Taking its cues from Jaws, this deliberately dumb-but-fun action-thriller introduces a new monster to the hall of fame: a 75-foot prehistoric shark called the megalodon – thought to be extinct but still lurking in the ocean depths. Rescue-diver Jonas (Jason Statham) knows it still exists, after a close encounter with the beast.
But it isn’t until a submersible belonging to the Mana One underwater facility is attacked by the Meg that Jonas’s story is believed. The crew of the Mana One – played by a truly international cast including Li Bingbing, Ruby Rose, Rain Wilson, and Cliff Curtis – begin a fight for survival and the protection of those in the monster shark’s path, including sun lovers on an overcrowded Chinese beach. This long-awaited adaptation of Steve Alten’s novel doesn’t disappoint, with director Jon Turteltaub balancing horror and humour in the finest monster movie tradition. Although you may be left reconsidering a trip to the beach this summer.
Release Date: November 28 2018
Format: DVD, Blu-ray, 3D, 4K
Starring: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson
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DVD, BD & 4K
- Chomp on This: Making The Meg – Director Jon Turteltaub and the cast of The Meg reveal the physical challenges, the complicated stunt work and all the wild fun of filming in the open water!
BD & 4K only
- Creating the Beast – Meet Meg, the ocean’s oldest and most terrifying killer! From concept to creation, discover how the filmmakers brought this 75-foot, 100-ton prehistoric predator to life.
- Filming in New Zealand
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- Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD Steelbook (while stocks last)