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The Abyss (1989)

PG-13
145 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

A civilian diving team is enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.
Producers
Gale Anne Hurd | Van Ling (version: special)
Cinematographer
Editors
Conrad Buff IV (as Conrad Buff) | Joel Goodman | Steven Quale (version: special) | Howard E. Smith (as Howard Smith)
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Box Office
Budget
$ 70,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 9,319,797
Gross (USA)
$ 54,461,047
Gross (World)
$ 90,000,098
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Release date
Aug 9, 1989 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
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Leo Burmester
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Todd Graff
Alan 'Hippy' Carnes Alan 'Hippy' Carnes   See fewer
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John Bedford Lloyd
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J.C. Quinn
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Kimberly Scott
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Captain Kidd Brewer Jr.
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Christopher Murphy
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Adam Nelson
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Ken Jenkins
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Peter Ratray
Captain Captain   See fewer
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Michael Beach
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Frank Lloyd
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Phillip Darlington
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Joseph C. Nemec III
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7.6 / 10 | 146,442 votes