The best ever Shark films!

by Sharknat | created - 04 Feb 2012 | updated - 5 months ago | Public

My fav shark films of all time.

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1. Jaws (1975)

PG | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

87 Metascore

When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach resort, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

Votes: 494,051 | Gross: $260.00M

2. 12 Days of Terror (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

For twelve days in July, 1916, a shark patrolled the waterways of northern New Jersey. This docudrama is based on Richard Fernicola's account of those days.

Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Colin Egglesfield, Mark Dexter, Jenna Harrison, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 1,535

3. Jaws 2 (1978)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

51 Metascore

Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Joseph Mascolo

Votes: 61,329 | Gross: $102.92M

4. Jaws 3-D (1983)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

27 Metascore

The sons of police chief Brody must protect customers at a SeaWorld theme park after a thirty-five-foot shark becomes trapped in the park with them.

Director: Joe Alves | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 33,893 | Gross: $45.52M

5. Deep Blue Sea (1999)

R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

54 Metascore

Searching for a cure to Alzheimer's disease, a group of scientists on an isolated research facility become the prey, as a trio of intelligent sharks fight back.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson, Jacqueline McKenzie

Votes: 112,776 | Gross: $73.65M

6. The Reef (2010)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

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

Director: Andrew Traucki | Stars: Damian Walshe-Howling, Gyton Grantley, Adrienne Pickering, Zoe Naylor

Votes: 14,594

7. Bait (III) (2012)

R | 93 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building - along with 12-foot Great White Sharks.

Director: Kimble Rendall | Stars: Richard Brancatisano, Xavier Samuel, Chris Betts, Sharni Vinson

Votes: 13,939

8. Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Fin and April are on their way to New York City, until a category seven hurricane spawns heavy rain, storm surges, and deadly Sharknadoes.

Director: Anthony C. Ferrante | Stars: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Vivica A. Fox, Mark McGrath

Votes: 16,135

9. Sharknado (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.

Director: Anthony C. Ferrante | Stars: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, John Heard, Cassandra Scerbo

Votes: 42,210

10. Blue Demon (2004 Video)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

When sharks come from afar, searching for food find a beach for meat. A group of people must stop them before they head for the beach. Will they make it?

Director: Daniel Grodnik | Stars: Dedee Pfeiffer, Randall Batinkoff, Danny Woodburn, Josh Hammond

Votes: 906

11. The Shallows (2016)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

59 Metascore

A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo, Joseph Salas

Votes: 101,833 | Gross: $55.12M

12. Swamp Shark (2011 TV Movie)

R | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

An animal smuggling deal goes wrong, resulting in a large shark escaping into the swampy backwoods river.

Director: Griff Furst | Stars: Christopher Berry, Wade Boggs, Marcus Lyle Brown, Jason Rogel

Votes: 2,488

13. Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A monstrous tornado unleashes ravenous sharks from Washington, D.C., all the way down to Orlando, Florida.

Director: Anthony C. Ferrante | Stars: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Cassandra Scerbo, Frankie Muniz

Votes: 10,379

14. The Last Shark (1981)

PG | 88 min | Horror

James Franciscus tries to save hundreds of swimmers in a coastal resort after a Great White Shark starts terrorizing the area.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: James Franciscus, Vic Morrow, Micaela Pignatelli, Joshua Sinclair

Votes: 1,858

15. Shark Night 3D (2011)

PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

22 Metascore

A weekend at a lake house in the Louisiana Gulf turns into a nightmare for seven vacationers as they are subjected to shark attacks.

Director: David R. Ellis | Stars: Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan, Chris Carmack, Katharine McPhee

Votes: 22,807 | Gross: $18.87M

16. Megalodon (2002 Video)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

A deep-sea drilling operation goes horribly wrong, releasing the deadliest ocean predator that has ever roamed the seas since prehistoric times-Carcharodon Megalodon...sixty feet of prehistoric terror.

Director: Pat Corbitt | Stars: Leighanne Littrell, Robin Sachs, Al Sapienza, Mark Sheppard

Votes: 1,876

17. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

15 Metascore

Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young

Votes: 35,872 | Gross: $20.76M

18. Shark Swarm (2008 TV Movie)

Unrated | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A fisherman and his family fight to take down a greedy real estate developer who has released toxins into the ocean, turning the area's sharks into bloodthirsty hunters.

Director: James A. Contner | Stars: Daryl Hannah, John Schneider, Armand Assante, F. Murray Abraham

Votes: 1,305

19. Dark Tide (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

23 Metascore

A professional diver tutor returns to deep waters after 1 year, following an almost fatal encounter with a great white shark. The nightmare from the deep is still lurking - more carnivorous and hungry than ever.

Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez, Ralph Brown, Sizwe Msutu

Votes: 7,486

20. Shark Exorcist (2015)

71 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

A demonic nun unleashes holy hell when she summons the devil to possess a great white shark.

Director: Donald Farmer | Stars: Angela Kerecz, Bobby Kerecz, James Balsamo, Alaine Huntington

Votes: 734

21. Sharkenstein (2016)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

In the final days of World War II, a secret experiment to weaponize sharks is shut down and destroyed by the Third Reich. But now 60 years later, a small ocean town is plagued by a ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Polonia | Stars: Greta Volkova, James Carolus, Titus Himmelberger, Jeff Kirkendall

Votes: 283

22. Raiders of the Lost Shark (2015)

Not Rated | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A prehistoric shark is released into a the waters near a small lake community as a result of an oil drilling accident, and proceeds to wreak havoc on nearby swimmers.

Director: Brett Kelly | Stars: Dan Desmarais, Peter Whittaker, Kitty Kamieniecki, Angela Parent

Votes: 639

23. 2-Headed Shark Attack (2012 Video)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Survivors escape to a deserted atoll, after their boat during a Semester at Sea ship is sunk by a mutated two-headed shark. But when the atoll starts flooding, no one is safe from the double jaws of the monster.

Director: Christopher Ray | Stars: Carmen Electra, Charlie O'Connell, Brooke Hogan, Christina Bach

Votes: 5,910

24. 3-Headed Shark Attack (2015 Video)

TV-14 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

As a mutated, three-headed, great white shark eats its way from one end of the ship to the next, the passengers have to fight the deadly predator using anything they can find.

Director: Christopher Ray | Stars: Karrueche Tran, Jason Simmons, Rob Van Dam, Danny Trejo

Votes: 2,342

25. Shark Lake (2015)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A classic american thriller where the lines between man and beast blur and are questioned.

Director: Jerry Dugan | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Sara Malakul Lane, Lily Brooks O'Briant, Michael Aaron Milligan

Votes: 1,553

26. Sand Sharks (2012)

R | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

The residents of a small town team up to kill a group of evolved sharks that can swim in sand, and are terrorizing local beaches.

Director: Mark Atkins | Stars: Corin Nemec, Brooke Hogan, Vanessa Evigan, Eric Scott Woods

Votes: 4,368

27. Avalanche Sharks (2014)

Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Avalanche Sharks tells the story of a bikini contest that turns into a horrifying affair when it is hit by a shark avalanche.

Director: Scott Wheeler | Stars: Alexander Mendeluk, Kate Nauta, Benjamin Easterday, Eric Scott Woods

Votes: 1,727

28. Ghost Shark (2013 TV Movie)

87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

When rednecks on a fishing trip kill a great white shark, its spirit comes back for revenge, and soon turns its sights on the town of Smallport.

Director: Griff Furst | Stars: Robert Aberdeen, Jayme Bohn, Eliot Brasseaux, Amy Brassette

Votes: 2,436

29. Super Shark (2011)

Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

An offshore drilling accident releases a giant primordial shark. When the shark flies and walks on land threatening to turn a bikini contest into a bloodbath, marine biologist Kat ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Tim Abell, Catherine Annette, Ashley Carr, Rick Cramer

Votes: 1,915

30. Red Water (2003 TV Movie)

R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A group of oil workers being held hostage by a group of gangsters on a small oil rig are attacked by a freshwater bull shark.

Director: Charles Robert Carner | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Kristy Swanson, Coolio, Jaimz Woolvett

Votes: 2,449

31. Shark Hunter (2001)

R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

Years after his parents are killed by a megalodon (an enormous shark that has supposedly been extinct for millions of years), Dr. Spencer is obsessed with the idea of hunting down and ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Codd | Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Christian Toulali, Grand L. Bush, Heather Marie Marsden

Votes: 850

32. Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009 Video)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

The California coast is terrorized by two enormous prehistoric sea creatures as they battle each other for supremacy of the sea.

Director: Jack Perez | Stars: Lorenzo Lamas, Debbie Gibson, Vic Chao, Jonathan Nation

Votes: 9,878

33. Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast (2011 Video)

R | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

12 years ago during a scientific expedition 3 animal biologists stumbled upon a great discovery that ended in tragedy. Whatever killed them has awoken and now the legend of the Ancient Snow Beast could prove to be more than just a legend.

Director: Sam Qualiana | Stars: Sam Qualiana, Michael O'Hear, Jackey Hall, C.J. Qualiana

Votes: 550

34. Sharktopus (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A half-shark, half-octopus creature created for the military, creates a whole lot of terror in Mexico while a scientist who helped create it tries to capture/kill it.

