Jeff's Reviews

Thoughts on every movie I've ever seen.

The Abyss (1989)

Directed by James Cameron

Starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester

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Fantastic effects, would be awesome on the big screen. I think the story would be a bit better if there was a little more development of the human/alien relations, but maybe that was part of the script that was cut from the already long screenplay.

In a way, the story has a lot in common with Crimson Tide. Both are about submerged vessels that lose contact with their commanders on the surface.

According to Drew Casper, a combination of Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Jaws, Alien, Aliens, and 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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