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Sharknado (2013)

TV-14 | | Horror | TV Movie 11 July 2013
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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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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

One of the choppers used, or at least the interior, is registered in Australia. During one of the in-cabin shots, the registration, starting with "VH" (the Australian code) can be see on the centre of the black instrument binnacle. See more »

Goofs

During the tunnel scene the cars are stopped for no reason. Then, after driving through the tunnel, Fin looks in the rear view mirror and it shows a flooded area with lots of sharks directly behind the vehicle. This same shot is shown a couple of times. However, when they leave the vehicle there is no water or sharks. 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 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 Mad: Iron Bland 3/Monsters Community (2013) See more »

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Sleep with the Angels
Written by Regent St. Claire
Performed by Blak
The Good Intentions Paving Co.
Publisher: Happy Camper Music (BMI)
©1991 Regent St. Claire
Taken from the album 'Glamour & Damnation'
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Sharknado!!
12 July 2013 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

I only wish this movie had been released to Drive-In theaters and been promoted on a twin bill with any other low rent/grade/brow cinematic masterpiece from the ill human beings at SyFy.

To paraphrase Elvis Costello- I just don't know where to begin.. Wooden acting, special effects from a Midwestern middle school science fair, a script that veers wildly from insipid to bizarre to total nonsense, actors that should face summary execution if they made only scale and still cashed their paychecks, a director that makes Ed Wood look like Ingmar Bergman. In other words a glorious triumph of B-grade movie making..

As you take in the visceral train wreck (that could only be better if released in grainy 8mm), you are reminded of what good/bad scifi is. Absolute suspension of disbelief, pure enjoyment of the insanity of it all, and a curious thought that you could not enjoy life more if you were shotgunned Thai sticks by Godzilla himself..

It is the generic Twinkie of B movies. Made all the better by the fact that it IS a cheap, sickeningly self indulgent wad of fluff that you feel doubly guilty of consuming.

God help me I do love it so....


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