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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 has surfaced. 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 »

Parents Guide:

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS (as Datasat Digital Sound)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The movie's tagline, "Terror runs deep", is identical to Peter Benchley's "The Beast", which came out over 10 years earlier See more »

Goofs

They obviously used a green filter to film underwater to make the clear blue freshwater look like green saltwater. This was noticeable by the fact that Sara's blue bikini was a very bright green in every underwater shot of her and it was light blue when she was out of the water. 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 »

Connections

References Halo: Reach (2010) See more »

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Bad Girls
Performed by Asia Bryant
Written by Asia Bryant (as Asiahn Bryant), David Edwards, Lasanna Harris, Marlon Montgomery, & Brian Taylor
Courtesy of Music Dealers
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User Reviews

 
No so bad it's good here, this is just plain bad.
18 November 2011 | by JimmyCollinsSee all my reviews

My god this movie is horrible, I am quite a fan of shark movies and all that jazz do I looked forward to this new installment in the genre, however I must say that this movie is just ridiculous. For these movies to work I think they need to have some humor thrown in to the mix, films such as Piranha 3d know what they are and play with it but Shark Night just takes itself far too seriously and in the end it's just bad bad bad.

Even Sara Paxton and Chris Zylka, two young actors who I quite enjoy couldn't save this film. The fact that you barely even see any sharks is dumb too, basically all you see us fin and that's it, and the scenes when you do see a shark the special effects are so cheaply done that I felt like I was having a joke played on me, the special effects are not much better than the ones that you see in the SyFy TV movies like Sharktopus, but even those films are better than this garbage.

One scene when a shark literally flies out of the water and attacks a man who is hanging on to a tree is just ridiculous, these people can't be really taking it serious I hope. I strongly urge everyone to save their money and go and rent either The Reef or a SyFy film, anything is better than this. I hope Sara Paxton is able to recover.


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