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Leviathan (1989)

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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)  »

Also Known As:

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$15,704,614 (USA)
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According to the sleeve notes on the DVD, a dry for wet lighting test by Alex Thomson used an old army tank for the wreck of the Leviathan,and some make shift diving suits were made using padded football suits and helmets from 2010 (1984).The final suits in the film were designed by Steve Burg and built by Stan Winston's crew. See more »

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After Cobb gets a cup of coffee, he sets the pot down next to the coffee maker. Immediately after, we see Beck get himself some coffee, yet he picks the pot up off the burner of the coffee maker. See more »

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Sixpack: You know, I stood next to a guy who blew up his suit once. I'll tell you, that was not a pretty sight.
Jones: Leave DeJesus alone, man!
Sixpack: One tiny little hole in a fucking toe of his suit, man. No bigger than your dick. Yeah, the way the ocean came in, the pressure just crammed his whole body up into his helmet in a matter of seconds. We just buried his helmet. That would have been you, DeJesus.
DeJesus: Hey, I know about implosions.
Sixpack: Yeah, I bet you do. I bet you were imploding in your pants.
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One of the better sci-fi movie from the '80s
15 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie is an obvious Alien copy, only that it's settings have changed from outer space to under water.

In my opinion, '80s was the decade of low for good sci-fi movies. There were many really bad B sci-fi made during that time. But this is one of the few well made movies from that era.

If you're going to be cooped up in a small area, you might as well be with sexy good looking people like they did in this movie.

I liked the scene where "doc" just went right into the shower stall where Bowman was taking the shower, just saying "Bowman, it's doc". Doctor's privilege ?

I don't have much bad things to say about this movie except that in my opinion, they spoiled the movie at the last scene where the creature comes to the surface. The creature looked so fake that I think it destroyed the good image of the movie.

So asides from the ending, the movie was very well made, and was entertaining to watch.


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