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DeepStar Six (1989)

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At the bottom of the ocean, the DeepStar Six has just discovered a new and deadly alien menace.

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Sean S. Cunningham
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Taurean Blacque ... Laidlaw
Nancy Everhard ... Joyce Collins
Greg Evigan ... McBride
Miguel Ferrer ... Snyder
Nia Peeples ... Scarpelli
Matt McCoy ... Richardson
Cindy Pickett ... Diane Norris
Marius Weyers ... Van Gelder
Elya Baskin ... Burciaga
Thom Bray ... Hodges
Ronn Carroll ... Osborne
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Storyline

The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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Taglines:

Not All Aliens Come From Space. Save Your Last Breath... To Scream. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Deep Six See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$8,143,225
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Producer Sean S. Cunningham developed the idea in 1987 with the express purpose of being the first release on the slate of upcoming underwater action/sci-fi films. See more »

Goofs

When Snyder is accessing the computer system for the procedure to secure the missiles, the computer asks him to define "abandoned." The first choice offered reads, "Abandoned for repair or or removal," with the word "or" duplicated. See more »

Quotes

Captain Phillip Laidlaw: [while encoutering the beast] Look at that mother
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a B movie with underwritten story and characters
13 July 2008 | by disdressed12See all my reviews

the first 30 minutes of this movie are fairly boring,with not much happening.the film begins to pick up after that.it's basically Alien underwater,though nowhere near as good as that movie.the characters are not as complex,nor is the storyline.it's a B movie,in every respect.when the creature is finally revealed,it's a disappointment.at least i thought it was.unlike Alien,where you get to know the characters,here you really don't,so there's nothing invested in their fates.when they died,the only reaction i could come up with was a yawn.they're all underwritten.the movie is also predictable from the get go.still,it's not the worst movie of the genre,so i give DeepStar Six a 5/10


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