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Avalanche Sharks (2014)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 12 January 2014 (USA)
Avalanche Sharks tells the story of a bikini contest that turns into a horrifying affair when it is hit by a shark avalanche.


Scott Wheeler


Keith Shaw (as Taj Nagaoka)




Cast overview, first billed only:
Alexander Mendeluk Alexander Mendeluk ... Wade
Kate Nauta ... Diana
Benjamin Easterday ... Lars
Eric Scott Woods ... Dale
Kelle Cantwell Kelle Cantwell ... Madison
Richard Gleason ... Sheriff
Gina Holden ... Nurse
Jack Cullison Jack Cullison ... Ted
James Ouimet James Ouimet ... Duffy
Nicole Helen ... Carol
Emily Addison ... Jenna
Mike Ruggieri Mike Ruggieri ... Randy
Erin Ross ... Lacy
Patrizia Cavaliere Patrizia Cavaliere ... Karla
Matt Gunther Matt Gunther ... Shredder


It's Spring Break at a US ski field. The resorts visitors and staff are attacked by snow sharks who were summoned to the mountain by vengeful American Indian sharmans long ago. The staff and some spring breakers battle the cursed ice-sharks to survive in the snow and escape the mountain.

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The snow will run red with blood. See more »


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Brooke Hogan was set to star, but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. See more »


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Randy: Do you, uh, ski here often?
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I'm trying to figure out what makes a "good" bad movie
16 November 2014 | by juneebuggySee all my reviews

A remote ski resort is terrorized by prehistoric man eating sharks after an avalanche. Yes really!

I'm been trying to figure out what makes a good bad movie (Sharknado) vs. a bad, bad movie (Avalanche Sharks)? I mean they're both B movies you watch for a laugh in a so-bad-its-good kinda way. They're also both about equal in terms of acting, direction, plot and special effects. Yet somehow Sharknado was fun to watch whereas Avalanche Sharks was just unwatchable.

In the end I made it through about half of this, I mean I had to see a few attacks, but the CGI is poorly (cheaply) done and while this is just a crappy B movie I still wanted a bit of an explanation as to how/why there were sharks living in the snow -they apparently came from space.

I still had fun guessing who gets eaten first and how; the babes getting it in the hot tub, the dude with the snow blower or the girls running from the advancing fin cruising through the snow.

After the initial curiosity wears off though there's not much left. 01.02.14

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Release Date:

12 January 2014 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Mammoth Lakes, California, USA

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1.78 : 1
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