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SharkMan (2005)

Hammerhead (original title)
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A scientist tries to save his son from cancer but his experiments turn him into a shark-man instead. A group of people from a pharmaceutical corporation are sent to the mad doctor's island to investigate his activities.


Michael Oblowitz


Boaz Davidson (story by), Kenneth M. Badish (story by) (as Ken Badish) | 2 more credits »


Cast overview, first billed only:
William Forsythe ... Tom
Hunter Tylo ... Amelia
Jeffrey Combs ... Dr. King
Elise Muller ... Jane
Arthur Roberts ... Feder
Lydie Denier ... Katie Medevenko
G.R. Johnson G.R. Johnson ... Amos
Antony Argirov Antony Argirov ... Hammerhead (as Anton Argirov)
Mariya Ignatova Mariya Ignatova ... Julie
Velizar Binev ... Dr. Krause
Atanas Srebrev ... Erik Anderson
Pavel Doychev Pavel Doychev ... Captain Sheldon
Atanas Mihailov Atanas Mihailov ... Crewman
Emil Markov Emil Markov ... Engineer
Antonia Arra Antonia Arra ... Female 1
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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


After the group initially escape from the shark-man, and are on the roof, we see an establishing shot of the building, complete with the rope of clothes that they haven't yet decided to make. See more »


Dr. Preston King: Don't worry, my son. There's plenty of time to feast.
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Featured in Top 40 Shitty Shark Movies (2013) See more »

User Reviews

Rates a bit higher thanks to the presence of Combs and Forsythe.
14 June 2006 | by rixrexSee all my reviews

I would have given this a 2 or 3 except that it is great fun to watch Jeffrey Combs reprise a wacky scientist/doctor reminiscent of Herbert West. Plus there's the added bonus of William Forsythe, that ordinary looking, chubby, everyday man who gets the girl, and whose talent is better than this type of material. The effects are also above average for this type of low-budget material. Combs shows here how great he could have been as a horror icon had he been backed by somebody like Roger Corman, or a Hammer studio, or if he'd been at Universal in the 30s and 40s. It's easy to see him reciting the Colin Clive quote, "It's alive...alive!", or as a Peter Cushing type of character, or as Professor Quatermass. He's just not quite as good as a hero, take a look at Dr. Mordrid and you'll see why.

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