A crew of oceanic researchers working for a deep sea drilling company try to get to safety after a mysterious earthquake devastates their deepwater research and drilling facility located at the bottom of the Mariana Trench.

Director:

William Eubank

Writers:

Brian Duffield (screenplay by), Adam Cozad (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Complete credited cast:
Kristen Stewart ... Norah Price
Vincent Cassel ... Captain Lucien
Mamoudou Athie ... Rodrigo Nagenda
T.J. Miller ... Paul Abel
John Gallagher Jr. ... Liam Smith
Jessica Henwick ... Emily Haversham
Gunner Wright ... Lee Miller
Fiona Rene ... Godmother
Amanda Troop ... Poseidon Patty
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Storyline

An unknown, massive earthquake happens in a drilling station in the bottom of the Marianna Trench. A scientific crew must find their way across the ocean floor into another station under the threats of deep pressure, dark water, dangerous deep-sea creatures, and a constant lack of oxygen. Written by joel

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7 Miles Below the Ocean Surface Something Has Awakened


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and terror, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Eubank shared that at (1:24:36) there's a real bunny rabbit in Liam's lap once the pod door closes. See more »

Goofs

Around 24:00 into the movie, when the team are getting suited up, Emily is clearly seen sitting without her pants on. Then, 12 seconds later she stands up, fully clothed, and starts to take her pants off. See more »

Quotes

Paul: What's the scariest part of a roller coaster? Waiting in line.
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Crazy Credits

Just before the ending credits begin a news appears on the screen about the two survivors of the accident and a date is written on top "Sunday, August 7, 2050" which means the film is set in the year 2050. later on as the news continues another date is also visible "August 12, 2050". See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

SpongeBob SquarePants Theme
Written by Derek Drymon, Mark Harrison, Stephen Hillenburg and Blaise Smith
Performed by Avril Lavigne
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures
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Lazy production.
27 March 2020 | by Paulo AlegriaSee all my reviews

A potentially satisfying movie ruined by a terrible cinematography and an absolutely pathetic and messed up digital colour grade. What a shame! I miss this theme a lot and I really wanted to enjoy it, but it's all lazy and there's very little to appreciate. I guess that The Abyss is still ahead of time, even in its most basic technical aspects of image capture.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Underwater See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,008,297, 12 January 2020

Gross USA:

$17,291,078

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,882,928
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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