Water-Themed Horror Movies

Summer is coming to a close, so let's take advantage of horror movies inspired by the water.

Cabin By the Lake:  A screenwriter, who lives in a cabin by the lake near Los Angeles, drowns young women, then goes back to visit their bodies and do their laundry.

Friday the 13th:  Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.

The Abyss:  A civilian diving team are enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.

Jaws:  When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.

Deliverance:  Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.

Piranha:  When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.

The Fog:  A Northern California fishing town, built 100 years ago over an old leper colony, becomes shrouded by a killer fog containing zombie-like ghosts seeking revenge for their deaths.

The Triangle:  A group of people haunted by their experiences within the Bermuda Triangle band together to confront its truths.


Ghost Ship:  The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the Atlantic Ocean who, when struck by mysterious weather conditions, jump to another ship only to experience greater havoc on the open seas.

Lake Placid:  Horror-Comedy about a man-eating crocodile loose in the lake.

Leviathon:  Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results

Sphere:  A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years' worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean.

Creature From the Black Lagoon:  A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.