Movies like The Meg

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The Meg (2018)
 5.7
 122K
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, suspenseful, captivating, dark, suspense, surprise ending, light
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean, shark, ancient, danger, survival, swimming, sea monster, deadly, diver, historian, blood, predator, teeth, eaten alive, beach, navy, animal attack, hopes, catastrophe, twists & turns, dinosaur, ship, giant, doctor, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory, 2010s
Place: usa, china, thailand, california, shanghai china

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Most similar movies to The Meg

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending and exciting films with plots about danger, survival, explosion, blood, death, violence and chase mostly in Thriller, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Meg: Deep Blue Sea (1999), Megalodon (2018), The Shallows (2016), Shark Night 3D (2011), Jurassic World (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 114K
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Genre: Action, 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: dangerous animal, shark, survival, laboratory, shark attack, genetic engineering, alzheimer's disease, race against time, danger, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries, research ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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100%
 3.0
 1K
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, tense, suspenseful
Plot: shark attack, shark, military, monster, rescue, animal attack, underwater, underwater scene, submarine, giant animal, survival, attack ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 107K
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, tense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, shark, trapped, island, surfing, ocean, death, strong female character, shark attack, lone hero, young woman, stranded ...
Place: tijuana mexico, mexico, australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 23K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, survival, dangerous animal, youth, danger, gory, deadly, friends, murder, eaten alive, creature feature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 541K
Jurassic World (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, scenic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, island, dinosaur, theme park, animal attack, survival, amusement park, adventure, human animal relationship, jungle, rescue mission, genetic engineering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 547K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, infected, scientist, un, chaos, plague, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, south korea, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The blood orchid - A rare flower that holds the secret of eternal life and a fortune to the pharmaceutical company that finds it. Led by a two-fisted soldier of fortune, a scientific expedition is sent deep into the jungles of Borneo to locate and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, animal horror, survival, expedition, snake, rescue, danger, treasure hunt, research, paralysis, betrayal, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 9K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, ocean, sea, heroic mission, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, chases and races, androids and robots, anti heroes, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Deep Blue Sea 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, intense, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: shark attack, scientist, survival, research, mutation, eaten alive, underwater scene, characters killed one by one, experiment, killer shark, flooding, creature feature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, criminal's revenge, killer, murder, revenge, mechanic, shooting, gunfight, assassination, betrayal, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 348K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, escape, monster, quarantine, chaos, found footage, skyscraper, fear, giant monster, danger, destruction, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.6
 876
Raging Sharks (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An oceanic observation station is in desperate trouble after a sudden shark attack wrecked the oxygen supply. The accompanying ship, a coast guard cruiser, and other ships in and around the Bermuda triangle are attacked as well. The US Navy sends a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, fire, murder, radar, bermuda triangle, knife, machine gun, video camera, explosion, beach, shot to death ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 296K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: superhero, alien, laboratory, violence, super villain, experiment gone awry, mutation, destruction, first contact, experiment, car chase, anti hero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, tragic ending, sinister
Plot: desert, cure, zombie, fight, city, murder, battle, scientist, maze, survival, good versus evil, pandemic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 36K
Morgan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, intense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, isolation, violence, moral dilemma, assassin, fight, danger, experiment, brutality, escape, psychologist, surveillance ...
Time: future, contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.3
 43K
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, scary, rough, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: shark, tornado, danger, flood, storm, beach, dangerous animal, gory, chaos and mayhem, family in danger, evacuation, killer shark ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 80K
Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: tsunami, storm, apocalypse, end of the world, climate change, catastrophe, conspiracy, global warming, humanity in peril, disaster film, happy ending, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future, near future
Place: china, moscow russia, hong kong, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 28K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, race against time, chaos, quarantine, space and aliens, deadly creature, alien encounter, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.3
 16K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Canada, Indonesia, Singapore, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: light, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: alien, survival, invasion, tragic past, pregnant woman, homeless man, dark hero, mind control, ruins, alien creature, giant creature, resistance fighter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Several years after the demise of Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs on the island of Isla Nublar. Claire Dearing, the former park manager and founder of the Dinosaur Protection Group, recruits Owen Grady to help ...
Style: suspense, stylized, entertaining, sinister, gothic ...
Plot: prehistoric creature, dinosaur, volcano, genetic engineering, rescue mission, tyrannosaurus rex, natural disaster, wild animal, poetic justice, maid, punched in the chest, crashing through a window ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 26K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, danger, chaos, zombie, siege, apocalypse, rivalry, supernatural, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, genetically altered ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 14K
Bait (2012)
Genre: Action, 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, serious, scary, realistic, rough
Plot: tsunami, survival, flood, shark, shark attack, supermarket, danger, isolation, dangerous animal, confined, drowning, attempted robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The California coast is terrorized by two enormous prehistoric sea creatures as they battle each other for supremacy of the sea.
Style: absurd, exciting, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: octopus, underwater, shark, submarine, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, danger, ocean or sea, forces of nature, monster versus monster, battles ...
Time: prehistory, 80s
Place: california, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.4
 343K
Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, giant monster, destruction, giant, monster, prehistoric creature, dinosaur, nuclear, tsunami, military, godzilla, animal horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s
Place: san francisco, japan, hawaii, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 17K
Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: resort, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, piranha, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 44K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, danger, supernatural, escapades, military, save the world, heroic mission, heroes, chaos, violence, science, technology ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 8K
Dark Tide (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Germany, France
Duration: 94 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: survival, diver, shark, shark attack, dangerous animal, danger, adventure, escapades, underwater, haunted by the past, ocean or sea, loss of partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 224K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, save the world, ocean or sea, ship, evil alien, alien invasion, navy, alien encounter, ufo, danger, battles, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2005 ...
Place: battleship, hong kong, hawaii, japan, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, scary, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: plague, zombie, genetic engineering, future dystopia, pandemic, virus, chase, survival, bio weapon, mutant, hand to hand combat, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., moscow russia, tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: shark, dangerous animal, save the day, danger, beach, ocean or sea, killer shark, deadly, blood, animal attack, shark attack, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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