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Shark Attack
Shark Attack
Actors: Casper Van Dien, Ernie Hudson, Jenny McShane, Bentley Mitchum, Tony Caprari
Director: Bob Misiorowski
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
R     1999     1hr 40min

In a once-prosperous african fishing village a rash of brutal shark attacks is terrorizing the population and decimating the local economy. When scientist mare desantis becomes the latest victim marine biologist steven mcc...  more »


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Actors: Casper Van Dien, Ernie Hudson, Jenny McShane, Bentley Mitchum, Tony Caprari
Director: Bob Misiorowski
Creators: Lawrence Sher, Avi Lerner, Danny Dimbort, Mandy Branch, Trevor Short, Scott Devine, William Hooke
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Studio: Lions Gate
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 11/09/1999
Release Year: 1999
Run Time: 1hr 40min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 5
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Movie Reviews

Shark(from some other footage) Attack
cthoms | West Chatham, MA | 01/18/2001
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Shark Attack is an interesting tale of deceit and stolen shark footage. The movie features some computer harpooning police men and a crazy fisherman turned taxi driver. The most interesting part is all the shark footage... The best scene is after the bad guy/hotel owner is eaten, the shark clearly shown with a hook in it's mouth being pulled towards a boat. This of course has nothing at all to do with the plot. So where did this hook come from? It was probably I was trying to stab in my eyes to stop the pain of this movie."
No teeth to this one
tatjanaf | 04/05/2000
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Maybe I was just expecting something like Jaws but I didn't think this movie that great. I watched it twice now only because I kept falling asleep the first time. The script is very weak and thus so is the story, the acting is flat. Most of the shark sequences are in my opinion taken from existing documentaries (I have seen photographs of at least one scene), you can tell that they are cut into the movie and the parts that where done for the movie are very poorly done. Don't waste your money, if you want to watch it, rent it, don't buy it!"
Not a movie about sharks, a movie about poop
nmh_yeti | somewhere in the back of a cab with survival guide | 01/06/2001
(1 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is the story of a man, Mark Desantis, who is killed. Mark's laptop is harpooned and then he is eaten by sharks. His friend, Shark Expertman, suspects foul play. So he and Mark's sister go on a shark filled adventure to the bottom of the fishing grounds of some local tribesmen. The tribesmen didn't harpoon Mark's laptop though so the heroic duo look elsewhere. Then they find bad scientist. He is bad, or is he? But he is bad, because the whole movie is bad so are all the actors. The shark footage is good, but because it is literally ripped from past "Shark Weeks" it was really familiar. As a final note, the last shot of a shark clearly shows a fishing line stuck in it's mouth. This line has nothing to do with "Shark Attack" but probably had something to do with the Discovery Channel episode it was initially filmed for. This movie should be shark attacked. Poop."
M. D. Fonseca | Thunder | 03/09/2001
(1 out of 5 stars)

"How on Earth Casper Van Diem accept to shoot this film I will never know. IT's a joke, unfortunately not a good joke ... Special effects ? Forget it. Good acting ? THe actors seem to never have heard about it. A plot ? Nosense. What is this, can somebody tell me ? The so called "sharks" don't scare even a three-year old child !!"