The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Despite a talented cast lead by Halle Berry, director John Stockwell fails to take more than a bite out of this lackluster shark thriller.
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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Long before it ends Dark Tide capsizes and sinks with a sickening glug.
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It's a murky sea that surrounds Dark Tide. A soap opera with shark attacks, picture contains a few alarming sequences but loses its grip on its material -- and the viewer -- in a swirling vortex of visual confusion.
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Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
Dark Tide, directed with hopelessly flagging energy by John Stockwell, barely musters up enough interest to be thuddingly bad.
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23 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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