Sharknado
Sharknado (2013)

A freak storm brings hundreds of vicious, man-eating sharks ashore in Los Angeles and a group of friends struggle to steer clear of their violent and destructive path. ~ Megan Walsh-Boyle, Rovi

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 3, 2013
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82%
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34%



Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Proudly, shamelessly, and gloriously brainless, Sharknado redefines "so bad it's good" for a new generation.

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

It's bloody good fun.

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David Hinckley
New York Daily News

Sharknado is an hour and a half of your life that you'll never get back. And you won't want to.

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Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

Blood, gore in hilarious B-movie make this best for teens.

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Mary McNamara
Los Angeles Times

Oh sure, it's easy to pick holes in a story about a weather system that makes it possible for sharks to fly and take to the streets, but that's the whole point of movies like this: fabulous in-home commentary.

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Jacqueline Andriakos
Entertainment Weekly

With few tricks up its sleeve, Sharknado only adds to the list of hysterical Syfy monster-dramas that make for a shamelessly brainless 90 minutes well-spent.

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Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

You couldn't even say this movie is so bad that it's good, because it's seriously terrible, but it's also hilariously entertaining.

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Audrey Peeples
AV Club

Every so often, something comes along that puts a skip in your step, makes your heart flutter, and sets your imagination ablaze with possibility.... If you're really lucky... it'll be a swirling mass of bloodthirsty sharks.

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James Poniewozik
TIME Magazine

And it happens, and it happens, and it's an awesome, immersive thing.

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Jay Stone
Canada.com

Like other midnight specials, Sharknado is made for mockery, but it lacks the sincerity that have made The Room and Birdemic: Shock and Terror, so richly laughable.

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
We're gonna need a bigger chopper! Funny Movie but just a bad overall movie! Let me just say that I watched this movie to be entertained not enthralled or… More
Chris Weber
I've heard a lot about The Asylum, but this was my first time actually watching one of their products. What we get here is a ludicrously ridiculously… More
KJ Proulx
"Sharknado" takes everything that is good even in the worst of films, throws it out the window, and does whatever it feels like doing. This is not a… More
Thomas Bowler
Wow. Good lord. This is either the worst movie ever or.... nope. It's pretty damn close. Full review later.
JY Skacto
The title alone is worthy of jokes and Anthony C. Ferrante's <i>Sharknado</i> is a joke.<p>The movie is a complete bore. The film is… More
Greg S
Global warming causes shark migrations and storms with heavy winds that pick up angry sharks and hurl them through the streets of L.A. The Asylum has quite the… More