The Shallows

Lists: Horror, Female Lead

Brief Synopsis: "An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas."

Overall Ranking: 1040 (Rank from 2016: # 45)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 14.29%
Regular 85.71%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Dave Examines Movies90(full review)
Keith Noakes80(full review)
70s Richard Kirkham80(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman80 - A great film, featuring a menacing shark, a breakthrough performance from Blake Lively, and a truly talented seagull.
(full review)
Minnesota Man75 - Shark looks nice but in general there should be less talking and more swimming.
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Bryan Lienesch70 - For every moment where 'The Shallows' comes off as a smart, true-to-form survivalist tale there's another moment where it reaches for the incredulous.
Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 6
Rewatch: 5
Dan O'Neill65(full review)

People Involved

  • Blake Lively (Mia)
  • ├ôscar Jaenada (Carlos)
  • Sedona Legge (Chloe)
  • Brett Cullen (Father)
  • Ben Parkinson (Director)

  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Sharks Attack