2013 made-for-TV disaster film directed by Anthony C. Ferrante

Sharknado is a 2013 American television sci-fi disaster movie about a waterspout that lifts sharks out of the ocean and throws them them in Los Angeles. It is the first movie in the Sharknado movie series.[1] It first aired on the Syfy channel on July 11, 2013.

It stars Tara Reid, Ian Ziering, John Heard and Cassie Scerbo.[2]

Five sequels were made: Sharknado 2: The Second One, Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, Sharknado: The 4th Awakens and Sharknado 5: Global Swarming.[3] The Last Sharknado: It's About Time, the sixth and final movie in the franchise, was released on August 19, 2018.[4][5]


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  2. McNamara, Mary (July 11, 2013). "'Sharknado' keeps TV real". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 12, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "'Sharknado 3' Ending Tara Reid 'Sharknado 4'". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 2017-07-04. Retrieved 2020-07-14.
  4. Pedersen, Erik (May 10, 2018). "Syfy Sets Summer Premiere Dates For 'Wynonna Earp', 'Killjoys' & Final 'Sharknado'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 11, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. Squires, John (February 19, 2018). "'Sharknado 6' Will Be a Time Traveling Adventure; Art, Info and Date!". Retrieved February 19, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)