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Shark Night 3D (2011)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 2 September 2011 (USA)
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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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David R. Ellis
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Terror runs deep. See more »

Genres:

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

When the Sheriff has Nick tied up and is revealing the type of shark he has waiting for him in the water below, he describes it as a 'Tiger Shark'. When Nick is lowered into the water he sees a 'Sand Tiger Shark' which despite its gruesome appearance is not dangerous to humans and is not one of the four species identified as a man eating shark. See more »

Goofs

The shark tank that Sara is in has floats to keep it upright on the surface. However, when the tank is cut loose, it sinks to the bottom of the lake. See more »

Quotes

Gordon: Let's rock it out! Let's shock the western world.
[Beth throws a ping-pong ball into one of Gordon's cups on his side of the inflatable beer pong mattress, while playing Beer Pong]
Gordon: Ooooo!
Beth: [Gordon takes the ball out of the cup and drinks it] Who is the champion of the world?
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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 »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Wakeboard Snafu
Music by Timothy Williams & Dieter Hartmann
Mixed and Produced by Timothy Williams
Courtesy of Cutting Edge Music Services, LLC
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User Reviews

Not too bad IF you enjoy these types of films
6 September 2011 | by jennifer-25-965231See all my reviews

I went into this movie thinking I was going to be bored to death. The only reason why we saw this was because it was a holiday, hardly anything was open and we were going stir crazy at home. I've said this before and I will say this again… I love my gore, I love my violence and I love my crazy horror movies. Once you put a PG rating on something I instantly loose my interest.

After all that being said it turned out that I really enjoyed this movie. Of course I should have known this. For one I LOVE shark movies, I love teen screams, I love those goofy Sci-Fi channel horror movies with the cheese graphics. My Fiancée on the other hand did not like this movie but he never did like these sort of teeny bop things.

This movie is extremely teeny boppy, the lingo, the acting, the drama. The characters are the same hollow but hot bunch of college kids we see in all of these types of movies. So I wouldn't go in expecting anything deep from the characters or script. There was a lot of blood but it was mostly just someone being pulled under the water and buckets of blood being shown floating around them. You never actually see any gore or any attack close up.

The sharks for the most part were silly. I thought it was cool but it was very unrealistic which sort of killed it for me as well. We kept thinking the storyline would explain why these sharks were super ninja sharks. They were ridiculously fast, jumped way too high and there teeth were almost like metal'ish spikes. Apparently it was only part of the movie as they never explain anything as to why they were super sharks.

This movie was not bad IF you like this sort of thing. It wasn't particularly funny, or deep, the graphics sucked, it was rated PG… but if like me you love the things I listed in the second paragraph, you may enjoy this.

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