Review by CJ
Anthony C. Ferrante
Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Cassie Scerbo, Frankie Muniz, Ryan Newman
Other notable appearances:
David Hasselhoff, Bo Derek, Ne-Yo, Chris Jericho, Mark McGrath, Michael Winslow, Christopher Judge, Grant Imahara, Lou Ferrigno, Jackie Collins, Cindy Margolis, Penn Jillette, Teller, Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison, Bobak Ferdowsi, Maryse Ouellet Mizanin, Jerry Springer, Ray J, George R.R. Martin, Jared Fogle … so, so, SO many more
93 sharktastic minutes
Fin Shepard (Ziering) stops off at the White House to accept a medal of honour from the President on the way to meet his pregnant ex-ex-wife now wife April (Reid), daughter (Newman) and mother-in-law (Derek) in Orlando. While he’s at the White House, a sharknado hits and Fin saves the President.
On the way to meet his family, Fin encounters yet another sharknado. This time he is saved by his old friend Nova (Scerbo) and her new friend Lucas (Muniz). They trio team up and head to Orlando where it will be up to the Shepard family and their allies to save the world from a super sharknado.
I freaking love these movies. The people who thought of putting sharks in a tornado and having them chase Ian Ziering and Tara Reid around deserve the Oscar for b-grade disaster films.
Sharknado 3 has more sharks, sharknadoes, celebrity cameos and chainsaws than both of its predecessors combined. So it was almost more awesome than the original and first sequel. Unfortunately the characters of Lucas and May were ridiculously annoying and only one of them becomes shark food so it does lose points there. However, there is a space chainsaw so I’m willing to call it even.
The cheesy lines flow, the sharks fly and the terrible special effects are in full force. Basically everything everyone who loves the Sharknado films has come to love and expect.
If you’re a fan of SyFy disaster/natural horror movies then the Sharknado films are the perfect storm. You should absolutely take an afternoon to watch (or re-watch) Sharknado and Sharknado 2: The Second One then settle in for the third instalment in the monstrously hilarious trilogy.
“These sharks … they have a scent and it’s not a pretty one.”