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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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Amelia Lockhart
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Dr. Preston King
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Jane Harper
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Whitney Feder
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Doctor Mendoveko
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 ...
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Nikolai Iliev ...
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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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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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During the fight on the boat, one of the soldiers aims at the boat and the camera switches to a view from a scope. The soldier's rifle has no scope. See more »

Quotes

Amelia Lockhart: You're going to impregnate me?
Dr. Preston King: No.
[looks at the hammerhead shark in the tank]
Dr. Preston King: He is.
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Featured in Top 40 Shitty Shark Movies (2013) See more »

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The good old monster movie is back!

When I heard about "Hammerhead" being released on DVD and finally found it at my local DVD store, I thought "well, just another cheap monster movie from Nu Image". Those guys around Boaz Davidson and Avi Lerner produced cheap but very entertaining B - Pictures in the past few months but also some very disappointing movies. So I didn't expect much, especially after having watched the rather disappointing "Shark Zone" just a few days before. But "Hammerhead" turned out to be an excellent revival of the 1950s monster movies. We have a mad scientist, a group of people in a dangerous situation, screaming women and damsels in distress, man-eating plants and of course we have the creature, a huge mutant mix between a man and a hammerhead shark. Everything you need for an entertaining monster movie. The only thing missing are graphic sex scenes and nudity which you expect in movies of this kind, but since the movie was made for TV it's understandable why these scenes are missing. And it doesn't matter anyway cause "Hammerhead" is action and horror entertainment at it's best. There are two reasons why I gave it seven out of ten points, though: First of all, the monster isn't seen very often and the showdown with the destruction of the creature is too fast and poorly done, and secondly, William Forsythe just isn't the right guy for the "hero" part and for falling in love with gorgeous Hunter Tylo. Other than that, I can highly recommend this movie for any monster movie fan out there. Grab yourselves a cool drink and some popcorn, watch this movie and have fun. Jasper P. Morgan


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