Reviewed byNutty_GoodnessVote: 9/10/10
I honestly don't know why this got such a bad rap?
I'm not trying to be a "troll" or a dick but I honestly enjoyed it alot. It came across as what it was meant too be, a movie that wasridiculous to the point where it was funny. A movie to poke fun at whenit pokes fun at itself.
I liked that it wasn't hung up on gore (like Piranha(a pointlessgorefest)) I'm assuming people took this as a serious horror movie andif so... Wow. It's called sand sharks, sharks that live in the sand (ifyou didn't already get that).
That aside, the acting suited the movie very much, the characters weregreat and how they got off that rock made me laugh till my stomachhurt.
It's my first review so please excuse punctuation and I really suggestthis movie if you enjoy watching terrible movies to poke fun at.
Reviewed bydjalexblancoVote: 9/10/10
Anybody who watches something so obviously meant to be ridiculous andthen complains because it is ridiculous is probably the same kind ofmoron who lies in the sun and then complains that it is hot. As such, Isuggest you ignore the negative reviews on this page. They probablywrote them on the way home from seeing The Who in concert after leavingearly and complaining that "it was just too loud in there".
There are two types of terrible movie. The first is best represented byTerror Inside. Badly acted, poorly written and generally excruciatingto watch. Almost universally such movies take themselves too seriously(ANY hint of seriousness is too serious).
The second type includes such knowingly comic gems as Flight Of TheLiving Dead. A ridiculous name which diligently ticks all the boxes, asdoes the film. We're talking boxes such as a consciously silly script,a good cast of weird and/or attractive stereotypes and the collectivetongue jammed so deep in cheek that it resembles a particularly greedysquirrel.
Whenever you are in doubt, the rule of thumb is that the moreoutlandish the name, the more likely it is to be brilliantly terrible.
But rules are made to be broken. Sand Sharks nearly passed me by, as itis quite a sensible and vague title. Then I saw the 2.7 rating andrealised it might well be more preposterous and unashamed than thetitle suggested. Thank goodness I did.
This is a hilarious, over the top, over-acted and actually quiteskilfully constructed comic b-movie-esque homage to Jaws, with a hintof Deep Blue Sea.
Reviewed bytrashgangVote: 4/10/10
If you see Mark Atkins as the directors name and you see the title of amovie that looks stupid or looks like a rip-off of a popular title thenyou know you will get ultra trash.
This here is no exception. But it's so strange to see the name GinaHolden on the credits. Face it, she has done so much excellent horrorslike Saw 7, The Butterfly Effect, AVP and I can go on and on. Othershere in this cheesy flick deliver performances from stupid ones towooden ones. But also the CGI used is one to see. It's on of those SyFyquality and you know what that means. As bad as it can get. But I mustadmit that I somehow enjoyed it because they added some comedy towardsthis flick. If you take it seriously then you will hate this flick butif you watch it as a stupid flick then you maybe will enjoy if you candig ultra low budgets. And the production didn't take themselvesseriously because in this flick they even mention Roger Corman, so abig hint to what you will get.
It's weird that this is even available in a cut version although itdoesn't have that much red stuff in it, except some CGI one. But theuncut version does deliver one gory shot of a copper being bitten inhalf, intestines shown. Here and there their are a few other nastyshots. Where they also added some comedy is in the fact that avoluptuous girl is getting undressed and is ready to show her juggs isbitten by a sand shark, funny to see and a big finger to the pervertedones out there. So no nudity here.
Get yourself a pint and some crisps and invite a few friends, yousurely will have a few laughs. Not as bad as I thought it would be butstill, cheesy as hell. And I wont go into the really bad andpredictable ending....
Gore 1/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 2/5 Story 2/5 Comedy 1/5
An underwater earthquake cracks open a crater deep beneath the ocean's surface unleashing a prehistoric predator. On the sleepy island of White Sands, local teens drink and party beside a beach bonfire. One of them wanders off after a pretty girl and disappears, leaving only a severed hand behind.