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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ben Carpenter
... Cataline Stone (as Jennifer McShane)
... Chuck Rampart
... Luis Ruiz
George Stanchev ... Esai 'Sy'
Pavlin Kemilev ... Porter
Plamen Manassiev ... Radio Tech (as Plamen Manasiev)
Krasimir Simeonov ... Sonar Chief
Ivo Tonchev ... Ramirez
Rosi Chernogorova ... Sherry
Plamen Zahov ... Hector
Peter Rusev ... First Mate
Viktor Chichov ... Male Tourist (as Victor Chichov)
Anya Pencheva ... Wife
Danny Boy ... Diver #1 (as Dany Boy)
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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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Say hello to the great-grandmother of Jaws...now say goodbye. See more »


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

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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 »

Goofs

Numerous times no bubbles come from any of the divers air tanks at all, revealing that some underwater shots were filmed elsewhere. See more »

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Esai 'Sy': Why do I let you convince me to do these things?
Ben Carpenter: Cause you're my bitch.
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Referenced in Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004) See more »

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Playa del Rey
Written and Performed by Bill Wandel
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A good dumb "comedy", really I was laughing 90% of the time
17 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

When I first watched the movie, I recognized a lot of footage from underwater documentaries (the producers should check copywright details with the estate of cmdr. Cousteau & others). The first half of the movie was no more than a lame excuse to show naked women and people being eaten. If you look close you can actually see a lot of editing mistakes. PS. sharks do not roar like some kind of mutated dog in the water !!!

When the director tries to create the feeling that the shark is swimming at a tremendous depth, you can see the surface in the background. The same goes vice versa.

In the second half there are different sharks taking on the role of the lead character. The actual megalodon is displayed as a 30's monster that eats everything in its path. A shark (even a Megalodon), would never eat a full size motorboat or jetski, try passing such a thing true your intestine...?. And why, were people jumping in the water when there is a shark attacking your boat? Why .... you should check it out yourself, you'll find lots of fun things to discuss.


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