Director: Declan O'Brien | Stars: Eric Roberts, Kerem Bürsin, Sara Malakul Lane, Héctor Jiménez

Votes: 6,116

35. Sharkwater (2006)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

59 Metascore

An investigation of sharks' importance to ecosystems and humankind's mass destruction of shark species worldwide.

Director: Rob Stewart | Stars: Rob Stewart, Paul Watson, Erich Ritter, Boris Worm

Votes: 4,549 | Gross: $0.85M

36. Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002 Video)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

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.

Director: David Worth | Stars: John Barrowman, Jenny McShane, Ryan Cutrona, Bashar Rahal

Votes: 4,720

37. Cruel Jaws (1995 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A tiger shark bred by the Navy as a killing machine is wreaking havoc in the sleepy tourist town of Hampton Bay. In the meantime, the mafia is involved with sleazy real estate investments, ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Mattei | Stars: David Luther, George Barnes Jr., Scott Silveria, Kirsten Urso

Votes: 554

38. Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus (2010 Video)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A megalodon battles with a crocosaurus causing massive destruction. The US Army has to try and destroy the havoc creating monsters.

Director: Christopher Ray | Stars: Gary Stretch, Jaleel White, Sarah Lieving, Robert Picardo

Votes: 4,557

39. Planet of the Sharks (2016 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

In the near future, glacial melting has covered ninety-eight percent of Earth's landmass. Sharks have flourished, and now dominate the planet, operating as one massive school led by a mutated alpha shark.

Director: Mark Atkins | Stars: Brandon Auret, Stephanie Beran, Lindsay Sullivan, Lauren Joseph

Votes: 874

40. Shark in Venice (2008)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

The seemingly tranquil waterways of Venice are terrorized by the perfect killing machine. In search of his father who has mysteriously disappeared diving in the city, David stumbles across ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Lerner | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Vanessa Johansson, Hilda van der Meulen, Giacomo Gonnella

Votes: 1,657

41. Dinoshark (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A baby dinoshark evolves into a ferocious predatory adult, terrorising tourists and locals offshore from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Director: Kevin O'Neill | Stars: Eric Balfour, Iva Hasperger, Aarón Díaz, Dan Golden

Votes: 2,336

42. Raging Sharks (2005 Video)

R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

Doctor Mike Olsen returns from his oceanic observation station, where his wife Linda feels in charge, when it's reported in desperate trouble after a sudden shark attack wrecked the oxygen ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Lerner | Stars: Corin Nemec, Vanessa Angel, Corbin Bernsen, Todd Jensen

Votes: 869

43. Shark Zone (2003 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A man must hunt down ferocious sharks that are threatening a small beach community.

Director: Danny Lerner | Stars: Dean Cochran, Alan Austin, Brandi Sherwood, Velizar Binev

Votes: 760

44. Shark Attack (1999 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

In a once serene African fishing village, a marine biologist goes in search of some answers when his friend becomes a victim in one of a series of brutal shark attacks.

Director: Bob Misiorowski | Stars: Cordell McQueen, Casper Van Dien, Chris Olley, Jacob Makgoba

Votes: 2,597

45. Zombie Shark (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

A perfect getaway for four friends turns into survival when they fight an experimental shark.

Director: Misty Talley | Stars: Becky Andrews, Ross Britz, Carter Burch, Leslie Castay

Votes: 860

46. Spring Break Shark Attack (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Killer sharks invade the waters off the Florida coast as co-eds celebrate spring break.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Shannon Lucio, Riley Smith, Justin Baldoni, Bianca Lishansky

Votes: 2,059

47. Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark (2014)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A new mega shark threatens to destroy humanity. The government creates an exact robotic copy of the shark, either equal to or greater than the original. Now they must fight to the death while people and whole cities get in the way.

Director: Emile Edwin Smith | Stars: Christopher Judge, Elisabeth Röhm, Matt Lagan, Paul Anderson

Votes: 2,672

48. Malibu Shark Attack (2009 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

A tsunami floods Malibu and unleashes a hunting pack of deep-water prehistoric goblin sharks, targeting a group of lifeguards trapped in their half-submerged station on stilts and a team of construction workers stranded in a flooded house.

Director: David Lister | Stars: Renee Bowen, Remi Broadway, Joel Amos Byrnes, Warren Christie

Votes: 1,966

49. Shark Attack 2 (2000 Video)

R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

The mutant sharks from Dr. Craven's experiments in "Shark Attack 1" are back, this time choosing Cape Town, South Africa as their hunting ground. Two sisters, Amy and Samantha, while diving... See full summary »

Director: David Worth | Stars: Thorsten Kaye, Nikita Ager, Dan Metcalfe, Caroline Bruins

Votes: 2,106

50. Tintorera: Killer Shark (1977)

R | 126 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

4.1