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A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the power to change the world or destroy

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 1989-08-09

Runtime 140 minutes

Budget $70m

Revenue $90m


TMDB 7.3


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melia_cogan shared a tip "One if my favorite alien movies of all time🥰"

mark_denstedt shared a tip "Highly recommend the director cut over the theatrical cut."

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reverie_9974 shared a tip "Underwater exploration and the thrill of the mystery when things starts to unravel."

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bowie_lauzon shared a tip "Watch the extended cut. Makes a lot more sense."

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phaneendhar_reddy shared a tip "Long but good movie, can't believe the graphics were that decent in 1989. The production was so good, highly recommend."

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betty_wojnar shared a tip "Love the discovery process"

lilly_fleming shared a tip "Exciting and surprising"

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connie_schroth shared a tip "It’s a good movie"

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vinnie_keffer shared a tip "This movie is what made me so interested in the ocean and extra terrestrial possibilities! But sadly I haven’t found one like it"

maria_horlacher shared a tip "It never gets old I’ve watched it probably 20 plus times"

maria_horlacher shared a tip "You won’t regret it."

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