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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 »
User Reviews:
I'm getting back out of the water!!! See more (83 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 Bran .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (as Luis Antonio Bran)
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
 
Thanks
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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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Zoe Naylor read a lot of survival stories to prepare for her role.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: After the boat has tipped over, Matt has a cut that is bleeding on the right hand of his forehead. But a few shots later the cut is gone.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:
Keep It Comin'See more »

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27 out of 40 people found the following review useful.
I'm getting back out of the water!!!, 15 November 2010
Author: Jonny_Yahoo

Honestly, I wasn't expecting much at all when I sat down to watch "The Reef" at what I like to call "Ye Olde Online Movie Theater." I figured there'd be a few unintentional laughs, quite a bit of gore and bad cgi plus, hopefully, a few fair maidens to ogle as I drifted off to sleep.

Boy, was I in for a hell of a shock! This is honestly one of the most intensely scary movies I've ever experienced. In fact, at several points I was literally vise-gripped onto the edges of my LazyBoy as if it was some tiny life raft barely keeping me afloat in deep, dark Pacific waters.

Think of all the times you've been in the ocean and wondered, "What's that large, dark shape coming towards me?" Is it seaweed, a big school of bait-fish, or something much more sinister? Ever get a serious chill up and down your spine during one of those moments? If so, this movie will be perfect for you if you can handle your fear.

This is, without a doubt, even with a few flaws here and there, the 2nd best shark movie ever made. In some ways, it's even better than Jaws.

It certainly didn't need any theme music at all to help create feelings of terror inside me as I watched The Reef and I don't scare easily.

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