Movies like Megalodon

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Megalodon (2018)
 2.8
 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: suspense, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, mad
Plot: shark, monster, prehistoric creature, shark attack, giant animal, prehistoric animal, animal attack, creature feature, creature, rescue, ship, self sacrifice, escaped prisoner, death of friend, u.s. navy, trapped, human versus animal, violence, fear, attack, death, beach, escapades, animals, disaster ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean

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 animal attack, shark, shark attack, creature feature, monster, animal horror and danger mostly in Thriller, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Megalodon: The Meg (2018), The Shallows (2016), Jaws (1975), 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019), Raging Sharks (2005). 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: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, giant monster, ocean, sea monster, survival, animal attack, killer shark, giant creature, giant, giant animal, creature feature, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, prehistory
Place: shanghai, thailand, usa, asia, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 134K
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, scary, exciting, tense, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: shark, survival, surfing, animal attack, shark attack, killer shark, sea, ocean, creature feature, great white shark, trapped, beach ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, australia, texas, tijuana mexico
⇓ 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, serious, bleak, suspense
Plot: shark, killer shark, dangerous animal, shark attack, isolation, escapades, forces of nature, monster, animal attack, creature, dinosaur, killer fish ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 606K
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, suspense, tense, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, animal attack, ocean, shark attack, monster, beach, dangerous animal, fear, survival, killer shark, creature feature, great white shark ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new york state, new england, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, suspenseful, psychotronic, bloody, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, sea, great white shark, killer shark, survival horror, animal attack, shark attack, panic, research, cave, secret place, 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, monster, killer shark, shark attack, creature feature, experiment, murder, diving, beach, fear, survival, rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: surprise ending, suspense, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: shark, monster, shark attack, animal attack, eaten alive, lifestyle, characters killed one by one, fear, swimming, death, survival, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: disturbing, exciting, suspense, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, animal attack, experiment gone awry, characters killed one by one, predator, science runs amok, scientist, killer shark, female scientist, experiment, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, oil, sea monster, isolation, deadly creature, survival, forces of nature, rescue, dangerous animal, supernatural, confined, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.3
 817
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: animal attack, shark attack, killer shark, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, survival, dangerous animal, space and aliens, sea, creature feature, shark ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 2.7
 773
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: suspense, scary, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: shark, killer shark, dangerous animal, monster, giant animal, creature feature, fear, ocean, brutality, violence, showdown, chase ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspense, scary, unusual plot structure, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, creature feature, animal attack, sea, christmas, monster, ocean, death, creature, survival ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ 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: shark, monster, dangerous animal, deadly creature, killer shark, sea monster, ship, shark attack, island, escapades, graphic violence, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, survival, heroic mission, deadly creature, rescue, race against time, escapades, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 135K
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: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, slasher, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, survival, laboratory, shark attack, dangerous animal, monster, scientist, killer shark, genetic engineering, creature feature, research, giant animal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ 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, suspense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, survival, rescue, shark, race against time, killer shark, animal attack, killer animal, shark attack, killer fish, sea monster, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa
⇓ 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: androids and robots, creature feature, shark attack, giant animal, shark, dangerous animal, adventure, monster, battles, save the planet, forces of nature, escapades ...
Place: egypt, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 8K
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: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, bloody ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, great white shark, killer shark, monster, island, rescue, airplane, killer animal, death, fear, rage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspenseful, scary, exciting, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: shark, monster, mutant, natural disaster, killer shark, fight, predator, husband wife relationship, storm, giant animal, dangerous animal, race against time ...
Time: year 1984
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, weird
Plot: monster, killer shark, giant monster, dangerous animal, marine biologist, deadly creature, escapades, shark, creature feature, military, eaten alive, sea monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, suspense, mumblecore, psychotronic, weird ...
Plot: monster, animal attack, shark attack, giant robots, shark, submarine, killer shark, trapped, fight, military, dumb, fear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 20K
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, survival, ocean, killer shark, shark attack, tourist, boat, panic, creature feature, boat accident, dangerous animal, diving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, weird
Plot: shark, ocean, distopia, good versus evil, shark attack, post apocalypse, mind control, apocalypse, friendship, rescue, death, monster ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Planet of the Sharks (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the near future, glacial melting has covered 98% of earth's landmass. Sharks have flourished and now dominate the planet, operating as one massive school led by a mutated alpha shark.
Style: intense, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: extinction, mutation, shark, fear, rescue, shark attack, water, brutality, animal attack, earth, glacier, killer animal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, research laboratory, monster, animal attack, killer animal, sea monster, killer fish, police corruption, sea, boat ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
⇓ 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: suspense, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, killer shark, shark attack, animal attack, monster, deadly creature, dangerous animal, adventure, ancient mystery, good versus evil, escapades, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 79K
Jaws 2 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Style: suspense, scary, slasher, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, killer shark, monster, shark attack, survival, panic, creature, animal attack, creature feature, sea, killer fish ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 26K
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, survival, creature feature, youth, dangerous animal, friends, animal attack, killer animal, eaten alive, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.3
 50K
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: absurd, suspenseful, humorous, funny, parody ...
Plot: shark, killer shark, beach, creature feature, stupidity, chaos and mayhem, shark attack, brutality, monster, animal attack, creature, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 3.5
 710
Saltwater (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of lifeguards attempt to kill an atomic shark that is terrorizing the coast of San Diego.
Style: disturbing, tense, weird
Plot: shark, monster, animal attack, shark attack, mutation, creature feature, satire, killer shark, giant animal, animal cruelty, dangerous animal, human versus animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%