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* SuperPersistentPredator: The monsters have a strange desire to eat metal objects like jet planes, oil rigs, warships, and the [[MonumentalDamage Golden Gate Bridge]]. When the protagonists come up with a TakesOneToKillOne plan, the monsters are described as having an [[YouFailBiologyForever obsessive hatred for each other]] that makes them DuelToTheDeath, instead of merely trying to drive a rival for its food source out of its territory.

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* SuperPersistentPredator: The monsters have a strange desire to eat metal objects like jet planes, oil rigs, warships, and the [[MonumentalDamage Golden Gate Bridge]]. When the protagonists come up with a TakesOneToKillOne plan, the monsters are described as having an [[YouFailBiologyForever [[ArtisticLicenseBiology obsessive hatred for each other]] that makes them DuelToTheDeath, instead of merely trying to drive a rival for its food source out of its territory.



** The initial megalodon attack in Alexandria's harbor sends a boat flying into the Great Sphinx ([[YouFailGeographyForever hundreds of miles away in Giza]]), shattering its head.

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** The initial megalodon attack in Alexandria's harbor sends a boat flying into the Great Sphinx ([[YouFailGeographyForever ([[ArtisticLicenseGeography hundreds of miles away in Giza]]), shattering its head.


A [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs prehistoric]] [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever giant]] [[GiantSquid octopus]] and a {{megalodon}} shark have been [[HumanPopsicle frozen in an Alaskan glacier]] for millions of years when they're suddenly freed by illegal sonar experiments / a panicked pod of whales / a crashing helicopter / global warming / ice melting due to the proximity of a HotScientist in a minisub -- [[MultipleChoicePast it's not clear which]]. They immediately take up where they left off -- eating everything in, on, and even above the ocean in order to fuel their vast bulk. Two {{Hot Scientist}}s, a [[TheProfessor Professor]] and a JerkAss [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]]-- aided by the US and [[UsefulNotes/KaijuDefenseForce Japanese]] navies -- team up to combat this [[SeaMonster undersea menace]].

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A [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs prehistoric]] [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever giant]] [[GiantSquid octopus]] and a {{megalodon}} shark have been [[HumanPopsicle frozen in an Alaskan glacier]] for millions of years when they're suddenly freed by illegal sonar experiments / a panicked pod of whales / a crashing helicopter / global warming / ice melting due to the proximity of a HotScientist in a minisub -- [[MultipleChoicePast [[KudzuPlot it's not clear which]]. They immediately take up where they left off -- eating everything in, on, and even above the ocean in order to fuel their vast bulk. Two {{Hot Scientist}}s, a [[TheProfessor Professor]] and a JerkAss [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]]-- aided by the US and [[UsefulNotes/KaijuDefenseForce Japanese]] navies -- team up to combat this [[SeaMonster undersea menace]].


A [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs prehistoric]] [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever giant]] [[GiantSquid octopus]] and a {{megalodon}} shark have been [[HumanPopsicle frozen in an Alaskan glacier]] for millions of years when they're suddenly freed by illegal sonar experiments / a panicked pod of whales / a crashing helicopter / global warming / ice melting due to the proximity of a HotScientist in a minisub -- [[MultipleChoicePast it's not clear which]]. They immediately take up where they left off -- eating everything in, on, and even above the ocean in order to fuel their vast bulk. Two {{Hot Scientist}}s, a [[TheProfessor Professor]] and a JerkAss [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]]-- aided by the US and [[KaijuDefenseForce Japanese]] navies -- team up to combat this [[SeaMonster undersea menace]].

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A [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs prehistoric]] [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever giant]] [[GiantSquid octopus]] and a {{megalodon}} shark have been [[HumanPopsicle frozen in an Alaskan glacier]] for millions of years when they're suddenly freed by illegal sonar experiments / a panicked pod of whales / a crashing helicopter / global warming / ice melting due to the proximity of a HotScientist in a minisub -- [[MultipleChoicePast it's not clear which]]. They immediately take up where they left off -- eating everything in, on, and even above the ocean in order to fuel their vast bulk. Two {{Hot Scientist}}s, a [[TheProfessor Professor]] and a JerkAss [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]]-- aided by the US and [[KaijuDefenseForce [[UsefulNotes/KaijuDefenseForce Japanese]] navies -- team up to combat this [[SeaMonster undersea menace]].


