Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009)

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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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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?

Aug 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.

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

Mega Swindle vs Giant Rip-Off

Mar 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.

Apr 14, 2010 | Full Review…

a goofy if not entertaining piece of filmmaking

Jan 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.

Aug 11, 2009 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus

½

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

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

Directors Cat
Directors Cat

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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

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½

This was one of the funniest movies ive seen in a long time. Wonderful for its hilarity . . what its not suppose to be funny?I guess 3 1/2 might be too much . .

John Manard
John Manard

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