The Meg

Release Date: August 10th, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

Previously thought to be extinct, a massive creature attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving it disabled and trapping the crew at the bottom of the Pacific. With time running out, a visionary oceanographer recruits rescue diver Jonas Taylor to save the crew and the sea itself from an unimaginable threat -- a 75-foot-long prehistoric shark known as the Megalodon.

Cast: Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis, Winston Chao, Shuya Sophia Cai, Ruby Rose, Page Kennedy

Director: Jon Turteltaub

Genres: Action , Thriller , Science fiction , Adventure

Production Co: Di Bonaventura Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Rivalry , Pursuit , Suspenseful , Rescue , Gripping , Escape , Dark , Mystery ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Blandly internationalized, generically derivative, drained of any personality, edited as if by computer and bleached of the slightest hint of emotion other than a holiday card-like sympathy for children and allegedly cute animals, The Meg is a one hundred percent inorganic meal, something made from pre-tasted and then regurgitated ingredients. show more

  • 60
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    Like director Jon Turteltaub’s underrated National Treasure movies, The Meg has an innate understanding of its own absurdity, and is at its best when it embraces and amplifies that impulse. show more

  • 70
    Screen International

    It’s a likeable popcorn movie, with some good monster moments, an engaging international cast and Jon Turteltaub helming a family-friendly balance of laughter and mayhem. show more

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