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Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002)

When two researchers discover a colossal shark's tooth off the Mexican coast their worst fears surface - the most menacing beast to ever rule the waters is still alive and mercilessly feeding on anything that crosses its path.

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David Worth
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Barrowman ... Ben
Jenny McShane ... Cat (as Jennifer McShane)
Ryan Cutrona ... Chuck
George Stanchev George Stanchev ... Esai
Pavlin Kemilev Pavlin Kemilev ... Porter
Plamen Manassiev ... Radio Tech (as Plamen Manasiev)
Krasimir Simeonov Krasimir Simeonov ... Sonar Chief
Ivo Tonchev Ivo Tonchev ... Ramirez
Rosi Chernogorova Rosi Chernogorova ... Sherry
Plamen Zahov Plamen Zahov ... Hector
Peter Rusev Peter Rusev ... First Mate
Viktor Chichov Viktor Chichov ... Male Tourist (as Victor Chichov)
Anya Pencheva Anya Pencheva ... Wife
Danny Boy Danny Boy ... Diver #1 (as Dany Boy)
Bocho Vasilev Bocho Vasilev ... Security Guard
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Storyline

Twenty-four million years ago, Megalodon was a 20 tonne killing machine with a 10 foot gaping bite. When two researchers discover a colossal shark's tooth off the Mexican coast their worst fears surface - the most menacing beast to ever rule the waters is still alive and mercilessly feeding on anything that crosses its path. Now they must hunt the fierce killer and destroy it... before there is no one left to stop its reign of terror! Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexuality and violence/gore | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Israel | South Africa | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 2003 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

Shark Attack 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Sofia, Bulgaria

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This movie got a lot of recognition after a clip from it showing the shark attacking a yacht went viral. That and a few other scenes have become popular Internet memes due to their bizarre dialogue and poor special effects. See more »

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After Ben locks somehow remotely redirects the fired torpedo to the submersible's position, he exits the sub via the main hatch. This would've been physically impossible unless the sub was completely flooded, which it wasn't. See more »

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Cataline Stone: [sigh] I'm exhausted.
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Megalodon? More like MEGA AWESOME!!!!
22 May 2004 | by Martini_BoySee all my reviews

If you ever had doubts of a cinematic higher power this is your proof. For surely such a perfect movie could not exist with the limited abilities of mere mortals.

I applaud you Shark Attack 3: Megalodon. Bravo. Had I been in charge I probably would have called it quits thinking I could never top the super smash hit Shark Attack 2, but you prove me to be a fool.

Number one: The Chemistry between Barrowman and McShane...WOW!!! Like a modern day Romeo and Juliet these two decide to take on a shark that ranges from 10 feet or so to a whopping 900 feet. Roy Scheider should be ashamed of himself. Jaws was an okay movie, but he is certainly no Barrowman, far from it. With love on the line, I don't think I could be the man Barrowman is. He truly is a hero among heroes.

And let us not forget Viktor Chichov's unforgetable performance as "Male Tourist". Viktor hammers home the point that there are no small parts.

With mind boggling effects that will blow you away, Shark Attack 3 is without a doubt the greatest Shark movie ever.

Tracy and Hepburn got nothing on Barrowman and McShane. I can only pray there is a Shark Attack 4.


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