Deep Rising (1998)
Average Rating: 4.2/10
Reviews Counted: 28
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Average Rating: 3.9/10
Critic Reviews: 6
Fresh: 1 | Rotten: 5
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Average Rating: 2.8/5
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Stephen Somers wrote and directed this $50 million science-fiction action-thriller. Set in the South China Sea, the story has been described as a cross between The Poseidon Adventure, Alien, and Die Hard. On the maiden voyage of the luxury liner Argonautica, pickpocket Trillian (Famke Janssen) is caught stealing jewels and locked up. After the ship's communication system is infected with a virus, the ship collides with a massive underwater object. When John Finnegan (Treat Williams) and others
Jan 30, 1998 Wide
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The rest of the movie is a predictable guns 'n' beasts gorefest that wants to be equal parts Aliens, Titanic, and Anaconda but winds up being all parts crap.
Much better in memory...
...an old-fashioned and flat-out fun monster movie that benefits from Treat Williams' tremendously engaging lead performance.
It's Poseidon Adventure, Alien Resurrection, any heist movies, Jaws, and a little art house flick called Titanic all in one.
Underwater slimies eat everyone. A sly sense of humor helps immeasurably.
The South China Sea's answer to the Bermuda Triangle, but off-the-shelf acting and a hackneyed plot won't keep this oversized barge afloat.
Audience Reviews for Deep Rising
- T-Ray Jones: Mamooli you bloody pervert get your mind outt'a the gutter!
- Simon Canton: I maybe a crook but I'm not a savage!
- John Finnegan: Now what?!
- Joey Pantucci: Can you just get asthma? Or do you have to be born with it?
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