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The Meg (2018)

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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA | China

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

10 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$142,700,791, 18 October 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$315,960,074, 19 August 2018
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Dolby Atmos

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Rainn Wilson and Page Kennedy also both starred in Backstrom (2015). See more »

Goofs

The hair-pin in Meiying's hair changes position between shots near the end of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Meiying: There's a monster outside, and it's watching us.
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Crazy Credits

The opening Warner Bros. logo is seen submerged in water. See more »

Connections

Referenced in PWN: Summer of '18 - PWN #22 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

I Love You
Written by David Tao Zhe/Wa Wa
Performed by David Tao
Courtesy of Warner Music Taiwan
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Dull and boring
17 August 2018 | by sarahbriggs79See all my reviews

Watched this last night at the cinema. Nothing happens for about 45 minutes really and most action in a out the last 10 minutes of the film. All the good bit have been shown in the trailers and apart from a few laughs (Not the ones the have tried to add but at how bad it is) I really could have given it a miss


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