The Abyss (1989)
Mentioned by Doogie
Crow: "Fight! You never walked away from anything in your life, now live!"
Joel: "You've never given up on anything in your life, now fight!"
Crow: "You never gave up on anything in your life, now live!"
Joel: "Cash in on some of the excitement that's been generated from movies like 'The Deep' and 'The Abyss.'"
Crow: "You've never given up on anything in your life before. Fight."
Crow: "You've never given up on anything in your life!"
Mentioned by Tom
Joel: "You've never given up on anything in your life! Crawl!"
Seen on video store shelf
Mentioned by Steven Spielberg.
Similar underwater setting; a fire aboard the station, and the inability to return to the surface due to a storm.
Mentioned in 'Go-Lords'
during an underwater scene someone says 'The Abysmal'
"The Abyss 2 isn't very good"
It's also about a rescue mission. The "sand creature" resembles too much the "water creature" from James Cameron's film. And, more important, there is also an angel-like alien who takes humans inside it's "ship" and reveals them, with the aid of very advanced devices, some very important truths.
one level looks just like the rig from The Abyss, espically the moon pool room
Extreme wide-angle shot of a space-suited explorer stepping to the edge of a Martian abyss, just as in the wide-angle shot of the scuba-suited Bud Brigman as he's preparing for his plunge into the underwater chasm to deactivate the nuclear warhead.
When Lisa's new fiance at the beginning of the film is killed, just before he dies he says "You knew this would be a one way trip," just as Bud says to Lindsey when he's waiting to die at the bottom of the trench at the end of The Abyss.
DVD in video store
Movie poster seen at Cameron's office
Roger slaps the TV and shouts "You've never given up on anything before" just as Ed Harris' character did when trying to revive his wife in the film
Referenced by name
VHS tape seen
A photo from this film is featured.
Mentioned by Sheppard
Cartman's dialogue when he's yelling at Kyle to wake up is taken from The Abyss.
DVD is shown.
B.O.B. forms a 'water' tentacle Abyss style in the mothership.
When Boris wakes up from a nightmare, Melody turns on the TV, and Boris says he just saw "the abyss". Melody says then they won't watch that
mentioned in dialogue
mentioned by Michelle Rodriguez as another James Cameron film
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
A map is titled "Abyss" after James Cameron's epic sci fi film of the same name.
Abed asks Pierce if "people in your religion ever take liquid form, like the creatures in 'The Abyss.'"
In the mission "Redemption", Alex Mason and Jason Hudson dive to the Numbers Station underwater, is also a homage to Ed Harris' film "The Abyss".
The alien's POV is very simular to the POV of the creture in The Abyss. Also, Sektor 236 has simular opening music.
James Cameron's movie mentioned
Josh feels like he is in this movie when going under water.
during the couch gag, this video is seen on the shelf
Mentioned by Mike.
Panda says that Titanic the sequel to The Abyss
James Cameron's submersible dive to find the bar and raise it parodies 'The Abyss.'
Mentioned in Dialogue
When there are not enough scuba suits, Archer's cold water drowning and resuscitation mimics the same scene where Lindsey (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) drowns in The Abyss.
James - "If you want a shark movie that's part Abyss, part Jaws, then look no further".
The Sea Captain's dinner date is the underwater alien.
Jimmy mentions James Cameron's earlier movie
come into sight the hungarian version of the original VHS cassette in the table game scene
mentioned by Steve Johnson
Clips are shown.
A clip is shown.
ILM's effect work on this film is discussed, with clips
special effects clip shown
The water life form was discussed along with clips of the movie. Model shown.
A clip is shown.
Spoofed on the multiplex marquee as "Abysmal"
The scene where Cartman attempts to revive Kyle is a spoof of The Abyss where Bud attempts to revive Lindsey.
the scene when Kyle is forced to drink three cups of urine in order to prevent his body to not endure the effects of fluid pressure before swimming down to drain it all out, is a parody of a scene in the Abyss, where the protagonist consumes a liquid breathing apparatus before venturing into the ocean depths
Achmed pondering which wire to cut to disarm the bomb.