Deep Rising
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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 board the Argonautica, they are surrounded by death. Survivors Trillian, builder Simon Canton… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 29%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ Steve Newton, Georgia Straight
"It's Poseidon Adventure, Alien Resurrection, any heist movies, Jaws, and a little art house flick called Titanic all in one."
‑ Karina Montgomery, Cinerina
"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."
‑ Elias Savada, Nitrate Online
"Much better in memory..."
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson, sbs.is
"Underwater slimies eat everyone. A sly sense of humor helps immeasurably."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"Goes for two and three climaxes, blows up far too many things, and generally wears out its welcome before it's over."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, Film Journal International
"...an old-fashioned and flat-out fun monster movie that benefits from Treat Williams' tremendously engaging lead performance."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"It's a pity the creatures don't eat the cast up faster"
‑ Carlo Cavagna, AboutFilm.com
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