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Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009)

R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | Video 26 May 2009
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The California coast is terrorized by two enormous prehistoric sea creatures as they battle each other for supremacy of the sea.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Allan Baxter
Seiji Shimada
Dick Ritchie
Takeo (as Michael The)
Chris Haley ...
Lamar Sanders
Dean Kreyling ...
U.S. Sub Captain
U.S. Sub Sonar Chief
Dana DiMatteo ...
Marine Biologist (as Dana Dimatteo)
Naval Officer
John Bolen ...
Weapons Officer


The California coast is terrorized by two enormous prehistoric sea creatures as they battle each other for supremacy of the sea.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Winner... Eats... All!


Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 May 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus  »

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1.78 : 1
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The first Asylum production to have a theatrical release. See more »


The helicopter pilot's helmet has no microphone. Even with extensive soundproofing, a helicopter makes too much noise for an occupant to be heard over the intercom or radio without a mic. See more »


Allan Baxter: This is unacceptable. I want that commander on report.
US Sub Captain: That commander just saved your ass.
Allan Baxter: Should have done so in a more timely manner.
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Crazy Credits

Special Thanks: BETSY AND BENJI See more »


Featured in Natholdet - med Anders Breinholt: Martin Brygmann (2010) See more »


Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Christopher Ladd
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Only More Monster Footage Could Save a "Movie" This Horrible
24 June 2009 | by (Bothell, Washington, Land of Rain) – See all my reviews

This is one incredibly bad direct to video monster flick (though "bad direct to video monster flick" is probably a redundant term). It has all the classic earmark of the worst DTV has to offer--horrible screenplay, idiotic dialog, lots of talking in lieu of action, that incredibly annoying "avid fart" digital editing, bad grade z cast, Ed Wood level acting and directing, and GC effects that any grade schooler would almost be proud of. Now, this piece of S could have been entertaining despite the abundance of retarded MST3K-worthy acting, writing and direction if ONLY they had sprung for more than five minutes of footage featuring the title monsters. Imagine if King Kong V Godzilla had only featured the title monsters in short three to five second blips and the all out battle between them takes all of eleven seconds from start to finish. Now double how much that would suck and that would be the equivalent of this "film."

To sum up--and incredibly bad, incredibly amateur hunk of junk that would be moronically entertaining if it just weren't so damned boring.

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