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Shark Attack (1999)

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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Chris Olley ...
Police Chief
Jacob Makgoba ...
Paul Ditchfield ...
Professor Bookman
Shelley Meskin ...
First Pretty Co-Ed
Candice Berman ...
Second Pretty Co-Ed
Bentley Mitchum ...
Simo Magwase ...
Tanka
Willie ...
Boat Captain
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Lawrence Rhodes
Anton Dekker ...
Jan
Tony Caprari ...
Mani (as Toni Caprari)
Dave Ridley ...
Mr. Hacker
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Corine Desantis (as Jennifer McShane)
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Storyline

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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There's Blood In The Water

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Horror | Action

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

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28 May 1999 (Thailand)  »

Also Known As:

Alerte aux requins  »

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Trivia

Jenny McShane appears in the 3rd Shark Attack movie, but plays a different character. See more »

Goofs

Steven jumps from Mani's boat to the police boat. He throws a policeman off and jumps off himself. But a policeman who was driving the boat disappears when it crashes into the rocks. 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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Technically I can't comment on this film....
31 May 2004 | by (Plymouth, England) – See all my reviews

....as my DVD player stopped playing it after about an hour. I am in no doubt however it was doing me a favour, saving me before my brain had totally rotted. Luckily I did get to see the car chase, which contains quite possibly the worst editing I have ever seen in my life (the police are driving and old Alfa Romeo 33, which suddenly changes to a mark 1 Ford Sierra, then back to an Alfa, then crashes as a Sierra! Do these people even watch the film when they've finished making it? The cars don't even look remotely similar!)

But I digress. As you've probably worked out by now I hate this film. Even if it has got Ernie Hudson in it (who will always be a God in my eyes for appearing in Ghostbusters.) Most of the movie has nothing to do with sharks, just corrupt cops. I guess they'd run out of money by this point so you get the good old 'z-list actor throwing themselves around in the water whilst someone lets off red food dye' trick. Unless your life depends on it, do not watch this film. And even then only do if you've got a lot to live for.....


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