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Shark Attack (1999)

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In a once serene African fishing village, a marine biologist goes in search of some answers when his friend becomes a victim in one of a series of brutal shark attacks.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cordell McQueen Cordell McQueen ... Marc Desantis
Casper Van Dien ... Steven McKray
Chris Olley Chris Olley ... Police Chief
Jacob Makgoba Jacob Makgoba ... Machete Policeman
Paul Ditchfield Paul Ditchfield ... Professor Bookman
Shelley Meskin Shelley Meskin ... First Pretty Co-Ed
Candice Berman Candice Berman ... Second Pretty Co-Ed
Bentley Mitchum Bentley Mitchum ... Dr. Miles Craven
Simo Magwase Simo Magwase ... Tanka
Willie Willie ... Boat Captain
Ernie Hudson ... Lawrence Rhodes
Anton Dekker Anton Dekker ... Jan
Tony Caprari Tony Caprari ... Mani (as Toni Caprari)
Dave Ridley Dave Ridley ... Mr. Hacker
Jenny McShane ... Corine Desantis (as Jennifer McShane)
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Storyline

A marine biologist heads for Port Amanzi in Africa after his friend, Mark DeSantis, is supposedly a victim of a fatal shark attack. DeSantis had been conducting research on a series of shark attacks in the area prior to his death and now his friend, along with DeSantis' sister, takes up the research and finds that the sharks may not be the only threat in Port Amanzi. Written by Anonymous

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There's Blood In The Water


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Israel | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 1999 (Thailand) See more »

Also Known As:

Alerte aux requins See more »

Filming Locations:

Port Alfred, South Africa

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jenny McShane appears in the 3rd Shark Attack movie, but plays a different character. See more »

Goofs

During the climax of the film; once Ernie's character is eaten. A rope can clearly be seen when the shark pops it's head out of the water. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Miles Craven: [dying] See! I told you I wasn't such a bad guy.
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Crazy Credits

Port Amanzi is a fictitious name created for the filming location of Port Alfred, South Africa, where no real shark attacks have occurred. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Shark Attack 2 (2000) See more »

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Technically I can't comment on this film....
31 May 2004 | by alex (negativec07)See all my reviews

....as my DVD player stopped playing it after about an hour. I am in no doubt however it was doing me a favour, saving me before my brain had totally rotted. Luckily I did get to see the car chase, which contains quite possibly the worst editing I have ever seen in my life (the police are driving and old Alfa Romeo 33, which suddenly changes to a mark 1 Ford Sierra, then back to an Alfa, then crashes as a Sierra! Do these people even watch the film when they've finished making it? The cars don't even look remotely similar!)

But I digress. As you've probably worked out by now I hate this film. Even if it has got Ernie Hudson in it (who will always be a God in my eyes for appearing in Ghostbusters.) Most of the movie has nothing to do with sharks, just corrupt cops. I guess they'd run out of money by this point so you get the good old 'z-list actor throwing themselves around in the water whilst someone lets off red food dye' trick. Unless your life depends on it, do not watch this film. And even then only do if you've got a lot to live for.....


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