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Up from the Depths (1979)

R | | Comedy, Horror | June 1979 (USA)
A giant shark-like creature preys on a Hawaiian tourist community.

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Greg Oliver
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Rachel McNamara
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Earl Sullivan
Kedric Wolfe ...
Oscar Forbes
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Dr. David Whiting
Denise Hayes ...
Iris Lee
Chuck Doherty ...
Ed Bennett (as Charles Doherty)
Helen McNeely ...
Louellen Bennett
Ken Metcalfe ...
Mr. Holland
Randy Taylor ...
Jimmy
Dave D'Martyn ...
Tourist #1
Clem Persons ...
Maintenance Man (as Clem Parsons)
Pete Cooper ...
Nieberg
Katherine Scholy ...
Darleen
Ken Petruic ...
Harry
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A series of mysterious aquatic attacks indicate the presence of some huge, previously unknown giant species of shark that has risen to the surface and is preying on tourists, fishermen, researchers, etc. A local beachcomber and scam artist, Sullivan, will have to put out to sea to defeat it. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Your vacation is about to end!!!

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Comedy | Horror

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One of a cycle of 1980s and mid-late 1970s movies that got made after the box-office success of Jaws (1975). The films include that movie's three sequels, Jaws 2 (1978), Jaws 3-D (1983), and Jaws: The Revenge (1987), as well as Orca (1977), Piranha (1978), Tentacles (1977), Killer Fish (1979), Barracuda (1978), Tintorera: Killer Shark (1977), Blood Beach (1980), Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981), The Last Shark (1981), Up from the Depths (1979), Humanoids from the Deep (1980), Screamers (1979), Devil Fish (1984) and Mako: The Jaws of Death (1976). See more »

Quotes

Tourist: Oh my God, it's a monster fish!
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Featured in Fantastic Fantasy Fright-o-Rama Show Vol. 1 (1996) See more »

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this is drive-in mana from heaven!!!!!
25 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

of course this film is not Oscar worthy, it's meant to be seen while under the influence of miller highlife and columbian gold! this kind of movie is that made going to the drive-in so much damn fun back in my youth.roger corman should have just taken each ticket holder out behind the theater and robbed them at gunpoint. he is the p.t. barnum of our time. i remember seeing the awesome poster back in high school and i was there opening night. sure the poster was way more exciting than the actual film but it's bad in a very fun way un-like straight to video junk of today. i laughed my butt off at this film then and still enjoy the hell out of it now that in my forties. fire up your DVD player( and a fatty wouldn't hurt) and prepare for a blast!!!


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