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Bait (III) (2012)

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A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building - along with a 12-foot Great White Shark.

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Cast

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Rory
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Chris Betts ...
Lockie
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Tina
Simon Edds ...
Lifeguard
Miranda Deakin ...
TV Reporter
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Doyle
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Kirby
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Naomi
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Colins
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Kyle
Cariba Heine ...
Heather
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Ryan
Adrian Pang ...
Jessup
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Storyline

This movie is about a group of people who get trapped in a Supermarket after a Tsunami hits the coast of Queensland, Australia. But they soon find out that they have more to worry about than being in a flooded grocery store, there's a 12 foot shark swimming around them, and it's hungry. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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The ultimate predator is coming to a store near you! See more »


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Rated R for bloody violence, some grisly images and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 September 2012 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Bait  »

Box Office

Budget:

AUD 30,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Three different chihuahuas (which played Heather's dog Bulli) were used in the movie, one for swimming, one for barking and one for running. See more »

Goofs

The characters are worried about live electrical wires touching the water, yet to turn it off they flip a switch already underwater. This would mean that the water is already conducting electricity in the first place. See more »

Quotes

Jaimie: It's coming back!
[we see the fin swimming pass the far end]
Jaimie: Why does it keep doing that, just circling?
Tina: Cause It's not sure what we are. It's curious.
Kirby: Curious about what, sharks are only curious about one thing. It's trying to decide if were food or not!
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Crazy Credits

No sharks were harmed in the making of this movie. See more »

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Featured in Top 40 Shitty Shark Movies (2013) See more »

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Music For Cars
Written by Kimble Rendall & The Slice
Performed by Kimble Rendall & The Slice
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It's a bit of fun. Treat it that way
6 October 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I'm going to start off by saying, this movie was awful. The story itself is ridiculous, the script is very poor, and the acting was average at best (although Julian McMahon put on a solid performance.

But I loved it. This is the type of movie you go see with a bunch of friends and just sit back and enjoy. It's a 'leave your brain at the door' type of movie. There are some comical lines as well as ridiculously stupid lines that just make you cry out with laughter. It's clearly evident that this movie is not taking itself serious at all, the story tells you that.

But you can still have a lot of fun with it. Don't sit there picking out all the flaws (because there are a hell of a lot of them), and don't take it seriously, the movie was not designed that way. Just enjoy the fact that "there's a 12 foot great white shark in here". There are some awesome scenes, as well as some really cool deaths (some that you wouldn't ever imagine)

The bottom line is, just enjoy the badness of this film, don't think about it, don't take it seriously, just enjoy it. That's what it was designed for.


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