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The Meg (2018)

PG-13 | | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | 10 August 2018 (USA)
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After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.

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Jon Turteltaub

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Dean Georgaris (screenplay by), Jon Hoeber (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Statham ... Jonas Taylor
Bingbing Li ... Suyin
Rainn Wilson ... Morris
Cliff Curtis ... Mac
Winston Chao ... Zhang
Shuya Sophia Cai ... Meiying (as Sophia Cai)
Ruby Rose ... Jaxx
Page Kennedy ... DJ
Robert Taylor ... Heller
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson ... The Wall
Jessica McNamee ... Lori
Masi Oka ... Toshi
Raymond Vinten Raymond Vinten ... Dive Control Technician (as Raymond Vinton)
Hongmei Mai ... Mother (as Mai Hongmei)
Wei Yi Wei Yi ... Awesome Kid on Beach
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Storyline

Five years ago, expert sea diver and Naval Captain Jonas Taylor encountered an unknown danger in the unexplored recesses of the Mariana Trench that forced him to abort his mission and abandon half his crew. Though the tragic incident earned him a dishonorable discharge, what ultimately cost him his career, his marriage and any semblance of honor was his unsupported and incredulous claims of what caused it - an attack on his vessel by a mammoth, 70-foot sea creature, believed to be extinct for more than a million years. But when a submersible lies sunk and disabled at the bottom of the ocean - carrying his ex-wife among the team onboard - he is the one who gets the call. Whether a shot at redemption or a suicide mission, Jonas must confront his fears and risk his own life and the lives of everyone trapped below on a single question: Could the Carcharodon Megalodon - the largest marine predator that ever existed - still be alive ... and on the hunt? Written by Warner Brothers

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Pleased to eat you. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for action/peril, bloody images and some language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Facebook | Official Site

Country:

USA | China

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

10 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Meg See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,402,195, 12 August 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$62,609,062, 16 August 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$216,609,062, 16 August 2018
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The Gliders used in the climax are named "Robert Byrd" and "Ernest Shackleford." See more »

Goofs

When Zhang and Mac are in Jonas's apartment, Jonas brings out three beers. He opens two and passes one to Mac. You can clearly see Jonas has two beers and one is uncapped. When Jonas goes to pass Zhang a beer Jonas then opens both beers. See more »

Quotes

Jonas Taylor: Meg versus man isn't a fight... it's a slaughter.
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Crazy Credits

The title is the first thing to appear on screen following the opening production company logos. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Slender Man (2018) See more »

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Ignore the haters and have fun!!
10 August 2018 | by j-mparkinSee all my reviews

Just remember you're not watching Shakespeare, and you'll have a great time. Statham is always great, FX were spot on IMHO, liked concept and story. My only 'niggle' was this constant and obvious pandering to the Chinese market, not for narrative purposes but for money. Skyscraper was the same, loved the film but too much of an obvious attempt was made to grab the Chinese market, tone it down a bit Hollywood! Anyway, ignore the haters, view it for what it is and have a great time - I did! (nobody paid me for this review incidentally)


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