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PG| 1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
Arguing that sharks are misunderstood as dangerous creatures, biologist Rob Stewart travels to the Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica and other places where the animals can be found. Underwater, he feeds sharks to demonstrate their fundamentally nonviolent nature. With 90 percent of the shark population destroyed by indiscriminate hunting, Stewart joins forces with conservationist Paul Watson to fight poachers who illegally kill the animals for their fins and sell the meat to the Taiwanese Mafia.


Director: Rob Stewart

Genres: Documentary

Sharkwater (2006)

Release Date: November 2nd, 2007|1 hr. 29 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 70
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Stewart's documentary is seldom less than compelling in its quest to raise international awareness about a situation that is threatening to put sharks on the endangered list. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    Probably ranks as one of the most frightening shark movies ever---but sharks are the victims. show more

  • 63
    Boston Globe

    Undersea photographer Rob Stewart, who directed, wrote, narrated, stars in, and helped shoot Sharkwater, really, really loves sharks. He also fears for their future on the planet. His lively documentary makes you see why, on both counts. show more

  • May 22, 2008 skylet7
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    Sharkwater is a beautiful, but also surprisingly emotional film about the plight of one of earth's great animals, the shark. It's not like any undersea documentary I've ever seen. It has totally changed how I look at sharks, and has made me aware of some pretty dark things humans are doing to wipe sharks out. I recommend Sharkwater highly.

  • May 22, 2008 cutelilmama22
    Report This User

    This movie was great! If you wana watch a movie that will change your life F0REVER i recommend Sharkwater! G0 WATCH IT!

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