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The mother of all shark movies, Jaws won three Academy Awards for its toothy tale about a great white shark.
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The Reef (2010)
This Australian thriller left stranded sailors at the mercy of a great white shark near the Great Barrier Reef.
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Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Samuel L. Jackson, Saffron Burrows, Thomas Jane, and LL Cool J star in this sci-fi thriller, which sees the consequences of genetically modifying sharks.
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Sharknado swept into homes nationwide on the Syfy channel, imagining an apocalyptic world in which sharks meet a violent tornado.
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Jaws 2 (1978)
After the success of the original installment, Jaws 2 returned just a few years later, seeing the devastation caused by a new great white shark.
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Before there was Sharknado, there was Sharktopus. Syfy's sharky flick from 2010 introduced a spooky hybrid creature that was part shark and part octopus.
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The Last Shark (1981)
Italian director Enzo G. Castellari put his own spin on the shark tale with L'ultimo squalo.
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Attack of the Jurassic Shark (2012)
What happens when sharks meet Jurassic Park? Attack of the Jurassic Shark sought to answer just that.
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Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009)
The Pacific Ocean played host to one epic battle in Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus, which saw the two title creatures facing off.
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Super Shark (2011)
Viewers met one super-sized shark in 2011's Super Shark.
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Ghost Shark (2013)
Syfy brought a shark back from the dead in Ghost Shark, following a shark who returns as a ghost after being killed.
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Blue Demon (2004)
Military-grade killer sharks become a national threat when they break free from their program.
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Jaws 3-D (1983)
Jaws went 3-D in 1983, recruiting Dennis Quaid and Bess Armstrong for the frightening franchise.
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12 Days of Terror (2004)
Animal Planet took on the shark flick in 2004, putting a spin on the 1916 Jersey Shore shark attacks.
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Shark Night (2011)
Sharks got a 3-D spin again in 2011, as undergrads are shown facing off with the killer creatures.
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Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
Because there's no such thing as too much Jaws, the people of Amity Island finally got their revenge on sharks in the fourth installment.
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Open Water (2003)
A couple found themselves in less-than-pleasant open water in 2003, stranded amongst sharks after their boat leaves without them.