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Sharknado (2013)

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When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Ziering ... Fin Shepard
Tara Reid ... April Wexler
John Heard ... George
Cassandra Scerbo ... Nova Clarke (as Cassie Scerbo)
Jason Simmons ... Baz Hogan (as Jaason Simmons)
Alex Arleo Alex Arleo ... Bobby
Neil H. Berkow ... Carl Hubert
Heather Jocelyn Blair ... Candice
Sumiko Braun ... Deanna
Diane Chambers Diane Chambers ... Agnes
Julie McCullough ... Joni Waves
Marcus Choi Marcus Choi ... Palmer
Israel Sáez de Miguel ... Captain Carlos Santiago
Tiffany Cole ... Derek
Trish Coren Trish Coren ... Nurse Holden
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When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dark Skies See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Monica, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

| (Blu-ray Extended Edition)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Almost the entire movie was shot during bright, sunny days. The weather and rain had to be created through a combination of rain towers, fans, and digital effects. See more »

Goofs

(at around 51 mins) At one point, the girl with the shotgun "fires" the shotgun in the middle of cocking the gun to load a new round. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Captain Sanitago serves a bowl of shark fin soup to an Asian businessman named Palmer]
Captain Carlos Santiago: Enjoy.
Palmer: [tastes the soup] It's good. Not great. But seeing that you are a businessman, Mr. Santiago.
Captain Carlos Santiago: Captain.
Palmer: Captain. My associates and I are willing to negotiate with you a reasonable price. $100,000.
[Santiago laughs maniacally]
Captain Carlos Santiago: [serious tone] One million for the whole catch! Not a penny less!
Palmer: One million dollars is such a steep price for such a small catch.
Captain Carlos Santiago: A pod of 20,000 sharks is to migrate ...
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits start, appropriately, with the word 'Fin', which is Spanish and French for 'End'. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.179 (2013) See more »

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Anger Management
Written by Joseph C. Buck
Performed by Jammin Joe Buck
Publisher: Joseph Buck Music (ASCAP)
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Singlehandedly the greatest film of all time.
12 July 2013 | by Nwaller281See all my reviews

When I saw this glorious film on the esteemed syfy network, I knew they had another massive, award winning hit that would get snubbed out of any award ceremonies. Now, time to be serious. I assumed Tara Reid was dead. Didn't even know she was alive so I was shocked to see her in this movie. Sharknado was like a cluster f word of things that didn't make sense. It was so bad that I couldn't stop watching this train wreck of a movie. Bad cgi doesn't cut it. While it may not have been birdemic bad, but it wasn't much better. Watching the movie all the way through is what I am assuming a brain aneurism feels like. I am sad that I watched it.


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