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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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Release Date:

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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Connections

References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

On A Summer Breeze
Performed by Jack Howell
Courtesy of Wild Whirled Music
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decent
8 September 2012 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

Just don't expect too much out of this movie, and you'll be satisfied with it. It was a reasonably scary movie. It wasn't meant to be Jaws or an Academy award winning movie at that-just entertaining. The tsunami scene was scary, and several of the shark attack scenes made me jump out of my seat, and the lady's responses to having the bandage put on her wound (SHE SCREAMED OUT IN PAIN!!!!!) were realistic. It was a good escape from reality, as movies are supposed to be. It will remind you a bit of Baywatch with a shark attack and a tidal wave thrown in for good measure. I think that if you have the time, you should check it out if you like horror/disaster/good looking people on a beach type movie.

** out of ****


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