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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
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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 12 foot sharks swimming around them, and it's hungry. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Cleanup on aisle 7. 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 (Carnada)  »

Box Office

Budget:

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

Bait had its premiere at the Venice Film Festival where it was shown out of competition on 1 September 2012. The film was released theatrically on 20 September 2012 Australia and on 29 November 2012 in Singapore. See more »

Goofs

When the supermarket gets flooded, the floating rubbish consists of mainly empty bottles which would have had to have been empty prior to the tsunami. See more »

Quotes

Heather: Do you see it anywhere?
Kyle: [sarcastically] Yeah I see it, but I'm keeping it a secret from you because I want you to be surprised.
Heather: Oh thank you for your thought of this Kyle. Really, it's always what I wanted in a boyfriend.
[shark swims past the rear end of the car, with the camera stilling facing Heather and Kyle]
Heather: Oh! I can't handle this much longer, it may seem surprising but I'm not equip to deal with this kind of situation.
Heather: [while putting her dog in the back seat] Here Bulli, you need some space...
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No sharks were harmed in the making of this movie. See more »


Soundtracks

Mack the Knife
Written by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill
English lyrics by Marc Blitzstein
Performed by Kimble Rendall & The Slice
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A Good Stab
14 September 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This was a good stab at a shark thriller.

I was actually pretty impressed with a few of the actors. Mind you I find a lot of Australian films to have really decent acting in them even with unknowns, regardless of the plot.

An original concept for a shark movie, good use of lighting and tension, and a few nice little plot twists.

A great balance of antagonists and protagonists in a "bunch of strangers" stranded setting.

The filming quality and mechanics of the feature are superior to the budget spent, in my opinion.

I found this to be a not bad at all Friday night watch. Great "BAGGAPOPCORNER" if you are in one of those moods where you aren't sure what to watch.


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