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Director:
Writers:
Andrew Traucki (written by) and
James M. Vernon (script editor)
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Release Date:
1 March 2011 (Mexico) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Pray that you drown first See more »
Plot:
A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Smart, very tense shark thriller See more (80 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Andrew Traucki 
 
Writing credits
Andrew Traucki (written by)

James M. Vernon  script editor (as James Michael Vernon)

Produced by
Michael Baskin .... executive producer
Richard Goldberg .... co-executive producer (as Rich Goldberg)
Richard S. Guardian .... co-executive producer
Janine Pearce .... executive producer
Michael Robertson .... producer
Tiare Tomaszewski .... co-producer
Tiare Tomaszewski .... line producer
Dean Toovey .... associate producer
Andrew Traucki .... producer
 
Original Music by
Rafael May 
 
Cinematography by
Daniel Ardilley 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Crombie 
 
Casting by
Anousha Zarkesh 
 
Production Design by
Adam Head 
 
Art Direction by
Adam Head 
 
Makeup Department
Sheldon Wade .... makeup designer
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Drew Bailey .... first assistant director
Adam Smillie .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Chris Holland .... second unit stand-by prop
Dylan Schenkeveld .... stand-by props
 
Sound Department
Adam Connelly .... foley editor
George Turnure .... foley artist
Andy Wright .... dialogue editor
 
Visual Effects by
Doug Bayne .... visual effects
Shahane Bekarian .... visual effects artist
Michael Blake .... visual effects
Bill McGuire .... visual effects
 
Stunts
Che McGuinness .... safety diver
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Luis Antonio Bran .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Simon Christidis .... cinematographer: second unit
Earle Dresner .... second unit cinematographer
Zane Kamat .... data wrangler
Zane Kamat .... underwater camera assistant
Sandy McLennan .... second assistant camera
Rhys Nicholson .... second assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Annabelle Johnson .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Dayne Ahuna .... key craft service
Biatta Czerkies .... assistant accountant
Stephen Davis .... script editor
Duncan Jones .... location manager
Gordon Jones .... marine coordinator
Peter Kalos .... viral actor
Francis Lambert .... second unit medic
Jen Lambert .... unit nurse (as Jennifer Lambert)
Adam Mannering .... web original music
Andy Marriot .... viral director
Che McGuinness .... co-marine coordinator
Wendy Kay Moore .... production finance
Benedict Paxton-Crick .... script supervisor
Peter Scheffer .... viral marketer
Christine Williams .... production co-ordinator
 
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Mike Cowap .... thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Shark Attack" - Philippines (English title) (imdb display title)
"Open Water" - Japan (English title) (short title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for language
Runtime:
Germany:94 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Damian Walshe-Howling stepped on a stone fish on the third day of shooting.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Matt:Hey, hey! Hello, mate.
Luke:Oh, it's good to see you.
Matt:You too.
Luke:How are you?
Matt:Great!
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Soundtrack:
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17 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Smart, very tense shark thriller, 26 November 2011
Author: alice009 from Australia

'The Reef' is a shark flick I rented out recently having absolutely no prior knowledge of its existence, yet however the gamble pleasingly paid off.

A group of individuals find themselves in an awkward situation when their boat overturns (assumingly by a shark), and a dilemma is pondered. Do they stay above the overturned boat? Or swim hoping to find a nearby island? Well choices are made and this does involve crossing paths with sharks.

'The Reef' featuring primarily Aussie actors (no surprise being an Aussie film), does develop its characters, so we do care to an extent what happens to them.

This film is highly suspenseful; you never really know when a shark will attack. For a low budget Australian film this movie is fantastic in keeping you on your toes.

It's a shame that widely distributed films such as the terrible "Shark Night 3D" will reach a much wider audience than this little gem. If you get the chance to see this and you crave shark and/or thriller movies, don't miss out. "The Reef" wont disappoint.

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