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An experimental submarine, the "Siren II", is sent to find out what happened to the "Siren I", which has mysteriously disappeared in a submarine rift. Things go awry when they begin to find things that shouldn't be there.Written by
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After producing Leviathan (1989) for about $30 million, Dino De Laurentiis, albeit uncredited, decided to finance this low budget version of his own bigger budgeted movie. He hired David Coleman to rewrite a 250 pages draft by Colin Wilson. Coleman's work was written in English but it had to be translated into Italian for De Laurentiis and into Spanish for director Juan Piquer Simón who didn't speak English. See more »
I liked the film overall. OK, I admit the acting (except for Lee Ermey at the end) was uniformly bad. The idea of a land ledge deep down in the ocean was pretty neat. Sure there were stupid mistakes, but hey this is a movie. Look, late at night I prefer mindless monster movies. Another good thing was they didn't try to make Jack Scalia too much of a macho hero. And they didn't make too much romance. When you're facing unheard-of-before monsters who has time to say silly romantic lines we see in so many other movies? There was some smartness in the plot, although I would have liked some more genetics mumbo-jumbo. The starfish monster was pretty good. I'd give it 5/10.
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