Jason Statham’s Meg 2: The Trench was released on August 4, 2023. The movie has a budget of $129 Million. Directed by Ben Wheatley, the movie stars actors Jason Statham, Wu Jing, and many others. Meg 2: The Trench premiered at the Shanghai Film Festival on the 9th of June, 2023. This movie serves as a sequel to The Meg released in 2018 with the same set of actors.
However, the sequel received harsh and negative reviews. The movie did not meet expectations. The movie’s rating on Rotten Tomatoes has set a new record.
Rotten Tomatoes Gives The Lowest Rating To The Movie
The movie was received negatively by the critics at the movie reviewing site. The critics are very disappointed in the most anticipated sequel. The movie is receiving harsh comments all over the Rotten Tomatoes website. The Meg 2’s Rotten Tomato rating at debut was 0%. Which is the lowest rating that any movie has debuted with. Currently, the movie stands at a 28% rating on the website.
A critic commented that The Meg 2 is barely recognizable as a movie. He mocked the movie. He commented that the best thing that could happen to the movie is for it to be buried deep under the ocean. Also, he wishes that the movie is never spoken about. Subsequently, the first movie also stands at 46% on the rotten scale. Though the movie promised a grand adventure into the seas, it falls apart on screen.
Moreover, the producers of the movie revealed that the movie leaned more towards a comedic side. The producer revealed that it was to give the movie a little bit of an edge. And to maintain a balance between violence and comedy. Actors also proved their comedic timing in the screen test.
What Is The Meg 2: The Trench About?
Jason Statham’s The Meg 2: The Trench hit the screens this weekend. The movie is about a group of scientists that has a few of the smartest and most powerful people. Eventually, they run into an underwater mining operation. And they research the most powerful creatures in the underwater world. Eventually, the scientist faces some of the gravest and deadliest situations while exploring uncharted waters.
There are yet a lot of people who are yet to watch the movie. However, initial reviews are the determining factor for people’s eagerness to watch the movie. The disappointment from the movie is strong as the power of the sharks found in the movie. Anyways, We will have to wait and see whether the public like the movie as the days pass.