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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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R

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Jurassic Jaws  »

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New World Pictures double-billed this feature with the superior David Cronenberg film The Brood (1979). See more »

Quotes

Tourist: Oh my God, it's a monster fish!
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Referenced in Camp Blood 2 (2000) See more »

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Drive In movie in a huge way
22 April 1999 | by (Phoenix, AZ) – See all my reviews

It has been awhile since I have seen this, but I remember it being bad in a very good way, campy as all hell. I laughed and laughed at the end when, to lure the sea creature to the shallows, they dragged a bleeding guy behind a boat attached to a rope! I found this at a video store a few years ago, and have never seen it anywhere again, not one they even show on TV anymore.


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