* SeaMonster / [[GiantSquid Giant Octopus]] / {{Megalodon}}. And a giant croc in the sequel.

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* SeaMonster / [[GiantSquid Giant Octopus]] / {{Megalodon}}. And [[NeverSmileAtACrocodile a giant croc croc]] in the sequel.


As with most [[Creator/TheAsylum Asylum]] films, the action sequences are few, and rely on terrible CGI, but the writing and acting are dramatic enough to endear it to some fans, particularly those of the {{Kaiju}} genre.

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As with most [[Creator/TheAsylum Asylum]] films, the action sequences are few, and rely on terrible CGI, but the writing and acting are dramatic enough to [[SoBadItsGood endear it to some fans, fans]], particularly those of the {{Kaiju}} genre.


* AcrophobicBird: An Air Force pilot [[GenreSavvy tries to avoid]] this trope, but is [[WeHaveReserves ordered to fly lower]] by the JerkAss TheMenInBlack. He dies, naturally.

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* AcrophobicBird: An Air Force pilot [[GenreSavvy tries to avoid]] avoid this trope, but is [[WeHaveReserves ordered to fly lower]] by the JerkAss TheMenInBlack. He dies, naturally.


A [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs prehistoric]] [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever giant]] [[GiantSquid octopus]] and a {{megalodon}} shark have been [[HumanPopsicle frozen in an Alaskan glacier]] for millions of years when they're suddenly freed by [[MultipleChoicePast illegal sonar experiments / a panicked pod of whales / a crashing helicopter / global warming / ice melting due to the proximity of a]] HotScientist in a minisub -- it's not clear which. They immediately take up where they left off -- eating everything in, on, and even above the ocean in order to fuel their vast bulk. Two {{Hot Scientist}}s, a [[TheProfessor Professor]] and a JerkAss [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]]-- aided by the US and [[KaijuDefenseForce Japanese]] navies -- team up to combat this [[SeaMonster undersea menace]].

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A [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs prehistoric]] [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever giant]] [[GiantSquid octopus]] and a {{megalodon}} shark have been [[HumanPopsicle frozen in an Alaskan glacier]] for millions of years when they're suddenly freed by [[MultipleChoicePast illegal sonar experiments / a panicked pod of whales / a crashing helicopter / global warming / ice melting due to the proximity of a]] a HotScientist in a minisub -- [[MultipleChoicePast it's not clear which.which]]. They immediately take up where they left off -- eating everything in, on, and even above the ocean in order to fuel their vast bulk. Two {{Hot Scientist}}s, a [[TheProfessor Professor]] and a JerkAss [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]]-- aided by the US and [[KaijuDefenseForce Japanese]] navies -- team up to combat this [[SeaMonster undersea menace]].


A [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs prehistoric]] [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever giant]] [[GiantSquid octopus]] and a {{megalodon}} shark have been [[HumanPopsicle frozen in an Alaskan glacier]] for millions of years when they're suddenly freed by illegal sonar experiments / a panicked pod of whales / a crashing helicopter / global warming / ice melting due to the proximity of a HotScientist in a minisub -- it's not clear which. They immediately take up where they left off -- eating everything in, on, and even above the ocean in order to fuel their vast bulk. Two {{Hot Scientist}}s, a [[TheProfessor Professor]] and a JerkAss [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]]-- aided by the US and [[KaijuDefenseForce Japanese]] navies -- team up to combat this [[SeaMonster undersea menace]].

