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Eagle vs Shark (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  30 August 2007 (New Zealand)
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Eagle vs Shark is the tale of two socially awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love; through revenge on high-school bullies, burgers, and video games.

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Lily (as Loren Horsley)
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Brian Sergent ...
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Gordon
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Eric Elisi
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Gentiane Lupi ...
Tracy
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Jenny
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Tony
Jackie van Beek ...
Burger Staff
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Storyline

In Wellington, Lily is a wallflower, inexplicably attracted to Jerrod, a loser. He's nursing a decade-long grudge against someone who teased him in high school; she's just out of a job. She goes home with him to a seacoast town where he intends to have it out with his nemesis; she meets his father, his daughter from a one-night stand, and other family members - and there's the memory of his talented (and dead) brother. Jerrod treats Lily badly, invents a relationship with a women he had a crush on years before, and gears up for his fight. Will she finally have enough and go home? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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There's someone for everyone...apparently See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexuality, and brief animated violence | See all certifications »
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30 August 2007 (New Zealand)  »

Also Known As:

Aetos enantion karharia  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$20,361 (USA) (15 June 2007)

Gross:

£47,845 (UK) (17 August 2007)
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Trivia

After Lily's Monologue as well as the 3-D animation intro to Eagle Vs Shark, the poster promoting Meaty Boy features a guy holding a burger while kissing a girl. The couple in this poster is Loren Horsley's sister, Anna with her boyfriend, Dylan. See more »

Goofs

Devendra Banhart's name is spelled Devendra Bernhardt in the closing credits. See more »

Quotes

Damien: [wearing a many-eyed costume] I'm just a spectator.
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References Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) See more »

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Cosmic Danse
Written by Luke Buda
Performed by Luke Buda
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6 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really liked this film, I went into thinking it was going to be an off beat comedy with no real substance. Surprisingly it was not only a comedy it actually had a plot and significant character ark. I think that is what really separates it from Napoleon Dynamite which also explores outsiders. In this film the characters grow and recognize things about themselves. The humor is still very much there and the actors do a great job with their characters. There is also some really cool cinematography and animation in the film that was an unexpected bonus. The scenery was really amazing it made me want to go to New Zealand! I would highly recommend this film. It was really entertaining for me and I really liked the accents!


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