Movies like The Meg

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The Meg (2018)
 5.7
 100K
The Meg (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
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: shark, ocean, ancient, danger, survival, swimming, deadly, diver, navy, blood, historian, predator, teeth, eaten alive, beach, hopes, catastrophe, twists & turns, animal attack, giant, dinosaur, ship, doctor, helicopter, courage ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory, 2010s
Place: usa, thailand, california, china, 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, serious, exciting and suspense films with plots about danger, survival, blood, death, explosion, chase and violence mostly in Thriller, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Meg: Deep Blue Sea (1999), The Shallows (2016), Shark Night 3D (2011), Deep Blue Sea 2 (2018), DeepStar Six (1989). 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, scary, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, shark, survival, laboratory, shark attack, alzheimer's disease, genetic engineering, danger, race against time, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries, research ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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100%
 6.3
 105K
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, trapped, shark, island, surfing, ocean, death, shark attack, strong female character, stranded, eaten alive, great white shark ...
Place: mexico, tijuana 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, survival, dangerous animal, gory, danger, deadly, youth, friends, forced to strip, murder, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, eaten alive, mutation, underwater scene, characters killed one by one, experiment, killer shark, flooding, creature feature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, sea, ocean, race against time, rescue, androids and robots, anti heroes, scuba diving, scuba, dangerous animal, deadly creature, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, bleak, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, monster, chaos, quarantine, giant monster, found footage, danger, fear, skyscraper, escape, destruction, monster terrorizes city ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: exciting, twists and turns, tense, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hitman, criminal's revenge, murder, mechanic, killer, shooting, revenge, gunfight, betrayal, blood, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, malaysia, ukraine ...
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, torpedo, scuba diving, bermuda triangle, anger, fear, laboratory, biplane, scientist, shot to death, binoculars ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 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: rough, suspenseful, scary, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: shark, danger, flood, storm, tornado, beach, gory, chaos and mayhem, dangerous animal, family in danger, killer shark, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 246K
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, laboratory, experiment gone awry, violence, super villain, car chase, first contact, mutation, alien, destruction, anti hero, salvation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspense, tragic ending, sinister, surprise ending
Plot: desert, cure, city, murder, scientist, battle, zombie, fight, survival, maze, shooting, vaccine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, suspense, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: diver, survival, shark, dangerous animal, underwater, adventure, danger, haunted by the past, ocean or sea, escapades, deadly, loss of partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, danger, beach, save the day, ocean or sea, killer shark, animal attack, blood, deadly, shark attack, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, animal horror, survival, snake, expedition, research, treasure hunt, adventure, rescue, orchid, danger, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 522K
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, suspense, futuristic, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, island, dinosaur, animal attack, theme park, amusement park, adventure, survival, jungle, genetic engineering, human animal relationship, killer animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: costa rica
⇓ 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, realistic, rough, scary
Plot: tsunami, survival, flood, shark attack, shark, supermarket, dangerous animal, danger, drowning, confined, isolation, attempted robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, scary, rough, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, piranha, survival, danger, resort, rescue, summer camp, experiment, race against time, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Attack of the Jurassic Shark (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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
Plot: shark, shark attack, teenager, eaten alive, lake, creature feature, survival, characters killed one by one, killer shark, death, blood, absurdism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 76K
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: surprise ending, apocalyptic
Plot: storm, catastrophe, murder, apocalypse, end of the world, space shuttle, conspiracy, space station, artificial intelligence, nasa, global warming, tsunami ...
Time: future, near future
Place: afghanistan, atlanta georgia, washington d.c., hong kong, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, rough, serious, exciting, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, save the world, deadly virus, infected, un, zombie apocalypse, chaos, scientist, survival, cure, multiple perspectives ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: south korea, new jersey, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, apocalypse, danger, chaos, zombie, siege, survivalist, future dystopia, deadly, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future, year 1977, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: submarine, octopus, underwater, shark, dangerous animal, danger, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, battles, forces of nature, ocean or sea, monster versus monster ...
Time: prehistory, 80s
Place: california, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, ocean or sea, ship, evil alien, military, alien encounter, battles, navy, alien invasion, soldier, hotshot hero, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, year 2006, year 2012 ...
Place: battleship, hong kong, hawaii, japan, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.4
 69K
Red Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, survival, invasion, adventure, heroic mission, danger, occupation, resistance, patriotism, young heroes, sibling relationship, war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, russia, latin america, china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.8
 3K
Swamp Shark (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Open on gorgeous swamplands of the Atchafalaya Basin in the summer. Lots of beautiful teens are at the beach the weekend before Gator Fest. That night an animal smuggling deal goes wrong and a large sea creature escapes into a swampy backwoods ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: shark, shark attack, sheriff, swamp, dangerous animal, deadly creature, small town, danger, stranded, eaten alive, bikini, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 25K
Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the director of Wolf Creek comes this terrifying look at nature's perfect killing machine. When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, island, gory, danger, isolation, animal horror, adventure, stranded, lake or river, rescue, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, plague, virus, future dystopia, genetic engineering, pandemic, hand to hand combat, chase, mutant, survival, good versus evil, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., moscow russia, tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 42K
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, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, survival, military, save the world, escapades, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, heroes, chaos, space and aliens, battles ...
Time: near future, future
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, godzilla, giant monster, destruction, monster, prehistoric creature, animal horror, giant, merger, nuclear, dinosaur, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, nevada, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
30 Days of Night (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, gory, supernatural, survival, winter, fear, sunrise, violence, brutality, isolation, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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