Giant animal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant giant animal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, exciting and scary films and TV shows about / with giant animal, danger, death, escapades, explosion, blood, creature feature, underwater scene, boat and monster plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Australia, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as giant animal: Kong: Skull Island (2017), King Kong (2005), Komodo vs. Cobra (2005), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), The Meg (2018), Mighty Joe Young (1998), Rampage (2018), Godzilla vs. Kong (2021), Octopus 2: River of Fear (2001), Jaws 3-D (1983).

List of giant animal movies

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: giant animal, monster, expedition, survival, giant creature, creature, giant monster, island, gorilla, prehistoric creature, monsters, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1973, 1940s
Place: bangkok thailand, pacific ocean, vietnam, washington d.c., thailand
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 7.2
 393K
King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: sentimental, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, beast, expedition, giant animal, adventure, jungle, dangerous animal, human animal relationship, rescue, dinosaur, gorilla, island ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Komodo vs. Cobra (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of environmentalists, including a reporter, her camera man, and an environmentalist's famous girlfriend charter a boat and with the captain, sail to a military island. They suspect the island is hosting to illegal activities. Upon ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant animal, giant snake, island, laboratory, scientist, experiment gone awry, race against time, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, survival, danger, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, China, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the ...
Style: disaster movie, captivating, psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: giant monster, monster, godzilla, giant animal, giant creature, rescue, creature, destruction, alien monster, creature feature, prehistoric creature, human versus monster ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2014
Place: boston, mexico, san francisco, colorado, washington d.c. ...
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 5.6
 151K
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, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, giant animal, survival, giant creature, sea monster, danger, catastrophe, ancient, swimming, giant, predator ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, prehistory
Place: usa, california, china, shanghai, shanghai china ...
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Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, intense, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, jungle, giant animal, adventure, chase, friendship, beast, poacher, dangerous animal, danger, animals, animal ...
Place: africa, california, los angeles, usa, uganda ...
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 6.1
 145K
Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, touching, surprise ending ...
Plot: monster, gorilla, mutation, creature feature, giant monster, destruction, giant animal, animal attack, chase, giant creature, fear, rescue ...
Time: quarry, 2010s
Place: wyoming, chicago illinois, missouri, illinois, colorado ...
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Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Story: In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet clash in a spectacular battle for the ages. As Monarch embarks ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, monster versus monster, giant animal, creature, sea monster, creature feature, giant ape, king kong, monster, explosion, destruction ...
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Octopus 2: River of Fear (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dead bodies are being found in New York harbor. The police have no clues nor suspects until Nick and his colleague realize the killer is a giant octopus. Everybody, especially the police captain, refuses to believe Nick's story, and soon the ...
Style: semi serious, scary, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: giant animal, octopus, sea monster, creature feature, underwater scene, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, riddles and clues, underwater, police officer, tunnel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 3.7
 40K
Jaws 3-D (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This third film in the series follows a group of marine biologists attempting to capture a young great white shark that has wandered into Florida's Sea World Park. However, later it is discovered that the shark's 35-foot mother is also a ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, giant animal, killer shark, great white shark, rescue, scuba diving, water skiing, theme park, adventure, survival, dolphins, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, orlando florida, usa
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus ...
Style: breathtaking, atmospheric, exciting, bleak, mysterious ...
Plot: magical, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, magic wand, wizards, magical creature, witch, dark fantasy, giant animal, symbol, giant creature, evil sorcerer ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, alps, england, austria, france ...
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 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, suspenseful, tense
Plot: shark, prehistoric creature, shark attack, monster, giant animal, military, rescue, animal attack, underwater scene, underwater, violence, mad ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
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Night of the Lepus (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, absurd, scary ...
Plot: mutant, giant animal, gene manipulation, experiment gone awry, rabbit, heroes, dangerous animal, mad scientist, chaos, deadly, danger, mutation ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
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The Food of the Gods (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Morgan and his friends are on a hunting trip on a remote Canadian island when they are attacked by a swarm of giant wasps. Looking for help, Morgan stumbles across a barn inhabited by an enormous killer chicken. After doing some exploring, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: island, mutant, giant animal, rat, investigation, danger, dangerous animal, environmentalism, rescue, farmhouse, mountain, ecology ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: british columbia, canada
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 5.9
 30K
King Kong (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a woman somewhat tames Kong, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, serious, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: island, beast, giant animal, survival, jungle, woman in danger, stowaway, rescue, world trade center manhattan new york city, giant snake, world trade center, giant ape ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, indonesia, asia, usa ...
