Movies and TV shows like The Beast 1996

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The Beast (1996)
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The Beast (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Fishing and jobs are becoming scarce in the small seaport village of Graves Point, when mysterious deaths and unexplained disappearances begin to occur. Divers vanish and a young couple disappears at sea, their empty raft washing up on the shore. When a large, strange claw is discovered on the raft, the unsettled towns-people call on the marine biologist Dr. Herbert Talley (Ronald Guttman), who identifies it as belonging to a rare giant squid. With the help of Whip Dalton, the hunt is on! It becomes a battle of wills between Dalton and Talley as they try to locate the Beast, without the Beast getting them.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant squid, sea, ocean, adventure, ocean or sea, dangerous animal, danger, escapades, deadly, silly humor, heroes, small town life, small town, dog, submarine, monster, island, scientist, sailor, death, water, male female relationship, laboratory, boat, helicopter ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, dangerous animal, heroes, creature feature and deadly creature mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Beast: Octopus (2000), Creature (1998), King Cobra (1999), Dark Waters (2003), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Octopus (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, a Russian submarine strays into American waters. On board is a nuclear cargo destined for Castro. The Americans attack and destroy the sub. 38 years later US submarine Roosevelt is in the same waters. An ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, submarine, adventure, octopus, dangerous animal, save the day, deadly creature, deadly, danger, ocean, ocean or sea, giant monster ...
Time: 90s
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Creature (1998)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: An amphibious shark-like monster terrorizes an abandoned secret military base and the people who live on the island it is located on. A marine biologist, as well as several other people, try to stop it before it is too late...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, island, supernatural, survival, isolation, rescue, race against time, mad scientist, investigation, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
Place: caribbean
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100%
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King Cobra (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 30 feet of pure terror is the result of an experimental drug used in a biochemical lab and this mutated nightmare is pure evil! Half-African cobra and half-diamondback, he's 30 feet long with a giant appetite for terror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, experimental ...
Plot: laboratory, dangerous animal, mad scientist, small town, experiment gone awry, heroes, escapades, danger, giant snake, rivalry, martial arts, mutation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, dangerous animal, danger, heroes, deadly, underwater scene, survival, heroic mission, animal attack, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1886, when New England's fishing harbours are the scene for a "creature of unknown origin" destroying ships at sea. It is the job of Professor Pierre Aronnax, a marine expert, and Ned Land, the iron willed sailor, to learn ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: underwater, underwater scene, submarine, ocean, daring rescue, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, escapades, imaginary, heroes, dangerous animal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new england, usa
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52%
Eye of the Beast (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This menacing monster yarn stars James Van Der Beek as government scientist Dan Leland, who's sent to investigate reported sightings of a giant squidlike beast that's put the entire population of a fishing village on edge. Though Leland ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: giant squid, sea monster, fishing boat, obsessive quest, deadly creature, escapades, supernatural, danger, marine biologist, social relations, small town, creature feature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, ancient mystery, adventure, deadly, good versus evil, escapades, resort, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, latin america, mexico
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sea monster, ocean or sea, monster, ocean, isolation, survival, deadly creature, danger, confined, forces of nature, escapades, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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46%
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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, isolation, escapades, deadly, danger, forces of nature, survival, killer shark, oil rig, shark attack, catastrophe ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
2010: Moby Dick (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: That infamous whale is bigger, badder and a whole lot stronger in this sci-fi reimagining of Herman Melville’s classic tale of the battle between man, sea and sea creature starring “Xena” alum Rene O’Connor as the (traditionally male) ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, heroes, obsession, submarine, rivalry, deadly, danger, losing-it hero, escapades, chases and races, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: san diego california
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41%
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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: shark, underwater, underwater scene, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, heroic mission, survival, race against time, escapades, deadly, deadly creature, danger ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, serious, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: shark, giant animal, danger, dangerous animal, adventure, ocean or sea, ocean, deadly, heroes, imaginary, forces of nature, shark attack ...
