Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009) - Rotten Tomatoes

Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009)




Critic Consensus: With shoddy FX, acting and directing. This isn't so bad it's good. It's just so bad it's terrible.

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When two enormous prehistoric creatures contend for supremacy of the sea, the California coast becomes the setting for a showdown that's been centuries in the making. Lorenzo Lamas and Deborah Gibson star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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Deborah Gibson
as Emma MacNeil
Lorenzo Lamas
as Allan Baxter
Vic Chao
as Dr. Seiji Shimada
Sean Lawlor
as Dr. Lamar Sanders
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Critic Reviews for Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (1)

How could one hate a film where a giant shark jumps out of the sea and brings down a plane?

August 7, 2009 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

It's beyond incompetent, and it probably also sounds like it's a hoot and a holler as a result. This is not the case.

August 29, 2018 | Rating: 0.5/5 | Full Review…

Mega Swindle vs Giant Rip-Off

March 1, 2011 | Rating: 0.5/5 | Full Review…

If ever there was a film that seemed designed with Mystery Science Theater 3000 in mind, this is it.

April 14, 2010 | Full Review…

a goofy if not entertaining piece of filmmaking

January 9, 2010 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

The risible special effects and the clumsy acting recall not Roger Corman productions but the ineptitude of Ed Wood, though the result is far less endearing.

August 11, 2009 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus


It's hard to believe that a movie with a concept this good, could fail to be entertaining on every conceivable level, but somehow this does.

Graham Willis
Graham Willis

Super Reviewer

They say this is the best asylum movie. I ask how?

Directors Cat
Directors Cat

Super Reviewer

Not the best or the worst of the Asylum's output. But you do get to see Debbie Gibson fight a giant shark and a giant octopus, so it's not a total waste.

Ken Stachnik
Ken Stachnik

Super Reviewer

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