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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 ... Jaime
Damien Garvey ... Colins
Lincoln Lewis ... Kyle
Cariba Heine ... Heather
Alex Russell ... Ryan
Adrian Pang ... Jessup
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Storyline

A group of people 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 are 12 foot sharks swimming around them, and they're hungry. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The ultimate predator is coming to a store near you! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

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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Box Office

Budget:

AUD30,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,240,165
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Phoebe Tonkin and Lincoln Lewis starred together in the 2010 Australian film TOMORROW, WHEN THE WAR BEGAN. However, in this film, they do not share screen time together. See more »

Goofs

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

Jaimie: It's coming back!
[we see the fin swimming past the far end]
Jaimie: Why does it keep doing that, just circling?
Tina: Cause it's not sure what we are. It's curious.
Kirby: Curious about what, sharks are only curious about one thing. It's trying to decide if we're food or not!
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Crazy Credits

No sharks were harmed in the making of this movie. 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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Based on a newly discovered play by William Shakespeare
14 July 2014 | by utgard14See all my reviews

A tsunami hits the coast of Australia, trapping a group of (mostly pretty) people inside a flooded grocery store. Oh and there's a shark trapped in there with them. Okay, so just when you thought they couldn't come up with any new twists in the killer shark subgenre of horror, they go and come up with the brilliant idea of a shark in a grocery store. It's all pretty stupid but also kind of fun. It's a watchable popcorn flick. The Aussie cast is nice, including former H2O co-stars Phoebe Tonkin and Cariba Heine. They aren't mermaids here but that would have been cool. There's really nothing about this movie that stays with you after seeing it but, while you're watching, you'll probably enjoy it well enough.


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