Bait

Bait

47%

Opening

97% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
—— Get On Up Aug 01
91% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
47% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

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61% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
42% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08

New Episodes Tonight

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—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

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62% Under the Dome: Season 2

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97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
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77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Bait Reviews

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Adam Ross
The Aristocrat

...my atheism will be cemented if this earns its money back.

Full Review Source: The Aristocrat | Original Score: 1/5

September 27, 2012
Matt Donato
We Got This Covered

To say Bait features flawed logic is an understatement, but what can you expect when a shark floats down the produce section of your local grocer?

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 6/10

September 21, 2012
Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show

It fundamentally frightens that something so bad could exist

Full Review Source: 2UE That Movie Show | Original Score: 0.5/5

September 17, 2012
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

In what kind of a sick world does a shark movie allow the majority of its cast to walk away unchomped? That'd be the world of Bait 3D, where almost all genre promises are broken, accents are in a constant state of flux, and everyone is the absolute worst.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 1/5

September 18, 2012
Matthew Toomey
ABC Radio Brisbane

Bait takes itself way too seriously and there are only a handful of witty one-liners. It leaves us with a flat thriller starring a bunch of characters we couldn't care less about.

Full Review Source: ABC Radio Brisbane | Original Score: C

September 22, 2012
Glenn Dunks
Trespass

There are giggles a plenty to be had, but I suspect they'd be more enjoyable on the couch with some beers and friends where yelling stuff at the screen is encouraged. Bait 3D lacks bite.

Full Review Source: Trespass

September 20, 2012
Scott Weinberg
FEARnet

"Sharks in a Supermarket!" is a pretty silly idea, but there's no reason it has to be this sloppy and stupid.

Full Review Source: FEARnet | Original Score: 1.5/5

September 14, 2012
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

Had director Kimbell Rendall, his 6 screenwriters, and the studio brass focused on creating a good film rather than selling a glossy product, then humiliation would have been avoided.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 1/5

September 26, 2012
Craig Mathieson
The Sunday Age

Bait 3D needs to put aside the forced poignancy and attain full great bad movie status. Or at least let the sharks eat more characters.

Full Review Source: The Sunday Age | Original Score: 2/5

September 20, 2012
David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

Would it have been so hard to find really interesting characters, characters to involve the audience and make us care as to whether or not they'll wind up as fish food?

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 20, 2012
Anthony Morris
The Vine

Calling Bait 3D a crap film would be a compliment.

Full Review Source: The Vine

September 20, 2012

Sounds like loads of fun - and it should have been.

Full Review Source: 3AW | Original Score: 2/5

September 21, 2012
Simon Abrams
Village Voice
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[It] has many flaws, the foremost among these is the inability to indicate whether we're supposed to consider the savage behavior brought on by its crises as ambiguous or unassailably good.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 17, 2012
Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

Deserves a participation ribbon for its willingness to take an aquatic hunt into an unexpected direction, using recent world woes to inspire a shark tale that's poorly executed yet charmingly absurd.

Full Review Source: Blu-ray.com | Original Score: C

September 15, 2012
David Jenkins
Little White Lies

You've seen this movie without even seeing it.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 1/5

April 18, 2013
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
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Rendall and screenwriters Russell Mulcahy and John Kim forget that in between bursts of tart, blood-drenched mayhem, there's a saggy, dumb chamber drama that's completely bland and under-seasoned.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1/5

September 13, 2012
Derek Malcolm
This is London

Jaws it ain't.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 2/5

April 19, 2013
William Bibbiani
CraveOnline

I wish I could say that Bait felt like more than a successful genre exercise, but even that's exceeding expectations for a film with such a ludicrous concept.

Full Review Source: CraveOnline | Original Score: 7.5/10

September 18, 2012
Guy Lodge
Variety
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This likable trash occasionally outsmarts more moneyed Hollywood fish features.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 17, 2012
Dominic Corry
Flicks.co.nz

It's not spectacular, but it is good enough to see on the big screen.

Full Review Source: Flicks.co.nz | Original Score: 3/5

November 1, 2012
Gabe Toro
The Playlist
January 22, 2013

Urban Cinefile
January 22, 2013
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