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54
Based on 22 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    One of the few big-fish horror films that still has the power to surprise. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    After slogging through the predictability of countless would-be action thrillers, I admired the sheer professionalism of this one, which doesn't transcend its genre, but at least honors it. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    It proves capable of doing something that many more artistically ambitious films fail at: entertaining an audience for nearly two hours. show more

  • 50
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    One of those stupid movies that are good to relax with. show more

  • 25
    Barbara Shulgasser Chicago Tribune

    Even overlooking the fundamental inanity of the movie, one is left to contend with some offensive racial stereotyping. show more

  • 25
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Unsalvageable B-movie junk. show more

  • 70
    Ron Wells Film Threat

    If distinctly uneven CGI, minimal originality and overly convenient plot devices turn you off, this may not be your film. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The characters are two-dimensional and the story is intensely formulaic. show more

  • 50
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    A preposterously silly bit of work, chock-full-o' nuts and rife with the kind of plot holes you could drive a submersible ROV through. show more

  • 67
    Entertainment Weekly

    How refreshing: a big-budget, F/X-happy action flick that actually appears to be intentionally stupid. show more

  • August 14, 2011 yuri_krylov
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    WOW! Best of the best of the best of the best!

  • February 05, 2012 Dry Master
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    Good movie! The FX are astounding. The point of the movie is pretty much about who dies and was the only down of the movie along with the story. I did like the movie and was a good horror. By it's time, it was time for a new shark film anyway.

  • July 10, 2008 obigguy456702146
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    dumb.

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