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 5.9
 125K
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, survival, shark attack, killer shark, laboratory, research, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, scientist, animal horror, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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 3.8
 3K
Tentacles (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Several people disappear from and at the sea. Their bodies are found gnawed to the skeleton, even the marrow is missing. The scientists have no idea which animal could do such things. Dr. Turner begins to suspect that the company which builds a ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense ...
Plot: ocean, octopus, beach, giant animal, danger, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly, gory, escapades, journalism, resort ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
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Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the prehistoric warm-water beast the Crocosaurus crosses paths with that cold-water monster the Mega Shark, all hell breaks loose in the oceans as the world's top scientists explore every option to halt the aquatic frenzy. Swallowing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: shark, military, giant animal, adventure, battles, crocodile, rivalry, special agents, danger, escapades, monster versus monster, government agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, africa, caribbean, congo
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 3.4
 2K
Blood Surf (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sleazy producer develops a concept he dubs "blood surfing" -- tossing bloody fish remains into the water to lure sharks and then surfing through the animals as they chomp about. Along with his camerawoman, the producer brings two ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: crocodile, deadly creature, dangerous animal, surfing, island, blood, giant animal, danger, heroes, rivalry, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s, prehistoric, prehistoric times
Place: australia, florida
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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, disaster movie, realistic ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, sea, against the odds, whale, desert island, shipwreck, ocean or sea ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, georgian era, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america
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Boa vs. Python (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After an overly ambitious businessman transports an 80-foot python to the United States, the beast escapes and starts to leave behind a trail of human victims. An FBI agent and a snake specialist come up with a plot to combat the creature by pitting ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, giant snake, hunting, race against time, survival, giant animal, python, one man army, chaos and mayhem, danger, obsessive quest, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, pennsylvania, atlantic city new jersey, west virginia, philadelphia
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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
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Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.
Style: stylized, touching, emotional, captivating, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, creature, loneliness, magical, mischievous children, anger, adventure, childhood, monster, giant animal, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Lockjaw: Rise of the Kulev Serpent (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In the countryside, the boy Alan and his friend Becky steal a creepy wooden box with a powerful voodoo stick inside from his voodooistic neighbor. When the boy draws with the stick, his drunken father is attacked by a snake and vanishes. Years ...
Style: rough, scary, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, snake, giant snake, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly creature, giant animal, vengeance, eaten alive, group of friends, characters killed one by one, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Mysterious Island (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to survive the dangers, and to devise a way to return home. Sequel to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, island, castaway, american civil war, adventure, stranded, escape, jules verne, ocean, race against time, danger, daring rescue ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s, 1950s, 50s
Place: pacific ocean
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Altered Species (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Altered Species is a 2001 horror film, about a scientist who has found a way to regenerate damaged tissue in the body. He has tried his experiment on rats, but the effects are disastrous. One of them grows to 50 times its normal size, and attempts ...
Plot: giant animal, professor, rat, laboratory, severed arm, moon, decapitation, creature feature, knocked unconscious, blood, van, cat ...
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 7.3
 106K
Okja (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a massive animal named Okja.
Style: psychotronic, emotional, feel good, touching, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: monster, tough girl, zoologist, environmentalist, slaughterhouse, pig, heroine, female protagonist, pets, animal lover, animal rescue, ecology ...
Time: year 2007, year 2017, 70s
Place: seoul, chile, south korea, new york
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The Sea Serpent (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serpent, created by radioactivity, threatens a Spanish coastal town.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, scary
Plot: sea monster, prehistoric creature, eaten alive, giant animal, science, nuclear, underwater scene, ocean, sea captain, underwater, survival, water ...
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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, lost city, island, jungle, atlantis, gold, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, mission, jules verne ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s
Place: hawaii
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 5.8
 18K
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, survival, ocean or sea, boat accident, animal horror, underwater, ocean, shark attack, dangerous animal, tourist, great white shark, underwater scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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