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The Best Loch Ness Monster Movies

Updated October 8, 2019 173 votes 54 voters 3.4k views15 items

List RulesVote up your favorite movies that feature Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster.

Deep in the waters of the Scottish Highlands, a legendary creature is rumored to live. The rumors of the Loch Ness Monster have gone beyond Scotland and captured the attention of mystery-seekers and filmmakers all over the world. The best Loch Ness Monster movies are no secret and come in many forms. Some Loch Ness films are horror movies while other good Nessie pictures are family films.

What films will you find on this list of all Loch Ness Monster movies? The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep has to be near the top. This 2007 film – starring Alex Etel, Emily Watson, Ben Chaplin and more – is a family-friendly story about a boy who finds a mysterious egg. Loch Ness is another good fantasy film for the whole family.

The 2004 mokumentary Incident at Loch Ness finds famed documentarian Werner Herzog grappling with his notions about the existence of the famed monster. Other good Loch Ness monster movies include Beneath Loch NessLoch Ness Terror, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, Magic in the Water, and What a Whopper. Scooby-Doo and the gang even tangle with the fabled Loch Ness monster, complete with songs. You'll also find movies on this list with famous actors such as Mark Harmon and Ted Danson.

Which Loch Ness Monster movie do you think is the best? Give your favorites a vote up and feel free to add any good films we may have missed. And check back to see new movies that come out featuring Nessie the Monster of Loch Ness. Then check out our ist of scary sea creature movies.

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    The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep is a 2007 American-British family fantasy drama film directed by Jay Russell. The screenplay, written by Robert Nelson Jacobs, is an adaptation of Dick King-Smith's children's novel The Water Horse. It stars Alex Etel as a young boy who discovers a mysterious egg and cares for what hatches out of it: a "Water Horse" which later becomes the fabled Loch Ness Monster. The film also stars Emily Watson, Ben Chaplin, and David Morrissey. The film was produced by Revolution Studios and Walden Media, in collaboration with Beacon Pictures, and was distributed by Columbia Pictures. Visual effects, which included the computer-generated imagery of the water horse...  more
    • Actors: Brian Cox, David Morrissey, Emily Watson, Joel Tobeck, Ben Chaplin
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Jay Russell
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    Scooby-Doo! and the Loch Ness Monster is the seventh direct-to-video animated film based upon the Scooby-Doo Saturday morning cartoons. It was released on June 22, 2004, and it was produced by Warner Bros. Animation. In it, the Mystery Inc. gang encounter the Loch Ness Monster....  more
    • Actors: Sheena Easton, Casey Kasem, Frank Welker, Grey DeLisle, Phil LaMarr
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Scott Jeralds, Joe Sichta
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    Loch Ness is a 1996 family drama film starring Ted Danson and Joely Richardson. It was written by John Fusco and directed by Jon Henderson....  more
    • Actors: Ted Danson, Ian Holm, Joely Richardson, James Frain, Keith Allen
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: John Henderson
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    Magic in the Water is a 1995 family film directed by Rick Stevenson and starring Mark Harmon, Joshua Jackson and Sarah Wayne. It is about a fictional lake monster in British Columbia. The film was distributed by TriStar Pictures and produced by Triumph Films....  more
    • Actors: Mark Harmon, Joshua Jackson, Will Sasso, David Rasche, Harley Jane Kozak
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Rick Stevenson
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