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Go head-to-head with the largest prehistoric shark to ever exist when “The Meg” arrives on 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD Special Edition and Digital. Read our review of the film here.

A deep-sea submersible—part of an international undersea observation program—has been attacked by a massive creature and now lies disabled at the bottom of the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean…with its crew trapped inside. With time running out, former deep-sea rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) is drawn out of self-imposed exile by a visionary Chinese oceanographer, Dr. Zhang (Winston Chao), against the wishes of his daughter, Suyin (Li Bingbing), who thinks she can rescue the crew on her own. But it will take their combined efforts to save the crew, and the ocean itself, from this seemingly unstoppable threat—a prehistoric 75-foot-long shark known as the Megalodon. Thought to be extinct, the Meg turns out to be very much alive…and on the hunt.

Five years before, Jonas had encountered this same terrifying creature, but no one had believed him. Now, teamed with Suyin, Jonas must confront his fears and risk his own life to return to the ocean depths…bringing him face-to-face once more with the apex predator of all time.

Directed by Jon Turteltaub (the “National Treasure” movies), the science fiction action thriller “The Meg” stars Jason Statham (“Spy,” “The Fate of the Furious,” “The Expendables” films) and award-winning Chinese actress Li Bingbing (“Transformers: Age of Extinction,” “Forbidden Kingdom,” “The Message”). The main cast includes Rainn Wilson (TV’s “The Office”), Ruby Rose (“John Wick: Chapter 2,” TV’s “Orange is the New Black”), Winston Chao (“Skiptrace,” “Kabali”), Page Kennedy (TV’s “Rush Hour”), Jessica McNamee (“Battle of the Sexes,” TV’s “Sirens”), Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (“The BFG,” upcoming “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”), Robert Taylor (“Kong: Skull Island,” TV’s “Longmire”), Sophia Cai (“Somewhere Only We Know”), Masi Oka (TV’s “Hawaii Five-0,” TV’s “Heroes”) and Cliff Curtis (“The Dark Horse,” TV’s “Fear the Walking Dead”).

Turteltaub directed the film from a screenplay by Dean Georgaris and Jon and Erich Hoeber, based on the best-selling novel “MEG” by Steve Alten. Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Belle Avery and Colin Wilson produced the film, with Gerald R. Molen, Wei Jang, Randy Greenberg, Catherine Xujun Ying, Chantal Nong and Barrie M. Osborne serving as executive producers.

The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of “The Meg” will feature Dolby VisionTM HDR that dramatically expands the color palette and contrast range and uses dynamic metadata to automatically optimize the picture for every screen, frame by frame. The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of “The Meg” will also feature a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar. Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Gravity Pictures, “The Meg” is available November 13 on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD, and is available now on Movies Anywhere and via purchase from digital retailers.


“The Meg” 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD Special Edition contain the following special features:

  • Chomp On This: The Making Of The Meg
  • Creating The Beast

The film has a run time of approximately 113 minutes and is Rated PG-13 for action/peril, bloody images and some language.

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  1. Stephan
    November 9, 2018 at 5:03 pm — Reply

    Chow Yun-Fat

  2. November 9, 2018 at 6:22 pm — Reply

    Jackie Chan

  3. Kamela
    November 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm — Reply

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson!

  4. Randy Arnold
    November 9, 2018 at 7:06 pm — Reply

    Favorite action star is Liam Neeson! You got to give it to him the man’s a beast. He has so much Charisma and always a huge box office drop. I really really enjoyed reading this review and cannot wait to see the Meg now! My fingers are crossed.

  5. LINDA Arnold
    November 9, 2018 at 7:07 pm — Reply

    My favorite action star is Pierce Brosnan. He’s sexy charismatic and a big box office draw. Enjoyed your review and hoping to win.

  6. Chad
    November 9, 2018 at 9:07 pm — Reply

    Harrison Ford

  7. carl
    November 9, 2018 at 9:31 pm — Reply

    Jennifer Lawrence

  8. Noah R
    November 9, 2018 at 9:51 pm — Reply

    I gotta say Keanu Reeves. The work he did in John Wick pushed the entire genre forward!

  9. Bernie Wallace
    November 9, 2018 at 11:51 pm — Reply

    I have always liked Harrison Ford. He was Indiana Jones, Han Solo and Jack Ryan. He has had quite a successful career.

  10. Derek
    November 10, 2018 at 1:44 pm — Reply

    Dwayne Johnson

  11. David K
    November 10, 2018 at 2:31 pm — Reply

    Charles Bronson

  12. David Sanchez
    November 10, 2018 at 4:18 pm — Reply

    Keanu Reeves

  13. David Sanchez
    November 14, 2018 at 9:10 pm — Reply

    Arnold Schwarzenegger

  14. Kenneth Pereira
    November 15, 2018 at 4:46 am — Reply
  15. Kenneth Pereira
    November 15, 2018 at 4:46 am — Reply

    Keanu Reeves

  16. Daniel M
    November 17, 2018 at 1:26 am — Reply

    Arnold Schwarzenegger

  17. Mandy Graham
    November 19, 2018 at 10:37 pm — Reply

    Tom Cruise – he is so brave!

  18. Dwight Mccoy
    November 20, 2018 at 8:00 pm — Reply

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is amazing in his action films. The dude is a great entertainer from WWE to comedies to action.

  19. ayla smith
    November 20, 2018 at 8:12 pm — Reply

    Jason Statham!!!

  20. Kirby McCoy
    November 20, 2018 at 8:17 pm — Reply

    Bruce Willis is awesome!

  21. shelley mccoy
    November 20, 2018 at 8:19 pm — Reply

    Sylvester Stallone – so many amazing action films

  22. courtney ward
    November 20, 2018 at 8:20 pm — Reply

    arnold schwarzenegger, hands down

  23. david henderson
    November 20, 2018 at 8:21 pm — Reply

    The man, the myth, the legend, the CHUCK NORRIS!

  24. andrew slater
    November 20, 2018 at 8:24 pm — Reply

    Vin Deisel is pretty impressive in action films. All of the Riddick, XXX, and Fast and Furious films are great action! Does he as Groot in the MCU films count also? Ha

  25. Jason
    November 21, 2018 at 4:23 am — Reply

    Bruce Lee, Jet Li, Jackie Chan

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