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Shark's Paradise (1986)

David Reyne & Sally Tayler star in this classic 80's 'Ozploitation' classic. A mad man threatens to lure hundreds of sharks to the beach at Surfers Paradise Australia at the start of the ... See full summary »

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David Reyne ...
Rod Palmer
Sally Tayler ...
Billie Riley
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Monty Stone
Dennis Miller ...
Inspector Rossiter
John Paramor ...
Chief Insp. McGarry
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John Amos ...
Taxi driver
Ralph Cotterill ...
Dr. Baxter
Craig Cronin ...
Mr. Woods
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Detective Joe Tanner
Vincent Gil ...
Murphy
Kristoffer Greaves ...
Thug in squadroom
Peter Gwynne ...
Mayor
Jill Loof ...
Joanie
Lawrence Mah ...
Japanese businessman
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David Reyne & Sally Tayler star in this classic 80's 'Ozploitation' classic. A mad man threatens to lure hundreds of sharks to the beach at Surfers Paradise Australia at the start of the tourist season, his price to hold off the sharks is $2 million. Our heroes do everything from escaping jail to risking death in a chemical factory, to stop him. Sharknado, eat your heart out! Written by anonymous ozploitation fan

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The 'sharks' are closing in ... and time is running out! See more »


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1986 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Le paradis des requins  »

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AUD 1,500,000 (estimated)
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Nigel Plunker provides the main soundtrack. The film also features songs from INXS, Split Enz, The Church and The Hoodoo Gurus. See more »

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Total 80's decadence!
17 September 2003 | by (here on the sofa) – See all my reviews

I LOVED IT!

I happened to be channel surfing on a Saturday afternoon in NJ and came upon this almost-cheesy rip off of Miami Vice with a Sting-lookalike gorgeous man and a cool soundtrack featuring INXS.

I don't remember the plot, but I can recall: A very pretty female lead character who had over-the-top hair styles and a killer bod that did not require a bra

A neat convertible car

Sharks

Australian coastline

A bumbling sherriff?

That's about it.... but if I can find a DVD or video of this, I would love to buy it!

If you see this while channel surfing, please stop and take a look---- I remember it was great fun, and brings me back to when I was a little punk kid.

:p


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