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Malibu Shark Attack (2009)

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A tsunami floods Malibu and unleashes a hunting pack of deep-water prehistoric goblin sharks, targeting a group of lifeguards trapped in their half-submerged station on stilts and a team of construction workers stranded in a flooded house.

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David Lister

Writer:

Keith Shaw (as Lindsay James)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Renee Bowen Renee Bowen ... Yancey
Remi Broadway Remi Broadway ... Doug
Joel Amos Byrnes Joel Amos Byrnes ... Jason (as Joel Burns)
Warren Christie ... Chavez
Nicholas Cooper ... Bryan
Jeff Gannon Jeff Gannon ... Colin (as Jeffery Gannon)
Mungo McKay ... George
Evert McQueen Evert McQueen ... Karl
Sonya Salomaa ... Barb
Chelan Simmons ... Jenny
Daniel West Daniel West ... Keith
Peta Wilson ... Heather
Simon Buckley Simon Buckley ... Diver #2
Brooke Cullen Brooke Cullen ... Bikini Girl
Alex Dias Alex Dias ... Teenager
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Storyline

An underwater earthquake generates a tsunami that strikes Malibu, bringing a hunting pack of prehistoric-looking goblin sharks to the surface. Although the beach is evacuated before the big wave strikes, a group of lifeguards and a crew of construction workers are stranded in the high water and have to fight the sharks to get to dry land. Written by Dreadcentral.com

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The Tsunami was just the beginning of the terror See more »


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Australia | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Goblin Shark Attack See more »

Filming Locations:

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The final shot is a close-up of rescue helicopter approaching the west coast disaster site shows the logo (inverted) of Scott & White Hospital and Clinic which is located in Temple, Texas 1400 miles east. See more »

Goofs

After the tsunami has hit, the water level on the outside of the lifeguard shack is just a couple of inches below the windows. But when we look at the characters inside the shack, the water level is only about a foot deep. This indicates that there is a difference in water levels by about two feet between the inside and outside water levels. See more »

Quotes

Chavez: There was a shark in the parking lot.
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Performed by Jack Howell
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29 October 2017 | by shalimar-4See all my reviews

Warren Christie in this?? what the hell? I recognized him from other better stuff since then but his being in this was a surprise (Musta been a low point of low points in his career!)

In fact I'd say the the only real surprise.. it's a horrid cheap pathetic "made for TV" pile of crap that some one got suckered into forking over $ to make.

I've seen better acting and production quality from a HS play! The premise is beyond absurd right off the bat.. special effects are barely better than the acting skill.. or lack thereof The other reviewer saying 20 min was all he could stand (or she? doesn't matter).. I again got stuck with this sadly being the best thing on one day while on devil child duty.. it was this crap or garbage like "house wives of cardsashians or whatever pathetic mind numbingly stupid crap they are coming up with of that sort.. you know what I mean I'm sure.) Well this was so bad it was a serious question of leaving it on this crap or channel flipping to horrible fake "reality TV".. this movie won.. if anything can be called a winner in this case at all. it sure as hell was not a win for me.

Anyhow.. absurd premise + pathetic acting + dare we say direction of some sort.. + somehow managing to waste a budget of 3 MILLION... wait a min.. 3 MILLION??? What in hell did they spend 3 MILLION on with this crap?? Seriously.. more like budget of 3 million.. spent 100K on the production total.. pocketed 2.9 MILLION and used the entire thing as a giant tax write off.. and while we do a lot of good productions in Canada this is not one of them.. but I guarantee someone used tax credits here for the making of this horrible garbage.

Skip it.. don't waste your time.. save yourself the mental scarring that is inevitable for those whom watch this!!!! Even Plan 9 from outer space is Oscar worthy in comparison to this crap and sadly several other "things" (calling them movies is an insult to what a movie can actually be) I've been subjected to recently (see my other reviews as warning to save yourselves from such torture!!)


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