Revealing mistake: As soon as the three survivors are coming out of the lab through the hatch underwater, they all signal each other to rise to the top. Look at Saffron Burrows, her cheeks are full of air and you can almost see the surface above her head. You can also see the exact same shot when she is about to be eaten by the last shark. And what's with that hand gesture - to cut or for the shark to stop? (01:26:30 - 01:33:10)
A group of scientists have a deep-sea research facility called Aquatica. In the facility, they have discovered that there is an enzyme in shark brains that can re-activate human brain cells. They have three sharks: two "small" Gen I Mako's and a massive Gen II Mako, about 25 feet long. They have had to increase the shark's brain mass to get the enzyme, but the sharks are smarter as a side-effect.
Suddenly, during a storm, the sharks cause an accident which sparks off a chain of events which starts to sink Aquatica. The small group of humans then need to find a way out before they are killed.
Russell Franklin: Just what the hell did you do to those sharks?
Dr. Susan McCallister: Their brains weren't large enough to harvest sufficient amounts of the protein complex. So we violated the Harvard Compact. Jim and I used gene therapies to increase their brain mass, a larger brain means more protein. As a side effect the sharks got smarter.
Janice Higgins: You stupid bitch!
Trivia: All three sharks are killed in almost the same way the first three sharks is killed in the 'Jaws' movies. Blown up with gas, electrocuted and the last one is blown up.
Question: How did they do the scene when one of the sharks ate the bird? I know they used animatronic sharks for any interaction with the people, so did they use the same method for the bird? It was "inside" the shark after all.
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