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An American deep-sea mining colony stumbles upon a sunken Soviet vessel hiding a horrific secret.

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Steven Beck
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Dr. Glen 'Doc' Thompson
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Elizabeth 'Willie' Williams
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Buzz 'Sixpack' Parrish
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Justin Jones
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Tony 'DeJesus' Rodero
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Bridget Bowman
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G. P. Cobb
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Ms. Martin
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Russian Ship Captain (as Eugene Lipinsky)
Larry Dolgin ...
Helicopter Pilot
Pascal Druant ...
Winch Operator
Steve Pelot ...
Winch Operator
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Lead Creature (uncredited)

Directed by

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George P. Cosmatos

Written by

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David Webb Peoples ... (story) (as David Peoples)
 
David Webb Peoples ... (screenplay) (as David Peoples) and
Jeb Stuart ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Aurelio De Laurentiis ... producer
Luigi De Laurentiis ... producer
Charles Gordon ... executive producer
Lawrence Gordon ... executive producer

Music by

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Jerry Goldsmith

Cinematography by

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Alex Thomson ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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John F. Burnett
Roberto Silvi

Editorial Department

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Gillian L. Hutshing ... assistant editor
Carlo La Bella ... color supervisor
Richard Leeman ... first assistant editor
Aldo Manni ... negative cutter

Casting By

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Jane Feinberg
Mike Fenton
Lynda Gordon

Production Design by

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Ron Cobb

Art Direction by

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Pier Luigi Basile ... supervising art director
Franco Ceraolo
David F. Klassen ... (as David Klassen)
William Ladd Skinner ... supervising art director

Set Decoration by

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Bruno Cesari
Robert Gould

Costume Design by

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April Ferry

Makeup Department

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Bruce Barlow ... special makeup effects artist
Katalin Elek ... makeup artist
Zoltan Elek ... key makeup artist
Marina Marin ... assistant hair stylist
John Rosengrant ... special makeup effects artist
Aldo Signoretti ... key hair stylist

Production Management

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Maurizio Amati ... executive in charge of production
Giorgio De Vincenzo ... post-production supervisor
Paolo Gargano ... unit manager
Lucio Trentini ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Marco Alberti ... second second assistant director
Matt Earl Beesley ... first assistant director
Luca Lachin ... second assistant director
Kuki López Rodero ... first assistant director (as Juan Carlos Lopez Rodero)
David Turchi ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Alessandro Alberti ... assistant art director
John Alvin ... poster artist
Maria-Teresa Barbasso ... set designer
Steve Burg ... conceptual artist (as Stephen Burg)
Antonio Fraulo ... swing gang
Daniela Giovannoni ... assistant art director
Jurgen Heimann ... model maker
David J. Negron Jr. ... storyboard artist
Bruno Tempera ... property master
Marco Trentini ... set designer

Sound Department

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Desmond Cannon ... assistant sound editor
Teri E. Dorman ... sound editor
Laura Graham ... assistant sound editor
Robin Gregory ... sound mixer
David J. Hudson ... re-recording mixer
Allen Hurd ... sound
Matthew Iadarola ... re-recording mixer / sound effects
Mike Le Mare ... sound designer / supervising sound editor
Mel Metcalfe ... re-recording mixer
Terry Porter ... re-recording mixer
Steve Schwalbe ... first assistant sound editor
Terry Sharratt ... boom operator
Janelle Showalter ... assistant sound editor
Karola Storr ... supervising foley editor
Donald C. Rogers ... technical director of sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Renato Agostini ... mechanical effects crew
Nick Allder ... mechanical effects supervisor
Grant Arndt ... creature effects crew: Stan Winston Studios
Robert Bernacchi ... creature effects crew
John Blake ... creature effects crew
Roger Borelli ... creature effects crew
Alan Bryce ... mechanical effects crew (as Allan Bryce)
Mario Cassar ... special effects technician
Craig Caton ... creature effects crew
Giovanni Corridori ... mechanical effects coordinator
Massimo Cristofanelli ... special effects
Nicholas J. Esposto ... creature effects crew (as Nick Esposto)
Greg Figiel ... creature effects crew
Steve Frakes ... creature effects crew
Mark Garbarino ... creature effects crew
Alec Gillis ... creature effects: Stan Winston Studios
John Hatt ... mechanical effects crew
Steven James ... creature effects crew (as Steve James)
Steve Johnson ... creature effects crew
Jeff Kennemore ... creature effects crew
Richard J. Landon ... creature effects: Stan Winston Studios (as Richard Landon)
Shane Mahan ... creature effects: Stan Winston Studios
Karen Mason ... creature effects crew
Pat McClung ... creature effects crew
Michael McCracken ... creature effects crew
Jim McPherson ... creature effects crew
Hal Miles ... creature effects crew
Brian Penikas ... creature effects crew
Jon Curtis Price ... creature effects crew
Rachel Resnick ... creature effects crew
Kevin Reter ... creature effects crew
John Rosengrant ... creature effects: Stan Winston Studios
Andy Schoneberg ... creature effects crew
Russell Seifert ... creature effects crew
Shannon Shea ... creature effects: Stan Winston Studios
Michael Spatola ... creature effects crew (as Mike Spatola)
Michiko Tagawa ... creature effects crew
Tonino Testa ... electronic effects coordinator
Mike Trcic ... creature effects crew
Stan Winston ... creature effects producer
Tom Woodruff Jr. ... creature effects: Stan Winston Studios
Sandy Collora ... creature effects crew (uncredited)

