The Shallows

Synopsis: In the taut thriller The Shallows, when Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy's ingenuity, resourcefulness, and fortitude.
Director(s): Jaume Collet-Serra
Production: Ombra Films
  15 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
86 min

Woo hoo!

Woo hoooo!


Help me!

Helm me!


Is that you at the beach?

Oh, no, no.

That's my-That's my mom.


Yeah, she came to this beach

when she kind of...

she was pregnant with me.

I've never been but...

It's kind of our beach.

That's my little sister.

Are there more photos?

Um. You want to see more photos?

I can...

If you look only at the phone,

you're missing what is around you.

It's only for your eyes.



You're right.

Thank you.

Sorry, I'm American.

Not too many gringos here.

- Yeah, bummer.

- Thank god.


I'm not going to make it to the beach,

my head is spinning :(

She's not coming.



My friend, you know.

You know, the girl we

left back at the hotel?

You know, she smelled like

Don Julio and bad choices.

She always does this to me.

She just disappears.

She's like the Fantasmo, no?

You know-You know Fantasmo?

- Fantasma. Cuerno.

- Yes, Cuerno.

The whole reason I planned

to come on this trip, Cuerno,

was to find the secret beach.

And now she's stuck back at

Islas Rocas with an Irish flu.

Nursing a hangover.

Yes, hangover.

Major hangover.


My professional opinion is to take

2 Advil + Zzz =

You do not like it when someone

change your plan, do you?

No, I don't.

No, I don't.

It's just...

You know, it's not fair.

You know why though?

It's because I'm reliable.

You know reliable?


I am reliable.

- Yes, bossy.

- Yes, bossy.

That's me.

Very bossy.


Have fun! We'll catch up later.

Did you find the name

of the secret beach?

Hey, um.

What is this beach called?

You're not going to tell me, cool.

Cool frio.

You're tengo frio.

Not possible.

It's too hot here.

I mean you're cool.

You are being cool.

You know what?

It's okay.


Is this the one?


This is paradise.

It's perfect.

This is the island of

the pregnant woman, no?

The island.

- No.

- Yes.

The nose... the breasts...

and her stomach.


Yes, it is for me.

Thank you, sir.

Thank you.

- No, no, no, please.

- No, please.

- Please. Please, I insist.

- No, no, no.

We were going the same way.

I live close by, so... don't worry.

- Oh. Are you sure?

- Yes.


- Well, thank you.

- You're welcome.

I'm Nancy.



- Nice to meet you, Charlie.

- Nice to meet you.

I apologize for my Spanish.

I learned it in... high school.

You're in school?


I mean I was in medical school.

But we didn't have Spanish there,

just cadavers.

I'll shut up... now.


And dark in a few hours, so...

Oh, I never surf at night.

And how you...

getting out from here?


Who is Uber?

Never mind.

Thank you, Carlos.

Thank you again

for taking me here.

- It means a lot to me.

- Okay.

What did you say the

name of it was again now?

I just forgot...

for some reason.




How are you?


I can understand only a little.

I don't understand.

I'm sorry.

He say that it's hard to paddle

when there is a current.

Yeah, I wasn't expecting that.

I almost got caught on

the inside coming out.

You, American?

Yes. Yes, American.




Close, Texas.

You surf in Texas?

Yes, we have surf in Texas.

It's just not like this though.

Hey, this is a secret place,

how you find it?

Someone told me about it

a while ago.

What's it called?

If I tell you,

I would have to kill you.

Well, that would ruin my day.

Anything oddly out here

I should know about?

There are some rocks over there.

There's only 1 tide a day.

And when the tide gets low,

it becomes an island.

There's some nasty fire coral.

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