The Meg

2018

Action / Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller

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Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 47% · 312 reviews
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 44% · 5K ratings
IMDb Rating 5.7/10 10 209005 209K

Director

Top cast

Jason Statham as Jonas Taylor
Ruby Rose as Jaxx
Rainn Wilson as Morris
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PG-13
23.976 fps
1 hr 53 min
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1 hr 53 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by jhmoondance 7 / 10

MEGA JAWS

This movie was similar to Jaws apart from the under-sea action. The megaladon was actually very realistic n the cgi was amazing.

The actors did a great job with their characters n were all likeable.

There were some tense moments n a little bit of suspense but overall it was a straight up film.

The cinematography was brilliant.

Everything was pretty much predictable n the ending was too.

I recommend this movie if you like creature features, action n suspense.

Reviewed by BA_Harrison 5 / 10

Not quite a megalodon't, but not the mega success I had hoped for.

I first saw Jaws in 1975 at the tender age of seven; it scared the hell out of me then, and is an exhilarating ride to this day. The Meg, on the other hand, is a formulaic, big-budget B-movie that fails to get the pulse pounding, despite it's prehistoric shark being three times as big as Bruce, Spielberg's iconic great white.

Jason Statham stars as deep-sea rescue expert Jonas Taylor, who is brought to a high-tech facility to help save three scientists who have become trapped in a sub at the bottom of the sea after being attacked by something unseen. Jonas's mission results in the successful extraction of two of the boffins (one of whom is his ex-wife), but in doing so, he releases a very hungry Megalodon from the depths.

Directed by Jon Turteltaub (Cool Runnings, National Treasure), The Meg is slick but completely vapid popcorn entertainment that proves that bigger isn't necessarily better. The plot offers few surprises and little in the way of imagination, and Statham is his usual stoic self, indistinguishable from any of his other movie roles. Bingbing Li adds a bit of glamour as pretty scentist Suyin (this is an American/Chinese co-production, so the film features plenty of Asian actors) and Rainn Wilson is fun as billionaire Morris (destined to become shark fodder), but most of the cast are forgettable. As far as the other stars are concerned - the Megs (for there are more than one) - they are fairly impressive CGI creations, but this being a 12A certificate, their attacks don't result in anything too graphic.

As a big fan of shark movies, I had such high hopes when The Meg was first announced; what a shame that the finished film is so unremarkable and lacking in bite.

Reviewed by AverageJoesDriveInPodcast 7 / 10

A fun theater-going experience!

I will be upfront with anyone who hasn't watched this yet. Mindset-wise if you go in thinking more along the lines of Deep Blue Sea rather than JAWS you'll probably have a good time. If you want serious, deep storylines and Oscar-caliber performances you probably should avoid it because this isn't it. Also on that note, why the hell would you go see this movie in the first place if you want that?

This movie is just stupid fun with tons of funny moments. The comedy aspect of it actually caught me off guard. I expected a few funny moments here and there like most films of this ilk, but this is just straight up funny throughout. There are plenty of grandiose action sequences. A character you just flat out hate because he's such an atypical ass-hat and some beautiful CGI. The film itself is very well shot and I even had a hard time telling whether the FXs were practical or CGI in spots. They blended stuff together well. I thought the acting was solid for what this film is. It's about what I expected.

Like anything, there were a few things here and there that could have been better. But, none of those things were enough to hinder my enjoyment of it. I personally would have liked to see it be a tad bit gorier. I think that might have pushed this up a notch especially with the type of story this. On the other hand, that's more of a preference than an actual hindrance type thing.

This was exactly what I wanted out of a Summer Blockbuster style film. It's a fun theater-going experience. It's the type of movie you want to see on the big screen with a great sound system. What I would consider a perfect popcorn flick.

My Rating: 7/10

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