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Shark Night 3D (2011)

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A weekend at a lake house in the Louisiana Gulf turns into a nightmare for seven vacationers as they are subjected to shark attacks.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sara Paxton ... Sara
Dustin Milligan ... Nick
Chris Carmack ... Dennis
Katharine McPhee ... Beth
Joel David Moore ... Gordon
Donal Logue ... Sabin
Joshua Leonard ... Red
Sinqua Walls ... Malik
Alyssa Diaz ... Maya
Chris Zylka ... Blake
Jimmy Lee Jr. ... Carl
Damon Lipari ... Keith
Christine Bently ... Jess (as Christine Quinn)
Kelly Sry ... Wonsuk
Tyler Bryan ... Kyle
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Storyline

When 7 college friends pack their swim suits for a weekend of fun-in-the-sun activities at their friend Sara's lake house, they think it will be the perfect vacation. But the tables immediately turn when the lead football star, Malik, gets his arm ripped off during a water skiing accident. While the friends are to believe his wound was a freak accident, they soon come to discover that there was a primal attack involving a shark. Now while they think that one shark is no problem, they soon come to the realization that 15 species of sharks are lurking in the water, and with no form of boat or transportation, and no signals for phone's, the group of seven now face a fate they would never imagine. They soon learn that they don't know who to trust or who to turn to for help! Written by Ryan Malarik

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Terror has surfaced. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and terror, disturbing images, sexual references, partial nudity, language and thematic material | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shark Night 3D See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,404,260, 4 September 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$18,872,522, 20 November 2011
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Sound Mix:

DTS (as Datasat Digital Sound)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is in fact the second shark themed movie scored by composer Graeme Revell. His first one was Open Water. See more »

Goofs

The cabin is set on fire and the sheriff is killed by the shark, but as Nick leaves there is no trace of a fire having even taken place. See more »

Quotes

Blake: [to Nick] You bastard!
Maya: What did you do?
Blake: You ran over his arm!
Nick: No! He fall!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits the music video for the song "Sharks Bite" performed by the cast is shown. See more »


Soundtracks

Lay It Down
Performed by Rat Attack
Courtesy of Cleopatra Records
By Arrangement with pigFACTORY USA, LLC
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Silly and Absurd Jaws Rip-off
15 June 2012 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The college friends Nick (Dustin Milligan), Beth (Katharine McPhee), Malik (Sinqua Walls), Maya (Alyssa Diaz), Blake (Chris Zylka) and Gordon (Joel David Moore) are invited by their friend Sara Palski (Sara Paxton) to spend the weekend at her saltwater lake house in Louisiana. They stop at a bar to buy supplies and Malik has a friction with the rednecks Red (Joshua Leonard) and Dennis Crim (Chris Carmack), but Sara resolves the situation since Dennis is her ex-boyfriend. Then the group meets another friend of Sara, Sheriff Greg Sabin (Donal Logue).

When Malik is skiing in the lake, he has a severed arm by a shark and his friends seek for help. But sooner they learn that the lake is infested of different species of sharks and they have a more dangerous problem threatening them.

"Shark Night 3D" is a silly and absurd rip-off "Jaws" with the storyline that recalls "Texas Chainsaw Massacre", with a group of youngsters that travels to the countryside and are slaughtered by sharks. They are actually victims of a gang of psychopaths that make money in a website with snuff movies showing the sharks attacking and killing people. Chris Carmack is scary with his psychotic behavior but the film is dull, ridiculous and the special effects are very poor. But maybe the greatest problem is that "Shark Night 3D" is a B-movie with the pretension of being a serious movie. My vote is four.

Title (Brazil): "Terror na Água 3D" ("Terror in the Water 3D")


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