Shark Movies

List of the best shark movies selected by visitors to our site: Under the Sea 3D, Deep Blue Sea 2, Jaws, The Meg, Bait, The Reef, 2-Headed Shark Attack, 12 Days of Terror, Dark Tide, Sharknado 5: Global Swarming
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Under the Sea 3D (2009)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredocumentary, short
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersFish, Turtles
PlaceUnderwater world, Australia

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!

Deep Blue Sea 2 (2018)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 3.3)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
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.

Jaws (1975)
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure
PlotKiller animals, Survival

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.

The Meg (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, China
CharactersSubmariners, Lifeguards, Tough guys

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.

Bait (2012)
Mark9 (imdb: 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.

The Reef (2010)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotKiller animals, Survival

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

2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)
Mark7 (imdb: 2.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, Survival
PlaceUninhabited island, Sea, Islands, Ships

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.

12 Days of Terror (2005)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Africa
PlotKiller animals

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.

Dark Tide (2012)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 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."

Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.9)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
PlotAdventure, Disasters, War, Tornadoes, Time travel, Expeditions

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

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Jersey Shore Shark Attack (2012)
Mark7 (imdb: 3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Many years ago, hundreds of locals and tourists were massacred by giant man-eating sharks in the infamous 1916 Jersey Shore attacks. But that's just a legend... or is it? It's a holiday weekend on the Jersey Shore and, unbeknownst to anyone, underwater drills have attracted dozens of albino bull sharks to the pier. When a man goes missing, TC (The Complication), Nookie and friends fear the worst and plead with the police chief to close down the beach. It isn't until a famous singer is eaten alive during a performance on the pier that the shark hunt begins. Now, the Preppies must work together with the Guidos in order to save the Jersey Shore and its inhabitants from another vicious slaughter.

Shark Lake (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.4)
Genrehorror, action, thriller

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.

47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
PlotSurvival, Diving
PlaceSea, Caves
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.

Shark Night 3D (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 4)
Genrehorror, thriller

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.

Open Water (2003)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, biography
StyleDisturbing, Action

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...

Animals United (2010)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon

A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavour to save the delta and send a message to the humans not to interfere with nature.

Finding Nemo (2003)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersFish, Family
StyleFor children, Cute

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.

The Last Sharknado: It's About Time (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 3.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
PlotTime travel
PlaceCastle, Wild West
StyleIncredible, Disturbing

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.

The Odyssey (2016)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, adventure, biography
CharactersFamily, Scientists
PlotAdventure, Travel, Love, Dancing
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Ships, Party

Biopic of the great French ocean-going adventurer and filmmaker

The Shallows (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Australia, Spain
CharactersStrong women
PlotHunting, Survival, Death
PlaceSea, USA, Islands

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)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Dominican Republic
PlotDiving, Vacation
PlaceSea, Mexico

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.

The Perfect Storm (2000)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
PlotShipwreck, Adventure

In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure.

Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Australia
PlotKiller animals, Survival

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.

Children of the Sea (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, adventure
CharactersMonsters, Brothers, Friends, Turtles
PlaceSea, Trains, Beach

Ruka is a young girl whose parents are separated and whose father works in an aquarium. When two boys, Umi and Sora, who were raised in the sea by dugongs, are brought to the aquarium, Ruka feels drawn to them and begins to realize that she has the same sort of supernatural connection to the ocean that they do. Umi and Sora's special power seems to be connected to strange events that have been occurring more and more frequently, such as the appearance of sea creatures far from their home territory and the disappearance of aquarium animals around the world. However, the exact nature of the boys' power and of the abnormal events is unknown, and Ruka gets drawn into investigating the mystery that surrounds her new friends.

Sharknado (2013)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, fantastic
PlotDisasters, War, Tornadoes
PlaceLos Angeles, Beach

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.

Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy, adventure

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

OceanWorld 3D (2009)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.4)
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersWhale, Turtles, Fish

A 3-D documentary chronicling a sea turtle's journey across the oceans.

The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl (2005)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 3.5)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CharactersSuperhero, Friends
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Dreams

Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination, but no one believed that his wildest creations -- a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano -- were real. Now, these two pint-sized action masters will show Max that even an ordinary kid has what it takes to be extraordinary.

Shark Tale (2004)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
PlaceUnderwater world
StyleFor children

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.

Dinoshark (2010)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic

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.

Super Shark (2011)
Markimdb: 2.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy

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's the SUPER SHARK!

3-Headed Shark Attack (2015)
Mark5 (imdb: 2.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
PlotAdventure, Survival

The world’s greatest killing machine is three times as deadly when a mutated shark threatens a cruise ship. As the shark eats its way from one end of the ship to the next, the passengers fight the deadly predator using anything they can find.

Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014)
Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
PlaceNew York

A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites - and only Fin and April can save the Big Apple.

Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark (2014)
Mark6 (imdb: 2.6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CharactersRobots, Heroes
StyleExciting, Depressive

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.