, skepticism, killer shark, shark attack, love interest, diver, great white shark, killer animal, marine biologist, creature feature, oil rig
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: parody, horror spoof, psychotronic
Plot: shark, animal attack, blood splatter, gore, lake, topless, creature feature, bikini, eaten alive, absurdism, fisherman, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.8
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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 ...
Plot: catastrophe, shark, boat, storm, rescue, dehydration, plane crash, blood, survival, corpse, sinking ship, burial at sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
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 1K
Shark Week (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of complete strangers find themselves isolated by a wealthy madman on his island compound. They are forced into a horrifying gauntlet where they must survive a barrage of ever deadlier species of shark.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: shark, shark attack, hostage, cowardice, killer shark, sole survivor, crazy, great white shark, blood, trap, underwater, self sacrifice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, tense, mad
Plot: shark, shark attack, prehistoric creature, monster, giant animal, military, animal attack, rescue, underwater, underwater scene, deadly, fear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: shark attack, lake, sheriff, police, jail, release from prison, shark, daughter, time jump, creature feature, campfire, woman in a bikini ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, psychotronic
Plot: shark, shark attack, animal attack, beach, killer shark, danger, deadly, death, brutality, survival, creature feature, blood
Time: year 1916, 1910s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 3.5
 861
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, shark attack, female director, weapons, underwater scene, blood, bite, crazy, garbage, fireworks, summer camp, loss of friend ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 2.5
 2K
Super Shark (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An offshore drilling accident triggers the release of a giant prehistoric shark. When marine biologist Kat Carmichael arrives, she runs up against corporate front man Roger Wade, who plots with Stewart to disrupt her investigation. With the help of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: shark attack, dangerous animal, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, danger, marine biologist, gory, ocean or sea, shark, killer shark, animal attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Jersey Shore Shark Attack (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many years ago, hundreds of locals and tourists were massacred by giant man-eating sharks in the infamous 1916 Jersey Shore attacks. But that's just a legend... or is it? It's a holiday weekend on the Jersey Shore and, unbeknownst to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: animal attack, dangerous animal, shark, danger, save the day, beach, ocean or sea, ocean, killer shark, blood, deadly, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 124K
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 horror, ocean, killer shark, animal attack, sea, island, surfing, fear ...
Place: mexico, tijuana mexico, australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, experimental, underground film, surreal
Plot: shark, killer shark, shark attack, russian, surrealism, mask, amateur, home movie, garbage, forest, crazy
Time: year 2019
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: exciting, suspense, tense, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, scientist, flooding, killer shark, survival, research, animal attack, female scientist, experiment, mutation, eaten alive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, bleak, serious
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, killer shark, deadly, danger, escapades, isolation, forces of nature, survival, oil rig, shark attack, catastrophe ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.0
 25K
Shark Night 3D (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A weekend at a lake house in the Louisiana Gulf turns into a nightmare for seven vacationers as they are subjected to fresh-water shark attacks.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, survival, youth, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, gory, friends, creature feature, eaten alive, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The new installment of the Sharknado franchise takes place 5 years after Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! There have been no Sharknados in the intervening years, but now they’re appearing again in unexpected ways.
Style: parody, absurd, psychotronic
Plot: shark attack, absurd humor, shark, tornado, creature feature, whale, cow, camp, gore, farce
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.0
 1K
Ice Sharks (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A new breed of aggressive, ravenous sharks cracks the frozen ocean floor of an Arctic research station, devouring all who fall through. As the station sinks into frigid waters, those alive must fashion makeshift weapons or suffer the same fate.
Plot: shark, arctic, shark attack, mutation, underwater scene, research facility, creature feature, danger, underwater, scientist, ice, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 3.3
 3K
Shark Attack (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an accidental death verdict is given on discovery of the remains of a top scientist, within the stomach of a hammerhead shark his closest friend Marine Biologist Steven McRay is not happy with the explanation and travels to investigate further, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, police corruption, boat chase, shark attack, gory, terminal illness, village life, law enforcement, deadly, adventure, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: tense, surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: animal horror, shark, shark attack, eaten alive, underwater scene, animal attack, great white shark, danger, fear, underwater, swimming, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Cruel Jaws (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tiger shark bred by the Navy as a killing machine is wrecking havoc in the sleepy tourist town of Hampton Bay.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: helicopter, shark, dolphins, great white shark, creature feature, harpoon, autopsy, coroner, disabled child, hospital, cigar smoking, beach ...
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, disturbing, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: shark attack, killer shark, storm at sea, shark, survival, struggle for survival, water, storm, yacht, fear, animal attack, hallucination ...
Time: year 1982, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 2.9
 1K
Zombie Shark (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A perfect getaway weekend turns into a nightmare for four friends who find themselves fighting for their lives against an experimental shark. In order to survive they must fight sharks, zombies, and shark zombies.
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: monster, zombie, shark, killer shark, shark attack, sea monster, friends, sea disaster, sea voyage, struggle for survival, fight, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Last Shark (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An enormous and angry 35 foot Great White Shark takes revenge on humans when they build a beach just for swimmers by a coastal town. After several shark attacks, and the Mayor does nothing to stop it, James Franisscus and Vic Morrow sail in pursuit ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, beach, shark attack, surf, great white shark, surfing, massacre, gore, scuba diving, obsessive quest, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 156K
The Meg (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, giant animal, giant creature, survival, sea monster, ancient, danger, catastrophe, predator, swimming, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, prehistory
Place: usa, california, china, asia, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
3-Headed Shark Attack (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The world’s greatest killing machine is three times as deadly when a mutated shark threatens a cruise ship. As the shark eats its way from one end of the ship to the next, the passengers fight the deadly predator using anything they can find.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, intense, psychotronic
Plot: shark, monster, mutation, creature feature, eaten alive, absurdism, cruise ship, beach, shark attack, adventure, heroes, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mega Shark vs. Kolossus (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In search of a new energy source, Russia accidentally reawakens the Kolossus - a giant robot doomsday device from the Cold War. At the same time, a new Mega Shark appears, threatening global security.
Style: mumblecore, psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: giant, shark, giant robots, submarine, survival, killer shark, monster, shark attack, fear, military, dumb, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mississippi River Sharks (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sharks attack a fish rodeo on the Mississippi River, and it is up to a group of locals to stop them.
Plot: fishing, shark attack, competition, flare, river, shotgun, actor, gore, kiss, father daughter relationship, trophy, shark ...
Place: mississippi river, mississippi, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, teenager, eaten alive, creature feature, lake, survival, characters killed one by one, blood, garbage, death, gore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 1.6
 163
Apex Predators (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The bodies of beach goers begin washing ashore during the grand opening of a new resort. The town Mayor (Mel Novak) attempts to cover it up with dire results.
Style: tense, scary, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: violence, survival, murder, killer shark, youth, danger, dangerous animal, gory, creature feature, deadly, stranded, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%