The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, smart and logical, and the perfect choice to learn more about the spacecraft.

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  1. Paul Attanasio


  2. Stephen Hauser


  3. Michael Crichton


  4. Barry Levinson


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  1. Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman

    Dr. Norman Goodman

  2. Sharon Stone

    Sharon Stone

    Dr. Elizabeth 'Beth' Halperin

  3. Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson

    Dr. Harry Adams

  4. Peter Coyote

    Peter Coyote

    Captain Harold C. Barnes

  5. Liev Schreiber

    Liev Schreiber

    Dr. Ted Fielding

  6. Queen Latifah

    Queen Latifah

    Alice 'Teeny' Fletcher

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 14m

Budget $75,000,000.00

Revenue $13,100,000.00

Homepage http://www.warnerbros.com/movies/home-entertainment/sphere/7bdffe73-2a0e-4e7a-98e7-cee4d723e0b3.html

Release Information

  • February 13, 1998
    PG-13, Theatrical



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