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James Belohovek ... model maker: Perpetual Motion Pictures
C. Mitchell Bryan ... model maker: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Rene Clark ... model stage crew: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Isobel DeLuca ... administrator: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Charles L. Finance ... visual effects production manager: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Gaetanino Gorsetti ... video editor: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Eric Graham ... computer graphics software: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Fidel Gruber ... model stage crew: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Robert Habros ... optical camera: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Jurgen Heimann ... assistant model maker: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Jeff Knaggs ... computer graphics software: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Richard Malzahn ... visual effects and computer graphics: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Richard Marchewka ... model stage crew: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Steve Mesner ... model stage crew: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Niels Nielsen ... assistant model maker: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Barry Nolan ... visual effects supervisor
David B. Sharp ... model shop supervisor: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Michael Shukausky ... model stage crew: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Eric Skipper ... model maker: Perpetual Motion Pictures
Paul Stewart ... assistant model maker: Perpetual Motion Pictures / visual effects
Ed Thompson ... assistant model maker: Perpetual Motion Pictures
David S. Williams Jr. ... optical camera: Perpetual Motion Pictures

Stunts

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Alessandro Borgese ... stunts
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua ... stunts
Paola Giacomini ... underwater stunts
Massimo Giovannucci ... underwater stunts
Rocco Lerro ... stunt coordinator
Alessandro Ponti ... stunts
Angelo Ragusa ... stunts
Bobby Rhodes ... underwater stunts
Charles Tabansi ... stunts (as Charles Tabanci)
Fabiola Tocca ... stunts
Randell Dennis Widner ... stunt coordinator (as Randell Widner)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Phil Barthropp ... assistant underwater camera
Ramón Bravo ... underwater camera operator
Tony Cridlin ... grip
Federico Del Zoppo ... director of photography: additional photography
Giuseppe Maccari ... additional cinematographer
Ernesto Natoli ... assistant camera
Mike Valentine ... underwater camera operator
Jim Budd ... camera maintenance engineer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Yvonne Zarb Cousin ... local costumer
Augusto Grassi ... costumer

Location Management

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Roberto Malerba ... location manager

Music Department

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Nancy Beach ... orchestrator
Jerry Goldsmith ... conductor
Kenneth Hall ... supervising music editor
Arthur Morton ... orchestrator
Alan Snelling ... music recording engineer
Bruce Botnick ... music recording engineer (uncredited)
Michael Dittrick ... music editor (uncredited)
Gianluca Podio ... musician (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department

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Ceri Evans ... script supervisor

Other crew

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Robert Bernacchi ... production assistant: Stan Winston, Inc.
Craig Caton ... creature crew
Richard J. Landon ... puppeteer
Dennis J. Parrish ... production associate
Kellett Tighe ... assistant: Lawrence Gordon
Gabriella Toro ... production coordinator
Amedeo Ursini ... production associate (as Amedeo A. Ursini)
Dale Wilmarth ... moldmaker
Stan Winston ... creature designer
Aron Art Lasky ... fabricator (uncredited)
William Stout ... creature design (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by one. Written by Keith Loh

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Taglines Aliens thrilled you... The Fly shocked you... Now experience real fear... See more »
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Also Known As
  • Leviathan: El demonio del abismo (Spain)
  • Leviathan - havetes hämnare (Sweden)
  • Leviathan - fanget i dybet (Denmark)
  • Vurgun (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • Havets hämnare (Sweden)
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Runtime
  • 98 min
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Box Office

Budget $25,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $5,029,000, 19 Mar 1989

Did You Know?

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Trivia The movie is set in the year 2027 See more »
Goofs In the scene where the piece of the monster is cut off by the door, the wire that pulls the cut off piece down can be seen. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Fletch Lives/Slaves of New York/Leviathan/Rooftops/Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989). See more »
Quotes Martin: I realize you must have gone through hell.
Justin Jones: Gone? Bitch, we're still here!
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