Shark horror movies

List of the best shark horror movies selected by our site visitors: The Shallows, The Reef, Trailer Park Shark, Deep Blue Sea, 47 Meters Down, Open Water, DeepStar Six, Bait, Sharknado 5: Global Swarming, Cyclone.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Shallows (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:15

An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.

The Reef (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia
Duration01:28

A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.

Trailer Park Shark (2017)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

A tropical storm floods Soggy Meadows trailer park and forces a hungry shark upriver.

Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, South Africa, Mexico
Duration01:45

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 that they can harvest the tissue as a cure for Alzheimer's. Unfortunately, the increased brain capacity also makes the sharks smarter, faster, and more dangerous. Aquatica's financial backers are skeptical and nervous about the tests, and send a corporate executive to visit the facility.

47 Meters Down (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:58

Two sisters on Mexican vacation are trapped in a shark observation cage at the bottom of the ocean, with oxygen running low and great whites circling nearby, they have less than an hour of air left to figure out how to get to the surface.

Open Water (2003)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:19

Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...

DeepStar Six (1989)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.

Bait (2012)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia, Singapore
Duration01:33

A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building ... along with a 12-foot great white shark.

Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:20

Fin and his wife April travel around the world to save their young son who's trapped inside a sharknado.

Cyclone (1978)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryMexico
Duration01:58

An airplane goes down in the ocean during a storm and a few survivors find refuge on a small tour boat. Swept out to sea, these people slowly starve to death in the hot sun with barely any food or clean water. With no place to turn, the boat survivors resort to cannibalism to stay alive...that is ..until the rescue planes come to pick them up and the man eating sharks decide its time to eat as well.

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Great White (2021)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror
CountryAustralia, USA, United Kingdom

A tourist trip 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 tries to make it to land before they either run out of supplies or are taken by the man-eating sharks lurking just beneath the surface.

Dark Tide (2012)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountrySouth Africa, United Kingdom
Duration01:54

A traumatized shark expert (Halle Berry) must battle her own fears to lead a thrill-seeking businessman on a dive into a dangerous section of water known as "Shark Alley."

Red Water (2003)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySouth Africa, USA

In the quiet waters of the Mississippi, body parts are being discovered. No one knows what is behind it all, until a huge man eating bull shark turns up. This bull shark is different, as it can breath in fresh water, making a deadly encounter between anyone who comes before it. John Sanders must now try and reach the surface, with his ex-wife and whilst being held hostage.

Shark Lake (2015)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:22

Meredith Hendricks happens to be the best cop in her quiet town on Lake Tahoe. When a black-market exotic species dealer named Clint is paroled from prison, something he let loose begins to make its presence known. Swimmers and land-lovers alike begin to become part of the food chain at an unbelievable rate. Meredith and her team discover that they're not just hunting one eating machine, but a whole family of them. Not everyone will make it out alive, but those who do will never forget this summer at Shark Lake.

Spring Break Shark Attack (2005)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, South Africa

A young teenager travels to Florida, unknowing that a group of dangerous tiger sharks are ravaging the beach.

Sky Sharks (2020)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy
CountryGermany

A team of Arctic geologists stumble across an abandoned laboratory in which the Nazis developed an incredible and brutal secret weapon during the final months of WW2. Deep in the ice, they accidentally awake a deadly army of flying zombie sharks ridden by genetically mutated, undead super-humans, who are unleashed into the skies, wreaking their bloodthirsty revenge on any aircraft that takes to the air. An elite task force is assembled to take on this deadly threat and stop the Sky Sharks from conquering the air, but as time runs out, the task force realises they will have to fight fire with fire, and the stage is set for the greatest flying super-mutant zombie shark air battle the world has ever seen....

Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda (2014)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

An American scientist up to no good (as usual) by creating the half-pterodactyl, half-barracuda: Pteracuda. When the creature inevitably escapes, it's up to Sharktopus to stop him.

