The Meg (2018)
Winston Chao: Zhang
Dr. Minway Zhang : [to Jonas] We have a shark cage and spearguns on board. If we can shoot the meg in a soft spot like its mouth or gills, we can inject it with something lethal.
Mac : Whoa, whoa, whoa. It's gonna take at least 20 minutes to rig the cage. And that thing will be gone in two.
Jack Morris : Why don't you just put a tracker on it? Don't you guys ever watch Shark Week? You have one of those, like, GPS tracker tag thingamajigs. Keep an eye on the shark till the cage is ready.
The Wall : We should be able to put a tracking dart in that dorsal fin.
Jack Morris : You're welcome.
Dr. Minway Zhang : Since 1875 we've all believed the Mariana Trench was the deepest place on Earth. I've had a theory that we think is the bottom might actually be a layer if hydrogen sulfide. Beneath that cloud, and a freezing cold thermocline there could be a completely different world.
Jack Morris : Wow.
Suyin : The Origin is about to see if my father is right. If there is warm water below, that means we're going to be the first to see it.
Jack Morris : And what if you're wrong?
Dr. Minway Zhang : Then you have wasted $1.3 billion.
Jack Morris : [laughs] You're kidding. He's kidding, right?
Suyin : This is what attacked us. A megalodon.
DJ : How big is that thing?
Suyin : Between 70 and 90 feet, 21 to 27 meters. The megalodon was the largest shark that ever existed. It feared nothing. it had no predators. it's jaws were stronger than any other animal, ever. The meg could bite a whale in half, crushing through the bones.
Dr. Minway Zhang : We are in uncharted territory. Until today, megalodons were thought to have been extinct for over 2 million years.
Suyin : Wrong.
Jaxx : A living fossil.
The Wall : That living fossil ate my friend.
Jaxx : [to Dr. Zhang as he, Mac and Jonas depart the arriving helicopter] Sir, we've got a new problem.
Jack Morris : It's your daughter.
Jaxx : She took a glider to try and save them.
Dr. Minway Zhang : Why did you let her go?
Jaxx : Trust me, I didn't let her do anything.
Jack Morris : I was sort of under the impression you're supposed to try to save people who are dying on the bottom of the ocean.
Jonas Taylor : [to Mac] Who's he?
Jack Morris : I'm the guy who paid for all this!
Jonas Taylor : [Continues looking at Jack while walking ahead] Uh-huh.
Jack Morris : [to Dr. Zhang and Jaxx] You know, he looks heroic and he walks fast, but he's kinda got a negative attitude.
Jonas Taylor : What's the window?
Jaxx : It'll be close.
Jonas Taylor : Who are you?
Jaxx : I'm the one that designed all this.
Jonas Taylor : So, my life's in your hands?
Jaxx : Pretty much.
Jaxx : That a problem?
Jonas Taylor : Nah. You look like you might actually know what you're doing.
DJ : You said it was impossible for it to get up here.
Suyin : It should have been.
Jaxx : You guys take a look at this. When the glider came up, the thermocline was intact, so it was one degree Celsius.
Mac : Yeah.
Jaxx : But a minute later, when the Evolution came up, the temperature increased by 25 degrees. A shark could come right through there. Twenty sharks for that matter.
Jonas Taylor : When the meg hit the Origin, it slammed into a thermal vent.
Dr. Minway Zhang : Those can release millions of gallons per minute. The heat from that vent cleared the path through the freezing cold layer.
Jack Morris : Are you saying we opened up a superhighway for giant sharks?
Mac : Not exactly. It seems it was a transitory event. The temperatures are returned to normal and the gap is closed.
DJ : Yeah. But not before a massive prehistoric killing machine decided to come up and say "Hi."