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Hammerhead (2005)

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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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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In an early scene, where Dr. Lockhart emerges from the pool after swimming laps, the wider shot shows the pool water completely undisturbed. If she had just emerged, there would be water ripples. 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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Featured in Top 40 Shitty Shark Movies (2013) See more »

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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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