Shark horror movies

List of the best shark horror movies selected by our site visitors: The Shallows, The Reef, Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter, Trailer Park Shark, Jaws, Deep Blue Sea, Bait, Open Water, Sharknado, 47 Meters Down: Uncaged.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:15
CharactersSharks, Monsters, Strong women, Tourists, Surfers
PlotSurvival, Death, Surfing, Hunting, Pursuit
PlaceSea, Islands, Ocean, Beach, USA
StyleTense

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

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia
Duration01:28
CharactersSharks, Tourists
PlotSurvival, Death, Killer animals, Swimming
PlaceSea, Ocean, Beach, Australia
StyleSerious, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, action, adventure, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
CharactersSharks, Pirates, Monsters, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Death, Supernatural, Rivalry
PlaceSea, Ships, Beach
StyleExciting, Fancy, Depressive, Serious, For men

A mariner survives an attack from the dreaded pirates of the Black Freighter, but his struggle to return home to warn it has a horrific cost.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Sharks, Animals, Horses, Fish
PlotCars, Flooding, Weapon

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

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersSharks, Monsters, Fish
PlotSurvival, Killer animals, Fear
PlaceSea, Ocean, Beach, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, South Africa, Mexico
Duration01:45
CharactersSharks, Heroes, Scientists, Inventors
PlotSurvival, Killer animals, Shipwreck
PlaceSea, Laboratory
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia, Singapore
Duration01:33
CharactersSharks
PlotSurvival, Tsunami, Flooding
PlaceAustralia

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

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:19
CharactersSharks
PlotOn real events, Survival, Loneliness, Diving, Missing people
PlaceSea, Ocean
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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...

Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersSharks
PlotWar, Survival, Disasters, Flooding, Tornadoes
PlaceBeach, Helicopters, USA, Los Angeles
StyleHeavy, Tense, Thrash, Disturbing

A freak hurricane hits Los Angeles, causing man-eating sharks to be scooped up in tornadoes and flooding the city with shark-infested seawater. Surfer and bar-owner Fin sets out with his friends Baz and Nova to rescue his estranged wife April and teenage daughter Claudia.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:57
CharactersSharks, Teens, Sisters, Girlfriends, Fish
PlotSurvival, Chase, Diving, Fear
PlaceSea, Caves, Mexico
StyleTense, Disturbing

A group of backpackers diving in a ruined underwater city discover that they have stumbled into the territory of the ocean's deadliest shark species.

Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria, Canada
CharactersSharks, Robots, Aliens, Mutant
PlotSocial Media
PlaceSubmarines

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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Africa
CharactersSharks
PlotSurvival, Killer animals
PlaceBeach, USA

July of 1916 was a time of record heat, a polio epidemic, and a World War in Europe. But beachgoers in New Jersey are threatened by a even greater terror: a shark that has suddenly developed a taste for human flesh. Starting July 1st and lasting over a period of 12 days, the unidentified shark kills four people and seriously injures a fifth before the attacks stop, and threatens New Jersey's thriving tourist industry. Based on true events, and one of the inspirations behind Peter Benchley's Jaws.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountrySouth Africa, United Kingdom
Duration01:54
CharactersSharks
PlotSurvival, Adventure
PlaceOcean
StyleAction

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."

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror
CountryAustralia, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersSharks

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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersSharks

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.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSharks
PlotSurvival, Fear

A group of shark-attack survivors is hunted by a supernatural shark that haunts their dreams.

Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersDogs, Sharks, Friends
PlotSurvival, Self-sacrifice
PlaceIslands
StyleUnexpected ending, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryMexico
Duration01:58
CharactersSharks

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.

Markimdb: 2.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersSharks, Monsters, Military
PlotSurvival, Death, Fear
PlaceSubmarines, Sea, Ships, Ocean, Warships
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySouth Africa, USA
CharactersSharks, Hired assassins, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Hostage
PlaceOcean
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersSharks, Monsters, Mutant, Heroes
PlotSupernatural
PlaceOcean, Beach, Mexico
StyleTense

The U.S. Navy's special group "Blue Water" builds a half-shark, half-octopus for combat. But the sharktopus escapes and terrorizes the beaches of Puerto Vallarta.

Markimdb: 2.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersSharks, Teens, Monsters, Mutant, Friends
PlotLove, Survival, Supernatural
PlaceSea, Islands, Ships, Ocean, Uninhabited island
StyleDisturbing

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.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, South Africa
CharactersSharks, Teens
PlotSurvival
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy
CountryGermany
CharactersSharks, Monsters
PlotExperiments

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....

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryAustralia, Canada
CharactersSharks, Lifeguards, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Tsunami, Earthquake
PlaceBeach
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:22
CharactersSharks, Sheriffs
PlaceBeach, Lake
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersSharks, Heroes
PlotSwimming
PlaceBeach, Helicopters, Arctic, Mexico
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersSharks, Scientists, Investigators
PlotDeath
PlaceArctic

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.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersSharks, Sheriffs
PlotWeapon, Jealousy, Alligators
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Open on gorgeous swamplands of the Atchafalaya Basin in the summer. Lots of beautiful teens are at the beach the weekend before Gator Fest. That night an animal smuggling deal goes wrong and a large sea creature escapes into a swampy backwoods river. At the McDaniel's "Gator Shack" restaurant, a local, Jackson is drunk, and gets mangled to bits. The town sheriff blames the carnage on the McDaniel's "escaped" pack of gators and tries hauling them off to jail. Rachel McDaniel, head of the family, claims to have seen the fin of a shark! Rachel and her family, along with the help of a mysterious stranger, Charlie, take on the Swampshark and the law to clear their names, save Rachel's kid sister Krystal and prevent the unwitting folks at the upcoming Gator Fest from being torn to shreds by a beast the likes of which no one has ever seen!

Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration01:24
CharactersSharks, Sheriffs
PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Ghosts
PlaceOcean, Beach, USA
StyleTense, Disturbing

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





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