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Descent Into Darkness (2002)

Dark Descent (original title)
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Deep in the Mariana Sea Trench, a corporate underwater mining complex has been built - an industrial Atlantis. When an accident in a dry-dock chamber kills several miners an investigator is... See full summary »

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Daniel Knauf (as Wilfred Schmidt)

Writers:

Phillip J. Roth (story) (as Phillip Roth), Daniel Knauf (screenplay) (as Wilfred Schmidt)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean Cain ... Will Murdock
Scott Wiper ... Niles
Biliana Petrinska ... Bin
Maxim Genchev ... Starkweather
Art Mendelson Art Mendelson ... Owen
Julian Vergov ... Vlad
Ivaylo Dimchev Ivaylo Dimchev ... Weed (as Ivaylo Mimchev)
Valentin Ganev ... Doctor Petrov
William Zabka ... Marty
Plamen Manassiev Plamen Manassiev ... Evan (as Plamen Manasiev)
Vladimir Kolev Vladimir Kolev ... Rothko
Ivan Panev Ivan Panev ... Emil
Dobrin Dosev Dobrin Dosev ... Yanko (as Dobrin Dossev)
Hristo Shopov Hristo Shopov ... Digger
Georgi Ivanov Georgi Ivanov ... Lars
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Deep in the Mariana Sea Trench, a corporate underwater mining complex has been built - an industrial Atlantis. When an accident in a dry-dock chamber kills several miners an investigator is sent to find the cause and immediately finds out that it was not an accident. He becomes caught in the middle of a deadly conflict between the miners and the corporation, and fights to stay alive and uncover the truth. Written by Anonymous

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Deep waters, deep profits, deep action. See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Bulgaria

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Descent Into Darkness See more »

Filming Locations:

Sofia, Bulgaria

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HIGH NOON UNDER THE SEA...WITH NO LIGHT IN SIGHT!
7 August 2002 | by HKFANSee all my reviews

In a deep sea mining complex, a Federal Marshal (Dean Cain) tries to find out why miners are committing suicide ast such an alarming rate. Needless to say, there are corporate maneuvers being played as the company that owns the facility dispatches a team of hit men to kill him.

This is by far the worst offering that UFO(the production company) has released and it is nearly a blatant rip-off of HIGH NOON and even for that matter the far superior OUTLAND (High Noon in space).

Warning...if you see this on the shelf, pass it by and pick up either of the two aforementioned films...that will be a rental fee well spent!


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