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Based on 24 Reviews
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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Despite over-ripe narration and an understandable urge to cram too much in, Ghosts of the Abyss is a thrilling documentary. show more

  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Occasionally exciting but carefully controlled. show more

  • 50
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    If only there'd been a chance to contemplate the legend in blessed silence. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Though younger fans of Cameron's 1997 blockbuster may be a little disappointed at the lack of, well, Leo, Cameron persuades us to share his obsession with the ship's history. show more

  • 60
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The 3-D footage of Titanic does speak volumes, and sometimes the sheer fussiness of all the ghosts and archival images get in the way. As huge as the Imax screen is, when six different images vie for one's attention, it looks cluttered. show more

  • 100
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    It's a unique trip that flirts with hokeyness at the surface but that grows more compelling, awe-inspiring, and tragic the deeper you go. show more

  • 88
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    An enthralling 3-D IMAX documentary. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    If Cameron wants to be a pioneer instead of a retro hobbyist, he should obviously use Maxivision 48, which provides a picture of such startling clarity that it appears to be 3-D in the sense that the screen seems to open a transparent window on reality. Ghosts of the Abyss would have been incomparably more powerful in the process. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The film's underwater views are breathtaking, as are its drawings and photographs of the Titanic's original splendor. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    The more you know about the 1912 tragedy, the more you will appreciate the sights of Ghosts of the Abyss. show more

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