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Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to ... See full summary »

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Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by one. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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17 March 1989 (USA)  »

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Piranha 3: From the Deep  »

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$15,704,614 (USA)
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Trivia

Near the beginning of the movie, when Tony 'DeJesus' Rodero's oxygen is about to run out, the captain tries to do something with a computer on board. Between 3D animations and strange interferences on monitor, we see Luxo, Pixar's logo, with a ball, like in the first ever short film made by Pixar Luxo Jr. (1986). See more »

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When Willie falls off the ridge, you see her walking among some large tube worms. Immediately before she says "My God", the worm to her left clearly shows a vertical seam where the left/right pieces of the worm were glued together. See more »

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Sixpack: [shaking a dead sea spider at Willie] Look at my foot! This bitch put a goddamn sea monster in my bunk!
Steven Beck: How do you know it was her?
Sixpack: It was her, goddammit! What, are you calling me a liar, Beck?
Steven Beck: That may be the size of it, bubba.
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Seen it all before - but still quite good!
24 August 1999 | by (Gloucester, England) – See all my reviews

Leviathan is one of those films that has "rip-off" written all over it.

Alot of it you've seen before in better films. The most obvious comparisons being Alien ( several isolated crew members, the dubious doctor, the suits etc.) and of course The Thing (a gooey monster spawned from human beings, it getting to the blood supply). I've viewed this one a few times and although it is an inferior movie it does have some pretty neat special effects, a recognizable cast and a decent music score by Jerry Goldsmith.

Not a total wet squib - it certainly has its moments. I'd give it 7/10.


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