The Meg Movie Review English Movie Review
Review for the film " The Meg"
Runtime: 1 Hour 53 Minutes
Certificate: UA
Released: 10-08-2018
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
3.5 / 5.0


Jason Statham
Cliff Curtis
Winston Chao
Colin Wilson
Ruby Rose
Jon Turteltaub


  • Producer:
  • Belle Avery
  • Colin Wilson
  • Lorenzo di Bonaventura
  • Music Director:
  • Harry Gregson-Williams
  • Editor:
  • Kelly Matsumoto
  • Steven Kemper
  • Director:
  • Costume Designer:
  • Amanda Neale
  • Art Director:
  • Sam Storey
  • Robert Bavin
  • First Assistant Director:
  • Geoffrey Hansen
  • Director of Photography:
  • Tom Stern
  • Executive Producer:
  • Barrie M Osborne
  • Randy Greenberg
  • Wayne Wei Jiang
  • Gerald R Molen
  • Associate Producer:
  • Kenneth Atchity
  • Casting Director:
  • Mindy Marin
  • Liz Mullane
  • Animator:
  • Sianoosh Nasiriziba
  • Alexander Melville
  • Juan Alejandro Gomez
  • Jubey Jose
  • Kevin Kohri
  • Stephen Kelloway
  • Novelist:
  • Steve Alten
  • Still Photographer:
  • Daniel Smith
  • Distributor:
  • Warner Bros
  • Karo Premiere
  • Sound Re-recording Mixer:
  • Ron Bartlett
  • Brian Tarlecki
  • Sean Byrne
  • Screenplay Writer:
  • Jon Hoeber
  • Dean Georgaris
  • Erich Hoeber
  • Gaffer:
  • Sean O Neill
  • Foley Artist:
  • Christopher Moriana
  • Alyson Dee Moore
  • Key Animator:
  • Aaron Gilman
  • Production Designer:
  • Grant Major
  • Set Decorator:
  • Amber Richards
  • Storyboard Artist:
  • Dylan Coburn
  • Richard Bennett
  • Rob Ballantyne
  • Casting Assistant:
  • Rachel Bullock
  • Makeup Artist:
  • Michael Krehl
  • Paul Pattison
  • Hair Stylist:
  • Paul Pattison
  • Jane O Kane
  • Special Effects Coordinator:
  • Karl Chisholm
  • Special Effects Technician:
  • Trevor Kiely
  • Phil McLaren
  • Doug Falconer
  • Stunt Performer:
  • Yoshinao Aonuma
  • Yasushi Asaya
  • Stunt Double:
  • Siosa Fonua
  • Dayna Grant
  • Digital Compositor:
  • Jordan Catracchia
  • Compositor:
  • James Adkins
  • Enrique Sandoval Castro
  • Visual Effects Artist:
  • Romain Besnard
  • Sebastian Brown
  • James Albiez
  • Set Dresser:
  • Jess Bauer
  • Special Effects Studio:
  • Halon Entertainment
  • Soho VFX
  • Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • Boom Operator:
  • Corrin Ellingford
  • Adnan Taumoepeau
  • Key Grip:
  • Jay Munro
  • Prop Master:
  • Tasha Lang
  • Sound Editor:
  • Randy Torres
  • Set Designer:
  • Landon Lott
  • Zahra Archer
  • Supporting Actors:
  • Robert Taylor
  • Shuya Sophia Cai
  • Steven A Davis
  • Sui Fong Ivy Tsui
  • Tawanda Manyimo
  • Tim Wong
  • Vithaya Pansringarm
  • Winston Chao
  • Yoson An
  • Ólafur Darri Ólafsson
  • Rob Kipa Williams
  • Rainn Wilson
  • Ruby Rose
  • Bingbing Li
  • Cliff Curtis
  • James Gaylyn
  • Jeremy Tan
  • Jessica Mcnamee
  • Masi Oka
  • Page Kennedy
  • Jason Statham
  • Stereographer:
  • Marcus Alexander

The Meg is a science fiction thriller movie which is based on a book Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror, written by Steve Alten. The movie is directed by Jon Turteltaub. The film has the star cast of Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby rose, Winston Chao and Cliff Curtis. Harry Gregson and Williams composed the music and Tom Stern is the cinematographer and the editor is Steven Kemper. Warner Brothers Pictures produced the film along with Gravity Pictures, Flagship Entertainment, Apelles Entertainment, Maeday Productions and Di Bonaventura Pictures.


Jonas Taylor is the rescue diver, who is in an attempt to save a team of scientists who got stuck in a nuclear submarine. While saving the final survivor in the submarine, Jonas finds out that the submarine has been damaged by some creature. After coming back to his rescue vehicle, he finds out that two of his crew members got stuck in the wrecked submarine. So, Jonas Taylor has to leave the vehicle to save those two. While he starts to the submarine, it gets exploded. After 5 years, the research team started researching under the water. It is found out that it is Megalodon that causes damages to the people who were researching. What happens next? Did Jonas Taylor get any idea to destroy the Meg? Watch the film in theatres!

Star Performance

Jason Statham performed perfectly as the rescue diver. Li Bingbing and the others have also done justice to their roles assigned to them.


The thriller script by Jon is good. He had excitingly designed the screenplay and attracted the audiences. The casting team has been receiving the appreciation from the audiences for choosing bright stars. The music and editing section are perfect. The production and the technical values are also good.

What's There?

  • Performance of Jason Statham is impressive
  • The VFX works are good
  • Cinematography, music and the editing are neat

What's Not There?

  • The sentimental scenes and the comedy scenes didn't work at all


The Meg is a film that impresses the youngsters and the people who are very much interested in the science fiction thriller flicks. If you are a thriller movie enthusiast, then you will like this film for sure.


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