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Shark (1969)

Shark! (original title)
A gunrunner loses his cargo near a small coastal Sudanese town so he's stuck there. When a woman hires him to raid a sunken ship in the shark-infested waters, he sees a chance to compensate for his losses. He's not the only one.

Director:

Samuel Fuller

Writers:

Victor Canning (novel), John T. Dugan (screenplay) (as John Kingsbridge) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Burt Reynolds ... Caine
Arthur Kennedy ... Doc
Barry Sullivan ... Prof. Dan Mallare
Silvia Pinal ... Anna
Francisco Reiguera Francisco Reiguera ... Yusef (as Francisco Reyguera)
Enrique Lucero ... Inspector Barok
Manuel Alvarado Manuel Alvarado ... Latalla
Carlos Barry Carlos Barry ... Runt
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A gunrunner loses his cargo near a small coastal Sudanese town so he's stuck there. When a woman hires him to raid a sunken ship in the shark-infested waters, he sees a chance to compensate for his losses. He's not the only one.

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Taglines:

A realistic film became too real! Shark will rip you apart! See more »


Certificate:

M | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caine See more »

Filming Locations:

Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Samuel Fuller didn't recognize this picture because it was re-edited by the producer. Fuller never wanted to talk about it. See more »

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Referenced in Eisai to tairi mou: Episode #1.2 (2001) See more »

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Caine
by Gary Geld
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Wow! This was really in theaters?
4 October 2004 | by kyletrailSee all my reviews

A friend of mine gave me this as a joke when he moved from the midwest and I have to tell you it is the worst film in the history of film-making. Note Burt's beard in the chase scene early on in the desert. Also, check out the bazaar chase scene when the kid steals his watch. Did you really need to crash into that table?

Anyway, if you love bad movies then this one is for you. That's how we came across it actually. We used to have a bad movie night once a week. This won hands down. As a matter of fact, we stopped doing it after this one. Nothing could ever compare.

Sometimes I intentionally watch a bad film or two to purge my system in preparation for a good one. Well, this is like the Ex-Lax of films for this type of activity.


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