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The Thing Below (2004)

A top secret drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico raises a dormant alien creature from the depths. Once loose, the creature goes on a murderous rampage.

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(as Raul Sanchez Inglis), (as Lindsay James)
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Captain Jack Griffin
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Crank Wowchowski
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Anna Davis
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Dean Rieser (as Peter Graham Gaudreau)
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Cassidy
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Mel Rodgers
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Bobby Gibbons
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Dixon
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Cole Griffin
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Captain Mark Stewart (as Craig Brunanski)
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Lance Taylor
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Prouty
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Professor Glenda Marshall
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Dr. Edgar Pretorious
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Peters
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A top secret drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico raises a dormant alien creature from the depths. Once loose, the creature goes on a murderous rampage.

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Fear is Rising.


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Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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is this some sick Hollywood joke
28 May 2006 | by (pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I have seen better acting in sixth grade plays. And better sets. And better productions. You get the idea. Its the lamest movie I have ever watched. Fortunately I didn't pay for it at a rental, came across it on TV and only watched it because at first I thought it was Saturday Night Live or something making fun of the movies. The people who are part of this movie should be blacklisted and not allowed to be part of any movie ever again! I feel like calling my cable company and demanding a pro rata share of my monthly bill back for them putting such garbage on TV. If you see this movie on, unplug your TV! That being said, I think some "B" movies make fun of themselves or the genre. Or some, like Shawn of the Dead, are really funny. The problem with The Thing Below is more serious, everyone seems to think they are making a real movie of interest and entertainment. Sometimes I wonder what the old guys, like Alfred Hitchcock and Rod Serling (Twilight Zone), who are masters of suspense, would have done if they had the technology and special effects to add to their craft.


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