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SharkMan (2005)
"Hammerhead" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  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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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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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 ...
Female 2
Nikolai Iliev ...
Man
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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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The effect of increased nitrogen in the human bloodstream is known as nitrogen narcosis, which simulates the effects of drunkenness. This can have various health consequences, but immediate explosion is not one of them. 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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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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