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Sand Sharks (2012)

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The residents of a small town team up to kill a group of evolved sharks that can swim in sand, and are terrorizing local beaches.

Director:

Mark Atkins

Writers:

Joe Benkis (story), Cameron Larson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Corin Nemec ... Jimmy Green
Brooke Hogan ... Sandy Powers
Vanessa Evigan ... Brenda Stone
Eric Scott Woods ... Sheriff John Stone
Gina Holden ... Amanda Gore
Edgar Allan Poe IV Edgar Allan Poe IV ... Mayor Greenburg
Robert Pike Daniel ... Angus McSorely
Hilary Cruz Hilary Cruz ... Erin
Delpaneaux Wills ... Willie
Julie Berman ... Nikki
Jack Kennedy ... Sparky
Andrea Pineda ... Grace
Aiden Simko Aiden Simko ... Marty
Roberto Aguire ... Rex (as Roberto Aguirre)
Nicole Zeoli Nicole Zeoli ... Taylor
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Storyline

An underwater earthquake cracks open a crater deep beneath the ocean's surface unleashing a prehistoric predator. On the sleepy island of White Sands, local teens drink and party beside a beach bonfire. One of them wanders off after a pretty girl and disappears, leaving only a severed hand behind. Written by Deeww

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Just When You Thought You Were Safe Out of the Water


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some bloody creature violence | See all certifications »

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The police squad car has the slogan to protect and save instead of the usual to protect and serve. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy Green: Everybody just calm down. Pull yourself together.
Willie: Calm down? Jimmy? we gotta call the cops. We gotta stop sandman.
Jimmy Green: What? No NO. We can't, I can't.
Willie: What do you mean you can't? Of course you can.
Jimmy Green: I can't Willie, you know what will happen to me if we close this down. Come on we got the greatest beach party in history going on, we can't blow that just cause some mafia bitch lost her head
Willie: Jimmy it's not just about Amanda OK? It's Sparky, it's your father, it's everybody who has died so far.
Jimmy Green: I know I was ...
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References Jaws (1975) See more »

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And the point of this movie was....?
9 April 2012 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Well I certainly don't know the answer to that, and judging by what was on display here I am not sure if the movie did either. Haphazardly edited with cheap special effects, Sand Sharks is a poorly-made film, that is further disadvantaged by a number of other things including a soundtrack that is overbearing and in danger of slowing down the film, a script that is filled with bad puns and unbearably cheesy dialogue, a ridiculous and predictable story not helped by the witless premise, characters that are stereotypical, cartoonish and annoying and acting that is generally over-played and forced. The sharks are not menacing at all and their attacks are not thrilling or suspenseful in the least, plus how they are used in this movie is what makes Sand Sharks so ridiculous in the first place. The only redeeming qualities for me were the idyllic opening shot and the likable enough performance of Brooke Hogan, who managed to be the sole redeeming quality of 2-Headed Shark Attack as well. The rest overall was pointless and too annoying and ridiculous to be entertained by. In all honesty reading the reviews here excusing Sand Sharks' badness was much more entertaining than the whole movie put together. 2/10 Bethany Cox


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 2012 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital (5.1 surround)

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