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11 Shark Movies That Took a Bite Out of the Box Office

GOBankingRates Logo By Dan Ketchum of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 12: <p>People love sharks. Not so much in the "we just want to cuddle you while you gnaw our legs off" type of way, but more in the vein of "we're so obsessed with your coolness that we're going to dedicate an entire week of TV to you every single year" way. That's right, Discovery's Shark Week kicks off once again on July 23rd, hosted by Eli Roth and featuring <a href="https://www.gobankingrates.com/personal-finance/michael-phelps-net-worth/">Olympic swimming phenom Michael Phelps</a> who will literally race a real shark.</p><p>With show titles like "Shark Vortex," "Devil Sharks" and "Great Hammerhead Invasion," you'd think Shark Week was a B-movie marathon. But while the lineup sounds fictional, Discovery skews toward the documentary side of sharks on celluloid. If you'd rather celebrate the diversity of bull sharks and great white sharks in pulpy, over-the-top cinematic fashion, here are 11 shark films that took a chunk out of a box office before they swam to your Blu-ray player.</p>

Great White Shark

People love sharks. Not so much in the, "We just want to cuddle you while you gnaw our legs off," type of way, but more in the vein of, "We're so obsessed with your coolness that we're going to dedicate an entire week of TV to you every single year," way. That's right, Discovery's Shark Week kicks off once again on July 23rd, hosted by Eli Roth and featuring Olympic swimming phenom Michael Phelps, who will literally race a real shark.

With show titles like "Shark Vortex," "Devil Sharks" and "Great Hammerhead Invasion," you'd think Shark Week was a B-movie marathon. But while the lineup sounds fictional, Discovery skews toward the documentary side of sharks on celluloid. If you'd rather celebrate the diversity of bull sharks and great white sharks in pulpy, over-the-top cinematic fashion, here are 11 shark films that took a chunk out of a box office before they swam to your Blu-ray player.

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