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Director:
Writers:
Scott Martin (original screenplay) and
C.W. Fallin (story)
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Release Date:
5 October 2010 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Some things shouldn't be disturbed.
Plot:
In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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William Forsythe ... Jim Fleming

Stacey Hinnen ... Freddy Brewer

Serah D'Laine ... Carey Fleming

Marcus T. Paulk ... Andrew

Carmen Perez ... Rodriguez

Dan Benson ... Colin Brewer / The Creature

Robert Zachar ... Faulkner

Scott Martin ... Kyle Dobbs
Darren Scott ... John

Eric Bivens-Bush ... Virgil

Jacob Bruce ... Wallace

Dennis LaValle ... Earl

Art LaFleur ... Ken Fleming
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Directed by
Peter Atencio 
 
Writing credits
Scott Martin (original screenplay)

Marilee A. Benson  screenplay
C.W. Fallin  story and characters
Lori j Falzone chavez  screenplay (as Lori Chavez)

Produced by
James D. Benson .... producer
Lori j Falzone chavez .... co-producer (as Lori Chavez)
 
Original Music by
Bruce Fowler 
 
Cinematography by
Douglas E. Davis 
 
Casting by
MaKenzi Moore 
 
Production Design by
Robert W. Savina 
 
Set Decoration by
Jeremy Woolsey 
 
Costume Design by
Leslie Schilling 
 
Makeup Department
Jessica DeBen .... makeup artist
Nicole Gaudin .... hair stylist
Calla Victoria .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Lori Chavez .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stanley B. Gill .... first assistant director
Wayne Douglas Morgan .... second assistant director
Thad Vassmer .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
John Gorman .... leadman
John Gorman .... on-set dresser
 
Sound Department
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Lisle Engle .... sound re-recording mixer
Antonio Moncada .... sound mixer
David Torres .... foley mixer
 
Special Effects by
Dan Fandino .... assistant special effects
Davis Fandino .... creature effects
Matthew Killen .... creature effects
Marina Mestaz .... special effects makeup
Ken Speed .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Reuben Corona .... matte painter
 
Stunts
John Gorman .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marty Boger .... dolly grip
Marty Boger .... key grip
Autumn Boh .... camera operator
Jayson S. Coddington .... best boy electric
C.W. Fallin .... second director of photography
Brad Garris .... electrician: day player
Brad Keyes .... grip
Ken LaValle .... still photographer
John T. Martin .... gaffer
John T. Martin .... key grip
Johnathon R. Martin .... best boy grip
Aeron McKeough .... assistant camera
 
Music Department
Bruce Fowler .... orchestrator
Kevin Globerman .... score recordist
Tiffany Jones .... music contractor
Kevin Kaska .... orchestrator
Eric Liljestrand .... music recordist
Eric Liljestrand .... score recordist
Carl Rydlund .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Stephanie Bertoni .... script supervisor
Mae Chapman .... craft service (as Mae Chapman-Jason)
Carolyn Fallin .... dialogue coach
John Gorman .... armorer
John Gorman .... safety coordinator
Amanda Silverstein .... production assistant
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for bloody creature violence, language and some sexuality/nudity
Runtime:
94 min | UK:90 min | Ireland:89 min
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Certification:
Australia:MA (2010) | Canada:14A (Ontario) | Ireland:12A (Violence) | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:NC-16 | UK:15 (Violence) | USA:R (certificate #46210)

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Trivia:
Shot entirely on location on the oil rig "Mr. Charlie".See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: In the storyline description it says that the crew has no way off the rig. But drill rigs are usually equipped with at least two lifeboats that can each hold the entire crew. And in the opening shot of the movie an orange lifeboat is clearly visible on the side of the rig.See more »
Quotes:
Faulkner:Bad things will happen to you in your life. It's how you respond to them that's gonna determine your character... from the day you're born to the day you die.
Kyle Dobbs:But that doesn't make it any easier.
Faulkner:It never does...
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References Aliens (1986)See more »

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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
A Sea Monster Movie or a Slasher Film?, 4 October 2010
Author: gavin6942 from United States

In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat.

Although I don't think this film debuted on SyFy, it belongs there. It's of low budget, little original plot, and just all around lesser quality. I can say, thank goodness, this did not have the horrible special effects of SyFy (actually, some of the gore was decent).

William Forsythe is the alleged star, his name even appearing before the film's title. Well, that's a tough call. He's not the main character, and he is outacted by his mustache in a few scenes. So, unless you're a die-hard Forsythe fan, don't expect him to be the key to this film's success.

The DVD has a misleading cover image, making the monster look gigantic. It's much more humanoid. And there is a subplot of a brother story... for why? It's not important to the story at all, and adds a thin sentimentality to this film. Very thin.

The one thing I can praise them for is that this movie was shot on location at Charlie rig (now a museum in Louisiana). As far as authentic scenery goes, you can't get much more real than this. An actual rig!

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