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Sharknado (2013)

TV-14 | | Horror, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 11 July 2013
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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Many crew members became sea-sick during principal photography, as well as one of the actors. So not everything could be filmed at the time, hence pick-ups were needed. A lot of the pick-ups were done with the boat at dock so as to not get talent or crew sick again. See more »

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The pilot of the helicopter is shown flying the helicopter with both hands held forward, as one might do with a conventional yoke on an airplane. In a helicopter. the left hand would be down at his side handling the collective, which contains the throttle and is used to set the pitch of the main rotor blades. This is extremely evident during the crash, when he has both hands on the cyclic (the stick(, which determines the rotor disc's direction, but has a minimal effect on the rate of descent. See more »

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[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 pod 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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Referenced in Regular Show: The Movie (2015) See more »

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(The Ballad Of) Sharknado
Written by Robbie Rist and Anthony C. Ferrante
Performed by Quint
Produced and Engineered by Robbie Rist
Publisher: God Bless Captain Vere (ASCAP) & 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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