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Sharknado (2013)

TV-14 | | Comedy, 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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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

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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When they are in the Hummer, the shots showing the front wheels show a bright wheel with a highway tread, but full shots of the Hummer have black wheels with off-road tread. 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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Crazy Credits

The closing credits start, appropriately, with the word 'Fin', which is Spanish and French for 'End'. See more »

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Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Frankenhooker (2016) See more »

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Go, She Said
Written by Anthony Perkins
Performed by Martin Luther Lennon
Publisher: Anthony Perkins
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Taken from the album 'Escape to Paradox Island'
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Who goes to Burger King and expects Steak?
12 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

Or should I say, who goes to Long John Silvers and expects lobster? In either case, I think there may be a disconnect between expectations and the reality of the promised delivery. Put your mind aside for a moment, unfocus your eyes, and dismiss anyone who seems like they'd be a member of the know-it-all audience before the show starts. It's a romp of sharks, tornadoes, weapons (some even improvised), crazy situations that produce even crazier solutions, camptastic back-stories with one-liner dialogs to boot and enough cherry syrup to supply a 1950's soda fountain for the whole decade. If you have a checklist of all the well known B-movie elements, you'd complete it by the end for sure. That is what it was designed to be, and that's what it proudly provides. So, are you down with embracing the absurd?


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