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Shark Attack (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Action  -  28 May 1999 (Thailand)
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In a once serene African fishing village, a marine biologist goes in search of some answers when his friend becomes a victim in one of a series of brutal shark attacks.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cordell McQueen ...
Marc Desantis
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Steven McKray
Chris Olley ...
Police Chief
Jacob Makgoba ...
Machete Policeman
Paul Ditchfield ...
Professor Bookman
Shelley Meskin ...
First Pretty Co-Ed
Candice Berman ...
Second Pretty Co-Ed
Bentley Mitchum ...
Dr. Miles Craven
Simo Magwase ...
Tanka
Willie ...
Boat Captain
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Lawrence Rhodes
Anton Dekker ...
Jan
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Mani (as Toni Caprari)
Dave Ridley ...
Mr. Hacker
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Corine Desantis (as Jennifer McShane)
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A marine biologist heads for Port Amanzi in Africa after his friend, Mark DeSantis, is supposedly a victim of a fatal shark attack. DeSantis had been conducting research on a series of shark attacks in the area prior to his death and now his friend, along with DeSantis' sister, takes up the research and finds that the sharks may not be the only threat in Port Amanzi. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »

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Alerte aux requins  »

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Goofs

When Corinne looks down the microscope, she says that there is a hormone in the unusual-looking cell. You would not be able to see a hormone through a microscope and the cell is quite clearly a normal-looking eosinophil. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Miles Craven: [dying] See! I told you I wasn't such a bad guy.
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No Sharks were damaged or destroyed for the filming of this movie. See more »

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References Deep Blue Sea (1999) See more »

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Extremely dumb but enjoyable
28 August 2000 | by (New England) – See all my reviews

Casper Van Dien, last seen battling giant bugs in STARSHIP TROOPERS, now gets to take on sharks in the aptly named SHARK ATTACK. Once again it's the humans who are the *real* bad guys, and Van Dien soon finds himself in more trouble than he bargained for. The acting is pretty bad all around, although the mad scientist is amusing and has some good one-liners. The plot is fairly meaningless until the very end, when everything gets impossibly complicated. It's like a Bobbsey Twins mystery gone bad. Complementing the acting and plot portions of the film is second-rate documentary footage that the producers probably sneaked out of the Discovery Channel's "Shark Week" reject bin. If you like BAD movies, you should enjoy this one. If you don't enjoy B movies, try JAWS instead.


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