Sharks in Venice is a 2008 action horror thriller directed by Danny Lerner. In the film, David Franks (Stephen Baldwin) travels to Venice with his girlfriend, Laura (Vanessa Johansson), to talk with the police about his father's recent disappearance. The last David knew, his father was scuba diving in the Venetian Canal. However, he has not heard from him and fears something terrible has happened. With the police's help, Franks teams up with a local scuba diver, Rossi (Ivaylo Geraskov), and goes to investigate the area his father was last seen diving in. The two men travel by boat, and soon after their journey begins a series of unfortunate events convince David his father has met a terrible fate. Before he can inform anyone of his theory he is approached by local mobster, Vito Clemenza (Giacomo Gonnella), who has an unfriendly ultimatum for Franks. Will Franks do what the mobster asks or will he involve the Venetian police?