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Malibu Shark Attack (2009)

TV Movie  -   -  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)  »

Also Known As:

Goblin Shark Attack  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

As various different characters observe the approaching tsunami, the wave appears and disappears before its final strike. See more »

Quotes

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
Courtesy of Wild Whirled Music
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Malibu's most (un)wanted
18 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The most ineffectual non-threatening tsunami ever committed to film helps bring the dreaded Goblin sharks (that were freed by an underground earthquake) to attack unsuspecting Malibu beach dwellers. Yup if that doesn't tell you that it's time for another Syfy movie of the week nothing will.

The acting was surprisingly OK, but other than that small bit of semi-good news, everything else was laughably awful (not too surprising given Syfy's less than stellar track record). The lead actress was insufferable with her damsel-in-distress routine. The lead actor a bit too cartoony. The sharks were easily the most relatable characters in the entire film, but even they grew redundant and stale before too long.


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