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Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda (2014)

An American scientist creates a half-pterodactyl, half-barracuda creature, Pteracuda, which inevitably escapes, leaving the Sharktopus to stop it.

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Kevin O'Neill

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Matt Yamashita
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Credited cast:
Eduardo Alvarez Dargam Eduardo Alvarez Dargam ... Joe
Robert Carradine ... Dr. Rico Symes
Mario Ceara ... Cameraman
Akari Endo ... Veronica Vegas
Alejandro Espino Alejandro Espino ... Technician 1
Tony Evangelista ... Rick Hoffman
Mario Arturo Hernández Mario Arturo Hernández ... Chip
Rib Hillis ... Hamilton
Marisol Marion-Landais Marisol Marion-Landais ... Mother at the beach
Alan Nadal Piantini ... Vasquez
Conan O'Brien ... Conan O'Brien
Ethan O'Neill Ethan O'Neill ... The Kid
Amanda Philipson ... Additional Voices
Hensy Pichardo Hensy Pichardo
Katie Savoy Katie Savoy ... Lorena Christmas
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SHARKTOPUS VS PTERACUDA finds an American scientist up to no good (as usual) by creating the half-pterodactyl, half-barracuda: Pteracuda. When the creature inevitably escapes, it's up to Sharktopus to stop him. Written by Fangoria

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Only One Can Survive. See more »


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Trivia

Great white sharks do not have eggsacks, despite what the "biologist" suggests in the beginning. They give birth to live pups. See more »

Goofs

The disco ball Hamm brings to the boat is supposedly the one he shot the harpoon through earlier. However, there is no hole in the disco ball. See more »

Quotes

Conan O'Brien: Hey watch it, I'm Conan O'Brian!
Volleyball Player: Yeah, whatever.
Conan O'Brien: I'm an icon! I'm on cable television! One call to my agent and I'll...
[Sharktopus kills Conan]
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Two Monsters Are Better Than One
27 July 2015 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda (2014)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

A (what else?) nutty scientist creates a half pterodactyl, half barracuda, which breaks free and goes on a killing rampage. To try and battle it they set free the half shark, half octopuses and soon the two are killing countless swimmers and battling each other.

SHARKTOPUS was a pretty bad made-for-TV movie but I'm sure the concept alone got people to tune in so we were greeted with this sequel, which is slightly better but that's really not saying too much. When it comes to these types of movies, one really shouldn't expect quality but instead they should just hope for something entertaining. With that being said, SHARKTOPUS VS. PTERACUDA isn't a complete success but there are enough campy moments to make it worth viewing once if you're a fan of these types of films.

The highlight has to be the cameo by Conan O'Brien. O'Brien, the actor, is quite annoying playing himself here as he simply goes too far over-the-top but what follows is quite campy and actually hilarious. I'm not going to ruin his fate or what happens but it's quite funny. Robert Carradine is decent in his role as are Akari Endo and Tony Evangelista as the heroes. There are a lot of fun and gory deaths throughout the running time but after a while the movie really gets boring and it starts off rather poorly. Too many slow moments keep this from being more entertaining.


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Release Date:

2 August 2014 (USA) See more »

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Jurassic Wars: Sharktopus Vs Pteracuda See more »

Filming Locations:

Dominican Republic

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