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Lake Placid: Legacy (2018)
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Lake Placid: Legacy (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young explorers discover a secret area hidden from all maps and GPS devices. When they reach the center of the lake, they discover an abandoned facility that houses one of the largest, and deadliest apex-predators known to man.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: crocodile, lake, predator, chase, death, reptile, survival, monster, hunting, fear, massacre, destruction, danger, brutality, laboratory, good versus evil, chaos, creature, animals, island, forest, weapons, computer, sister sister relationship, gun ...
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about survival, danger, creature feature, creature, deadly, blood and monster mostly in Action, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Lake Placid: Legacy: Deep Blue Sea 3 (2020), Deep Blue Sea 2 (2018), Man Vs. (2015), Triassic World (2018), Crawl (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Deep Blue Sea 2 (2018)
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Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
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Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Follows Jim Bickerman, a poacher who discovers that his local lake is inhabited by man-eating crocodiles.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Duration: 89 min.
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Crawl (2019)
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Country: USA, Serbia, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While struggling to save her father during a Category 5 hurricane, a young woman finds herself trapped inside a flooding house and fighting for her life against Florida’s most savage and feared predators.
Style: suspense, disaster movie, psychotronic, awful, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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