The Reef

Synopsis: Luke welcomes his friend Matt and his girlfriend Suzie that come from London and Matt's sister and Luke's former girlfriend Kate that comes from Sydney to sail with him and the sailor Warren in a sailboat. However, the vessel hits an underwater rock and capsizes with an opening on her bottom. Luke advises that they should swim in the north direction to reach the Turtle Island, in Queensland, Australia, while they have strength since there is a current moving the boat in the opposite direction of land but Warren prefers to stay on the hull waiting for help since there are sharks in the water. The quartet swims, but they are hunted by a great white shark.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): Andrew Traucki
Production: Image Entertainment
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
94 min

Hey, hey! Hello, mate.

- Oh, it's good to see you.

- You too.

- How are you?

- Great.

Luke, this is my girlfriend, Suzie.

Suzie, Luke.

- Hi. It's so nice to meet you.

- And you know my sister Kate.

- Kate.

- Luke.

- Looking good.

- Thanks. I'll take that.

- Thank you.

- Let's go.

- Wow, you really bought a car?

- No.

After our sail, I've gotta deliver

the boat to Indonesia,

and the guy who's crewing for me

owns this.

- We're not keeping you from delivering?

- No, it's all good.

I can't believe you get to sail around

the world delivering boats for a living.

How fantastic.

Go introduce yourselves to Wazza.

The scruffy-looking one

fishing off a yacht.

- Cool.

- Great.

See you soon.

So how have you been?

Good. Good. You?

Yeah, good. I'm going to get

some spark plugs. You wanna come?


- Shane.

- Hey.

- Is Lou here?

- Yeah, he's just out the back.

- Hey, Lou.

- Yeah, out here!

- It's pretty impressive.

- Yeah.

That's a mako, tiger, hammerhead.

And that one's a white pointer.

Where'd you get these?

- Out there.

- Here?

Yeah. Strange about

the white pointer, though.

People reckon

they don't usually come this far north.

Don't worry. What do they say?

You're more likely to die from

a bee sting than get killed by a shark.

- Wazza.

- Hey.

- Kate. Kate, Warren.

- Hi.

- Hi.

- How you going?

- Good.

- Welcome aboard.

- It's not bad.

- She's a bit scruffy, but she'll do.

I'll show you where you're sleeping.

This brings back memories.

- This is yours.

- Hey, so... I bought you something.

I wonder what this could be?

Thank you.

I really miss you.

- Sorry.

- It's OK.

- Is there someone else?

- No, there's nobody else. It's just...

You wanted a break

and now you're back.

Matt really wanted me to come,

and a holiday sounded like a good idea.

So that's what this is,

it's just a holiday?

Yeah, yeah, I'm here for a holiday.

OK. Good.

I've gotta go up.

Wanna catch the outgoing tide.


Oh, wow. Did you just catch that?

Yep. These waters are full of 'em.

- Cool.

- You in from Sydney?

Yeah, my brother and his girlfriend

are here from London.

And you're crewing with Luke

to Indonesia?

- Yeah.

- Have you crewed with him before?

No. No, this is the first time.

I usually work the fishing boats.

Thought I'd try something different.

- You've crewed with him, haven't you?

- How do you know that?

- He talks a bit about you.

- Oh.

Yeah, yeah, we sailed

the Mediterranean together.

Whoa! Looks like we're off.

So where are we heading?

Cygnet Reef. I wanna try and get there

by this afternoon.

Sounds great. What's there?

You'll see.

Hey, we're here.

- You good? See you.

- Bye!

Have fun!

See you soon.


- You all right?

- Yeah.

Come with me.


Wow, wow.

- How was that?

- Amazing.

- Is this your favourite spot?

- Actually, I've never been here before.

- Wanna go for a bit of an explore?

- Yep.



Look what I found.



I don't know.

Is this just sex

or is it something else?

I don't know.

You know what I think?

I think you're scared.

- Scared?

- Mm-hm.

- Scared of what?

- Me.

You. Us.

No, that's not it.

What is it, then?

I don't know.

- Come on, Kate, what?

- I don't know.

One minute we're having a good time,

and now we're not.

- I'll tell you what I think.

- I don't really care what you think.

Hey, Luke, Kate!

There's something up with Warren.

Tide's dropping really fast.

We hit bottom.

Kate, can you keep an eye out?

- I think it's leaking.

- Eh?

- You're scraping.

- The tide's dropping really fast.

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