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Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014)

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Fin and April are on their way to New York City, until a category seven hurricane spawns heavy rain, storm surges, and deadly Sharknadoes.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Ziering ... Fin
Tara Reid ... April
Vivica A. Fox ... Skye
Mark McGrath ... Martin
Kari Wuhrer ... Ellen
Courtney Baxter ... Mora
Dante Palminteri ... Vaughn
Judd Hirsch ... Ben
Stephanie Abrams Stephanie Abrams ... Stephanie Abrams
Kurt Angle ... Fire Chief
Benjy Bronk ... Homeless Guy
Downtown Julie Brown ... Nurse Fletcher
Juan Castano ... Firefighter
Don Castro ... Transit Cop (as Dan Castro 'Makowski')
Lyman Chen ... Concierge
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Fin and April are on their way to New York City, until a category seven hurricane spawns heavy rain, storm surges, and deadly Sharknadoes.

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Shark happens!


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sharknado 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$114,229
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

(at around 5 mins) Robert Hays played a pilot in the beginning and said he has "been through worse" flying through a storm. This was a reference to him flying in Airplane! (1980) and Airplane II: The Sequel (1982). See more »

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(at around 1h 15 mins) When Fin saws the shark in half on the fire truck, blood is spills from the shark yet there is not blood on him, the chainsaw, or the truck. See more »

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Sharknado 2: The Second One
30 July 2014 | by ILoveFilm1998See all my reviews

"Sharknado 2: The Second One" is a 2014 disaster movie and a sequel to the 2013 film "Sharknado". The film is directed by Anthony C. Ferrante, and stars Tara Reid, Ian Ziering, Vivica A. Fox, Kari Wuhrer, Kelly Osbourne, Benjy Bronk, Judah Friedlander, Andy Dick, and TNA superstar Kurt Angle. A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites - and only Fin and April can save the Big Apple.

In a sort of twisted sense, I kind of love this movie. Not that I think it's good from a filmmaking level, but on the amount of entertainment value "Sharknado 2" provided me. For any film I saw this year, it gave me some of the year's biggest laughs. Said laughs did come because the film basically murders logic in every sense of the world. Jumping the shark doesn't cover it. Compared to the first film, it both bigger and ridiculous, and it's so much fun. It feels like everyone behind the project knew what they are doing, and just have a ball with it, and so did I.

As I stated earlier, the film definitely isn't a master-class of filmmaking. The acting is the quality of what I expect from a film like this(Which is either average or really bad.). Also there were a few characters in the film I failed to see their purpose being in the story. Yet strangely though it strangely fit's the film absurdity, plus characters that actually play a part of the story, are pretty fun to watch. The visuals are pretty horrid form a technical perspective, though again, it's fits the movie better than if they were actually good. To avoid being repetitive, "Sharknado " does fail in what a film should do, but it gives it a charm that I can only find in this, and the original.


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