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A [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs prehistoric]] [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever giant]] [[GiantSquid octopus]] and a {{megalodon}} shark have been [[HumanPopsicle frozen in an Alaskan glacier]] for millions of years when they're suddenly freed by [[MultipleChoicePast illegal sonar experiments / a panicked pod of whales / a crashing helicopter / global warming / ice melting due to the proximity of a a]] HotScientist in a minisub -- it's not clear which. They immediately take up where they left off -- eating everything in, on, and even above the ocean in order to fuel their vast bulk. Two {{Hot Scientist}}s, a [[TheProfessor Professor]] and a JerkAss [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]]-- aided by the US and [[KaijuDefenseForce Japanese]] navies -- team up to combat this [[SeaMonster undersea menace]].


As with most [[TheAsylum Asylum]] films, the action sequences are few, and rely on terrible CGI, but the writing and acting are dramatic enough to endear it to some fans, particularly those of the {{Kaiju}} genre.

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As with most [[TheAsylum [[Creator/TheAsylum Asylum]] films, the action sequences are few, and rely on terrible CGI, but the writing and acting are dramatic enough to endear it to some fans, particularly those of the {{Kaiju}} genre.


* NoBudget: In so very many ways. The Sinister Government Agency is always guarded by the same guy. All the naval hardware is stock footage. Location shooting at a powerplant serves for a ship, a lab, and a Sinister Government Agency. And (as noted below) they got their money's worth out of the effects shots.


->''[[OhCrap "Holy shit!"]]''
-->-- '''Airline passenger''', about to be eaten by a 50-ton FlyingSeafoodSpecial [[MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily With Teeth]].

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->''[[OhCrap "Holy shit!"]]''
->''"Holy shit!"''
-->-- '''Airline passenger''', about to be eaten by a 50-ton FlyingSeafoodSpecial [[MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily With Teeth]].
Teeth.


* ShoutOut: [[LargeHam "It rises!"]] (seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fa7ck5mcd1o here]] at 0:28). Which was a surprisingly cool ShoutOut to the 1956 MobyDick.

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* ShoutOut: [[LargeHam "It rises!"]] (seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fa7ck5mcd1o here]] at 0:28). Which was a surprisingly cool ShoutOut to the 1956 MobyDick.''Film/MobyDick''.


A [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs prehistoric]] [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever giant]] [[GiantSquid octopus]] and a {{Megalodon}} shark have been [[HumanPopsicle frozen in an Alaskan glacier]] for millions of years when they're suddenly freed by illegal sonar experiments / a panicked pod of whales / a crashing helicopter / global warming / ice melting due to the proximity of a HotScientist in a minisub -- it's not clear which. They immediately take up where they left off -- eating everything in, on, and even above the ocean in order to fuel their vast bulk. Two {{Hot Scientist}}s, a [[TheProfessor Professor]] and a JerkAss [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]]-- aided by the US and [[KaijuDefenseForce Japanese]] navies -- team up to combat this [[SeaMonster undersea menace]].

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A [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs prehistoric]] [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever giant]] [[GiantSquid octopus]] and a {{Megalodon}} {{megalodon}} shark have been [[HumanPopsicle frozen in an Alaskan glacier]] for millions of years when they're suddenly freed by illegal sonar experiments / a panicked pod of whales / a crashing helicopter / global warming / ice melting due to the proximity of a HotScientist in a minisub -- it's not clear which. They immediately take up where they left off -- eating everything in, on, and even above the ocean in order to fuel their vast bulk. Two {{Hot Scientist}}s, a [[TheProfessor Professor]] and a JerkAss [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]]-- aided by the US and [[KaijuDefenseForce Japanese]] navies -- team up to combat this [[SeaMonster undersea menace]].


An ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin movie, clearly aiming for CoolVersusAwesome. Whether it reaches it is up to you.

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An ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin movie, clearly aiming for CoolVersusAwesome. Whether it reaches it that is up to you.


Followed by ''Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus'', ''Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark'' and ''Mega Shark vs the Kolossus'' (which is TheMockbuster to ''Anime/AttackOnTitan'', with the title opponent being a HumongousMecha version of the Colossal Titan)

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Followed by ''Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus'', ''Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark'' and ''Mega Shark vs the Kolossus'' (which is TheMockbuster to ''Anime/AttackOnTitan'', ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', with the title opponent being a HumongousMecha version of the Colossal Titan)

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