SHARK SEASON (2020) Reviews and overview

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‘3 miles offshore… and a great white in-between!’

Shark Season is a 2020 American action horror feature film about a great white shark that relentlessly stalks three kayakers out on a remote island. As they wait for help to arrive, the tide starts to rise, forcing them back into the deadly waters. Now the race is on as shark threatens to pick them off on the way back to the mainland…

Directed by Jared Cohn (Fast and Fierce: Death Race; Alien Predator; Halloween Pussy Trap Kill! Kill!; Devil’s Domain; Hold Your Breath) from a screenplay written by Mark Atkins (6-Headed Shark Attack; Empire of the SharksPlanet of the SharksSand Sharks; et al).

The Asylum production stars Michael Madsen (Megalodon; CobraGator; Lumberjack Man; Piranhaconda; Species; et al), Paige McGarvin (American Psychos TV series; End of the World), Juliana Destefano (American Psychos TV series; Porn Soup TV series) and Jack Pearson (Fast and Fierce: Death Race).

Sharknado franchise director Anthony C. Ferrante is credited as a second unit director. Horror genre director James Cullen Bressack (Blood Craft; Pernicious; Blood Lake; To Jennifer) is credited as the movie’s social media coordinator.

Reviews [click links to read more]:

“Yes, we all saw this before when it was called The Shallows. And some of us saw it before that as Malibu Shark Attack. We didn’t need another version. Especially not one this inept. The script is by Mark Atkins, best known for films like 6 Headed Shark Attack, Sand Sharks and Monster Island. Unlike them, Shark Season tries to be a serious horror film. It’s just tedious with dialogue as bad as the CGI.” Voices from the Balcony

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Choice dialogue:

Sarah (Paige McGarvin) [shouting at the shark]: “What do you want!?”


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Cast and characters:

Michael Madsen … James
Paige McGarvin … Sarah
Juliana Destefano … Meghan
Jack Pearson … Jason
Lauren E. Hubbard … Paddleboard Girl
Nick Ryan … Darin
Josh Lovejoy … Boat Rescuer 1
Ben Gelera … Boat Rescuer 2
Eric Goldsmith … Helicopter Pilot
Christian Frazier … Jet Skier

Filming locations:

Pinellas County, Florida

Technical details:

87 minutes


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3 Comments on “SHARK SEASON (2020) Reviews and overview”

  1. Michael Madsen’s name on a poster nowadays is certainly no draw, despite our reviewer Meredith’s enthusiasm. He’s come a long way down from when he achieved cult status in Reservoir Dogs, other Tarantino flicks and Bond. That said, there are a LOT of worse actors out there. He’s certainly (and literally) phoning it in here and there’s too much exposition between him and the coast guard guy in the boat. The two female leads acted well despite some terrible dialogue to chew over.

  2. Worst acting ever!!!!
    the father they chose was probably the worst actor I’ve ever watched…

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