The world is ravaged by a new virus, SHVID-1, spread by a shark bite. At the bottom of the ocean, a group of scientists are racing against the clock to find a cure.

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Yolie Canales Yolie Canales
Steve Diasparra Steve Diasparra ... Rikter D'Amato
Natalie Himmelberger Natalie Himmelberger
Titus Himmelberger Titus Himmelberger
Noyes J. Lawton Noyes J. Lawton
Jamie Morgan Jamie Morgan ... Kristi
Ken Van Sant Ken Van Sant ... Duke Lawson
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A shark bite spreads a virus across the globe, turning the world upside down. Deep below the ocean, a group of researchers race against time to find a cure. Something has infected the lab technicians and it's a race against time to reach the surface with an antidote before they are all killed by themselves and the sharks lurking inside the test pool and outside in the ocean.

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Movie has better effects and dialogue than Thunder Force (2021). See more »

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When Rickter resuscitates his co-worker, a crew member can be seen in the reflection on the Mac screen at 36:34. See more »

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So bad it was fun to watch...
14 April 2021 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Right, well with a movie bearing the title "Virus Shark" and having the synopsis it did, of course you know you are in for something bad. Something truly bad.

Horrible CGI sharks? Check.

Laughable plot and storyline? Check.

Wooden and rigid acting performances? Check.

Poor visual effects and sound effects? Check.

Yup, "Virus Shark" has it all. And then some...

And yeah, that is exactly what director Mark Polonia delivered. Any thankfully "Virus Shark" is one of those movies that are so utterly bad and laughable that it becomes fun to watch. Hence this movie actually ended up being a hilarious movie to sit through.

First of all, the storyline. Well, it was just idiotic, but still it proved fun enough to actually work as a plausible enough storyline, taking into consideration the type of movie that "Virus Shark" is.

Then there was the acting performances. Well, let's just be honest and say that the acting performances put on in "Virus Shark" were shoddy and dubious at best. But that was something that actually worked in favor of the movie. Since the acting was so horrible and wooden, it was actually fun to watch people stumble about trying to make a movie. And frankly, it looked like these actors and actresses were having a blast making this low budget B-movie. Especially the surviving lab technician whom wore such a stupid smirk each and every time after having delivered some gloriously rigid and scripted lines.

Now, "Virus Shark" - being a shark movie and all - of course had special effects in it. And boy, were these effects special. The CGI in "Virus Shark" were beyond horrible. And that was something that actually added charm to the movie. The visual effects and sound effects were so bad that I was having a blast and laughing a lot throughout the course of this movie. The CGI animated sharks looked like something from an early 1990s computer game, and then there were the toy sharks, well, they need nothing said about them...

And then there was all the times you could see shadows from the film crew or actually see reflections of the film crew on various screens and monitors that were placed around the set that was supposed to be an underwater research facility, but had the appearance of an apartment complex. It was just ridiculously bad.

It should be said that "Virus Shark" is a movie that you will either loathe given the low production value, the bad acting, the rubbish special effects and the toy sharks. Or it could be a movie that provides you with entertainment and becomes a glorious and fun thing to watch - as it turned out to be for me.

Grab the popcorn and lean back, prepare to be taken away on a grand special effects tour de force deep under the sea, where the frenzied SHVID-19 sharks wait to tear you apart or turn you into a zombie-like-creature-with-lousy-make-up.

It is amazing that movies like "Virus Shark" actually make it off of the idea table and onto the screen.

My rating of "Virus Shark" lands on a five out of ten stars. If you like low budget movies, then you definitely should check out Mark Polonia's "Virus Shark".


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