Black Sunday is the powerful story of a Black September terrorist group attempting to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the president of the United States in attendance.
Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother was killed in the civil war years earlier. In a ... See full summary »
A pair of young vacationers are involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a way into a deadly wreck in Bermuda waters. Featuring extended underwater sequences and a look into the affairs of treasure hunting. Based on the novel by Peter "Jaws" Benchley.
In the beginning of the movie, whilst Gail (Jacqueline Bisset) is diving, she reaches under a part of the shipwreck and gets her arm yanked by the giant green moray eel, which causes her to scream in pain. In real-life, her stunt double, Jackie Kilbride, dislocated her shoulder doing this scene. A diver was told to pull the stick attached to her wrist from inside the wreck. When the stick appeared, he pulled with all of his might (as instructed). The scene was done in one take, with multiple cameras, as there was no chance (or need) for repeating it. See more »
In an underwater scene, a grenade goes off accidentally. The shock wave would have killed everyone in the vicinity. See more »
More scenes from the television version NBC broadcast include: A scene in which just Treece and David go diving, whilst Gail and Coffin speak of Treece's past, including his wife who was murdered by a drug dealer. When David and Gail first go to Treece's lighthouse, they are stopped and held at gun point by a territorial Kevin. Whilst David is turning the rented scuba equipment in, Gail goes and we see her rinse off the salt water from the sea. A scene where Cloche attacks Treece's lighthouse in the middle of the night, threatening to kill David and Gail. See more »
I don't know why IMDb is carrying such a negative review of this classic film on the front page. But I'm happy to note a lot of very positive reviews thereafter. Not much more I can add, but this is one of the classics of the golden era of film-making, without the CGI, hyped-up violence, obsessive sexuality and general lack of any kind of emotional depth of current popular cinema. While being in that category (popular cinema), this film is still great entertainment, often going pretty "deep". And there are of course the bonuses of the legendary Robert Shaw, the unforgettable beauty of Jacqueline Bisset, a young Nick Nolte full of promise, a wonderful score by John Barry, and plenty of evocative scenery, both below and above sea level.
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