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Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (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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Jack Perez (as Ace Hannah)

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Jack Perez (screenplay) (as Ace Hannah)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Debbie Gibson ... Emma MacNeil (as Deborah Gibson)
Lorenzo Lamas ... Allan Baxter
Vic Chao ... Seiji Shimada
Jonathan Nation ... Vince
Mark Hengst Mark Hengst ... Dick Ritchie
Michael Teh ... Takeo (as Michael The)
Chris Haley Chris Haley ... Kenji
Sean Lawlor ... Lamar Sanders
Dustin Harnish ... Helmsman
Dean Kreyling ... U.S. Sub Captain
Stephen Blackehart ... U.S. Sub Sonar Chief
Dana DiMatteo Dana DiMatteo ... Marine Biologist (as Dana Dimatteo)
Myles Cranford ... Deputy
Dana Healey ... Naval Officer
John Bolen John Bolen ... Weapons Officer
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Storyline

A huge iceberg calves that holds a megalodon (mega shark) and a giant octopus frozen inside it. Deployment of a LFAS (low frequency automatic sonar) unit causes it to shatter. The two behemoths thaw and return to life. The shark terrorizes the California coast while the octopus creates havoc things near Japan. A group of three oceanographers put together a plan to draw the beasts into a trap with pheromones. Written by G. Wiz

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Winner... Eats... All!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

The Asylum,Giant Seafood See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

A group of hammerhead sharks swim near the Arctic. Hammerheads only swim in warm waters. See more »

Quotes

Seiji Shimada: How are you holding up under pressure?
Emma MacNeil: It's not easy being brilliant under armed guard
Seiji Shimada: From what I know you're no stranger to pressure. Joyriding in an experimental sub in an ice floe seems kind of tense.
Emma MacNeil: Yeah well, I was always drawn to the water. Always felt like a part of it.
Seiji Shimada: Me too.
Emma MacNeil: It didn't matter how rough or stormy or how big the waves were, they never scared me.
Seiji Shimada: Me too. My family were all fisherman, lived on the water, lived
[meaningful pause]
Seiji Shimada: *because* of the water. They all wanted me ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

Special Thanks: BETSY AND BENJI See more »

Connections

References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Tocatta and Fugue in D Minor
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
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Grade B Sci-Fi still lives and proliferates
29 August 2009 | by skntSee all my reviews

A few of us like a good sci-fi laugh and this one has me laughing hard. This genre was meant to amuse not be taken seriously as possible but to be laughed at and entertained by it. This movie ranks high compared to the grade B that some of us grew up with that was all Black and White. It was not ever meant to be taken seriously. The one real part is how the shark attacks the plane though the height in air was a bit unreal in extreme. The bigger sharks do attack from below and emerge from water. If a viewer wants serious then there are other movies out for that. Most viewers are looking for entertainment and escape. The place that this movie lacks most is balance between the shark and octopus though Geographic showed us that Octpus can kill sharks near same size. if the shark cant move it will die. Viewers that want a good laugh will get a few from viewing this.


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