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Shark Week: The Great Bites Collection [Blu-ray]
Shark Week The Great Bites Collection
Genres: Television
NR     2009     5hr 46min

Where in the world can you find the strangest and most deadly sharks? Why do sharks sometimes prey on humans? When are you most likely to be attacked? And what can you do to avoid becoming shark food? If you're hungry for ...  more »


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Creators: Mike Rowe, Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Les Stroud
Genres: Television
Sub-Genres: Television
Studio: Discovery Channel
Format: Blu-ray - Color,Widescreen - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 07/14/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/2008
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2008
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 5hr 46min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English
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Movie Reviews

A great shark-themed sampler of Discovery's best!
C. R. Swanson | Phoenix | 07/16/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Every year the Discovery Channel does their "Shark Week" thing; a series of shark-themed shows. Now they've released a new collection of some of these shows that also acts as a great sampler for the network's programs (well, at least those that don't center around blue-collar jobs, like "World's Deadliest Catch").

You get episodes of "Survivorman", "Mythbusters" and "Dirty Jobs". So far I've only watched the "Mythbusters" and "Dirty Jobs" episodes.

The "Mythbusters" one is a 90 minute special and includes things like a mechanical shark and a robot dog with some interesting secretions...

For "Dirty Jobs" you get to watch Mike Rowe and friends as they head up north. Way up north. So far north that you can't go too much farther north without going south. They head out there in search of an elusive shark that may be eating seals.

You also get "How Not to Become Shark Bait" (lesson one, I'm guessing, don't work for the Discovery Channel), "Mysteries of the Shark Coast", and "Day of the Shark".

Bonus features include some "Dirty Jobs" stuff, as well as something called "Summer of the Shark".

Overall a good little package at quite a good price!"
Amazing clarity and great information on sharks
Michael A. Cannone | 03/26/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"when played on my plasma tv, this movie had theater like quality in addition to its amazing information on sharks"
SHARKS IN HD! Blu Ray review
Anthony "Is Blu for You" Scultore | NY | 06/02/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"6 Episodes (HD) plus 2 Bonus Episodes (not in HD).

Ever see a Great White Shark in the flesh? Well, this Blu-ray will show them to you as never before and from the safety of a TV. Beautiful and majestic creatures, up close and in HD! A great collection of shows from Shark Week 2008.

BLU RAY THOUGHTS: This disc is gorgeous and does the sharks justice. Pristine picture and crisp audio. FINAL VERDICT: UPGRADE from the DVD!"