In this thrilling, underwater action adventure from writer-director James Cameron ( Titanic; Terminator 2: Judgment Day; Aliens), a civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search-and-rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver (ED HARRIS) soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the power to change the world or destroy it. MARY ELIZABETH MASTRANTONIO and MICHAEL BIEHN co-star.

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The Abyss (1989)

PG-13

Adventure/Drama/Suspense/Thriller/Science-Fiction · 2h 25m · 4/7/1993

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In this thrilling, underwater action adventure from writer-director James Cameron ( Titanic; Terminator 2: Judgment Day; Aliens), a civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search-and-rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver (ED HARRIS) soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the power to change the world or destroy it. MARY ELIZABETH MASTRANTONIO and MICHAEL BIEHN co-star.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Pacific Western, Lightstorm Entertainment

Budget

$69,500,000

Revenue

$90,000,098
Part Of
Cast
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Ed Harris

Bud Brigman
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Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Lindsey Brigman
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Michael Biehn

Lt. Coffey
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Leo Burmester

Catfish De Vries
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Todd Graff

Alan 'Hippy' Carnes
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John Bedford Lloyd

Jammer Willis
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J.C. Quinn

'Sonny' Dawson
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Kimberly Scott

Lisa 'One Night' Standing
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Captain Kidd Brewer Jr.

Lew Finler (as Capt. Kidd Brewer Jr.)
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George Robert Klek

Wilhite
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Christopher Murphy

Schoenick
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Adam Nelson

Ensign Monk
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Dick Warlock

Dwight Perry (as Richard Warlock)
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Jimmie Ray Weeks

Leland McBride
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J. Kenneth Campbell

DeMarco
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Ken Jenkins

Gerard Kirkhill
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Chris Elliott

Bendix
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Peter Ratray

Captain
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Michael Beach

Barnes
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Brad Sullivan

Executive
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Frank Lloyd

Navigator
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Phillip Darlington

Crew Members
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Joseph C. Nemec III

Crew Members (as Joseph Nemec III)
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Joe Farago

Anchorman
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William Wisher

Bill Tyler
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Marcus K. Mukai

Anchorman #2 (as Marcus Mukai)
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Wendy Gordon

Anchorwoman
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Paula Cross

Young Woman
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Thomas F. Duffy

Construction Worker (as Thomas Duffy)
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Chris Anastasio

Truck Driver
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Emily Yancy

Woman Reporter
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Michael Chapman

Dr. Berg
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Tom Isbell

Wave Reporter
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Mike Cameron

Sailor with the Fire Extinguisher (uncredited)
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Daren Dochterman

News Reporter (uncredited)
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Mikhail Gorbachev

Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Candice Hill

Beach Guest (uncredited)
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Randy Robertson

Russian Sailer On Dock (uncredited)
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Robert Searle

Tommy Ray Dietz (uncredited)
Crew
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James Cameron

Director
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James Cameron

Writer
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