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Deep Rising (1998)

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A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who had already invaded the ship.

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Stephen Sommers

Writer:

Stephen Sommers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Treat Williams ... John Finnegan
Famke Janssen ... Trillian St. James
Anthony Heald ... Simon Canton
Kevin J. O'Connor ... Joey Pantucci
Wes Studi ... Hanover
Derrick O'Connor ... Captain Atherton
Jason Flemyng ... Mulligan
Cliff Curtis ... Mamooli
Clifton Powell ... Mason
Trevor Goddard ... T. Ray
Djimon Hounsou ... Vivo
Una Damon ... Leila
Clint Curtis ... Billy
Warren Takeuchi ... Radar Man (as Warren T. Takeuchi)
Linden Banks ... Communications Officer
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Storyline

When a band of ruthless hijackers invade the world's most luxurious cruise ship, they're shocked to discover the passengers have mysteriously vanished! But that doesn't mean they are alone! Something terrifying is lurking just out of sight: a deadly force from the unexplored depths of the ocean that begins to snatch the horrified intruders one by one! Written by Greg Kleiner <LtJGBrewer@aol.com>

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Rated R for sci-fi violence and gore | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English | Korean

Release Date:

30 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tentacle See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,737,793, 1 February 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$11,203,026
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The January 1st, 1996 revised draft of the screenplay lists Robert Mark Kamen as a co-writer. See more »

Goofs

When Trillian is first caught in the vault, Canton reads from a fax and says that she has six arrests and five convictions, while on the fax it shows 13 arrests and 11 convictions. See more »

Quotes

Finnegan: [the rad stops working] Son of a bitch. Pantucci!
Pantucci: [Stands up and hits his head] Ow! shit man!
Finnegan: [On headset] I'm flyin' blind up here, brainiac. I thought you fixed the radar.
Pantucci: It's a little temperamental, you have to be gentle.
Finnegan: Gentle, my ass. The whole system just crapped out on me.
Pantucci: Killed off by your negative vibes no doubt.
Finnegan: No doubt.
[Finnegan hits the radar, which sends sparks flying at the box that Joeys at and makes him jump]
Pantucci: Are you hitting that thing again?
Finnegan: ...No?
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Performed by Yakudo
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Pure entertainment for the monster fan
19 January 2004 | by ichobodcraneSee all my reviews

I rented this recently and loved every bit of it from it's tongue in cheek extra clichéd action types to it's fabulously over the top gore. You can see here, exactly where Stephen Sommers is coming from and where he will go. The Mummy had exactly the same style and sense of humour. Treat Williams is fantastic in this. This is one under rated actor. Why is he not in more great flicks? His comedy is superb and he looks the action hero. Remember Things to do in Denver. Anyone who likes a good old monster movie should sit back and pamper themselves with this cracking good yarn.


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