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Deep Blue Sea

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5.91 h 44 min1999X-Ray15
Off the coast of Mexico, Dr Susan McAlester's (Saffron Burrows) team of scientists are working on a cure for Alzheimer's disease by injecting degenerate human brain cells into mako sharks. The three sharks selected grow to over forty feet in length, and begin to demonstrate signs of intelligent behaviour. When pharmaceuticals' president Russell Franklin (Samuel L. Jackson) arrives with funding ...
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Supporting actors
Jacqueline McKenzieMichael RapaportStellan SkarsgardAida TurturroDaniel ReyBrent RoamMary Kay BergmanRonny CoxFrank W. Welker
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Warner Bros.
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Smokingalcohol usefoul languagesexual contentviolence
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4.3 out of 5 stars

2368 global ratings

  1. 63% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 19% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 11% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 5% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 3% of reviews have 1 stars
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Claire RobertsonReviewed in the United Kingdom on 09 June 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
CoolJ standing in the kitchen with a frying pan weapon and a shark swims past
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A big part of the film is black dude trying to hide from a shark in a flooded kitchen. Really funny when he falls off a set of kitchen shelves. Gutting when his pet parrot gets it and awesome when he blows the shark up. Even Samuel Jackson (many awesome films) stepped aside in this one. What's not to like.
2 people found this helpful
K. BrewisReviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 September 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
Classic shark thriller
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Having being disappointed by some more recent shark films we downloaded this classic. Great soundtrack that helps build the tension, with witty dialogue. Considering that it’s almost 20 years on the sharks look realistic and scary far more so than some of the cgi generated ones of today’s genre. LL cool J and Samuel L Jackson are great in this film.
5 people found this helpful
EmmaReviewed in the United Kingdom on 29 April 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
A classic horror/suspense movie!
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I remember watching this movie when I was a kid and was super surprised to find it is a lot gorier than I remember!! It's such a great movie, a classic survive-against-the-odds sort of a story - it is super gory but the animation isn't what it is today (obviously!) so it's not too scary (but I am a wimp so it still scares me!) It's almost like a thriller, a prey/predator movie - brilliant, gotta watch!
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khiladi Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 January 2020
4.0 out of 5 stars
Beneath this glassy surface, a world of gliding monsters!
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The late 90s produced a slew of creature features from Anaconda to Lake Placid. But the one film which I always held off on watching was Deep Blue Sea, for no other reason than I never had access to it and was too lazy to buy it on DVD. So now when I saw that it was available on Prime Video I finally watched it and yes, it was awesome. A mix between a creature feature and a disaster movie, it manages to be equally entertaining and suspenseful.
Jonathan MasonReviewed in the United Kingdom on 08 August 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
excellent nail biting action movie which challenges stereotypes
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& 1 of the lessons is the road to hell can be paved with good intentions, in this case by a doctor trying to find a cure for parkinsons.
BSLReviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 July 2022
2.0 out of 5 stars
Boring
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Lots of obsession, violence, ... but actually boring. I would have liked some more brainwork.
Miss S. O'BrienReviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 June 2022
4.0 out of 5 stars
Surprisingly entertaining
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...considering how formulaic it was and oh boy was the music loud and noisy! :)
JordReviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 January 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Duurdum. Duurdum. Wrong film. But good watch
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Seeing that is was the Mr's shark week, thought we should watch a shark film to celebrate. Good film, recommended.
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