THE ABYSS Film Review
Director: James Cameron
Screenplay: James Cameron
Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Kimberly Scott, Todd Graff
Rated PG-13 for language and some scenes of action
2 hours 25 minutes (Theatrical Cut)
2 hours 51 minutes (Special Edition)
Release Date: August 9, 1989
***** out of *****
Photo: 20th Century Fox
The crew of deep-sea drilling rig encounter something inexplicable at the bottom of the sea in THE ABYSS.
Deep-sea engineers Bud and Lindsey Brigman (ED HARRIS and MARY ELIZABETH MASTRANTONIO) must set aside their differences when they are drafted to assist a Navy SEAL team, led by Lt. Coffey (MICHAEL BIEHN), with a top-secret recovery operation.
***** = Outstanding ****1/2 = Excellent **** = Very Good ***1/2 = Above Average
*** = Good **1/2 = Mediocre ** = Fair *1/2 = Poor * = Bad 1/2* = Abysmal