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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 ... Dick Ritchie
Michael Teh ... Takeo (as Michael The)
Chris Haley Chris Haley ... Kenji
Sean Lawlor ... Lamar Sanders
Dustin Harnish 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!


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Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus See more »

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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

When Emma, Seiji, and Lamar are interrogated, Baxter describes Emma as "a woman whose career is all washed-up." That's a reference to'Deborah Gibson (I)''s music career, which reached its peak with the album Electric Youth in 1989, but floundered through the 1990s. See more »

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The jet fighter scene starts with an F-15 that turns into an F-18. When it is destroyed, it's an F-22, but when the debris falls toward the screen the cockpit resembles an SR-71. See more »

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[Condor Airlines 747 experiences some turbulence while at 30,000 feet in the air. As a female passenger is advised by a flight attendant to put her seatback up, her fiancé is jolted by the sudden change in turbulence and he gets up]
Nervous Air Passenger: Whoa!
Flight Attendent: Please sit down, sir. It's just an air pocket. Thank you.
Nervous Air Passenger: We're getting married in two days.
Flight Attendent: You'll be fine.
Airline Captain: [On the intercom] All right, folks, please fasten your seat belts.
[as the 747 flies through the clouds, the male passenger suddenly looks out the window]
Nervous Air Passenger:
[...]
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Crazy Credits

Special Thanks: BETSY AND BENJI See more »

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Featured in Bad Movie Beatdown: Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2010) See more »

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Be Still
Written by Sanya Mateyas & Chris Ridenhour
Arranged and Produced by Tiho Borosak
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Possibly the worst film i have ever watched
26 December 2009 | by FictionalPulpSee all my reviews

When the name of the film is "mega shark vs giant octopus" you know that it isn't going to be a great film, but the unimaginative name is no preparation how awful this film is.

The script sounds like it had been forgotten till the night before there's certain lines where you think, "are they trying to be funny or is it just that bad" the first day of filming and the CGI looks like its from the early 90's not to mention that most the CGI scenes were repeated numerous times with slight differences but the fact the scene was repeated was more obvious than the differences.

It seems like they have decided to steal scenes from other films or footage from somewhere and throw it in the film. there's a scene when the "mega shark" attacks a battle ship from the side and the battle ships guns are still facing forward with flashing lights badly edited on the front of them which failed to create the illusion that they are firing anyway.

The thing that amazed me the most was the fact the film was made in 2009 when i first started watching it i thought it must of been made at the latest 2003.

If there's a film you shouldn't watch this is it


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