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Swamp Shark (2011)

An animal smuggling deal goes wrong, resulting in a large shark escaping into the swampy backwoods river.

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Deputy Mandling
Wade Boggs ...
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Deputy Cooper (as Marcus Brown)
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Martin
Edrick Browne ...
Deputy Green
Gary Catona ...
Red Neck
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Tyler
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Jason 'Swamp Thing' Broussard
Chris Deshazo ...
Emcee
Harold Evans ...
Jackson
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Coroner
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Laura (as Lauren Graham)
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Sheriff Watson
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Marcus (as Thomas Tah Hyde)
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An animal smuggling deal goes wrong, resulting in a large shark escaping into the swampy backwoods river. Written by Daniel Lafrentz

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Fresh water. Fresh meat. See more »


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Rated R for some creature violence and gore | See all certifications »

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25 June 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Killer Shark  »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Deputy Stanley tells Jason, "I played a little ball myself". Wade Boggs, who plays Deputy Stanley, is a MLB Hall of Famer See more »

Goofs

Flipped shot when the group tries to kill Swamp Shark at Gator Fest. Right after, Jason finishes wrapping rope around a propane tank, Rachel shouts "Jason! Go!" The Abita Beer table banner behind her is flipped. See more »

Quotes

Martin: Think your brother ever get scared of doing that?
Krystal Bouchard: No, he faced down the scariest creature alive.
Martin: What's more dangerous than a gator?
Krystal Bouchard: Well, a defensive lineman from the New York Giants.
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Soundtracks

Ring around the Rosey
Written by Kadeve
Performed by Kadeve
Produced by EMC Junkie w/ Illive Music
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I love a Cajun horror movie!
25 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A Syfy movie is typically hit or miss. They finally have an interesting script. I'm most likely biased because I'm from Louisiana.

The food, music, interaction between the cast and a killer shark in the swamp have kept me glued to the screen.

Swamp Shark is character driven instead of creature driven. The previous summer premiere movies like Moby Dick bored the heck out of me.

It is really nice to watch a movie about the Cajun country in which the characters accent is not a miss. Not everyone from Louisiana has a thick Cajun accent.

My only beef is that the ending could have been better.


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