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Ghost Shark (2013)

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When rednecks on a fishing trip kill a great white shark, its spirit comes back for revenge, and soon turns its sights on the town of Smallport.

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Griff Furst

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Eric Forsberg (story), Griff Furst (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Aberdeen ... Museum Curator
Jayme Bohn Jayme Bohn ... Alisyn
Eliot Brasseaux ... Nerd
Amy Brassette ... Vicky Brubaker
Chelsea Bruland ... Car Wash Girl
Sloane Coe ... Cicely
Kim Collins ... Brubaker
Dave Davis ... Blaise
Brooke Hurring Brooke Hurring ... Taylor
Lucky Johnson ... Mayor Stahl
Ben Lemoine Ben Lemoine ... Reporter
Angela Meredith Furst Angela Meredith Furst ... Co-Ed (as Angela Meredith)
Jaren Mitchell ... Cameron
Richard Moll ... Finch
Thomas Francis Murphy ... Sheriff Martin (as Tom Francis Murphy)
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Storyline

When rednecks on a fishing trip kill a great white shark, its spirit comes back for revenge, and soon turns its sights on the town of Smallport. Teenage Ava, her younger sister Cicely and friend Blaise witness the start of the ghost shark's rampage but the authorities don't believe their story. With the help of a crotchety lighthouse keeper named Finch the teens discover that the spectral shark can hunt wherever there's water, and that the town's dark past may provide the clues they need to defeat it. Written by Anonymous

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Don't. Get. Wet.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghost Shark - Die Legende lebt See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisiana, USA

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Production Co:

Active Entertainment See more »
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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

When the kids find the web page about the lighthouse keeper's wife, there's a brief shot of the computer screen. The news page links to several other topics that sound like Syfy movies: Alligator attacks in Louisiana swamps, Ex-government scientists control weather. There's also a link to "People watching science fiction movie pause screen to read unimportant text". See more »

Goofs

Young boy at the car wash, who stole a red Mustang, has the window open on the driver's side when the bikini babes wash the windshield, but closed right after in another shot. This happens multiple times. See more »

Quotes

Finch: You think ghosts are logical Sherriff?
Sheriff Martin: Who said anything about ghosts Finch?
Finch: I did. You know that's the trouble with people like you sheriff, never want to deal with the truth 'till its too late. Ghosts are real, as real as the lies this town is buil on, as real as the price were gonna to pay for those sins. You mark my words, you mark my words.
Sheriff Martin: Well maybe if you dried out occasionally, your words might actually mean something.
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My first SyFy shark movie
3 September 2013 | by Aaron1375See all my reviews

This is the first SyFy shark movie I have watched from start to finish and all I have to say for the most part is, "Ugh." Not a good film by any stretch of the imagination; however, I will give it points for having a certain bit of creativity to it. It was not boring and it was fun making fun of it. Though I am not going to make a habit of watching these films as they are lazy for the most part alluding to the only really good shark film in existence "Jaws". Sharknado started up after this one, and that film made this one instantly better as the concept in it was simply too ludicrous. Granted, this one is not believable either, but they have a better concept than a pod of sharks getting sucked up into a hurricane!

The story here has a deceased shark going on the rampage as a ghost! Yes, it is insane and it is a way to do a shark on screen and make it look less real than the usual computer generated shark in other films. It also sets up for some interesting and funny kills. I did so enjoy the slip and slide part of the film. The film though has a hard time trying to extend this rather flimsy concept into a full film. Richard Moll of Night Court fame plays the grizzled guy who may know what is going on and has a secret!

The film is very bad, but it has enough interesting elements to keep it from being unwatchable and horrid. Like I said, Sharknado came on after this and it was worse and I just could not even sit through it. This one had something to it that kept it a bit interesting and it did some things that made it fun. I predicted a couple of the deaths before they occurred. Ricard Moll was fun to see to hamming it up. The mayor though and all the kids were annoying. I so wanted one more kill at the end as the kids were swimming and doing their Jaws shtick.


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