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Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002)

When two researchers discover a colossal shark's tooth off the Mexican coast their worst fears surface - the most menacing beast to ever rule the waters is still alive and mercilessly feeding on anything that crosses its path.

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David Worth
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Barrowman ... Ben
Jenny McShane ... Cat (as Jennifer McShane)
Ryan Cutrona ... Chuck
George Stanchev George Stanchev ... Esai
Pavlin Kemilev Pavlin Kemilev ... Porter
Plamen Manassiev Plamen Manassiev ... Radio Tech (as Plamen Manasiev)
Krasimir Simeonov Krasimir Simeonov ... Sonar Chief
Ivo Tonchev Ivo Tonchev ... Ramirez
Rosi Chernogorova Rosi Chernogorova ... Sherry
Plamen Zahov Plamen Zahov ... Hector
Peter Rusev Peter Rusev ... First Mate
Viktor Chichov Viktor Chichov ... Male Tourist (as Victor Chichov)
Anya Pencheva Anya Pencheva ... Wife
Danny Boy Danny Boy ... Diver #1 (as Dany Boy)
Bocho Vasilev Bocho Vasilev ... Security Guard
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Storyline

Twenty-four million years ago, Megalodon was a 20 tonne killing machine with a 10 foot gaping bite. When two researchers discover a colossal shark's tooth off the Mexican coast their worst fears surface - the most menacing beast to ever rule the waters is still alive and mercilessly feeding on anything that crosses its path. Now they must hunt the fierce killer and destroy it... before there is no one left to stop its reign of terror! Written by Anonymous

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The Terror Has Surfaced See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexuality and violence/gore | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Israel | South Africa | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 2003 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

Shark Attack 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Sofia, Bulgaria

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John Barrowman revealed on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.10 (2006) that the line, "I'm really wired... What do you say I take you home and eat your pussy?" was intended to make Jenny McShane laugh, and was not intended to stay in the film. On Al Murray's Happy Hour (2007), he revealed that the actress, contrary to his expectations, gave no reaction. This was ideal as his line was dubbed to "...and watch I Love Lucy (1951)?" for the HBO TV version. See more »

Goofs

When Ben is taking a picture of the shark tooth to send off for analysis, he snaps a photo with his digital camera, and without connecting the camera to his computer the picture magically appears. The photo has no background and, mysteriously, Ben's fingers are not on the tooth. See more »

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Chuck Rampart: I know where we can get explosives; no questions asked.
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References Shark Hunter (2001) See more »

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Beachside Bossa
Written and Performed by Bill Wandel
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Deserving of a cult following
2 June 2005 | by ms86See all my reviews

Shark Attack 3 is truly an awful movie, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't grab some friends and popcorn and spend your evening watching it. It is so awful, the acting so campy, the special effects so cheesy, the dialog so terrible and the plot so contrived from Jaws that this movie is a must see. The sharks are nothing more than stock footage (and how does stock footage eat people? you ask...oh, you'll see!), the Mexican actors are, in actuality, Russian/Bulgarian, and there are some truly unforgettable scenes. Not to mention a rather dirty pick-up line...

I've seen some bad movies in my day, but I must admit that Shark Attack 3 truly takes the cake. Go check it out yourself. (But avoid Shark Attacks 1 and 2, they're reportedly decent.)

PS I changed the ten to a one since a lot of SA3 'fans' want it in the Bottom 100. I agree.


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