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Sharknado

  • Comedy
  • Horror
  • 2013
  • Anthony C Ferrante
  • 88 mins
  • 15

Summary

Sci-fi horror starring Tara Reid, Ian Ziering and John Heard. A perfect storm off the coast of California flings a bloodthirsty school of sharks out of the sky and on to the locals.

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Review

A star rating of 1 out of 5.

Sharks are scooped up out of the ocean and launched by tornados onto the streets of LA in this straight-to-TV schlocker. This film shouldn't have worked. The idea probably shouldn't even have made it off the back of a beer mat. But it was seized upon in social media circles because it is, of course, so bad it's good. The special effects are laughable, as is the staging. There are lots of screaming girls in bikinis, people get ravaged by sharks, unnoticed, and at one point, an old woman takes a dramatic tumble into a pool, despite having been seated at a safe distance from the edge. Tara Reid and Ian Ziering inspire yells of disbelief as an estranged couple whose car still works after being fully submerged in water, and the science behind the finale - involving bombs and high winds - is also highly questionable. But this is a film where sharks fly. Enough said.

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Credits

Cast

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AprilTara Reid
FinIan Ziering
GeorgeJohn Heard
NovaCassie Scerbo
BazJaason Simmons

Crew

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DirectorAnthony C Ferrante

Details

Languages
English
Available on
DVD
Formats
Colour

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