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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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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
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

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

[last Lines]
Machete Policeman: I'm glad I fed your brother to the sharks.
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Crazy Credits

Port Amanzi is a fictitious name created for the filming location of Port Alfred, South Africa, where no real shark attacks have occurred. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Shark Attack 2 (2000) See more »

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Good for standard fare mystery-thriller

More a mystery-thriller than a horror, Shark Attack is about a marine biologist who is lured to Africa to investigate a string of gruesome shark attacks that leads to sharks on steriods, sharks curing cancer and a little conspiracy that'll fall together at the end. This is pretty good for a standard fare mystery-thriller which isn't big screen material.


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