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It is known as S-11, a diabolical hybrid of shark and octopus created by genetic scientist Nathan Sands (Eric Roberts of TV’s HEROES, THE DARK KNIGHT), and it is the U.S. Navy’s next super-weapon. But when its control implants are damaged during a training experiment, the beast escapes to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for a taste of sun, sand, bikini babes, jet-skiers, spring breakers, and beyond. Now a hotshot mercenary, an investigative reporter, and Sands’ biomechanical engineer daughter must stop a creature like none ever witnessed before. It has superior intelligence, attacks without warning, and it likes to snack on bungee jumpers.
Actually Watched This
For everyone that gives this a bad rating, I would like to remind you: It was made to be a B movie. This was not designed to be an emotional thriller or action packed science fiction film. It was made by SyFy and built for the enjoyment of watching a quality B flick. That being said, decent B movie, love the classic use of 'snatch and grab' scenes from other horror movies. Overall, grab some (alot) beers, grab some pizza, round up the peeps and prepare to enjoy the B quality of it all.
The whole point is to be bad!
For those who are looking for an amazing plot, killer script, and great special effects...don't watch this movie. This is from director Roger Corman. Being said, all of his movies are B movies. The guy is in his 70s ad has been making movies for over 50 years. His movies are all on the B side, that's the whole point of them. So enjoy the cheesiness, script and bikini babes, that's what Roger wants...not for you to compare to a John Carpenter or Blockbuster horror. This is modern day B directing...and it doesn't get much better than this!
Schlock. Pure, unapologetic, 100%, glorious schlock!!
Let's cut to the chase. You saw the title and the cover art for this movie and you *knew* before you ever looked at a single review what this movie is like. You've seen movies with this plot line on SyFy at 3am when you stumbled back in from the bar with case of the munchies. It's like a Skinemax movie where you never see more skin than a bikini permits. You know this movie was some group of college nerd interns' idea that was shot around a conference table:
"Yeah, dude! Let's make a movie like 'Jaws' and use a shark as an excuse to get girls in very little clothes and show off their boobs!"
"No, dude. That's so 1970s-ish. Let's use an octopus and spice it up!"
"No way, man! Octopi are small and don't scare anybody. And programming eight legs is too hard! Let's just get Shandy Finnessey in a bikini and film her for two hours -- she's so hot and she's from 'The Show Me" state. Maybe we can get her to show *us.*"
"You know what? F---- it! Let's put the shark and the octopus in the same body (no one's ever done that before!!!), let's get our butts to Mexico in time for spring break, bring Shandy with us, use anyone we find down there that might want to be in a movie."
"Don't we need a script before we go down there?"
"Hmmm.... I don't feel like writing one, but we can just recycle this old script from 'Sharkman.'"
"Won't that be tacky?"
"No, because we'll hire Eric Roberts for a lead."
And that's pretty much how this movie feels. The movie is so bad, it's good. Want to watch an awful movie? Watch this one.