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The Best Loch Ness Monster Movies

Updated October 8, 2019 197 votes 59 voters 3.7k 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 Ballad of Nessie

    The Ballad of Nessie is a 2011 traditionally animated short film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. It was directed by Stevie Wermers-Skelton and Kevin Deters, and produced by the team behind How to Hook Up Your Home Theater. The short, narrated by Billy Connolly, is a Disney adaptation of the origin of the Loch Ness Monster, Nessie....  more
    • Actors: Billy Connolly
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers
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    What a Whopper is a 1961 British comedy film, written by Terry Nation, from a story by Jeremy Lloyd and Trevor Peacock. It treats the subject of the Loch Ness Monster in a tongue-in-cheek fashion. It stars the pop star Adam Faith as one of a group of Englishmen who travel to Loch Ness to fake sightings of the monster. The cast includes a number of leading British film actors, including Wilfrid Brambell as a local postman, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey and Terry Scott. The TV reporter Fyfe Robertson appears briefly as himself, covering the alleged sightings of the monster....  more
    • Actors: Sid James, Spike Milligan, Charles Hawtrey, Wilfrid Brambell, Terry Scott
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Gilbert Gunn
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    Loch Ness Terror

    Loch Ness Terror, titled Beyond Loch Ness on the Sci-Fi Channel, is a 2008 horror television movie directed by Paul Ziller and written from Ziller and Jason Bourque....  more
    • Actors: Serinda Swan, Penn Dayton Badgley, Niall Matter, Carrie Genzel, Donnelly Rhodes
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Paul Ziller
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    The Secret of Loch Ness

    The Secret of Loch Ness is a 2008 fantasy film directed by Michael Rowitz....
    • Actors: Hans Werner Meyer, Serge Falck, Lisa Martinek, Lukas Schust, Thomas Fritsch
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Michael Rowitz
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