The best movie shark scenes: from Jaws to Team America

Inspired by Huck’s latest short film, here are our all-time favourite moments where a shark chews more than the scenery.

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If movies have taught us anything, it’s that sharks are relentless killing machines. As a counterpoint, our sibling mag, Huck, travelled to Jupiter, Florida, to meet a man who swims with sharks every day – even bringing his mum along – and has never been attacked. Bryce Rohrer’s no-cage relationship with the sharks is like Chris Pratt’s raptor wrangler in Jurassic World – he gets close enough to pet the predators, but advises not turning your back on them.

Inspired by Rohrer’s finny friends, we’ve compiled a run down of our all-time favourite shark movies scenes. Check them out below alongside Huck’s three-minute video – directed by surfer Mikey DeTemple and featuring National Geographic explorer Cory Richards to promote Finlandia’s work with 1% For The Planet.


8. Team America: World Police (2004)


7. The Beach (2000)


6. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)


5. Licence to Kill (1989)


4. Live and Let Die (1973)


3. Zombie 2 (1979)


2. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)


1. Jaws (1975)

Are there any great shark scenes we missed? Let us know @LWLies

Published 2 Feb 2016

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