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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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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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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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Active Entertainment See more »
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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

According to media reports, LSU head football coach Les Miles was originally selected to play the mayor, but had to withdraw due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the film, Finch tells Ava that, since her dad fired the shot that killed the shark (and he's dead now), she has to be the one to kill the ghost shark. Ava's dad didn't kill the shark; Ava's dad owned the boat that the guy who did kill the shark hired. If anything, Ava's dad tried to stop the other guy from killing the shark. 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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Well, It's Original At Least
31 August 2013 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Ghost Shark (2013)

** (out of 4)

A group of friends grow tired of a mysterious ghost shark eating their friends so they decide to stick together and try to figure out what's going on. Yes, the title pretty much tells you everything you need to know as SyFy is back with yet another "shark" movie. While they have shown countless shark movies over the years, this one here is the first to actually tell the story of a haunted shark whose ghost attacks people. You might think this is a stupid idea, and it is, but at the same time there's no question that you've never seen anything quite like this and on that level the film remains mildly entertaining. The idea that a ghost of a shark would go around killing people is just downright silly but the film takes it to a whole 'nother level by making the ghost able to go into any sort of water. This gives us some crazy, over-the-top and at times hilarious scenes where the shark attacks a group of kids inside a pool and even a water puddle isn't safe from this thing. I really hope people don't watch a film called GHOST SHARK and expect some sort of serious, Shakespeare-like drama. Those watching this should just be into it for some cheap fun and I think the film delivers on this level. There's still no question that the film contains quite a few flaws including the fact that it simply runs out of gas towards the end, which keeps it from being better. None of the performances are what you'd call great but they're good enough for this type of material. Fans of the silly should certainly get a few kicks out of this even if it falls short of SHARKNADO.


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