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Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016)

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Fin, his family and the cosmos have been blissfully sharknado-free in the five years since the most recent attack, but now sharks and tornadoes are being whipped up in unexpected ways and places.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Ziering ... Fin Shepard
Tara Reid ... April Wexler
Masiela Lusha ... Gemini
Cody Linley ... Matt Shepard
Ryan Whitney Newman ... Claudia Shepard (as Ryan Newman)
Imani Hakim ... Gabrielle (as Imani A. Hakim)
David Hasselhoff ... Colonel Gilbert Shepard
Tommy Davidson ... Aston Reynolds
Cheryl Tiegs ... Raye
Christopher Shone ... Little Gil
Nicholas Shone ... Little Gil
Gary Busey ... Wilford
Susan Anton ... Betty (Gambler)
Cynthia Bailey ... Tech Addison
Jillian Barberie ... Train Passenger
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It's been five years since the last Sharknado that devastated Washington, D.C. and the world is now benefiting from this hard-earned peace. Thankfully, Aston Reynolds' Astro-X tech company with their revolutionary atmosphere stabilisers called the Astro-Pods, has managed to eradicate all possible Sharknado formations before they could ever get the chance to grow in magnitude. However, while Fin is heading to Vegas for a family reunion, some fun and relaxation, in the meantime, menacing clouds are beginning to form, and a brand-new Sharknado is at hand. Under those circumstances, once again, Fin, his old friends and some new ones, will have to battle against threatening shark-infested cyclones, in a calamitous Sharknado extravaganza. Boy, are we in trouble or what? Written by Nick Riganas

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What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Unless what happens is this.


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USA

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English

Release Date:

31 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sharknado IV See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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(at around 8 mins) When Gabrielle first jumps out of the plane she is shown not wearing goggles. But seconds later she is shown wearing them. See more »

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Title Card: [opening crawl] SHARKNADO EPISODE IV. THE FOURTH AWAKENS. It has been five years since the last Sharknado. Tech company Astro-X has used their revolutionary energy system to stabilize the atmosphere and prevent the formation of all tornadoes, using cheap, clean reactors dubbed Astro-Pods. The world has been peaceful and prosperous thanks to Astro-X's visionary founder Aston Reynolds, but now the future is about to be threatened once again...
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The title is shown through a Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) style opening crawl. The rest of the opening credits don't appear until the 18-minute mark, where the franchise's regular title sequence is shown. See more »

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Written by Tim P. (as Tim Paruszkiewicz) and Stephen Phillips (as Stephen Robert Phillips)
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Sharknado 4: A whole lotta nope again
21 August 2017 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

I've often considered Sharknado to be the worst movie franchise of all time and found myself delaying watching the 4th part and this right here is why.

I like Scyfy originals, I think they have a certain charm about them but the Sharknado movies are devoid of that and in it's place will it will stupidity, movie references and cameo appearances of z list celebrities on the downswing of their careers.

Once again 90 minutes of moronic scenes, ridiculous "action and humour that will appeal to nobody over the age of 9.

So far out of a potential 40pts they've acquired 4 from me and I just don't see the fifth and/or any subsequent sequels doing much better.

Just so very very dire.

The Good:

Kudos that the franchise has lasted this long

The "Hoff" is actually on form

The Bad:

It's a sharknado film

Pretty much everything

Tara Reid

Things I learnt from this movie:

If you are a company specialising in preventing sharknados it makes perfect sense to have a giant tank full of sharks outside

Male strippers can deflect sharks using nothing but their penis

Corey Taylor may be a flawless musician but his movie role choices suck

The pirate ship in Las Vegas is a real fully functional ship complete with real swords and working cannons

A 100ft by 50ft tank can hold hundreds if not thousands of fully grown sharks

The water from said tank is sufficient to flood a city and keep afloat an entire ship

Seth Rollins plans on super kicking a storm

It's a cownado!


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