Megalodon Rising (2021) Movie Review


Megalodon Rising is a dull listless experience about giant shark.

Director: Brian Nowak

Writer: Koichi Petetsky (Screenplay)

Starring: Tom Sizemore, Wynter Eddins, O’Shay Neal, Isidoro Perez, Zhan Wang, Lisa Lee

Plot: When history’s greatest aquatic predator returns, the armada of modern warships sent to destroy it has no chance at all.

Tagline – Too big to fail

Runtime: 1 Hour 23 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Megalodon Rising starts when a Chinese warship is sunk in American waters by a group of Megalodons. This will see an American ship led by Captain Lynch (Eddins) investigating until another Chinese warship arrives. Captain Ping (Wang) wanting to keep the incident undercover.

With the two sides caught up in a standstill, the Americans are looking to prove the megalodons are real. While the Chinese want to cover up their involvement in the incident.

Thoughts on Megalodon Rising

Megalodon Rising is a sequel to a film that already wasn’t very impressive. Where we spend most of the time watching a military standstill. Keeping the megalodons a secret from us all, with any attacks being from afar,.Never looking like they are remotely real. This is a sequel that does feel even worse than the original, leaving us wanting it to be over quicker than anything before. It is slow, aimless and just doesn’t work. The only highlight of the film comes from the diverse cast involved in the film.

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