The Abyss (1989)

7.25 / Rated by 4 people

Plot  A US ballistic missile submarine, the USS ''Montana'', sinks near the edge of the Cayman Trough after an accidental encounter with an unidentified submerged object. As Soviet ships and submarines head towards the area in an attempt to salvage the sub, and with a hurricane moving in, the Americans decide that the quickest way to mount a rescue is to insert a SEAL team onto the ''Deep Core'', a privately owned, experimental underwater oil drilling platform, located 1,700 feet (518 meters) below sea level, which will serve as their base of operations. The designer of the platform, Dr. Lindsey Brigman, insists on accompanying the SEAL team, even though her estranged husband, Virgil "Bud" Brigman, is currently serving as the platform's foreman.

As the SEALs and the platform crew attempt to discover the cause of the ''Montana''s failure, they spot strange creatures they cannot identify, only later discovering that the creatures have intelligence and dubbing them "NTIs"—"non-te...



Ed Harris
Virgil "Bud" Brigman
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Dr. Lindsey Brigman
Michael Biehn
US Navy SEAL Lieutenant Hiram Coffey
J.C. Quinn
Arliss "Sonny" Dawson
Leo Burmester
Catfish De Vries
Kimberly Scott
Lisa "One Night" Standing
Todd Graff
Alan "Hippy" Carnes
John Bedford Lloyd
Jammer Willis
Chris Elliott
Richard Warlock
Dwight Perry
William Wisher Jr.
Bill Taylor
Ken Jenkins
Gerard Kirkhill


All Titles

The Abyss
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




Fixarch rated The Abyss (1989) with 6.0 stars / 26.01.2017

Sinan rated The Abyss (1989) with 7.5 stars / 21.09.2016

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