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      R 2012 1 hr. 30 min. Action Horror Mystery & Thriller List
      44% 36 Reviews Tomatometer 28% 1,000+ Ratings Audience Score A freak tsunami traps a group of people in a submerged grocery store. As they try to escape, they are hunted by white sharks that are hungry for meat. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Sep 18 Buy Now

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      Bait isn't entirely lacking in the shark action department, but a silly story and thinly sketched characters may leave audiences bored between bloody attacks.

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      Bill M Poor graphics (for the most part), cheesy acting, and incredibly silly moments. But I somehow found myself becoming more and more invested as the movie went on. I will say when the practical affects were used (with the bodies and some scenes with the sharks) they were actually pretty good. Nice to see instead of just relying solely on CGI. For a B shark movie, it's solid. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 05/06/23 Full Review Roger L Is this a comedy or a horror movie? Have they picked the "actors" from the street? Have the film makers heard about gravity? Can sharks really jump? I thought the needed speed to do so. Questions you get in you head when watching this awful movie. The garage floor was partly filled with water and so was the garage floor below. Why did not the water on the ground floor fall down to the garage floor? Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 04/03/23 Full Review david j As far as shark movies go, this is definitely a step up especially if you can watch it in 3D. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review kevin c Shark movies are a dime a dozen these days, but they're all kind of fun in their own way. This one looks like the usual trope filled shark movie, but instead it's actually a well made tense thriller. Here a robbery at a grocery store is unceremoniously interrupted when a giant wave hits the small beachfront Australian town, leaving the store flooded with ten feet of water, unfortunately a large shark has made its way inside leaving the survivors having to work together to figure it way out. Definitely a step or two above the usual shark movie. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member I saw Bait when it first came out in 2D & I am such a huge fan of shark movies & I loved this movie & I have had a 3D TV for 10 years and I finally bought the movie in 3-D because I got a really good price. I really enjoyed the movie in 2D but it is extremely good in 3D, the 3D is effects are amazing, 1 of the best 3D effects & when I bought this movie I now own 251 3D movies so I can honestly say that as far as the 3D effects this movie is definitely in the top 10 for amazing 3D effects & I also really thought the storyline was very good. Also if you are like me and you like shark movies I definitely recommend the following shark movies in 3D. Shark Night & The Meg & Jaws 3 in 3D (With Jaws 3 in 3D you can buy on eBay and it is for the new type of 3D TV's & 3D projectors that use passive and active glasses now the blue/red glasses and jaws 3 in 3D is outstanding as well for the effects) if you have a 3D TV/Projector I absolutely recommend buying The Meg & Jaws 3 in 3D & Bait & Shark Night. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/23/23 Full Review Audience Member This was really a dumb movie. First of all the beginning made no sense. That part of the satellite or space station that broke off and fell to earth for one would have never made it through the atmosphere with ANYTHING living on it. If by some luck a small portion of metal happened to survive re-entry and not completely melted nothing living would have possibly made it because of the heat. There are no heat shields on a satellite. So the rest of the movie just isn't even believable. My sci-fi has to at least make a little sense. 😆 Rated 1 out of 5 stars 02/20/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Derek Malcolm London Evening Standard Jaws it ain't. Rated: 2/5 Apr 19, 2013 Full Review Peter Bradshaw Guardian It is all very silly, and more Corman than Spielberg, but entertaining. Rated: 3/5 Apr 18, 2013 Full Review David Jenkins Little White Lies You've seen this movie without even seeing it. Rated: 1/5 Apr 18, 2013 Full Review Patrick Cavanaugh The Wolfman Cometh Manages to find a unique way to subject victims to shark-infested terror, though its premise is about the only interesting part of the entire experience. Rated: 2/5 Sep 22, 2023 Full Review Jason Adams My New Plaid Pants The proof is in the pudding - not a single character ever utters a line about there needing to be a clean-up on aisle whatever. Jul 2, 2021 Full Review Jo-Ann Titmarsh CineVue What could have been a fun, over-the-top gore-fest becomes a serious movie about love, forgiving and sacrifice. Alas, the script -- what there is of it -- and the actors just can't pull it off. Rated: 1/5 Feb 2, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis A freak tsunami traps a group of people in a submerged grocery store. As they try to escape, they are hunted by white sharks that are hungry for meat.
      Kimble Rendall
      Executive Producer
      Mike Gabrawy, Chris Brown, Russell Mulcahy, Ying Ye, Ian Maycock
      Shayne Armstrong, Duncan Kennedy, John Kim, S.P. Krause, Justin Monjo, Russell Mulcahy
      Production Co
      Bait Films
      R (Grisly Images|Bloody Violence|Language)
      Action, Horror, Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Aug 7, 2014
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