Synopsis: When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.
Director(s): Anthony C. Ferrante
Production: NCM Fathom
  1 win & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
86 min

Toss'em and bag'em.


It's good.

Not great.

But seeing that you are a

business man, Mr. Santiago.



My associates and I are willing

to negotiate, a reasonable price.

Let's say, 100,000.

One million for the entire take,

Not a penny less.

A steep price for a small catch.

A pod of 20,000 sharks are

migrating in this direction.

When we're through with it,

One million will look like a bargain.

If you're looking to negotiate, Mr.

Palmer, look for an insurance salesman.

I do believe we have a deal.

All hands on deck. All hands on deck.

Tie the sails!

Get the fins to the gally!

Captain there is a north

wind hitting us fast!

You need to get up here.

I think this is for you

captain. The deposit.

You'll receive the rest when we dock.

You know the most important

thing I learned out here?

We shouldn't be afraid of the sharks.

They are the ones that

should be afraid of us.


What the hell is that?

They're called waves. They

do that from time to time.

The storm is too strong. We are

going to have to go around it.

Make it happen. I'm going down below.


Change of plans Captain. I'm

going to take the money, your

cargo, and what's left of the ship.


I don't think so.

Crazy waves out there today.

Something unnatural about it.

There's something

unnatural about everything.

Lots of scenery today.

I'm gonna focus on the waves.

You better hurry mate.

The clouds are coming in.

Whoo! Reminds me of the

nationals in 04. Remember?

You totally ripped that bugger. I thought

you were going to be rag dolled for sure.

You know we really don't

talk like that, right?

You doing a ride-out or not?

Sure. Thanks.

It's totally cooking out here mate.

You're not kidding. It's a Mexican

hurricane. Bad for them good for us.

Isn't that a drink?

Hit. Hit! Whoo!

Good Morning California this

is Joni Waves. That's Joni with

with an "I". You may have noticed this

morning the unusual

weather here in Southern

California. The clouds

coming in over the ocean

and the large waves are proving difficult

for surfers. I'm here in Santa Monica with

some breaking news about Hurricane David.

It's been pounding the

west coast of Mexico.

Pushing it's way up to the coast to the

state of California. It seems to

be driving a very dangerous surf.

No kidding. Fin's out there.

Yeah but I won't worry about Fin, I

mean he's the best surfer I've ever seen.

Except for me of course. In my prime.

When was that George? The Civil War?

Eh, I'm not that old. You

know I got some moves babe...

Hey! What did I tell you? You can touch

everything at this bar except for me.

Hey! Come on!

Oopsies! Looks like you need another drink.

Yeah a free one. One on the house.

One that doesn't cost me any money.

How come you never talk about

that scar, right there on your leg?

There's nothing to talk about.

I cut myself shaving.

4 bucks.

4 Bucks? I thought it was on the

house. You spilled the last one.

Perhaps the silver lining

of the storm is that it has

driven away the recent influx

of sharks in our area...

Yeah I hope it does. Hope it does.

I hope the storm kills'em.

I hope it kills them all.

Me too. You have no idea.

Tired already?

What's the last time you

short boarded, old timer?

I never stopped. I just

like the way this one rides.

Yeah. Whatever.

Alright grandpa. I'm gonna

show you how it's done.


Show her how it's done, Grandpa!

Come on. Oh!

Deanna there's a shark!

Hey get outta the water!


Hey Get out of the water!

Sharks! They're coming in!

Get off the beach!

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