MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,227 this week

Malibu Shark Attack (2009)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  25 July 2009 (USA)
3.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.2/10 from 1,221 users  
Reviews: 25 user | 23 critic

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.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 13 Mar 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 20 May 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 03 Oct 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 24 Mar 2013
 
a list of 40 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Malibu Shark Attack (TV Movie 2009)

Malibu Shark Attack (TV Movie 2009) on IMDb 3.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Malibu Shark Attack.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

La Femme Nikita (1997–2001)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Section One, a clandestine anti-terrorist organization, fakes the death of a jailed, convicted murderer and, believing her twin assets of beauty and ability to kill will make her a valuable... See full summary »

Stars: Peta Wilson, Don Francks, Eugene Robert Glazer
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

The California coast is terrorized by two enormous prehistoric sea creatures as they battle each other for supremacy of the sea.

Director: Jack Perez
Stars: Lorenzo Lamas, Deborah Gibson, Vic Chao
Dinoshark (TV Movie 2010)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

A baby dinoshark swims away from a broken chunk of Arctic glacier that broke away due to global warming. Three years later, the dinoshark is a ferocious predatory adult and kills tourists ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin O'Neill
Stars: Eric Balfour, Iva Hasperger, Aarón Díaz
Swamp Shark (TV Movie 2011)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Open on gorgeous swamplands of the Atchafalaya Basin in the summer. Lots of beautiful teens are at the beach the weekend before Gator Fest. That night an animal smuggling deal goes wrong ... See full summary »

Director: Griff Furst
Stars: Christopher Berry, Wade Boggs, Marcus Lyle Brown
Ice Twisters (TV Movie 2009)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Charlie Price, a former scientist turned science fiction author, starts living one of his novels when the Federal Science Foundation's weather experiments escape control and turn disastrous.

Director: Steven R. Monroe
Stars: Mark Moses, Camille Sullivan, Kaj-Erik Eriksen
Bigfoot (TV Movie 2012)
Adventure | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

1970's pop culture icons Danny Bonaduce and Barry Williams face off in the hunt for the legendary mountain creature.

Director: Bruce Davison
Stars: Danny Bonaduce, Barry Williams, Bruce Davison
Piranhaconda (TV Movie 2012)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

In this sequel to Sharktopus, two Piranhacondas hunt down their stolen egg. The scientist who stole the egg hitchikes the island and meets up with a movie crew on-set of filming. The star, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: Michael Madsen, Rachel Hunter, Rib Hillis
Miami Magma (TV Movie 2011)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Follows prodigy vulcanologist Antoinette Vitrini and her sister Emily as they attempt to blow the whistle on an illegal oil drilling scheme before it sets off the eruption of a super-volcano directly beneath Miami.

Director: Todor Chapkanov
Stars: Anna Adair, Stacey Asaro, Cleavant Derricks
The Hive (TV Movie 2008)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

When ants, displaying never-before-seen behavior, seize an island, the controversial Thorax Team is called to stop the massive threat only to discover that the ants are controlled by something beyond this world.

Director: Peter Manus
Stars: Tom Wopat, Kal Weber, Elizabeth Healey
Doomsday Prophecy (TV Movie 2011)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Based on the 2012 end-of-world prophesy where two unlikely characters team up to solve a mystery that just might save the world.

Director: Jason Bourque
Stars: A.J. Buckley, Jewel Staite, Alan Dale
Tasmanian Devils (TV Movie 2013)
Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
Director: Zach Lipovsky
Stars: Danica McKellar, Kenneth Mitchell, Mike Dopud
Triassic Attack (TV Movie 2010)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A Native American owner of a kitschy roadside museum accidentally brings to life three dinosaur fossils. Now really annoyed, the giant dinos wreak havoc on the small town and the local university.

Director: Colin Ferguson
Stars: Steven Brand, Kirsty Mitchell, Raoul Trujillo
Edit

Cast

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

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Tsunami was just the beginning of the terror See more »


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

25 July 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Goblin Shark Attack  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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

After the sharks are discovered, it is repeatedly stated that they have not existed in millions of years. In fact, goblin sharks live in very deep water off Japan. So far the largest specimen recorded is 14 feet, but little is known, including how large they get because they are very rare and live very deep, evidence shows at least 750 fathoms (4500 feet) deep. See more »

Quotes

Chavez: There was a shark in the parking lot.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Top 40 Shitty Shark Movies (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

On A Summer Breeze
Performed by Jack Howell
Courtesy of Wild Whirled Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Absolue Rubbish!
22 July 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Quite possibly the most wasted 20 minutes of all my life, that's all I could stand of this disaster! I have seen dozens if not hundreds of B movies in my life but really, this movie has to be classified as a Z movie. Horrible dialogue, worse acting, and a plot so thin that you can sift flour through it. From the opening sequence to just the simple physics of the tsunami, it's just so improbable. I mean I know movies are movies, but just the smallest symbolance of reality is needed to make it worth watching in fast frame. I will give most movie at least a half hour of my time but as I said earlier, 20 minutes in and I was ready to vomit. 200 channels and still nothing on. Really I need to write ten lines to really convey how bad this flick is.


6 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Things I learned from watching Malibu Shark Attack qinkilla
They killed Barb! alan-zibluk
No bathing suite shots? Kept fully clothed? wewsnu
Barb ekcaito
I was rooting for the sharks... minderbinder-1
Based on a true story alan-zibluk
Discuss Malibu Shark Attack (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?