Place: egypt, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Raptor Island (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of terrorist-fighting Naval officers in the South China Sea finds their struggle against the enemy taking a backseat to the fight of their lives when an horde of creatures thought to be extinct for millions of years descend upon them in an ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, soldier, tyrannosaurus rex, battles, danger, military, deadly creature, survival, chaos, ancient mystery, dangerous animal, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Silent Venom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The only thing more terrifying than Snakes on a Plane is "Snakes on a Submarine," and that's exactly what we get in this claustrophobic, sub-aquatic thriller starring Luke Perry. Lieutenant Commander O'Neill (Perry) was piloting ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, underwater, adventure, mutant, submarine, survival, underwater scene, military, save the day, race against time, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, taiwan, okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Snakehead Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small town, desperate to recover from hard economic times, is under threat when voracious Snakehead fish mutate and survive previous lake chemical poisonings. The fish transform from pests to predators when human growth hormones are dumped into ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, escapades, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, small town life, disorder, animal life, chaos, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Day of the Triffids (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 186 min.
TV show
Story: It's an up-to-date setting of the 1951 sci-fi thriller. With the world blinded and the Triffids set loose, it falls upon a band of scattered, sighted survivors to fight this carnivorous plant invasion. With a brave new world of maniacs, warring ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, deadly creature, supernatural, save the world, chaos, heroic mission, apocalypse, heroes, danger, deadly, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Sky's on Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The ozone is depleted and as a result of this all sorts things are happening like lethal insects flying around. A scientist tries to warn everybody about this but no one seems to believe him. When his predictions come true they now turn to him for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, rescue, escapades, anti hero, catastrophe, chaos, anti heroes, save the day, future dystopia ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Skeeter (1993)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As the result of a corrupt businessman's illegal toxic waste dumping, a small desert town is beset by a deadly swarm of huge bloodthirsty mutant mosquitoes!
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, death, sheriff, motorcycle, superhero, heroes, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, superhuman powers, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, submarine, underwater scene, monster, killer shark, scientist, shark, shark attack, murder, creature feature, experiment, diving ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
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34%
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: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, ocean or sea, survival, escapades, mutant, shark attack, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
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The Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As the world's energy supplies dwindle, the Orpheus, a research submarine, delves into the deep of the Arctic Ocean searching for rare micro-organisms, but the crew soon find themselves in peril.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: submarine, underwater scene, survival, danger, underwater, uncover truth, confined, isolation, ocean, mysterious place, ocean or sea, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Lost World (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World is a syndicated television series loosely based on the 1912 novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World. Premiered in the fall of 1999, it ran for three seasons before it was cancelled on a ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, expedition, dinosaur, time travel, stranded, lost world, adventure, adventurer, exploration, monster, danger ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Moby Dick (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ship, sea, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, whale, captain, adventure, ocean, ocean or sea, danger, friendship, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Komodo (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the 70's, some Komodo Dragon eggs were dumped on an North Carolina island. Somehow, the baby Komodos survived, and twenty years later they have grown up and taken over the island for themselves. Young Patrick has lost his parents and his ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, dangerous animal, deadly, animal attack, isolation, mutant, survival, family in danger, animal life, danger, endangered species, creature feature ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina
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Tremors (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tremors: The Series is a television spin-off of the Tremors franchise. Originally airing out of order on the Sci-Fi Channel, it was later aired in its proper sequence on the G4 Network.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, scary
Plot: desert, small town, monster, survival, goofy hero, supernatural, rescue, escapades, mutant, heroic mission, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa
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32%
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DNA (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: DNA is a 1997 American science fiction action film starring Mark Dacascos and Jürgen Prochnow, and directed by William Mesa. Filming took place in the Philippines. The film was retitled ADN - La menace for its French DVD release, and Scarabée for ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, mad scientist, mutant, deadly creature, supernatural, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, gene manipulation, chaos, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: animal attack, dangerous animal, shark, beach, danger, save the day, ocean, ocean or sea, killer shark, deadly, blood, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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31%
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Shark Swarm (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A fisherman and his family fight to take down a greedy real estate developer who has released toxins into the ocean, turning the area's sharks into bloodthirsty hunters.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, survival, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, adventure, secret identity, deadly creature, deadly, anti heroes, anti hero, small town, resort ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Beneath Loch Ness (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A scientific expedition to Loch Ness runs into trouble when the group leader is killed in a mysterious diving accident. Soon after, when the unorthodox Professor Howell shows up to take over as leader of the group, more strange incidents and attacks ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lake, supernatural, deadly creature, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, chaos and mayhem, mad scientist, deadly, legends and myths, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Anaconda: The Offspring (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cancer-terminal tycoon Peter Murdoch's secret Wexel Hall Pharmaceuticals lab has developed a blood orchid extract cure. To examine why it works optimally in snakes, they also bread a super-anaconda strain. But the original pair escapes, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, giant snake, survival, dangerous animal, plague, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, supernatural, deadly, danger, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%