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Deepsea Challenge 3D is more of a tribute to director James Cameron than a true nature documentary, but it still boasts enough passion and visual thrills to make for an immersive viewing experience. Read critic reviews

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On March 26, 2012, James Cameron made a record-breaking solo dive to Earth's lowest point, successfully piloting a submarine nearly seven miles deep to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean.

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Paul Henri
Don Walsh
Lachlan Woods
Jacques Piccard
Frank Lotito
Giuseppe Buono
John Bruno
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Ray Quint
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Mikael Borglund
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James Cameron
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All Critics (33) | Top Critics (20) | Fresh (22) | Rotten (11)

  • While watching Cameron get in touch with his inner Jacques Cousteau won't be to everyone's taste, fans of the director and oceanography gearheads should swoon to the immersive, visually spectacular images of the ocean floor.

    September 16, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Adjust your documentary-watching gauge closer to Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom and further away from "Werner Herzog discovers one of the last unspoiled places left on earth," and you'll have a perfectly enjoyable time.

    September 16, 2014 | Full Review…
  • If the three hours of filming Cameron did in the Trench yield little obvious drama, the story of how the Deepsea Challenger reached those depths makes up for it.

    September 16, 2014 | Full Review…
  • All in all, Deepsea Challenge 3D is a grand, thrilling, and inspirational ride.

    September 16, 2014 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Less explored in all the ensuing back-patting is the question of whether Cameron is, in fact, sincerely interested in learning more about the world around him or whether this mission is merely intended to stroke his own ego.

    August 29, 2014 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
  • [James] Cameron... encourages a we're-all-in-this-together camaraderie among his team. The fact remains, however, that he is the only one who actually gets to go on the big adventure, and that most of his associates are being paid to indulge his whims.

    August 22, 2014 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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