Deep Rising Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 27040

Average Rating: 1.9/4

# of Ratings: 27

Theatrical Release Date: 01/30/1998

Language: English

Genre: Action, Horror

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Stephen Sommers

Actors: Treat Williams, Famke Janssen, Anthony Heald, Djimon Hounsou, Kevin J. O'Connor, Wes Studi

Plot: A daring, ruthless group of hijackers board a luxury liner, hoping to clean out the passengers and make off with a rich bounty. But when the get to their destination, they find the ship deserted, and something much more dangerous than them has beat them to the punch. -- Chris Kavan

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"Deep Rising" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 12/27/2011

The captain of a ship for hire is caught between a crew of mercenaries out to rob a luxury liner in the South China Sea and a plague of huge sea creatures with a taste for human flesh. An early outing by low brow crowd pleaser Steven "The Mummy" Sommers, Deep Rising is an enjoyably unpretentious creature feature containing the usual blend of big guns, dark corridors and gory deaths. Sommers is as adept as always at keeping the action cracking along at a fair old pace, never pausing for anything so trite as tension or character development and despite the fact that the effects have dated somewhat, the monsters are actually quite cool (the scene when one of the mercenaries is spilled out onto the deck by a wounded creature is a highlight!) The characters are the usual action movie …

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