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Deep Rising (1998)

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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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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)

Gross:

DEM 487,907 (Germany) (29 May 1998)
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The January 1st, 1996 revised draft of the screenplay lists Robert Mark Kamen as a co-writer. See more »

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In the end when John and Trillian make it to the island on the Seadoo, John is looking under the "hood" and says that the engine is "shot..." The engine is actually under the seat. See more »

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Vivo: [Trying to make T-Ray vomit] You know what I wanna eat? I'll take a couple of nice, greasy pig's feet, some pickled monkey brains and one of them big elephant eyeballs. Raw. So they pop when you bite into them.
[Imitates popping and slurping]
Billy: [Blows smoke into T-Rays face] Yummy.
[T-Ray vomits again and Vivo high-fives Billy]
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References Tremors (1990) See more »

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Garota de Ipanema
Written by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes
Performed by Walter Wanderley (as Walter Wanderly)
Courtesy of Verve Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film and TV Music
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This is a GOOD movie. It does not deserve a 5.4
2 September 2005 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed this movie.

Treat Williams and Kevin J. O'Connor in particular are very good.

It's a low budget genre flick, but acting is excellent across the board. O'Connor is great comic relief. The monster is clichéd, but cool. Quality and care went into this movie across the board.

I definitely recommend this movie without reservation.

I've seen it several times on cable as well as originally on DVD, and my opinion of it has held up.

Wes Studi (never bad in anything), Djimon Hounsou, and Anthony Heald (the psychologist from Silence of the Lambs) as bad guys and Anthony Heald are very competent as well.

I just can't understand how this movie got only a 5.4 from users.


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