Giant squid movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant giant squid movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous, serious and cult film films and TV shows about / with giant squid, danger, monster, adventure, escapades, heroes, squid, rescue, underwater scene and supernatural plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Australia, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as giant squid: The Beast (1996), Eye of the Beast (2007), Octopus (2000), Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003), Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep (2006), The Meg (2018), Space Amoeba (1970), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997), Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984), Aquaman (2018).

List of giant squid movies

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. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant squid, monster, sea, creature feature, animal attack, octopus, creature, killer fish, shark, sea monster, adventure, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
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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: suspense, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: giant squid, sea monster, fishing boat, creature feature, obsessive quest, deadly creature, marine biologist, escapades, supernatural, social relations, small town, monster ...
Time: contemporary
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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: exciting, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, octopus, giant squid, creature feature, submarine, adventure, save the day, deadly creature, dangerous animal, monster, animal attack, military ...
Time: 90s
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Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Three different stories come to life in this sequel to the hit animated Disney adventure. Explorer Milo Thatch, his new sweetheart, Queen Kida, and the rest of the team are preparing to rebuild the underwater city. But trouble crops up. Harnessing ...
Style: stylized, enigmatic, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, sea monster, catastrophe, steampunk, adventure, family, adventurer, giant squid, submarine, heroes, atlantis, superhero ...
Time: 1910s
Place: arizona
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Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Thirty years ago, Ray Reiter witnessed the brutal death of his parents at sea by a strange, octopus-like creature. Now determined to exact revenge, he joins archaeologist Nicole on a perilous high-seas expedition to find a legendary Greek Opal - ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: sea monster, adventurer, survival, escapades, vengeance, treasure hunt, deadly creature, giant squid, animal attack, monster, giant monster, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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 ...
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Space Amoeba (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a space probe crash-lands on a far-flung Pacific atoll, the craft's alien stowaways decide to take over their new world one creature at a time. Soon, the parasitic life forms latch onto three indigenous critters -- a squid, a crab and a ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, giant octopus, island, godzilla, octopus, martial arts, dinosaur, creature feature, killer animal, giant crab, legend ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 158 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: fairy tale, epic, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: submarine, octopus, giant squid, daring rescue, escapades, romance, adventure, good versus evil, dangerous animal, supernatural, androids and robots, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new england, usa
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Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Aliens land in the mythical town of "Speelburgh, U.S.A" searching for the source of rock & roll. What they find is a gang of teenagers, led by Dee Dee (the inimitable Pia Zadora) and Frankie, along with Frankie's posse/rock ...
Style: absurd, parody, urban fantasy
Plot: female singer, rock and roll, alien, sword and sorcery, chainsaw, battle of the bands, giant squid, escaped mental patient, extraterrestrial, rock music, love triangle, rock band ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: usa
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Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, epic, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: superhero, creature, super powers, atlantis, princess, ocean, supernatural power, power, warrior, muscleman, half breed, mythology ...
Time: 2010s, year 1985, 90s, 80s
Place: maine, sahara, boston, sicily, atlantic ocean ...
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Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salt Sea (2003)
Genre: Animation
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: In 1913, laconic sea captain Corto Maltese, adrift in the Pacific, gets rescued by his bandit friend Rasputin who's taking two rich shipwrecked teens to an island where his boss the Monk will hold them for ransom. WWI complicates things.
Plot: superhero, wealthy family, castaway, execution, teenager, captain, world war one, hostage, native, piracy, tribe, court martial ...
Time: 1910s
Place: pacific ocean
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: This is an Australian made-for-television animated film from Burbank Films Australia. The film is an adaptation on Jules Verne's classic French novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870).
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: submarine, ship, octopus, fish, spacesuit, heroic mission, rescue, family, rivalry, heroes, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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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: entertaining, exciting, suspense, scenic, intense ...
Plot: monster, king kong, giant monster, creature, survival, giant animal, island, giant creature, chase, monster versus monster, expedition, military ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, year 1944, year 1973, 20th century
Place: thailand, vietnam, pacific ocean, bangkok thailand, washington d.c.
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, funny, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, sword fight, adventure, fantasy world, ship, swashbuckler, disney, sailboat, beast, supernatural, twists and turns, destiny ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, futuristic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: superhero, alien, chase, space travel, alien creature, good versus evil, megalomaniac, patricide, father son relationship, raccoon, space battle, female humanoid alien ...
Time: future, year 1980, 2010s, year 2014, 80s ...
