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DeepStar Six (1989)

R  |   |  Action, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  13 January 1989 (USA)
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At the bottom of the ocean, the DeepStar Six has just discovered a new and deadly alien menace.

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The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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Not All Aliens Come From Space. Save Your Last Breath... To Scream. See more »


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13 January 1989 (USA)  »

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Deep Six  »

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$8,143,225 (USA)
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Robert Harmon was originally set to direct. See more »

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When Snyder is accessing the computer system for the procedure to secure the missiles, the computer asks him to define "abandoned." The first choice offered reads, "Abandoned for repair or or removal," with the word "or" duplicated. See more »

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Captain Phillip Laidlaw: [while encoutering the beast] Look at that mother
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Referenced in Leviathan: Monster Melting Pot (2014) See more »

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Good cast, so-so script
17 March 2000 | by (Auke Bay, Alaska) – See all my reviews

"DeepStar Six" is just another "Alien" clone, to be ranked with all "Alien" clones as just another time waster. This might be what it deserves, however, it can be noted as a few notches above other "Alien" clones for its excellent cast, which, even when the story and writing become pretty silly, sticks to it and keeps things running smoothly. The characters are pretty convincing as well, epecially for such low standards as this. And while most of the film is talkly and uneventful, I will proudly state that the last half hour are great and very tension-filled. I was very pleased with the climax, and even the monster was acceptable. If the whole film had been as surprising as gripping as the last half-hour, this might have been the greatest "Alien" clone around. Instead, it's just a pretty good, low-budget flick that's worth watching once or twice if it comes on cable.

**1/2 out of ****


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