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SharkMan (2005)
"Hammerhead" (original title)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  18 June 2005 (USA)
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A scientist tries to save his son from cancer but his experiments turn him into a shark-man instead. A group of people from a pharmaceutical corporation are sent to the mad doctor's island to investigate his activities.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Amelia Lockhart
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Dr. Preston King
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Jane Harper
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Whitney Feder
G.R. Johnson ...
Bernie Amos
Antony Argirov ...
Hammerhead (as Anton Argirov)
Mariya Ignatova ...
Julie
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Dr. Krause
Atanas Srebrev ...
Erik Anderson
Pavel Doychev ...
Captain Sheldon
Emil Markov ...
Engineer
Yoanna Boukovska ...
Female 2
Nikolai Iliev ...
Man
Nikolai Sotirov ...
Guard 1 (as Nicki Sotirov)
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A scientist tries to save his son from cancer but his experiments turn him into a shark-man instead. A group of people from a pharmaceutical corporation are sent to the mad doctor's island to investigate his activities.

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When he began fusing human and shark DNA, his colleagues laughed at him. Now his creation is taking his revenge, and they aren't laughing anymore.

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Hammerhead  »

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After the group initially escape from the shark-man, and are on the roof, we see an establishing shot of the building, complete with the rope of clothes that they haven't yet decided to make. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Krause: This would have been easier... if we used sharks, that laid eggs.
Dr. Preston King: Easier? Maybe. But the giant hammerhead isn't like other sharks. It's the pinnacle of shark evolution. Nurtures its young in placenta. What's a Great White? It's a machine - swims and eats. Doesn't think, like the sphyrna mokarran. The sphyrna is far more advanced. Much more capable of being genetically integrated with the human race.
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Jeffrey Combs strikes again!
19 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was so worried that Jeffrey Combs would wind up in the gutter somewhere when the last Star Trek series went off the air, but his incredible skill at character acting may have saved not only his career, but this mediocre film. Jeffrey Combs carried off his role as mad-scientist, Dr. King, like a real pro. While its not the worst Sci-Fi Channel original film, its not the best either. The effects weren't really lame, so much as non-existent. When you have a character in your film that is half man, half hammerhead shark, its usually a good idea to show it eventually. Instead, all we get are a bunch of cut-away scenes and bad angle shots of a terrible rubber suit. A solid team effort from not only Combs, but William Forsythe and Hunter Tylo, managed to save this film and make some of the lack-luster dialog seem almost interesting. Sorry Sci-Fi channel, B-.


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