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Sharknado (2013)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror  -  11 July 2013 (USA)
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When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.

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When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.

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Trivia

Tara Reid's character's house was a combination of three locations. The wide effects shots of it raining and sinking were done with a house found on the side of a street. When the car drives up and the heroes get out, it's a mansion with rain towers set up for the storm effect. And then the interiors were a set built in a pool so it could be flooded. See more »

Goofs

When Fin and April first see the waterspouts from the bridge, they are looking directly towards the L.A. skyline (featuring the distinctive, circular US Bank building). In the very next shot of them on the bridge, they're still staring at the waterspouts, but the skyline is now behind them. See more »

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[first lines]
[Captain Sanitago serves a bowl of shark fin soup to an Asian businessman named Palmer]
Captain Carlos Santiago: Enjoy.
Palmer: [tastes the soup] It's good. Not great. But seeing that you are a businessman, Mr. Santiago.
Captain Carlos Santiago: Captain.
Palmer: Captain. My associates and I are willing to negotiate with you a reasonable price. $100,000.
[Santiago laughs maniacally]
Captain Carlos Santiago: [serious tone] One million for the whole catch! Not a penny less!
Palmer: One million dollars is such a steep price for such a small catch.
Captain Carlos Santiago: A part of 20,000 sharks is to migrate ...
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The closing credits start, appropriately, with the word 'Fin', which is Spanish and French for 'End'. See more »

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References Leprechaun's Revenge (2012) See more »

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Don't Wanna Be The One
Written by Anthony C. Ferrante
Performed by Quint
Produced and Engineered by Robbie Rist
Publisher: Zero Charisma Publishing (ASCAP)
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One of the funnest "bad movies" I have ever seen.
12 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Listen--there is a certain kind of spectrum of movies. There are the hugely-budgeted blockbusters, and then the b-movies, which live in their own little world. You cannot watch a b-movie with the same eyes that you do a blockbuster. If you do, and if you are overly critical, you will probably not enjoy it, and Asylum Studios will just laugh at you.

I honestly loved this movie! The difference between this and a lot of b- movies is that this film was decently fast-paced--in a lot of low-budget films, they make a ridiculous monster or something, but barely ever show it, and just have lame dialogue in-between. But in this film, the action never stopped. There were flying sharks munching people at least every ten minutes or so. It was fun, and you could tell the people who made it had fun. For the budget that this movie had, I was very impressed. It was quite a ride!


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