Movies like Megalodon

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Megalodon (2018)
 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, tense, suspenseful, mad
Plot: shark, shark attack, prehistoric creature, monster, giant animal, military, animal attack, rescue, underwater, underwater scene, violence, fear, danger, attack, deadly, killer shark, death, beach, blood, escapades, submarine, survival, creature, ocean, sea ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to Megalodon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic and scary films with plots about creature feature, shark, shark attack, danger, killer shark, survival and animal attack mostly in Thriller, Horror and Adventure genres. Some movies like Megalodon: The Meg (2018), The Shallows (2016), 2-Headed Shark Attack (2012), Dark Waters (2003), 5 Headed Shark Attack (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, predator, ancient, danger, killer shark, swimming, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, prehistory
Place: usa, california, china, thailand, shanghai china ...
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71%
 6.3
 127K
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, surfing, sea, island, fear ...
Place: tijuana mexico, mexico, australia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Semester at Sea ship is attacked and sunk by a mutated two-headed shark, and the survivors seek refuge on a deserted atoll. The coeds, however, are no longer safe when the atoll starts flooding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, ocean or sea, deadly, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, survival, shark attack, escapades, island, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.3
 786
Dark Waters (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Moneyless, ocean-exploring gigolo and his worldly lady-friend are forced to take part in looking into the possibility that aggression - utilizing marine life - is being planned.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, adventure, underwater, deadly, danger, heroes, dangerous animal, survival, heroic mission, underwater scene, shark attack, animal attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: animal horror, shark, shark attack, eaten alive, underwater scene, danger, animal attack, death, gory, characters killed one by one, swimming, underwater ...
Time: contemporary
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five backpackers, diving in a ruined underwater city, quickly learn they are not alone in the submerged caves.
Style: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, underwater, shark attack, great white shark, cave, killer shark, diving, ruins, panic, survival horror, chase, fear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, underwater scene, killer shark, monster, shark, murder, shark attack, creature feature, experiment, diving, fear, beach ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 567K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, animal horror, dangerous animal, monster, fear, shark attack, animal attack, ocean, underwater, survival, police chief, chief of police ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, new york, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: tense, intense, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, predator, killer shark, science runs amok, scientist, research, experiment gone awry, female scientist, survival, characters killed one by one, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 2K
The Rig (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ocean or sea, monster, sea monster, isolation, survival, deadly creature, rescue, forces of nature, confined, dangerous animal, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.2
 4K
Cage Dive (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three friends from California are filming an audition tape for an extreme reality game show. They document their journey to Australia where they will be doing their most dangerous activity.... Shark Cage Diving. A catastrophic turn of events leaves ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, bloody, intense
Plot: shark, ocean, shark attack, animal attack, found footage, danger, underwater, friends, diving, fish, underwater scene, extreme sport ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 1K
Shark Hunter (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Megalodon shark. A prehistoric killing machine 60 feet long, flashing 200 pounds of teeth and weighing over 20 tons. It's the deadliest predator the world has ever seen. The scientists say it's been extinct for more than 10,000 years. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, shark, underwater scene, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, heroic mission, survival, deadly, rescue, deadly creature, danger, race against time ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, escapades, danger, deadly, deadly creature, marine biologist, ocean or sea, gory, shark, killer shark, giant monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When another Mega Shark returns from the depths of the sea, world militaries go on high alert. Ocean traffic grinds to a standstill as everyone lives in fear of the insatiable beast. Out of options, the US government unleashes the top secret Mecha ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: shark, giant animal, danger, dangerous animal, adventure, ocean or sea, deadly, heroes, imaginary, forces of nature, shark attack, military ...
Place: sydney australia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, ocean or sea ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 130K
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: shark, dangerous animal, killer shark, shark attack, survival, animal horror, laboratory, genetic engineering, research, experiment gone awry, scientist, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shark Attack 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A biological experiment goes bad, this time releasing a gaggle of mutated great white sharks with a taste for human flesh. Soon enough, shark expert Nick West is on the case, leading a crew to study them and eventually bring them back into ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark attack, rescue, survival, shark, deadly, race against time, danger, contests and competitions, secret agents, adventure, deadly creature, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 9K
Dark Tide (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Germany, France
Duration: 114 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: tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: shark, survival, shark attack, diver, ocean or sea, underwater scene, dangerous animal, scuba diving, underwater, danger, adventure, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Shark Season (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dozens of great white sharks attack the sleepy coastal town of Goldcoast, CA, resulting in several deaths and forcing the town council to bring in a group of marine biologists and shark hunters to solve the problem. But when one shark in particular ...
Style: intense, realistic, suspense, scary, tense ...
Plot: shark, creature feature, hysteria, violence, near death experience, fear, death, stranded, animal horror, giant animal, trapped, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
6-Headed Shark Attack (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: What is supposed to be a marriage boot camp on a remote island turns into the ultimate test for survival when a 6-headed shark starts attacking the beach. Trapped with minimal weapons they try to fight off the shark, but quickly discover that no one ...
Style: suspense, scary, absurd, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: shark attack, shark, monster, mutant, killer shark, predator, fight, storm, husband wife relationship, animal horror, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: year 1984
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, monster, killer shark, military, danger, dumb, deadly, trapped, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, underwater, underwater scene, rescue, shark attack, great white shark, caribbean sea, vengeance, revenge, survival, death, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, 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 ⇓
100%
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 5.8
 19K
The Reef (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary
Plot: shark, animal horror, underwater, survival, ocean or sea, boat accident, ocean, boat, killer shark, dangerous animal, shark attack, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, South Africa, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When two researchers discover a colossal shark's tooth off the Mexican coast their worst fears surface - the most menacing beast to ever rule the waters is still alive and mercilessly feeding on anything that crosses its path. Now they must ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark attack, shark, killer shark, dangerous animal, deadly creature, ancient mystery, escapades, adventure, deadly, good versus evil, danger, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.1
 5K
Great White (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: What should have been a tourist trip to remember, quickly turns into a living nightmare when five passengers on a seaplane become stranded, miles away from shore. What follows is a desperate bid for survival as the group try to make it to land ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspense, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: shark attack, shark, great white shark, rescue, blood, seaplane, danger, death, rage, deadly, fear, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sharkansas Women's Prison Massacre (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a fracking mishap accidentally rips apart the earth’s crust, the resulting hole opens up a gaping underground water way to a vast and mysterious ocean somewhere deep below. Instantly, giant prehistoric sharks begin wending their way upward ...
Style: bloody, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: shark, escape, monster, blood, women's prison, investigation, partners, danger, police detective, fear, death, rage ...
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, intense ...
Plot: monster, giant animal, expedition, giant monster, creature, survival, giant creature, island, monster versus monster, gorilla, prehistoric creature, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s, year 1973
Place: bangkok thailand, thailand, washington d.c., vietnam, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Empire of the Sharks (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a future earth where 98% of the surface is underwater, a Warlord who controls an army of sharks meets his match when he captures the daughter of a mysterious shark caller who must learn to marshal a supernatural ability if she is to free her ...
Style: serious, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: warlord, shark, ocean, good versus evil, rescue, apocalypse, danger, mind control, friendship, death, underwater scene, underwater ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.3
 48K
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, absurd, parody, scary, rough ...
Plot: shark, killer shark, storm, beach, chaos and mayhem, danger, gory, tornado, flood, creature feature, dangerous animal, demolished city ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%