Deep Blue Sea

(1999)

Overview

On a remote former submarine refueling facility called Aquatica, a team of scientists are searching for a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Susan McAlester genetically engineers three Mako sharks, intending to increase their brain capacity so that they can harvest the tissue as a cure for Alzheimer's. Unfortunately, the increased brain capacity also makes the sharks smarter, faster, and more dangerous. Aquatica's financial backers are skeptical and nervous about the tests, and send a corporate executive to visit the facility.

  1. Wayne Powers

    Screenplay

  2. Donna Powers

    Screenplay

  3. Duncan Kennedy

    Screenplay

  4. Renny Harlin

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Thomas Jane

    Thomas Jane

    Carter Blake

  2. Saffron Burrows

    Saffron Burrows

    Dr. Susan McCallister

  3. LL Cool J

    LL Cool J

    Sherman 'Preacher' Dudley

  4. Michael Rapaport

    Michael Rapaport

    Tom "Scoggs" Scoggins

  5. Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson

    Russell Franklin

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Status Released

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  • July 26, 1999
    R
    Premiere

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • July 28, 1999
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget $60,000,000.00

Revenue $73,648,228.00

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