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Sharkansas Women's Prison Massacre (2015)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | TV Movie 3 May 2016
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When a fracking environmental accident rips apart the earth's crust, the resulting hole lets out prehistoric sharks from underground. The sharks target a group of women and trap them in a cabin.


Jim Wynorski


Jim Wynorski (screenplay), William Dever (screenplay)





Complete credited cast:
Dominique Swain ... Honey
Traci Lords ... Detective Kendra Patterson
Christine Nguyen ... Michelle Alika
Cindy Lucas ... Anita Conners
Amy Holt ... Shannon Hastings
John Callahan ... Carl
Corey Landis ... Detective Adam
Chris De Christopher ... Prof. Orville (as Chris de Christopher)
Tabitha Marie Tabitha Marie ... Samantha Pines
Serafin Falcon ... Mike
Oscar DeRosa Oscar DeRosa ... John Raden (as Oscar de la Rosa)
Skye McDonald ... Sarah Mason
John Archer Lundgren ... White-Haired Bandit
Steven Louis Goldenberg ... Sam (as Steve Goldenberg)
Robert Hummel Robert Hummel ... Fred
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Pretty Much What You'd Expect
7 May 2016 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Sharkansas Women's Prison Massacre (2016)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Idiots and their fracking causes some prehistoric sharks to break loose and soon they are attacking a group of women (and their hostages) who recently escaped from a prison.

SHARKANSAS WOMEN'S PRISON MASSACRE has a terrific title for a "B" film and if you're a fan of the Roger Corman style of filmmaking then you know a great title can usually lead to pure gold in regards to people checking out your film. Director Jim Wynorski has always been one of my favorite "B" directors thanks in large part to films like SORORITY HOUSE MASSACRE 2 and BIG BAD MAMA 2. Both of those films as well as many others are short, to the point and deliver cheap fun.

If you're expecting something like CITIZEN KANE then you should obviously avoid this. A movie like this is just trying to give horror fans some cheap entertainment and for the most part I thought there were enough entertaining moments here to make it worth watching. For starters, the entire cast are pretty fun and add plenty of entertainment. This includes Traci Lords in the role of a detective and we get Dominique Swain in the role of a the woman who fixes the break.

The exploitation level is rather low so if you're expecting gore or nudity then you might be disappointed. The CGI sharks aren't too horrible but they are still campy enough to give you a brief laugh. Basically if you enjoy these direct-to-video releases then there are much worse out there.

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3 May 2016 (USA) See more »

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Marianna, Florida, USA


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