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  • Stupendously exciting and emotionally engulfing... With probing intelligence and passionate feeling, Cameron has raised the adventure film very close to the level of art. show more

  • Both Mastrantonio and Harris are terrific, never missing a beat, always convincing, even when playing the most extreme emotions. [9 Aug 1989, Daily Datebook, p.E1] show more

  • If you end up cursing, try not to forget The Abyss' spectacular oil-rig collapse, a killer chase scene, two fine leads, and one Oscar-worthy "creature'' special effect midway through. Do forget the rest - unless you really dig Casper, the Friendly Ghost. [9 Aug 1989, Life, p.1D] show more

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  • July 17, 2011 elephantears846
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    great movie.....held me in suspense and entertained me thru entire lenghth of film..................

  • July 17, 2011 hunterduo
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    A very well thought out screenplay. A very moving drowning scene. The old version had a somewhat confusing ending. The new version adds meaning to the ending. This movie is in the top five of my favorites.

  • July 17, 2011 hugapugor2
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    Great Movie

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