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DeepStar Six (1989)

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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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McBride
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Diane Norris
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Van Gelder
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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


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Release Date:

13 January 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Deep Six  »

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

Goofs

Richardson performs electric arc welding outside of the station, at the bottom of the ocean, several thousand meters deep. At present, underwater welding is not technically possible deeper than approx. 1000 meters (3300 feet) underwater. See more »

Quotes

Dr. John Van Gelder: It'll go supercritical soon.
Scarpelli: What happens when it goes supercritical?
Dr. John Van Gelder: It'll explode.
James 'Jim' Richardson: Welcome to ground zero.
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Referenced in Aquanoids (2003) See more »

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a B movie with underwritten story and characters
13 July 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

the first 30 minutes of this movie are fairly boring,with not much happening.the film begins to pick up after that.it's basically Alien underwater,though nowhere near as good as that movie.the characters are not as complex,nor is the storyline.it's a B movie,in every respect.when the creature is finally revealed,it's a disappointment.at least i thought it was.unlike Alien,where you get to know the characters,here you really don't,so there's nothing invested in their fates.when they died,the only reaction i could come up with was a yawn.they're all underwritten.the movie is also predictable from the get go.still,it's not the worst movie of the genre,so i give DeepStar Six a 5/10


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