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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

(at around 1h 9 mins) One of the choppers used, or at least the interior, is registered in Australia. During one of the in-cabin shots, the registration, starting with "VH" (the Australian code) can be see on the center of the black instrument binnacle. See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequence aboard the shark fishing boat, the boat is usually a small modern trawler: a metal boat with a flat deck with a net on a reel to be deployed off the stern. But in scenes with the helmsman at the wheel and shots looking up the stairs during the storm, the boat has become a large two masted wooden sailing vessel. 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

In the TV version the end credits roll extremely fast. See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Sleep with the Angels
Written by Regent St. Claire
Performed by Blak
The Good Intentions Paving Co.
Publisher: Happy Camper Music (BMI)
©1991 Regent St. Claire
Taken from the album 'Glamour & Damnation'
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Best movie 2013
12 July 2013 | by vice_assaultSee all my reviews

21 minutes into the movie and already a Jaws reference. My friend suggested The Avengers, or the Dark Knight. I said no, we're watching Sharknado. The best decision I've ever made in my life. The acting done by Tara Reid is amazing I feel like I was actually living her shark filled life story. The amazing CGI gave me nightmares, filled with sharks, tornadoes, and former adult film actresses. The movie was directed by Michael Bay's protégé, the lens flairs were amazing and blinded me with beauty. I truly feel that if someone ever breaks into my home, I will not grab my firearm, I will grab a trusty bar stool. The perfect weapon for any weapon need, from repelling flying sharks, to casual home usage. Never leave your trusty bar stool at home.


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