2-Headed Shark Attack

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2-Headed Shark Attack
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DVD cover
Directed by Christopher Ray
Produced by David Michael Latt
Written by
Starring
Music by Chris Ridenhour
Cinematography Stuart Brereton
Edited by Rob Pallatina
Distributed by The Asylum
Release dates
  • January 31, 2012 (2012-01-31)
Running time
88 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $1 million

2-Headed Shark Attack is a horror film with an ensemble cast by The Asylum, released on January 31, 2012 in the United States. The film stars Carmen Electra, Charlie O'Connell, Brooke Hogan, Christina Bach, David Gallegos, and Corinne Nobili.[1][2][3] The film premiered September 8, 2012, on Syfy.

Plot[edit]

A group of friends wakeboarding are attacked and eaten by a two-headed shark. Later, a group of 23 people are sailing on a ship, called the Sea King, led by professor and captain Franklin Babish, his co-captain Laura, and his wife, Anne, when the ship hits a dead shark, killed by a two-headed one. The dead shark becomes lodged and stuck in the ship’s propeller. Soon after, the two-headed shark attacks and eats it, damagig the ship, breaking the radio antenna, preventing Laura from calling for help, and causing the ship to take on water. Kate notices an island nearby and Franklin decides to search for scrap metal there to help repair the ship. Laura drives the ship closer to the island, and Franklin with the students travel to it, while Anne, Laura, Han, and Dikilla remain on the ship. Franklin and the students set out on the search and explore the island. Laura enters the water to repair the ship, but is attacked and ripped apart by the shark. Franklin and the students find an abandoned village and continue their search. Kirk convinces Haley and Alison to go swimming with him and they enter the water, only to be eaten by the shark. Kate tells Kirsten she is afraid of water due to bad experience with the shark. Kirsten thought it was funny that she's afraid of water yet she was on a ship. After this Kate and Kirsten became friends. The group finds two speedboats and decides to fix them. The island begins to collapse and sink into the ocean and an earthquake hits. Franklin falls and injures his leg. Dana takes off her shirt and wraps his leg around. Jeff and Mike take Franklin to the ship where Anne tends to him. Han, and Dikilla discover Laura's remains in the water and try to warn the others. Jeff and Mike also discover Laura's hand in the water before the shark attacks them and bites off Jeff's arm. They attempt to swim back to the ship, but both are ultimately eaten. Kate, Dana, Kirsten, and Paul manage to fix the boats, while Cole, Ryan, Jamie, and Alex find a gasoline to fuel them. They then jump in one of the boats and drive away, prompting Kate, Paul, and Dana to follow them in the other boat. Franklin and Anne try to warn them about the shark. The boats race each other until the shark attacks Cole's boat, causing Ryan to fall into the water. The shark plays with him and tears him apart. Paul realizes the shark is drawn to Cole's boat as it has a bigger engine. Cole jumps off the boat, leaving Jamie and Alex behind. Shark capsizes their boat and eats them both. Kate, Dana, Paul, and Cole reach the island, and Kate furiously confronts and hits Cole for letting Jamie, Ryan and Alex die. Anne, Franklin, Han, and Dikilla abandon the ship and arrive at the island. Another earthquake hits and the group realizes that the island is sinking. Now that it is more urgent to escape, the group decides to hook up a generator to metal poles and place them in the water to distract the shark with electricity while Kate and Cole travel to the ship and repair it. The plan works until the shark attacks the poles, knocks Han and Dikilla into the water and then eats them before going to the ship. Kate fixes the ship, and Cole drives away without her. Kate swims back to the island. The shark attacks the ship, causing it to sink and send out a distress signal. Cole attempts to escape on a lifeboat, but the shark attacks and eats him anyway as his cell phone's ringing attracted it. The group panics, as the island continues to sink, and the water closes in around them, prompting everyone to run for their lives. Kristen and Dana become separated from the group, and end up on the dock where the shark jumps out from water and kills and eats them as well. Franklin and Anne too become separated from the group and see a tsunami with a shark inside it coming at the island. They realize that they cannot escape, and are killed by the shark and tsunami as it hits the island, leaving the survivors with very little land. They take shelter in the chapel, but the shark breaks in and eats Lyndsey, Michelle, Liza, and Ethan. Kate, Paul, and Kirsten escape the chapel, find the gas barrel, and decide to make a last ditch attempt to kill the shark by rigging up the barrel as an explosive. Kate swims out to lure the shark to the barrel, cuts her hand, and drips blood in the water. Shark attacks her and Kate repeatedly stabs it while Paul and Kirsten try to light the fuse, but it won't catch. Kirsten then takes the barrel and swims out with it, pounding on the metal, trying to lure the shark away from Kate and Paul. The shark takes off after her, attacks and begins chewing her up. Kirsten explodes the barrel, killing herself and taking out one of the shark's heads. Now one-headed shark survives the explosion and turns on Kate and Paul again. Kate notices one of the speedboats nearby, turns it on, and jumps off as the boat heads out to sea, attracting the shark. The shark takes off after the boat and attacks it. The boat explodes, and finally kills the shark (similar to the shark death in Jaws (film). Kate and Paul crawl out of the water on the remaining part of the island as a helicopter responding to a distress call then comes to save them – the only two survivors of a group of 23.

Cast[edit]

  • Carmen Electra as Anne Babish
  • Charlie O'Connell as Franklin Babish
  • Brooke Hogan as Kate
  • Christina Bach as Dana
  • David Gallegos as Paul
  • Geoff Ward as Cole
  • Mercedes Young as Liza
  • Shannan Stewart as Lyndsey
  • Tihirah Taliaferro as Michelle
  • Michael Dicarluccio as Ethan
  • Lauren Vera as Jamie
  • Marckenson Charles as Ryan
  • Ashley Bissing as Kristen
  • Corinne Nobili as Kirsten
  • Benjamin James as Alex
  • Chase Conner as Kirk
  • Anna Jackson as Haley
  • Amber English as Alison
  • Collin Carmouze as Jeff
  • Casey King Leslie as Mike
  • Morgan Thompson as Laura
  • Gerald Webb as Han
  • Anthony E. Valentin as Dikilla

Production[edit]

The design for the 2-headed shark was detailed in the Monster Man episode "Seeing Double." The original design of the shark had one shark head stacked on top of the other. However, creature designer Cleve Hall pushed to change the design to side-by-side heads.

Soundtrack[edit]

The film features "More" and "Swallow Whole" by Neon Line. "It's Killing Me To Live" by Matthew Arner. "Jungle Jam" by Yoshi Miyamoto. As well as "Transmission" by Closer to Venus.

Sequel[edit]

A sequel, 3-Headed Shark Attack, was produced in 2015 by The Asylum and directed by Christopher Ray. The film features Jaason Simmons, Danny Trejo, and wrestler Rob Van Dam in leading roles. The plot revolves around marine biology students encountering a three-headed shark.[4]

On July 25, 2015, the film aired on Syfy channel alongside Lavalantula, a spinoff of the Sharknado series.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bales, Paul (2011-08-18). "Papa-Paparazzi". The Asylum. Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Hogan, Electra Double Teamed By a 2 Headed Shark Attack". ShockTillYouDrop.com. Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  3. ^ "Brooke Hogan and Carmen Electra Go Head-to-Head as They Both Show Off Their Dangerous Curves Filming New Horror Flick". Daily Mail. 2011-08-18. Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  4. ^ "3-Headed Shark Attack". Dread Central. 2015-03-30. Retrieved 2015-03-30. 

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