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Black Water: Abyss (2020)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Horror | 7 August 2020 (USA)
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Five friends exploring a remote cave system in Northern Australia find themselves threatened by a hungry crocodile.

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Andrew Traucki

Writers:

John Ridley (as Ian John Ridley), Sarah Smith
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica McNamee ... Jennifer
Luke Mitchell ... Eric
Amali Golden ... Yolanda
Benjamin Hoetjes ... Viktor
Anthony J. Sharpe ... Cash
Louis Toshio Okada Louis Toshio Okada ... Akito
Rumi Kikuchi ... Miyuki
Anna Kubat Anna Kubat ... Extra
Nicole Collett Nicole Collett ... Extra
Stu Kirk ... Extra
Troy Black Troy Black ... Extra
Damien Blewett ... Extra
Isabella Sheehan Isabella Sheehan ... Extra
Glenn Adams Glenn Adams ... Extra
Myra Stoertzer Myra Stoertzer ... Extra
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Five friends exploring a remote cave system in Northern Australia find themselves threatened by a hungry crocodile.

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cave | sequel | second part | See All (3) »

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Descend into Fear

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Action | Drama | Horror

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A sequel to the 2007 Australian croc film, Black Water See more »

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Near the end of the movie, as they drive along the river bank a fair distance away (if not kilometres later) from where they exited the cave, one comments, "This is where we came out". (referring to the cave a long distance behind them) See more »

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References Black Water (2007) See more »

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Predictable and less than mediocre entertainment...
7 August 2020 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Well, did we really need another movie about a group of spelunking people getting trapped underground with no way out, a rising water mass and a man-eating creature?

The answer is no, not really. And the 2020 movie "Black Water: Abyss" from writers John Ridley and Sarah Smith didn't really impress much. Especially since it offered virtually nothing new to the genre, and there are other movies in the genre that proved to have more bite to it - pardon the pun.

And director Andrew Traucki didn't really manage to muster up a story that was all that entertaining. Sure, "Black Water: Abyss" was watchable, but it was awfully predictable and generic. And that made the movie suffer.

The acting in the movie was adequate, but the characters were slightly less adequate. But once you've seen one of these movies, you've essentially seen them all. And the characters in "Black Water: Abyss" were generic, sure.

And for a movie with a man-eating crocodile, then "Black Water: Abyss" just didn't pack enough of a forceful bite. The scenes with the crocodile were just too far between, and there wasn't enough scenes with the man-eater. So it was slightly boring.

I will say, though, that the crocodile was nicely animated and seemed very realistic. So that was definitely a plus. Just a shame it wasn't all that much in the movie.

The ending of the movie was just bland and super predictable. It was actually a ridiculous ending to the movie; one that you saw coming a mile away.

I am rating "Black Water: Abyss" a less than mediocre four out of ten stars. It offers nothing that we haven't already seen in other movies in the same genre.


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Official Sites:

Altitude Film Entertainment

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7 August 2020 (USA) See more »

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