A freshwater shark wreaks havoc as it heads up a Louisiana river.
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John Sanders
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Dr. Kelli Raymond
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Ice
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Jerry Collins
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Emery Brousard
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Brett van Ryan
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Captain Dale Landry
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Gene Bradley
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Grandpa Gautreau
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Lacombe, Oil Rig Worker
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Rick (as Tumisho K. Masha)
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Tricia
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In the quiet waters of the Mississippi, body parts are being discovered. No one knows what is behind it all, until a huge man eating bull shark turns up. This bull shark is different, as it can breath in fresh water, making a deadly encounter between anyone who comes before it. John Sanders must now try and reach the surface, with his ex-wife and whilst being held hostage. Written by Film_Fan

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shark | water | ex wife | boat | hostage | See All (29) »

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Fear Strikes Where You Least Expect It.

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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A cápa visszavág  »

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Trivia

The license plate on the sunken car is Louisiana 007 o 981 - the same one that Hooper pulled out of the shark in Jaws (1975) also the same one pulled out of the tiger sharks mouth in deep blue sea by Thomas Jane. See more »

Goofs

When Emery says that there is only one type of shark that can swim in both saltwater and freshwater he is wrong. There are in fact several euhaline species, including bull sharks and all species of the genus glyphis. Some other non shark elsmobranchs can also access freshwater See more »

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Ice: What was the band called? 'Jerry and the Idiots'?
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References Deliverance (1972) See more »

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not great, but ok
18 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie was described by the actors, as being "unlike any other shark movie out there". I didn't find that to be true when watching this movie. The shark is killing people, the authorities at hand want the shark killed (for a handsome reward). The acting of is mediocre and somewhat very corney at times, screen cuts and slow motion sequences are cliche, and the ending (and pretty much the whole movie) is predictable. Lou Diamond was by far the best talent on the screen, and did his best to carry the film.

Overall, not a GREAT movie, but better than the later Jaws movies (and thats not hard to beat). :-)


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