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Synopsis: Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.

- Shark got you.

- Are you serious? Look what you did.

I'll get you a new one.

Can we please do something?

I'm so bored. I don't know

how you can just lie in the sun all day.

No, I'm gonna go back to the room.

I told Stuart I'd give him a call.

- Bring me a drink back. Thank you.

- Yeah, you wish.

Nice ass.

I want to make a toast. Come on!

Thank you so much for bringing me on

vacation. It's gonna be the best time ever.

- Cheers.

- Cheers. Thanks for coming.

Stuart is missing out.

- I'm way more fun anyway.

- You are.





Hey. What are you doing?

What's wrong?

I lied.

What are you talking about?

I lied about why Stuart isn't on this trip.

- What?

- He's not working.

What do you mean?

He left me, Kate. He broke up with me.

Oh, my God.

- Why didn't you tell me?

- 'Cause I was embarrassed.

Do Mom and Dad know?

The one good thing in my life,

I managed to f*** up.

What happened?

It's my fault. He got bored.

- He actually said that?

- Yeah. Kind of, more or less.

And then I thought if I came on

this trip and I came away with you...

...and I had fun and I showed

that I could be fun...

...somehow he would come back, but...

- Come on.

- What?

- Come on, we have to get dressed.

- For what?

You and I are going out.

Going out where? It's 1:00 in the morning.

Lisa, it's Mexico. You and I are

the only ones who aren't out. Come on.

I've been dying to do this all week.

This is the best night ever.

Oh, I could be here all night!

- That is crazy. You guys are insane.

- Seriously, you have to try.

We do it almost every weekend. It's amazing.

Yeah, yeah. Look. 25-foot great white sharks.

They come right up to your cage.

- 25 foot?

- You've never seen anything like it.

How much does it cost?


Bueno. It's like $100 each.

We know Taylor. He's like a friend of ours.

- Great.

- Um... I don't know.

What are you gonna do,

sit by the pool all day long?

- Seriously?

- I don't even know how to dive.

I will teach you everything you need to know.

But I need one of those,

like, diving card certification.

- You took that whole class!

- Okay, okay, look, look.

This is Mjico, okay? It's not even diving.

You're gonna be in a cage. You're only

down 5 minutes. It's totally safe.

Exactly. It's like you're going

to the zoo, except you're in the cage.

- And underwater.

- S.

Come on, it sounds amazing. Please?

- I don't know.

- You could just think of the photos.

I mean, they won't be the type of photos

that a boring person would take.

Just saying.

- She's got a good point.

- Think of the photos.

- Think of the photos.

- Okay.

- All right.

- Cheers.

- Salud.

- Salud.

Well, good, I am pleased.

Yeah, I just wanted to say I had

a really good night tonight.

- Me, too.

- Yeah?



Not... ready.

- Thank you.

- No, it's okay. It's fine.

- See you tomorrow.

- Tomorrow for sure.

Come on.

- Oh. Good night!

- Buenas noches.


- I'll see you tomorrow.

- S.

Adios. Buenas noches.

They are so cute.

- Oh, cute. Hey.

- Hola.

I am so looking forward to this.

It's gonna be amazing.

I can't believe you talked me into this.

I did not talk you into this, okay.

You just wanted to see the guys again.

I did not.

- Do not lie to me.

- Okay, he's kind of cute.

Whoa, whoa, whoa.

- Kate, I don't know about this.

- It'll be fun. I promise.

It... they're probably

not going to show anyway, so...

- Hola, chicas!

- Hey!

- Hey, hola!

- How's it going?

- Hola.

- Hey, how are you?

I'm so glad you came.

I wasn't sure you were going to.

- Yep, here we are.

- Okay, should we do it?

- Yeah, let's go see the boat.

- Okay.

- Oh, you lead the way.

- Okay.

- So, uh, how did you sleep?

- Uh, I slept all right.

- I had a really good time last night.

- Me, too. You guys are funny.

- How is your head?

- Uh, it hurts.


- We're gonna go talk to the captain.

- Okay.

I... really...

I feel super uneasy about this.

- Come on, it'll be fine.

- I mean, is this even safe?

We don't know anything about these people.

Remember what the concierge said?

- That we should book all activities and...

- He works for the hotel. He has to say that.

I've just heard horror stories about

tourists going on these shady trips.

- And Stuart even told me that...

- Stuart is a prick, Lisa.

- It'll be fun. Come on.

- Hey, come on over. Don't be shy.

- Okay.

- This is, uh, Taylor, the captain.

- Hola. Hola.

- Hola.

- Buenos das. Cmo estn?

- Bien.

You both know how to scuba dive, right?

Yeah. Mm-hmm.

All right, well, welcome aboard.


Ah, gracias.


I know you're clumsy, so don't fall in, okay?

There she is.

Oye, Javi.

Watch your step.

- Here we are.

- Gracias.


Oh, no.

- Here.

- Kate, have you seen the cage?

Put those tanks in the back,

keep them out of the sun.

Relax. You're gonna have

the time of your life, I promise.

It'll be fun!

I'm scared.

This looks like the spot.

- This is it?

- Yeah.

- This is totally it.

- Really?

This is going to be amazing.

- It's feeding time. You hungry? Huh?

- Ugh, it's disgusting. No.

Hmm? No?

- You hungry? Huh?

- Oh.

Oh, my God, gross.

There we go, feeding time.

- That's so gross.

- That's... that reeks, huh?

I thought it was illegal to chum the water.

You think I should call

the shark instead? Mr. Shark!


Mr. Shark, hello!

I don't think they hear so good underwater.

- Yeah, they just put that down...

- What did he say?

- No, nothing.

- They should be here soon.

- We should get this party started.

- Okay.

Here, fishy, fishy, fishy, fishy.

That works? Okay.

- There! Look!

- Where?

There, there...

- Oh, my God!

- Got to check this out. Javier.

Oh, my God, this is amazing.

- See, right over there.

- Lisa?

- Get ready?

- Javi!

Lisa, you in there? Come on.

There's a shark right by the boat.

The boys are in first,

but we got to get ready in a minute.

No. I don't think I can do it. I'm sorry.

- I'm sorry. I'm sorry. Don't be mad at me.

- What? No. No, no, please.

- I can't, I can't.

- Come on, it'll be incredible. Please, please.

You know, you're not gonna make Stuart jealous

with photos inside the boat's bathroom.

- Really?

- Well, I had to say it.

I did. Come on.


- Okay, okay, okay.

- Yes. Yes, I love you.

- Okay, come on.

- God, you owe me.

- Yes, I will make you breakfast in bed.

- Yeah, you owe me big time.

I will, I promise.

- That's it.

- Okay.

- Bye.

- Bye.

- Let's lower the cage.

- Be careful.

- Oh, my God, that looks so scary.

- Okay. Bye.

Don't leave me hanging.

Bueno, Javi.

See, look, it's safe. It's fine.

Have fun, boys.

Whoa, don't slip.



Come here.


- Oh, my God.

- It's huge.

Oh, my God, Kate.

It's about 20 feet.

I've seen them get as big as 28.

- We're really gonna do that?

- Yes!

Yeah, let's get you suited up now.

I'm really nervous.

- You are?

- Mm-hmm.

- I'm shitting bricks.

- Really?

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Johannes Roberts

Johannes Roberts (born 24 May 1976) is a British film director, producer, and writer. more…

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