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The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)

 -  Drama  -  12 March 1999 (USA)
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The Deep End of The Ocean is a film about a family's reaction when Ben, the youngest son is kidnapped and then found nine years later, living in the same town, where his family had just moved.

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The Deep End of The Ocean is a film about a family's reaction when Ben, the youngest son is kidnapped and then found ten years later, living in the same town. Written by Anonymous

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The search for her son was over. The search for her family was just beginning.

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Rated PG-13 for language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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12 March 1999 (USA)  »

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Aussi profond que l'océan  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,558,400 (USA) (12 March 1999)

Gross:

$13,376,506 (USA) (7 May 1999)
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A different ending was filmed which tested poorly with audiences who felt it was too grim. Despite being the original ending of the book, not to mention producer Michelle Pfeiffer's preferred ending, the studio opted for the more conventional happy ending. See more »

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When Pat drives Beth home for the first time after losing Ben, Beth chooses to stay in the car for a few moments alone. Young Vincent then comes to the door on the passenger side and frightens Beth and the boom mic is reflected in the front passenger-side window. See more »

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Vincent Cappadora - Age 16: You were just lying there not scared or anything
Sam Karras: I know that's what I remembered, that I wasn't scared, because I knew you'd come and find me
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26 April 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I never heard of Deep End of the Ocean until it showed up on cable the other night. The whole time that I watched it, I thought that it was a made for cable movie. Pretty good performances--I think some of the other reviewers came down extremely hard on this movie. Not generally my kind of movie(emotional chick/family movie), but I was pleasantly surprised, even though I must say that it did have that "Lifetime Channel", feel about it. 7/10 stars


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