Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. In a story owing a lot to _Alien_ and _The Thing_, the crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by one. Part of a wave of underwater movies including _The Abyss_ and _Deep Star Six_. Written by
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Welcome to your worst nightmare, welcome to Leviathan
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Did You Know?
50 to 60 spec drawings of the potential look for the creature were submitted to director George P. Cosmatos
. All the drawings were combined for the final definitive look for Leviathan which was a huge, fish-headed beast with dagger like teeth with the ability to absorb recognizable characteristics from its victims. See more
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
How do you feel?
Better. A lot better.
Referenced in The Commitments