Movies About Lakes You Should Not Miss

There are various genres of movies that are being produced in different film industries around the world. There are also different sub-types that are existent within these types of pictures. Various kinds are watched by the varied audience around the world and are being critiqued as we speak.

In these, the movies pertaining to the horror genre are particularly preferred by the young adults and teenagers. Another popular genre among people of all ages is the horror-comedy genre. Along with scenes which make one break a cold sweat, there are scenes which tickle the funny bone. In short, these are movies with the “best of both worlds”. Here are some greatest lakes in the world to relish their beauty.

Movies about anything and everything are being made all over the world. Among these, there have been several releases revolving around lakes. Some of these have made it big in the box office, and many of these pictures have bombed. You can watch all these films by downloading Hulu app on your Android. The movies relating to lakes generally showcase dangerous, gigantic animals and some revolve around lake houses.

The Best Movies on Lakes

The following are deemed the best movies ever made, about lakes that an avid movie goer or a cinephile shouldn’t miss.

  • Piranha (1978)

Piranha was one of the first movies to showcase gory death scenes, severed limbs and other nauseating stuff. The film revolves around carnivorous fish, which, for long, was thought to be extinct. The release of the fish into a resort’s River results in death and injury of the resort guests.

  • Zombie Lake (1981)

Zombie Lake is one of the earliest zombie movies to be made. This Spanish-French film is apt for those who love the zombie genre, even though the movie isn’t exactly a marvel in direction and acting. The plot is as follows. In a village near a lake, somewhere in France, the German soldiers killed during the Second World War come back in the form of zombies. The movie is also known for its sex appeal which couldn’t save it from bombing at the box office. This film can be enjoyed by the lovers of zombie horror and is a classic lake horror movie.

  • Piranha 3D (2010)

This movie is a loose remake of the 1978 film, which was produced at a time when CGI was not at its peak. This movie is a pure delight with better direction, good CGI effects and almost good acting. The story revolves around the carnivorous fish entering into amusement park waters from a lake nearby, due to an earthquake. This movie is one of the best lake movies ever made, and it did reasonably well at the box office.

  • Thirteen lakes (2004)

It can be deemed as the most sensible work regarding a lake in the history of cinema. This is more of a documentary than a film, so the audience numbers are on the lowered side. This movie has been the recipient of two awards and has a high critical acclaim. The movie is comprised of shots of 13 great lakes of the USA.

  • Lake Placid (1999)

Probably one of the best lake movies to have ever been made. This film is a must watch for all those cinephiles out there who love cringy monster movies. Apart from the negatives, the film also showcases good direction, a sensible plot and above all, reasonably good acting by all the members in front of the camera. The movie is about a crocodile in the waters of the Lake Placid in America, which has made living tough for the people on the lake.


Cringy monster movies are perfect for sleep over with your best friends, at which times classic and intelligent movies won’t bring the required feel to the sleepover. The above article gives a brief overview of the best lake movies ever made.