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Shark in Venice (2008)

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The seemingly tranquil waterways of Venice are terrorized by the perfect killing machine. In search of his father who has mysteriously disappeared diving in the city, David stumbles across ... See full summary »

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Danny Lerner

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Les Weldon (story by), Danny Lerner (story by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Stephen Baldwin ... David Franks
Vanessa Johansson ... Laura
Hilda van der Meulen ... Sofia Totti
Giacomo Gonnella ... Vito Clemenza
Ivaylo Geraskov Ivaylo Geraskov ... Rossi
Atanas Srebrev ... Captain Bonasera
Kaloian Vodenicharov ... Man in Black (as Kaloyan Vondenicharov)
Bashar Rahal ... Medical Examiner
Vladimir Kolev Vladimir Kolev ... Assistant (as Vlado Kolev)
Michael McCoy Michael McCoy ... Dean Flathers
Assen Blatechki Assen Blatechki ... Operator (as Asen Blatechki)
Rolando Cadenas Rolando Cadenas ... Student
Ivo Kehayov Ivo Kehayov ... Cop (as Ivaylo Kehayov)
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Storyline

The seemingly tranquil waterways of Venice are terrorized by the perfect killing machine. In search of his father who has mysteriously disappeared diving in the city, David stumbles across the cryptic trail leading to the long-lost fortune of the Medici. As the unwitting pawn in a Mafia plot to recover the treasure, David's girlfriend is kidnapped at gunpoint, plunging him into a desperate race against time. If he has any hope of saving her he must enter the deadly waters. Can David out-gun the Mafia assassins and survive the voracious sharks laying in wait beneath the surface, or will he succumb to the same fate as his father? Written by anonymous

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

14 May 2009 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

Sharks in Venice See more »

Filming Locations:

Bulgaria

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Trivia

The film features a character named Lt. Totti and at one point, when David Franks interrogates a mafia henchman he gives a location as "on the corner of DelPiero" these could be references to famous Italian football players Francesco Totti and Alessandro DelPiero See more »

Goofs

The divers all speak very clearly underwater, despite the breathing apparatus in their mouths. See more »

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Featured in Top 40 Shitty Shark Movies (2013) See more »

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Unfulfilled Love
Written and Performed by Jonathan Wilton
Published by Source in Sync Music(ASCAP)/Engine Co 35(ASCAP)
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Shark in Venice (2008)
26 December 2011 | by SnakesOnAnAfricanPlainSee all my reviews

A B-Movie that makes a common mistake. It sidelines the perfectly ridiculous/stupid idea of Sharks in Venice, for a plot involving hidden treasure and the mafia. I didn't come here for no stale performances from humans, I wanted stock footage mixed with obvious CGI. I did get quite a bit of this, but not enough. As someone that appreciates the tacky genre, at least give me what you promise. Especially when the title is that clear. If not, then be more creative, such as "Mysteries of Venice", as this can relate to the treasure and the shark. Baldwin is a perfectly fine actor that takes, even this role, pretty seriously. There are unintentional laughs, bad accents and even epic medieval battles. It's got a lot, but not enough.


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