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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

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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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A tsunami just flipped the food chain. 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)  »

Also Known As:

Bait (Carnada)  »

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

Cariba Heine and Phoebe Tonkin starred together in the Australian TV show H20: Just Add Water. They played two out of the three mermaid friends Rikki Chadwick and Cleo Sertori. However, in this film, they don't share any screen time till the end of the film and they do not exchange any dialogue between each other. When Martin Sacks' character walks in the store after locking Phoebe's character in the car, a board has a Melon named as H20 Melon. 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 »

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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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

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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Boring and not as much fun as we hoped for...
28 December 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Saw this one on SyFy; the only clue that this film wasn't one of their house movies was the appearance of more money spent (somewhere around $20 million, I now see). It's not easy to make a GOOD shark flick but people keep trying. The Aussies know more about sharks than the Americans, but both will settle for garbage sometimes. The story is not challenging, and the pace is just so slow. The actors also seemed to be waiting for their turn to speak at times, so it was better when things picked up a bit. If a film can make you feel stupid for viewing it, this is in that category. I'm not sure why the Chinese audience reportedly poured millions into seeing this, but that could be due to their TV choices being tepid documentaries, government news or 1960's style variety shows. Compared to that, I'd recommend "Bait" but for no other reasons.


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