Cryptozoology movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cryptozoology movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, serious, humorous and exciting films and TV shows about / with cryptozoology, monster, danger, creature, escapades, supernatural, survival, animal horror, creature feature and deadly plots mostly in Horror, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
cryptozoology movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cryptozoology: The Dinosaur Project (2012), Sightings (2017), Trollhunter (2010), Stomping Ground (2014), The Beast of Bray Road (2005), Willow Creek (2013), Swamp Freak (2017), The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972), Expedition Bigfoot (2019), Loch Ness (1996).

List of cryptozoology movies

The Dinosaur Project (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Found footage of an expedition into the Congo jungle where a team of explorers stumbles upon a colony of Dinosaurs.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, natural horror, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, cryptozoology, deadly creature, jungle, adventurer, scientist, dangerous animal, survival, discovery, escapades, helicopter, expedition ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
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Sightings (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family under suspicion of murder after three bodies mysteriously appear on their ranch are terrorised by what they can only describe as Bigfoot.
Style: psychotronic, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: sasquatch, ufo, cryptozoology, murder, ranch, abduction, creature, father daughter relationship, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, conspiracy theory, bigfoot ...
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Trollhunter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.
Style: dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric, thought provoking, absurd ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: monster, troll, forest, hunting, legends and myths, giant monster, found footage, wilderness, cryptozoology, supernatural, giant, witch ...
Time: year 2010, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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Stomping Ground (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ben and Annie are a young couple on a weekend trip to Annie's small North Carolina hometown who, after meeting a charming old friend, embark on an impromptu 'Bigfoot hunt' that threatens both their relationship and their lives.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: sasquatch, bigfoot, monster, backwoods, lost in the woods, cryptozoology, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, found footage, wilderness, creature, survival, suspense ...
Place: north carolina
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The Beast of Bray Road (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on actual accounts of werewolf sightings in Walworth County, Wisconsin, the film follows a local sheriff who is finally forced to accept that a string of horrifying deaths is linked to a predator which possesses DNA of both man and wolf.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological, perverse ...
Plot: werewolf, human becoming an animal, cryptozoology, small town, dangerous animal, murder, sheriff, false accusation, suspense, supernatural, monster, wolf ...
Time: 21st century
Place: wisconsin, usa
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Willow Creek (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young couple ventures into the woods to capture footage of the elusive Bigfoot.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, forest, lost in the woods, sasquatch, camping, creature feature, bigfoot, monster, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cryptozoology, couples, isolation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Swamp Freak (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Six college students go into the wetlands to find their missing professor after he takes off in search of the mythical and deadly monster known as the 'Swamp Freak.'
Style: psychotronic
Plot: cryptozoology, monster, travel, swamp, bigfoot, freak, urban legend, sea monster, creature feature, forest, tourist, student ...
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The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A documentary-style drama based on true accounts of the Fouke Monster in Arkansas. It focuses on the lives of back country people and their culture while detailing certain sightings of the monster. This title was a drive-in B movie favorite for ...
Style: scary, road movie, frightening, campy, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bigfoot, monster, swamp, sasquatch, exploitation, found footage, forest, small town, cryptozoology, creature feature, cryptid, adaptation ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: arkansas, usa
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Expedition Bigfoot (2019)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
TV show
Story: An elite team of Sasquatch specialists journey into the unforgiving Oregon wilderness in search of Bigfoot. The three-week expedition, based on science and expertise, may finally pull the elusive beast out of the pages of legend and lore and into ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: cryptozoology, paranormal investigator, escapades, obsessive quest, sasquatch, secret, investigation, science, uncover truth, scientific research, explorer, puzzle ...
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Loch Ness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dr. Dempsey is an American scientist who has become a skeptic. He isn't enthusiastic to be sent by his employer to Scotland to (dis)prove the existence of the Loch Ness monster. He finds the locals stubborn, 'primitive' and all but ...
Style: serious, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: loch ness monster, cryptozoology, beast, dinosaur, magic, monster, cryptid, giant monster, sea monster, fall in love, dragon, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe, greenland, london, los angeles ...
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The Untold (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on actual accounts, The Untold is the story of Harlan Knowles, billionaire and President of Bio-Comp Industries who heads up a team of experts in a quest to locate a company plane that disappeared over the remote forests of the Pacific ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sasquatch, missing person, bigfoot, supernatural, survival, grizzly bear, rescue, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, legends and myths, kidnapping, monster ...
Place: usa
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, dark fantasy, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: magic, witch, fantasy world, wizards, friendship, magical creature, good versus evil, magic wand, chase, sorcerer, teleportation, magician ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, england, arizona, london, usa ...
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Mermaids: The Body Found (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story that imagines how these real-world phenomena may be related. In this story, startling amateur video and photographic evidence, as well as additional audio recordings, suggests whales weren’t the only creatures affected by the Navy’s ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, controversial
Plot: mermaid, legends and myths, investigation, science and technology, inventions and discoveries, escapades, obsessive quest, conspiracy, monster, fantasy world, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
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A Wish for Giants (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Sophie, a young volunteer, meets her kindred spirit in Roxie, a girl with a life threatening medical condition and a unique wish to meet Bigfoot.
