Shark Movies

List of the best shark movies selected by visitors to our site: Jaws, Dark Tide, Bait, 2-Headed Shark Attack, The Reef, 12 Days of Terror, The Meg, Finding Nemo, Shark Tale, Under the Sea 3D.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Jaws (1975)
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure
CharactersSharks, Monsters, Fish
PlotKiller animals, Survival, Fear
PlaceBeach, Small cities, Ocean
StyleAction, Heavy, Disturbing, Tense

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.

Dark Tide (2012)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountrySouth Africa, United Kingdom

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."

Bait (2012)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryAustralia, Singapore

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

2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)
Markimdb: 2.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CharactersTeens, Sharks, Monsters, Friends, Mutant
PlotLove, Supernatural, Survival
PlaceUninhabited island, Sea, Ships, Beach, Islands

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.

The Reef (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersSharks, Tourists
PlotKiller animals, Death, Survival, Swimming
PlaceSea, Beach, Australia, Ocean
StyleDisturbing, Serious

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

12 Days of Terror (2005)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Africa
PlotKiller animals, Survival
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.

The Meg (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, China
CharactersSharks, Dinosaurs, Giants, Submariners, Lifeguards
PlotSurvival, Swimming, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSea, Ships, Helicopters, Ocean
StyleFascinating, Action, Disturbing

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.

Finding Nemo (2003)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersSharks, Family, Friends, Partners, Fish
PlotAdventure, Travel, Freedom, Friendship
StyleFor children, Cute, To cry, Touching

Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish, hungry seagulls, and more along the way.

Shark Tale (2004)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersSharks, Animals, Gangsters, Family, Losers
PlotAdventure, Hip Hop, Love triangle, Friendship
PlaceUnderwater world, Ocean
StyleFor children, Exciting

Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He's a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and Lenny becomes an outcast, the two form an unlikely friendship.

Under the Sea 3D (2009)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary, short
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersSharks, Fish, Whale, Turtles, Hunters
PlaceSea, Jungle, Underwater world, Australia, Nature
StyleAtmospheric, Serious

Imagine a world of incredible color and beauty. Of crabs wearing jellyfish for hats. Of fish disguised as frogs, stones and shag carpets. Of a kaleidoscope of life dancing and weaving, floating and darting in an underwater wonderland. Now, go explore it! Howard Hall and his filmmaking team, who brought you Deep Sea and Into the Deep, take you into tropical waters alive with adventure: the Great Barrier Reef and other South Pacific realms. Narrated by Jim Carrey and featuring astonishing camerawork, this amazing film brings you face to fin with Nature's marvels, from the terrible grandeur (and terrible teeth) of a Great White to the comic antics of a lovestruck cuttlefish. Excitement and fun run deep Under the Sea!

The Last Sharknado: It's About Time (2018)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CharactersSharks, Dinosaurs, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Chase, Survival
PlaceWild West, Castle
StyleIncredible, Disturbing, Exciting, Tense

With much of America lying in ruins, the rest of the world braces for a global sharknado, Fin and his family must travel around the world to stop them.

Deep Blue Sea 2 (2018)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CharactersSharks, Scientists
PlotGenetic experiments

When shark conservationist Dr. Misty Calhoun is invited to consult on a top-secret project run by pharmaceutical billionaire Carl Durant, she is shocked to learn that the company is using unpredictable and highly aggressive bull sharks as its test subjects, which soon break loose and cause havoc.

Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersSharks, Scientists, Inventors, Heroes
PlotKiller animals, Survival, Shipwreck
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Tense, Serious

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: Uncaged (2019)
Markimdb: 5
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersSharks, Sisters, Fish, Girlfriends, Teens
PlotDiving, Survival, Chase, Fear
PlaceSea, Caves, Mexico
StyleDisturbing, Tense

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.

Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CharactersSharks, Heroes, Family
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Disasters, War, Tornadoes
StyleDisturbing, Action, Exciting, Fascinating

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

The Odyssey (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure, biography
CharactersSharks, Family, Scientists, Fish, Whale
PlotDancing, On real events, Adventure, Love, Travel
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Ships, Party, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Makes me think, By books

Biopic of the great French ocean-going adventurer and filmmaker

The Shallows (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Australia, Spain
CharactersSharks, Monsters, Tourists, Strong women, Surfers
PlotDeath, Survival, Chase, Fear, Hunting
PlaceSea, Islands, USA, Ocean, Beach

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

47 Meters Down (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Dominican Republic
CharactersSharks, Sisters
PlotDiving, Vacation, Breakup, Water, Survival
PlaceSea, Mexico, Ocean
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Tense

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.

Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CharactersSharks, Monsters, Family, Fish, Presidential
PlotTornadoes, Revenge, Death
PlaceThe White House, Space

The sharks take bite out of the East Coast when the sharknado hits Washington, D.C. and Orlando, Florida.

Shark Lake (2015)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CharactersSharks, Sheriffs
PlaceLake, Beach
StyleDisturbing, Serious, Tense

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.