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The abyss

Author: James CameronGale Anne HurdEd HarrisMary Elizabeth MastrantonioMichael BiehnAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2000]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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When a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks, the Navy commandeers the crew of a civilian deep sea oil rig to help in the rescue operation. This perilous mission becomes a wondrous odyssey into the unknown as forces from the ocean's deepest region begin to make contact with the divers.
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Genre/Form: Submarine films
Science fiction films
Horror films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Cameron; Gale Anne Hurd; Ed Harris; Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio; Michael Biehn; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 44723650
Language Note: English dialogue, with optional Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as motion picture in 1989.
Other special features: Commentary option for both versions of film (text only) ; 12-page booklet.
Credits: Music, Alan Silvestri ; production design, Leslie Dilley ; director of photography, Mikael Salomon ; editor, Joel Goodman.
Cast: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Todd Graff, John Bedford Lloyd, J.C. Quinn, Kimberly Scott, Capt. Kidd Brewer, Jr., George Robert Klek, Christopher Murphy, Adam Nelson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Contents: Disc 1. The films. Special ed. (171 min.) ; theatrical version (146 min.) --
Disc 2. Abyss in-depth. Under pressure : making the Abyss, documentary (60 min.) ; James Cameron's complete screenplay ; multi-angles of pseudopod sequence ; 3 DVD-ROM games ; extensive storyboards and original concept art ; etc.
Other Titles: Abyss (Motion picture : 1989)
Responsibility: 20th Century Fox ; directed by James Cameron ; written by James Cameron ; produced by Gale Anne Hurd.

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When a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks, the Navy commandeers the crew of a civilian deep sea oil rig to help in the rescue operation. This perilous mission becomes a wondrous odyssey into the unknown as forces from the ocean's deepest region begin to make contact with the divers.

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