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Leviathan (1989)

R  |   |  Adventure, Horror, Mystery  |  17 March 1989 (USA)
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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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Hector Elizondo's character of Cobb is named after the film's production designer, Ron Cobb. Also, Michael Carmine's character of Tony 'DeJesus' Rodero, shares the same last name of the film's first assistant director, 'Kuki Lopez Rodero'. See more »

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When Doc is typing out a message just before launching the escape bubbles, the keyboard clicks don't match his hand movements; additionally, there's one last key pressed without a click noise. See more »

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Slightly better than expected.
23 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

The first half of "Leviathan" is competently made and surprisingly absorbing, with strongly drawn characters and good acting all around. In the second half, the film degenerates into an "Alien" rip-off (and later on, it even steals a classic scene from "Jaws"), with derivative special effects and too many familiar elements. But it is saved (and gets 6/10) by Cosmatos' professionalism; he certainly redeems himself here for making the absolutely terrible "Cobra" three years earlier.


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