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Sharkwater (2006)

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An investigation of sharks' importance to ecosystems and humankind's mass destruction of shark species worldwide.

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Rob Stewart

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Rob Stewart
13 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Rob Stewart ... Himself
Erich Ritter Erich Ritter ... Himself (as Dr. Erich Ritter Ph.D.)
Boris Worm ... Himself (as Dr. Boris Worm)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Moore Patrick Moore ... Himself
Paul Watson ... Himself (as Captain Paul Watson)
Rex Weyler Rex Weyler ... Himself
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Storyline

Sharkwater - The Story "An eye-opening film...visually stunning... this movie will change the way you see our oceans." - Bonnie Laufer, Tribute Magazine For filmmaker Rob Stewart, exploring sharks began as an underwater adventure. What it turned into was a beautiful and dangerous life journey into the balance of life on earth. Driven by passion fed from a life-long fascination with sharks, Stewart debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks as bloodthirsty, man-eating monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas. Filmed in visually stunning, high definition video, Sharkwater takes you into the most shark rich waters of the world, exposing the exploitation and corruption surrounding the world's shark populations in the marine reserves of Cocos Island, Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. In an effort to protect sharks, Stewart teams up with renegade conservationist Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. ... Written by Sharkwater Productions Inc.

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You'll never look at sharks the same way again. See more »

Genres:

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for images of animal cruelty, thematic elements, language and some smoking | See all certifications »
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Official Blog | Official site

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les seigneurs de la mer See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$37,140, 30 September 2007

Gross USA:

$850,920

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$292,608
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Dolby SR

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Connections

Followed by Sharkwater Extinction (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Roads
Written by Adrian Utley, Beth Gibbons and Geoff Barrow
Performed by Portishead
Published by Chrysalis Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Polydor Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Canada Inc.
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Sharkwater will change the way people see our oceans!!!
7 February 2007 | by deonbranch07See all my reviews

The most beautiful film I've ever seen. I was so moved by the film that I had to retreat to the hall of the theater to regain my composure during the screening. The scenes are shockingly beautiful and also unbelievably disturbing at times and serve the greater purpose of the film. This new director has created a masterpiece, showcasing brilliant cinematography and a true-life adventure that even Hollywood couldn't conjure up. His movie will change the way the world looks at the oceans and, in particular, sharks. It's exciting to know that children will have the opportunity to become informed about the reality that sharks are being wiped out....this movie holds the promise that we can save the world from ourselves. The world has yet to see a film of this magnitude. Sharkwater will undoubtedly change the world. GO SEE THIS MOVIE!


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