The Abyss

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Ed Harris and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio are formerly married petroleum engineers who still have some issues to work out. They are drafted to assist a gung-ho Navy SEAL (Michael Biehn) with a top-secret recovery operation: a nuclear sub has been ambushed and sunk, under mysterious circumstances, in some of the deepest waters on Earth.

Release details

Rated: PG-13
Release date: Wednesday August 9 1989
Duration: 146 mins

Cast and crew

Director: James Cameron
Screenwriter: James Cameron
Cast: Ed Harris
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Michael Biehn
Leo Burmester
Todd Graf
John Bedford Lloyd
JC Quinn