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Dinoshark -- A lush vacation spot in Mexico is terrorized by a mysterious pre-historic creature that no one believes exists, except a young boat captain.  Now it is up to the captain to stop Dinoshark before it invades an inland waterway full of swimmers.  Produced by Academy-Award-winner Roger Corman.
Dinoshark -- Global warming sets loose a prehistoric creature that terrorizes Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.


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Release Date:
13 March 2010 (USA) See more »
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A baby dinoshark swims away from a broken chunk of Arctic glacier that broke away due to global warming... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Eric Balfour ... Trace McGraw

Iva Hasperger ... Carol Brubaker

Aarón Díaz ... Luis
Dan Golden ... Mike

Humberto Busto ... Calderon

Guillermo Iván ... Victor (as Guillermo Ivan Mora)

Roger Corman ... Dr. Frank Reeves
Christina Nicole ... Rita Valdez
Richard Miller ... Steve Loggins

Liv Boughn ... Lois
Robert Roessel ... Dr. Simon Otis (as Robbie Roessel)

Gary J. Tunnicliffe ... Jeremy Long (as Gary Tunnicliffe)
Erika Zinser ... Janelle
Cindy Mazer ... Elsa

Sara Kova ... Jade
Benjamin Woodlock ... Tom
Jack Everest Hite ... Eddie (as Jack Hite)
David Ford Hite ... Eddie's father (as David Hite)
Anna Marie Laurita ... Eddie's mother (as Anna Laurita)
Mike Lawrence ... MSAR Officer #1
Christian Gomez ... MSAR Officer #2
Victor Cruz ... Pedro

Blythe Metz ... TV Newscaster
Alex Andriadis ... Young Captain
Michelle Klyne ... Volleyball Woman #1
Katharine Wilhelm ... Volleyball Woman #2
Brian Covarrubias Hernandez ... Lifeguard #1
Jake Bader ... Lifeguard #2
Morgan Adams ... Secretary
Sydney Kristine Spear ... Emilia
David Wulff ... Jetskier
Estampas de Mexico ... Ballet Folklorico
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ethan O'Neill ... The Kid
Adam Blake Finer ... Parasailor guy (uncredited)

Directed by
Kevin O'Neill 
Writing credits
Frances Doel (written by) and
Guy Prevost (written by)

Porter Fox (additional dialogue by)

Produced by
Julie Corman .... producer
Roger Corman .... producer
Adam Blake Finer .... associate producer
Robert Roessel .... co-producer (as Robert James Roessel)
Original Music by
Cynthia Brown 
Cinematography by
Eduardo Flores Torres 
Film Editing by
Vikram Kale 
Olena Kuhtaryeva 
Set Decoration by
Ann Rowley 
Production Management
Dan Golden .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adam Blake Finer .... first assistant director
Garin Sparks .... second second assistant director
Sound Department
Matthew C. Beville .... adr mixer
Leandro Cassan .... sound editor
Judah Getz .... adr mixer
Octavio Olivares .... boom operator
Erick Ruiz Arellano .... location sound mixer
Alex Ullrich .... foley artist
Special Effects by
Don Waller .... animation supervisor
Visual Effects by
Luis Alberto Cayo .... CG supervisor
John Owens .... digital compositor
Andrew E. Tilles .... compositor
Editorial Department
Diego Borghello .... colorist
Diego Borghello .... on-line editor
Ryan Noto .... post-production coordinator
Other crew
Joe Cappelletti .... group ADR director

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USA:92 min
Aspect Ratio:
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The pontoon was written into the script after it was discovered that it could be used in the movie.See more »
Errors in geography: When Carol goes to see Dr Reeves, he shows her a computer map of unconfirmed sightings of the creature, however when the map location reaches New Guinea, the doctor says New Zealand.See more »
Carol Brubaker:Welcome to the Endangered Species list, bastard.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Top 40 Shitty Shark Movies (2013) (V)See more »


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22 out of 41 people found the following review useful.
Much better than I expected., 2 December 2009
Author: kavenga from Gig Harbor, Washington

I just saw it at the 6th Annual Puerto Vallarta Film Festival. I went basically because I live in PV and a few friends were possibly going to appear as extras. Given that it was a low-budget made-for-TV movie I was prepared to be disappointed. Instead I was entertained. It's a bit of an homage to "Jaws" in both the shark scenes and the musical score. Even with the bar set that high it still managed to achieve some of the same types of shocked reactions from the audience, while at other times they laughed. I'm not a connoisseur of B-movies but those that are should really get a kick out this film. And it was great to see producer Roger Corman in a cameo role as the marine biologist expert. I had the honor of shaking his hand as we left the theater. The cast was well anchored by Eric Balfour in the lead role. Perhaps this role will lead to bigger and better things for him. And finally it was nice to see a film in a theater, for a change, that had no foul language or gratuitous nudity. Taken in the context of its budget and its intended distribution, this is a pretty darn nice little movie.

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