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The Shallows (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 24 June 2016 (USA)
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A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.

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Surfer
Joseph Salas ...
Surfer (as Jose Manuel Trujillo Salas)
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Dad
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Chloe
Pablo Calva ...
Boy
Diego Espejel ...
Intoxicated Man
Janelle Bailey ...
Mom
Ava Dean ...
Young Nancy
Chelsea Moody ...
Young Mom
Sully Seagull ...
Sully 'Steven' Seagull (as Sully 'Steven' Seagall)
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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. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated PG - 13 for bloody images, intense sequences of peril, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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24 June 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

In the Deep  »

Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,800,868 (USA) (26 June 2016)

Gross:

$55,121,623 (USA) (25 September 2016)
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For all the obvious reasons, the film's great white shark was created digitally. Great whites generally do not survive well in captivity, Slashfilm has noted that the use of CGI was unusual for the director, as he typically uses practical effects as opposed to digital ones required by the shoot. See more »

Goofs

The body of one of the surfers ends up on the beach to be glanced at by the father of the boy kicking the soccer ball. It was not seen by the boy during the second shot of the boy kicking the soccer ball as the boy ran along the beach, and then turned to run back home. See more »

Quotes

Nancy: [to surfer's] GET OUT OF THE WATER, SHARK!
Surfer #1Surfer #2: It's okay, no sharks come here.
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As himself, Steven "Sully" Seagull. See more »


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El Lado Más Bestia de la Vida (Walk On The Wild Side)
Written by Lou Reed
Performed by Albert Pla
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment España, S.L.
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Blake Lively carries this film
19 September 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Steven Spielberg has a lot to answer for. Ever since he made Jaws in 1975 there have been countless attempts on the big screen to emulate that film and all have failed. Some have been excruciatingly bad but thankfully The Shallows isn't one of those. This is the story of Nancy who travels to a secluded beach to surf . While in the water , she is hunted by a great white shark and finds herself stranded on a rock with the tide going out . Wounded and with time running out she battles to get away from the shark. Probably the best thing about this film is performance of Blake Lively. She definitely carries this film. The action is pretty good although totally predictable and it looks great up until the use of CGI underwater when it starts to look like a scene from a Sharks Tale. At a pleasant running time of 84 minutes , The Shallows is good bit of escapism but like every other shark film , it's no Jaws.


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