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Swamp Shark (2011)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  25 June 2011 (USA)
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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 »

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Deputy Mandling
Wade Boggs ...
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Deputy Cooper (as Marcus Brown)
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Martin
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Tyler
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Jason 'Swamp Thing' Broussard
Chris Deshazo ...
Emcee
Harold Evans ...
Jackson
Ron Flagge ...
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Laura
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Sheriff Watson
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Marcus (as Thomas Tah Hyde)
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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 and a large sea creature escapes into a swampy backwoods river. At the McDaniel's "Gator Shack" restaurant, a local, Jackson is drunk, and gets mangled to bits. The town sheriff blames the carnage on the McDaniel's "escaped" pack of gators and tries hauling them off to jail. Rachel McDaniel, head of the family, claims to have seen the fin of a shark! Rachel and her family, along with the help of a mysterious stranger, Charlie, take on the Swampshark and the law to clear their names, save Rachel's kid sister Krystal and prevent the unwitting folks at the upcoming Gator Fest from being torn to shreds by a beast the likes of which no one has ever seen! 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

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Killer Shark  »

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At 40:36, a spelling error can be seen on the laptop news article: Authorities is incorrectly spelled as Autorities. See more »

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Rachel Bouchard: Can you get to the sheriff's station?
Martin: Sure, why?
Rachel Bouchard: I need you to help me to break Jason out of jail.
Martin: Really? Cool.
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One of the better killer shark movies.
17 May 2012 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

Given the last few killer shark crap fests that passes for movies SWAMP SHARK was actually one of the better killer shark movies, granted it was a tad on the silly side but it was a fun movie and CGI weren't really anything to talk about but then again this is a made for TV movie so its acceptable.

The shark itself looks pretty interesting, while watching the film I thought to myself if SWAMP THING was a shark this would probably be what he would look like (oddly enough the film is called SWAMP SHARK go figure) plus the acting in the film was actually very good, which one of the surprises about this film since the acting in all the other shark movies in the B variety usually sucked.

Overall, its a fun movie and I recommend it if you want to just chill in front of the TV and its way more entertaining than SHARK NIGHT 3D believe it or not.


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