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Malibu Shark Attack (2009)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  25 July 2009 (USA)
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When a tsunami floods Malibu, it brings with it a hunting pack of deep-water, prehistoric goblin sharks that go after the lifeguards in their half-submerged station on stilts and a team of construction workers stranded in a flooded house.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Renee Bowen ...
Yancey
Remi Broadway ...
Doug
Joel Amos Byrnes ...
Jason (as Joel Burns)
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Chavez
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Bryan (as Nicholas Cooper)
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Colin (as Jeffery Gannon)
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George
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Karl
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Barb
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Jenny
Daniel West ...
Keith
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Heather
Simon Buckley ...
Diver #2
Brooke Cullen ...
Bikini Girl
Alex Dias ...
Teenager
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Storyline

An underwater earthquake generates a tsunami that strikes Malibu, bringing a hunting pack of prehistoric-looking goblin sharks to the surface. Although the beach is evacuated before the big wave strikes, a group of lifeguards and a crew of construction workers are stranded in the high water and have to fight the sharks to get to dry land. Written by Dreadcentral.com

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25 July 2009 (USA)  »

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Goblin Shark Attack  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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The final shot is a close-up of rescue helicopter approaching the west coast disaster site shows the logo (inverted) of Scott & White Hospital and Clinic which is located in Temple, Texas 1400 miles east. See more »

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(at around 17 mins) As Heather is receiving the radio complaint about the parasailer, there is a shot of her covered in blood, before the incident even occurs. See more »

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Chavez: There was a shark in the parking lot.
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References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

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On A Summer Breeze
Performed by Jack Howell
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Toothy Tsunami
23 August 2013 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

An earthquake and subsequent tsunami results in a gang of hungry "Goblin Sharks" from Earth's ancient history being released. They have a pointy forehead, which is a cool look; however, the special effects do not compliment these critters. The hardest hit area is Malibu, where lifeguards struggle for survival. The main focus is on Warren Christie (as Pete) and Peta Wilson (as Heather). She seems to be experiencing a mid-life crisis and wonders if she should leave Mr. Christie for contractor Jeff Gannon (as Colin). Younger hunk Remi Broadway (as Doug) and sexy bikini-clad Chelan Simmons (as Jenny) are an attractive supporting couple. Looking up the budget during the running reveals this was made for an estimated $3 million. This does not seem possible, although director David Lister has a couple of good scenes when his cast has to fight sharks in a building half-filled with water.

*** Malibu Shark Attack (7/25/09) David Lister ~ Warren Christie, Peta Wilson, Remi Broadway, Chelan Simmons


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