Up from the Depths (1979)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

A menacing shark-like predator attacks a Hawaiian tourist area in this low-budget creature feature. An uncredited Roger Corman served as executive producer.

Blood Surf (2000)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryPhilippines, Canada

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 thrill-seeking surfers to the coast of Florida to capture some gnarly footage. But, as they blood surf, they encounter something even more deadly: a colossal prehistoric crocodile intent on devouring them.

Dinoshark (2010)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

The film opens with a baby dinoshark swimming away from a broken chunk of Arctic glacier that calved due to global warming. Three years later, the dinoshark is a ferocious predatory adult and kills tourists and locals offshore from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The protagonist, Trace, is first to notice the Dinoshark and witnesses his friend get eaten, but has trouble convincing people that a creature of such antiquity is still alive and eating people.

5 Headed Shark Attack (2017)
Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

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 Rico, endangering the once peaceful island paradise.

Ghost Shark (2013)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryNew Zealand
Duration01:24

Last Fourth of July, teenager Christy Bruce disappeared from a high school beach party. Her severed arm washed ashore a day later. Drunken sea captain Blaise Shaw became a hero to the small seaside community of Harmony after killing the great white shark that was deemed responsible, but the Christy Bruce murder was no shark attack. Blaise turns to ghost hunter Ava Conte, who is skeptical but intrigued by his ghost shark ramblings. With preparations for a massive July 4th celebration rapidly approaching, they soon find themselves embroiled in a conspiracy of sex and murder involving the town's wealthiest and most powerful citizens. Unprepared to contend with a Ghost Shark that can hunt on land, sea, as well as anywhere there is enough water or rain to sustain its phantom form, Blaise and Ava must uncover the truth about the towns dark past or fall victim to the Ghost Shark

Ice Sharks (2016)
Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA

A new breed of aggressive, ravenous sharks cracks the frozen ocean floor of an Arctic research station, devouring all who fall through. As the station sinks into frigid waters, those alive must fashion makeshift weapons or suffer the same fate.

Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark (2014)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

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 Shark project -- a mechanical shark built to have the same exact characteristics as Mega. A pair of scientists pilot the mechanical creature as they fight Mega in a pitched battle to save the planet. But when faulty mechanics cause the Mecha to go after humans, the scientists must somehow guide Mega to Mecha in hopes that the two titans will kill each other - or risk untold worldwide destruction.

Malibu Shark Attack (2009)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryAustralia, Canada

An underwater earthquake generates a tsunami that strikes Malibu, bringing a hunting pack of prehistoric-looking goblin sharks to the surface. Although the beach is evacuated before the big wave strikes, a group of lifeguards and a crew of construction workers are stranded in the high water and have to fight the sharks to get to dry land.

Megalodon (2004)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

A skeptical news reporter is invited by the CEO of Nexecon Petroleum to document the safety of Colossus, the largest drilling and refining platform ever constructed. As the powerful drill tears through the seabed, a fissure forms, revealing a hidden mirror ocean teeming with prehistoric life. When a team is sent to access the damage, it comes face to face with the most powerful oceanic predator that ever lived: Carcharodon Megalodon.

Devilfish (1984)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:30

A marine biologist, a dolphin trainer, a research scientist, and a local sheriff try to hunt down a large sea monster, a shark/octopus hybrid, that is devouring swimmers and fishermen off a south Florida coast.

Super Shark (2011)
Markimdb: 2.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

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 Skipper Chuck and disc jockey Dynamite Stevens, Kat tries to find a way to defeat the monster which has evolved to a state where it can walk on dry land and fly...it's the SUPER SHARK!

Roboshark (2015)
Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria, Canada

What starts off as a typical day on the streets of Seattle soon becomes a terrifying bloodbath, when a great white shark devours an alien space probe…and ROBOSHARK is born. The U.S. military comes after it with guns blazing, but it’s the power of social media that puts an ambitious newscaster and her tech-savvy daughter ahead of everyone else in the race to stop the destruction.

Shark Night 3D (2011)
Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

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.




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