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, touching, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: bigfoot, desire, paranormal, child cancer, volunteer, yeti, hospital, nightmare, doctor, brain tumor, giant, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century
Place: pennsylvania
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Beyond Loch Ness (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Murphey is a rugged cryptozoologist, who thirty years earlier, during a trip to Loch Ness, Scotland, had a fatal encounter with the fabled "Nessie" creature that killed his father, and left James with deep facial scar. Twenty years ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, splatter, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, loch ness monster, dangerous animal, monster, abandoned mine, suspense, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, creature feature, experiment gone awry, escapades, killer animal ...
Time: jurassic, 2000s, year 1976
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands, united kingdom
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Sector 7 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In Sector 7, an underwater oil field located south of Jeju Island, Hae-jun is working as a marine equipment manager on an oil prospecting ship called Eclipse. Joining the crew later is Jeong-man, a former colleague of Hae-jun's father, assigned ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: oil rig, survival, ocean, deadly creature, isolation, confined, escapades, supernatural, communication problem, scientist, kaiju, sea creature ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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Cherokee Creek (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A bachelor party in the woods gets crashed by the ultimate party animal.
Style: humorous, psychotronic, scary, urban fantasy
Plot: bigfoot, forest, multiple deaths, failed expectations, friendship, jealousy, co worker co worker relationship, survival, characters killed one by one, kidnapper, friendship between men, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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The Shape of Water (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.
Style: touching, biting, romantic, fairy tale, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sign language, love story, creature, interspecies romance, rescue, female protagonist, supernatural, cold war, laboratory, loneliness, interspecies sex, scientist ...
Time: year 1962, future, 60s
Place: maryland, los angeles, baltimore, ussr, usa ...
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The Sasquatch Gang (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: From the guys that brought you Napoleon Dynamite comes this hilarious Napoleon-topping award-winning comedy. Super-nerdy Gavin Gore and his friends stumble on some huge footprints in the woods. A local cop, reporter and a renowned Sasquatch ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: youth, bigfoot, cryptozoology, forest, mysterious character, investigation, journalism, cons and scams, legends and myths, friendship, prank, swindle ...
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Chupacabra Terror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cryptozoologist Doctor Peña traps the legendary Chupacabra on a remote Caribbean Island to make his name in the scientific community. When he smuggles it aboard the cruise ship Regent Queen, commanded by Captain Randolph, the monster breaks out of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, dark, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, daring rescue, deadly creature, survival, creature, disaster, monster, captain, cryptozoology, boat, cruise ship, mythology ...
Time: jurassic
Place: caribbean
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Big Bad Wolf (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Cameron, a group of hunters is attacked by a wild animal, and Charlie Cowley survives, but sees his brother Scott dying. Seven years later, his teenage nephew Derek Cowley steals the key of his stepfather's cabin in the isolated Fire Road ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, slasher, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly creature, suspense, serial killer, teenage life, survival, adventurer, stalking, stepfather stepson relationship, college ...
Place: england, europe, london, africa
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The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 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: daikaiju, natural horror, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: kaiju, monster, giant monster, godzilla, frankenstein, airport, cryptozoology, military, sea, storm, boat, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
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The Secret Saturdays (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Secret Saturdays is an American animated television series created by Canadian cartoonist Jay Stephens for Cartoon Network. It debuted on October 3, 2008, in the United States. The series follows the adventures of the Saturdays, a family of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, anime ...
Audience: kids
Plot: super villain, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural ability, rivalry, family relations, supernatural, parents and children, mythical creature, superhero team, superhero, heroes ...
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The Secret of Loch Ness (2008)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: giant monster, cryptozoology, dragon, attack, child's point of view, father, son, legend, scuba diving, mother, adventurer, lake ...
Time: 2000s
Place: scotland, england
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, killer shark, shark attack, animal attack, suspense, killer animal, monster, dangerous animal, deadly creature, escapades, good versus evil, ancient mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, latin america, mexico
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Deep Rising (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.
Style: scary, suspenseful, futuristic, natural horror, perverse ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, sea monster, deadly creature, tentacle, suspense, creature feature, ship, ocean, creature, catastrophe, survival, sea ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean, china, asia
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Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.
Style: unusual plot structure, sweet, ridiculous, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, jungle, kaiju, catastrophe, corruption, adaptation, vengeance, children, childhood, brutality, chase, culture clash ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 80s
Place: africa
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The Loch Ness Horror (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hunters set out to catch the legendary Scottish monster that has defied explanation and eluded capture since the 1940s.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: monster, giant monster, loch ness monster, boat, octopus, kaiju, cryptid, prehistoric animal, exploitation, cryptozoology, beast, eaten alive ...
Place: scotland
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Panteon Woods (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Riley, a cryptozoology fanatic, and her Sister Rebecca want to increase the popularity of their conspiracy channel. They decide to hire a local controversial hunter to aid them in the search of a supposed werewolf roaming the forest of their little ...
Style: satanic, cinema verite
Plot: found footage, cryptozoology, monster, lost in the woods, drugs, werewolf, outhouse
Place: chicago illinois
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Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: bigfoot, wildlife, sasquatch, happy ending, fish out of water, brothers, police investigation, mentor, kindness, parents and children, friendship, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle, washington state, usa, north america, california
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