Shark in Venice (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Shark in Venice (2008)
  • Rate: 2.9/10 total 875 votes 
  • Genre: Action | Horror
  • Release Date: 14 May 2009 (Kuwait)
  • Runtime: USA:88 min
  • Filming Location: Bulgaria
  • Director: Danny Lerner
  • Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Vanessa Johansson and Hilda van der Meulen
  • Original Music By: Stephen Edwards   
  • Soundtrack: Venetian Boat Song
  • Plot Keyword: Mafia | Shark | Diving | Treasure | Trap

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Danny Lerner  story
  • Les Weldon  story
  • Les Weldon  written by

Known Trivia

    Goofs: Revealing mistakes: When the mafia goons arrive to kidnap Vanessa, they come by way of the canal. As the boat pulls up to the dock you only see the top half of it, and it is plainly on wheels, and not a real boat.

    Plot: The seemingly tranquil waterways of Venice are terrorized by the perfect killing machine. In search… See more » |  »

    Story: The seemingly tranquil waterways of Venice are terrorized by the perfect killing machine. In search of his father who has mysteriously disappeared diving in the city, David stumbles across the cryptic trail leading to the long-lost fortune of the Medici. As the unwitting pawn in a Mafia plot to recover the treasure, David's girlfriend is kidnapped at gunpoint, plunging him into a desperate race against time. If he has any hope of saving her he must enter the deadly waters. Can David out-gun the Mafia assassins and survive the voracious sharks laying in wait beneath the surface, or will he succumb to the same fate as his father?Written by anonymous  

    {tab=FullCast & Crew}

    Produced By:

    • Boaz Davidson known as executive producer
    • Danny Dimbort known as executive producer
    • Avi Lerner known as executive producer
    • Lonnie Ramati known as co-producer
    • Trevor Short known as executive producer
    • David Varod known as executive producer
    • Les Weldon known as producer

    FullCast & Crew:

    • Stephen Baldwin known as David Franks
    • Vanessa Johansson known as Laura
    • Hilda van der Meulen known as Lt. Sofia Totti
    • Giacomo Gonnella known as Vito Clemenza
    • Ivaylo Geraskov known as Rossi
    • Atanas Srebrev known as Captain Bonasera
    • Kaloian Vodenicharov known as Man in Black (as Kaloyan Vondenicharov)
    • Bashar Rahal known as Medical Examiner
    • Vlado Kolev known as Assistant
    • Michael McCoy known as Dean Flathers
    • Assen Blatechki known as Operator (as Asen Blatechki)
    • Rolando Cadenas known as Student
    • Ivo Kehayov known as Cop

    ..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

    • Ivanka Gorchinina known as makeup artist (as Ivanka Gorshinina)
    • Sofi Hvarleva known as makeup artist (as Sofi Hvurleva)
    • Ivon Ivanova known as key makeup artist
    • Rositsa Tsanovska known as key hair stylist (as Rositza Tzanovska)

    Art Department:

    • Vladimir Aleksandrov known as plasterer
    • Borislav Bogdanov known as set dresser
    • Bilyana Buchmann known as assistant property master (as Biliana Buchmann)
    • Dirk Buchmann known as property master
    • Lidiya Burukova known as graphic designer
    • Stoyan Cakov known as set dresser
    • Zahari Dimitrov known as stand-by props
    • Kiril Dimov known as carpenter
    • Maria Doicheva known as painter
    • Maria Doicheva known as props
    • Bojidar Evtov known as carpenter (as Bojidar Eftov)
    • Bojidar Evtov known as construction foreman (as Bozhidar Eftov)
    • Andrey Filchev known as stand-by props (as Andrew Filchev)
    • Branka Gligorova known as art department coordinator
    • Milen Grigorov known as constuction laborer
    • Lubomir Harizanov known as set dressing laborer
    • Ivo Ivanov known as carpenter (as Ivo K. Ivanov)
    • Petko Ivanov known as set dressing buyer
    • Petko Ivanov known as set dressing painter
    • Alexei Karagyaur known as graphic designer (as Alexey Karagyaur)
    • Mihail Kitanov known as welder
    • Vasil Konakchiev known as sculptor (as Vasko Konakchiev)
    • Buddy MacKett known as construction manager (as Buddy Macket)
    • Petko Matev known as welder
    • Kolio Nachev known as painter
    • Vasil Nikodimov known as plasterer
    • Svetoslav Panayotob known as construction laborer (as Svetoslav Panayotov)
    • Angel Pavlov known as constuction laborer
    • Pavlin Pavlov known as carpenter
    • Vlado Popov known as painter
    • Eleonora Slavkova known as painter
    • Kalin Stefanov known as set dresser
    • Stefan Tassev known as carpenter (as Stefan Tasev)
    • Rumen Todorov known as construction laborer
    • Gergin Vladov known as construction laborer
    • Valery Yankov known as set dressing electric
    • Iskren Yordanov known as set dressing laborer
    • Borislav Belberov known as stand-by props (uncredited)
    • Martin Genchev known as carpenter (uncredited)
    • Anna Hadzhieva known as art department coordinator (uncredited)
    • Georgi Kodzhabashiyski known as painter (uncredited)
    • Dobrinka Stamenkova known as art department coordinator (uncredited)


    Production Companies:

    • Nu Image Films
    • Venice Sharks

    Other Companies:

    • HD Digital Creative  post-production facilities
    • Soundtrack  ADR Facility


    • Eagle Films (2008) (non-USA) (all media) (Middle East)
    • First Look International (2009) (USA) (DVD)
    • IPA Asia Pacific (2009) (Thailand) (DVD)
    • Warner Home Video (2008) (UK) (DVD)

    ..{tab=Other Stuff}Visual Effects by:

    • Ivaylo Andonov known as digital compositor
    • Dilyan Aynadzhiev known as visual effects systems administrator
    • Angelina Borisowa known as visual effects editor
    • Konstantin Dimitrov known as visual effects artist
    • Denitsa Dimitrova known as digital compositor
    • Kiril Gizdov known as digital compositor
    • Danail Hadzhiyski known as visual effects supervisor
    • Angel Ivanov known as digital artist
    • Milen Jiliazkov known as visual effects lead artist
    • Ivet Jordanova known as visual effects artist
    • Milena Peneva known as visual effects coordinator
    • Julia Petrova known as digital compositor
    • Georgi Staikov known as visual effects
    • Boyan Stoyanov known as water simulation
    • Elisaveta Tzvetanova known as visual effects (as Elisaveta Mandajieva)
    • Slavov Yanko known as matchmove artist
    • Alex Zvezdev known as visual effects systems administrator

    Release Date:

    • UK 6 October 2008 (DVD premiere)
    • USA 14 December 2008 (TV premiere)
    • USA 27 January 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • Kuwait 14 May 2009
    • Germany 6 August 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • Japan 28 August 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • France 2 December 2010 (DVD premiere)

    MPAA: Rated R for violence and some language


    Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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