Place: missouri
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Fire and Ice (1983)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the evil Ice Lord, Nekron. The only survivor is a young warrior, Larn, who vows to avenge this act of destruction. The evil continues, ...
Style: adult animation, dark fantasy, stylized, sexy, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, warrior, good versus evil, adventure, telekinesis, fire, kidnapping, distopia, heroes, barbarian, supernatural, violence ...
Time: prehistory, 80s, prehistoric times
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The Pagemaster (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tyler knows a lot about accidents. So much so, he is scared to do anything that might endanger him, like riding his bike, or climbing into his treehouse. While in an old library, he is mystically transported into the unknown world of books, and he ...
Style: melancholic, touching, feel good, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, mischievous children, wizards, dragon, imagination, parallel universe, children, magic wand, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, stylized, psychotronic, dark fantasy ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, excalibur, medieval, warrior, legend, destiny, resistance, wizards, throne, mythology, camelot ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, entertaining, stylized, humorous, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, swashbuckler, sword fight, friendship, friends, journey, determination, supernatural, sailboat, sea ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: singapore, caribbean
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30,000 Leagues Under the Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Captain Nemo goes even deeper into insanity in this mesmerizing fantasy tale. Once again at the helm of his fearsome, wildly advanced vessel, the nautical madman endeavors to turn the world above the waves upside down.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, fairy tale, suspenseful ...
Plot: heroes, adventurer, heroic mission, obsessive quest, obsession, escapades, daring rescue, supernatural, chaos, submarine, robot, monster ...
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Doraemon: Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Unable to endure the midsummer heat, Doraemon transports Nobita and his friends to a huge iceberg floating in the South Pacific. While creating an amusement parks with the secret tool "Ice-working Iron" the group finds a mysterious golden ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, captivating, exciting, 2d animation
Plot: time travel, amusement park, time traveler, adventure, friendship, time loop, sent to the past, friends, time jump, good versus evil, magic, glacier ...
Place: antarctica, tokyo
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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of an atomic submarine battle to save the world from global destruction.
Style: suspense, talky, melancholic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: submarine, disaster, survival, betrayal, race against time, dystopic future, moral dilemma, post apocalypse, brutality, rescue, shark, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 50s
Place: vatican, new york
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The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An experimental lab animal called a gargantua escapes from his captors and is suspected to be the creature that is killing people all over the countryside. But when the gargantua from the lab appears at the same time as the evil gargantua, the two ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, godzilla, frankenstein, airport, sea, storm, boat, cryptozoology, battles, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close ...
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, objects come to life, chase, dinosaur, museum, curses spells and rituals, goofy hero, magic, escapades, imagination, artifact, monkey ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, stone age, 1930s, contemporary
Place: egypt, usa, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, new york
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Story: The young Arthur runs the back passages of Londonium with his crew, not knowing his royal lineage until he grabs Excalibur. Instantly confronted by the sword's influence, Arthur is forced to make up his mind. He joins the rebellion and a ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: one against many, king arthur, arthurian legend, medieval, excalibur, chosen one, camelot, folklore, tyrant, king, good versus evil, murder ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, london
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Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Dueling cat-and-mouse team Tom and Jerry hit the high seas on a hunt for buried treasure in this pirate adventure. The tale begins when crew member Tom sets sail with an infamous pirate and finds a treasure map along with stowaway Jerry. The furry ...
Style: feel good, exciting, not serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: tom and jerry, pirate, anthropomorphism, cartoon cat, chase, animals, escapades, adventurer, rivalry, disorder, partners, daring rescue ...
Place: caribbean
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Yatterman (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pieces of a mysterious artefact known as the Skull Stone are scattered across the planet, and they hold the power to reveal the location of the largest deposit of gold in the world. The Doronbo Gang, the villainous trio of the series, are on pursuit ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, youth, master villain, a.i., young heroes, fight, disappearance ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, asia, mount fuji, tokyo, alps ...
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Blue Exorcist (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Humans live in the world of Assiah, demons in Gehenna. The two dimensions are not meant to interfere with each other, but demons still possess creatures in Assiah in spite of this. The humans who can fight these demons are known as exorcists. Rin ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, friendship, exorcist, demon, anger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, heroes, exorcism, teamwork, school, magic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, vatican
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Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great ...
Style: epic, exciting, brutal, dark fantasy, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, slavery, witch, sword fight, sword, warrior, lone hero, heroes, fight, brutality, good versus evil ...
Time: future, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: hawaii
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