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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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Rory
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Chris Betts ...
Lockie
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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
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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

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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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20 September 2012 (Australia)  »

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Bait (Carnada)  »

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AUD 30,000,000 (estimated)
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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 underground garage of the supermarket is flooded up the roof of cars, several people remain in their cars and vans completely dry just like a submarine, AND rest on the ground fro more than one hour, with NO water leaks anywhere ??!!. This is COMPLETELY FALSE for two reasons: cars that are submerged up to the roof, become totally flooded inside within 1-3 minutes AND is the windows are shut, car's rear will float while front sinking. Passengers have less than a minute to get out otherwise they will drown. Cars ARE NEVER watertight. See more »

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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.
[the shark swims past the rear end of the car]
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: [puts 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 »

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

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Written by Kimble Rendall & The Slice
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It was good
14 September 2012 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

OK when I saw the trailer for this I thought to myself that this movie was gonna be another cheap ''Shark night 3d'' but no. This movie had effort put into it and it's not a cheap awful Shark Night 3D. I enjoyed the movie. The acting was good, suspense was good, it had some twists that we're nice too! and a great character development with humor. I enjoyed character development and relationships and the team work was great too. Yes, the CGI shark wasn't the best, but there were a lot of good scenes with non-CGI shark and gore scenes too.

This wasn't an average flick with no effort, it was a good movie. With effort put into it and does not deserve to get trashed by dumb kids with ''oooh, the movie was bad! I expected this too be God Father, but it disappointed me!!! skip it!!! 3/10 durr'' no, and that also applies to the first user reviewer (no offense) this is not cheap bad shark money- grabber for me. It's good flick

Yes, some facts about the shark may have been unrealistic, but so? doesn't make it a bad movie, cause it's a movie! and the idea is also nice and rare. You don't see a lot of movie with sharks, tsunami, and markets.

Check it out if you like Shark horror movies. It's not a masterpiece, but it's entertaining. Don't listen to ''average'' IMDb Mr.Negatives who won't give the movie 7 unless it's Citizen Kane or Pulp Fiction. Check it out.

6/10


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