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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

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Cleanup on aisle 7. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Box Office

Budget:

AUD30,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,082,208
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Despite only earning approximately $775,000 in its home country of Australia, Bait 3D was a sizable success overseas, making over $20 million China alone. It also made $2 million in Italy. As a result of its international success, Arclight Films announced that the film will receive a sequel. See more »

Goofs

The characters are worried about live electrical wires touching the water, yet to turn it off they flip a switch already underwater. This would mean that the water is already conducting electricity in the first place. See more »

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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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More than just flesh...
14 September 2012 | by BreakawayDailySee all my reviews

Some shark movies are laughable, cheesy, and way too far fetched (Sharktopus). Some shark movies and horror movies in general can just be unbelievably bad. This Australian film was a pleasant surprise. There wasn't scantily clad girls walking around topless (Piranha) or cheap thrills. This had some genuine pillow clenches, it had some unpredictability, great acting, and had a location I had not seen before in a shark movie, Australia. Most importantly it had characters I actually cared about! There is more to this shark flick than just sharp teeth and flesh. Dig your teeth into this film if you are a thriller, horror, shark movie fan.


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