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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 12-foot Great White Sharks.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The food chain just got flipped. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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


AUD 30,000,000 (estimated)

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Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Three different Pomeranians were used in the movie to play Heather's dog, Bulli - one for swimming, one for barking, and one for running. See more »


After the Tsunami hits the supermarket, the camera pans back showing the devastation and passes over the top of the shelves with stuff washed up and shows a pair of thongs sitting upright and next to each other like someone just slipped them off. See more »


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 »


Featured in At the Movies: Venice Film Festival 2012 (2012) See more »


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Written by Kimble Rendall & The Slice
Performed by Kimble Rendall & The Slice
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More than just flesh...
14 September 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Some shark movies are laughable, cheesy, and way too far fetched (Sharktopus). Some shark movies and horror movies in general can just be unbelievably bad. This Australian film was a pleasant surprise. There wasn't scantily clad girls walking around topless (Piranha) or cheap thrills. This had some genuine pillow clenches, it had some unpredictability, great acting, and had a location I had not seen before in a shark movie, Australia. Most importantly it had characters I actually cared about! There is more to this shark flick than just sharp teeth and flesh. Dig your teeth into this film if you are a thriller, horror, shark movie fan.

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