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A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building - along with 12-foot Great White Sharks.

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Kimble Rendall

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Shayne Armstrong (additional writing by), Duncan Kennedy (additional writing by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Brancatisano ... Rory
Xavier Samuel ... Josh
Chris Betts Chris Betts ... Lockie
Sharni Vinson ... Tina
Simon Edds Simon Edds ... Lifeguard
Miranda Deakin Miranda Deakin ... TV Reporter
Julian McMahon ... Doyle
Dan Wyllie ... Kirby
Alice Parkinson ... Naomi
Phoebe Tonkin ... Jaimie
Damien Garvey ... Colins
Lincoln Lewis ... Kyle
Cariba Heine ... Heather
Alex Russell ... Ryan
Adrian Pang ... Jessup
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Storyline

This movie is about a group of people who get trapped in a Supermarket after a Tsunami hits the coast of Queensland, Australia. But they soon find out that they have more to worry about than being in a flooded grocery store, there's 12 foot sharks swimming around them, and it's hungry. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Cleanup on aisle 7. See more »


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Rated R for bloody violence, some grisly images and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia | Singapore | China

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2012 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bait (Carnada) See more »

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Budget:

AUD 30,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Cariba Heine and Phoebe Tonkin starred together in the Australian TV show H2O: Just Add Water (2006). They played two of the three mermaid friends, Rikki Chadwick and Cleo Sertori. However, in this film, they don't share any screen time till the end of the film and they do not have dialogue together. When Martin Sacks' character walks in the store after locking Phoebe's character in the car, a board has a Melon named as H20 Melon. See more »

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When the supermarket gets flooded, the floating rubbish consists of mainly empty bottles which would have had to have been empty prior to the tsunami. See more »

Quotes

Heather: Do you see it anywhere?
Kyle: [sarcastically] Yeah, I see it, but I'm keeping it a secret from you because I want you to be surprised!
Heather: Oh, thank you for your thoughtfulness, Kyle. Really, it's always what I wanted in a boyfriend.
[the shark swims past the rear end of the car]
Heather: Oh! I can't handle this much longer. It may seem surprising, but I'm not equipped to deal with this kind of situation.
Heather: [puts her dog in the back seat] Here, Bulli, you need some space.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

No sharks were harmed in the making of this movie. See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Mack the Knife
Written by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill
English lyrics by Marc Blitzstein
Performed by Kimble Rendall & The Slice
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Better than I had Expected! Go watch it!
24 September 2012 | by saadgkhanSee all my reviews

Bait 3D – CATCH IT (B) Bait is about a group of survivors from different walks of life find themselves trapped inside a submerged grocery store when a tsunami hits the coast of Queensland, Australia. As they try to escape to safety, they soon discover that there is a predator among them more deadly than the threat of drowning-vicious great white sharks lurking in the water, starved hungry for fresh meat. As the bloodthirsty sharks begin to pick the survivors off one by one, the group realizes that they must work together to find a way out without being eaten alive. Bait is Australia's first 3D movie and to be honest its better than I had expected. The special effects, the cast, the monstrous sharks and supermarket half in water is pretty convincing. The movie manages to have pretty famous young and old faces so Xavier Samuel (Good), Sharni Vinson (Too skinny), Phoebe Tonkin (Cool Brat), Lincoln Lewis (Hot Jock), Alex Russell (Cute Guy), Cariba Heine (Hot Chick) and Julian McMohan (Cool). Bait is really entertaining and unlike other horror/thrillers it keeps most of the good people alive so for a killer shark movie that was a new thing.


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