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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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)
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Julie
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Dr. Krause
Atanas Srebrev ...
Erik Anderson
Pavel Doychev ...
Captain Sheldon
Emil Markov ...
Engineer
Yoanna Boukovska ...
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Nikolai Iliev ...
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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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Dr. King comments that there has never been a known instance of a shark with a tumor. This is not true. Although sharks, like all members of the class Chondrichthyes, characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales, have genetically developed the ability to inhibit the secretion of angiogenin, a hormone necessary for tumor growth, the Smithsonian Institution has on record at least 15 instances of elasmobranch tumors; however, only two of those are thought to be malignant. See more »

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[getting Julie out of the vines]
Whitney Feder: You're okay. You're fine. You still have your sunglasses.
Julie: And you still got your stupid phone.
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Hammerhead: Shark Crap
30 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This type of plot really does have a lot of potential, but it was butchered here. Honestly, I sensed the cheese element in the beginning, but I thought it would get better after the grotesque birthing. Whoa, I was wrong! So mad scientist makes a monster, wants to brag to his old cronies before he kills them, but of course they escape. After that, it's really bad. I should've counted the times the rubber shark mask peeked out from behind some foliage, but I most likely would have lost count.

Pan down to the blood-dripping-from-severed-leg to show us how the shark-man finds the folks. I hate being spoon-fed every aspect of a horror film.

Oh, and after being nearly killed by a mutated shark-man and trudging around a jungle-esqe island, there's nothing more cheerful than a middle-aged man reciting Shakespeare...

This is one where you'll find yourself rooting for the monster... if you can bear to watch this poor excuse for a flick.


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