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A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.

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Radar Man (as Warren T. Takeuchi)
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Storyline

When a band of ruthless hijackers invade the world's most luxurious cruise ship, they're shocked to discover the passengers have mysteriously vanished! But that doesn't mean they are alone! Something terrifying is lurking just out of sight: a deadly force from the unexplored depths of the ocean that begins to snatch the horrified intruders one by one! Written by Greg Kleiner <LtJGBrewer@aol.com>

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Rated R for sci-fi violence and gore | See all certifications »

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30 January 1998 (USA)  »

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Tentacle  »

Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 487,907 (Germany) (29 May 1998)

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DEM 487,907 (Germany) (29 May 1998)
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Trivia

The "Chinese M1 L1 triple-pulse assault rifles" used by the pirates are actually heavily modified Calico M-960 submachine guns fitted with 100-round magazines (as opposed to the "thousand-round capacity" mentioned by Hanover). Five non-functional rotating barrels were built around the actual barrel of each Calico and driven by a small electric motor connected to the trigger, so that whenever the gun was fired, it appeared to be firing out of the rotating barrels. See more »

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After the Argonautica is sabotaged, the man at the radar warns about something moving rapidly towards the ship and he is able to tell the speed and distance. Nevertheless, the same man claimed seconds before that they were sailing with "blank screens", and previously the imaging, navigational and communication systems are shown to be "disengaged". How can the officers on the bridge detect the creatures coming if all instruments are down? See more »

Quotes

Billy: So what you realizing, Mamooli?
Mamooli: Well, that my goal in life before I die is to make love to a woman from every country on Earth.
Vivo: You come to my country I shoot your ass!
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References The African Queen (1951) See more »

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Shudan
Written by Gary Kiyoshi Nagata (as Gary Nagata)
Performed by Yakudo
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Fun! (...and nothing more)
1 June 2003 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

If you are looking for meaning, creativity, originality, or some sort of cosmic significance, look elsewhere.

This is a fun movie for that brainless Saturday evening in which you just want to relax. A fast paced ride with lots of guns, explosions, bright-red fake blood, and a big monster.

This film is for those who wish only to be entertained. Perfect after a long hard week and you need to relax.

Recommended.

7/10


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