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PG| 1 hr. 58 min.

Plot Summary
Director Luc Besson is famous for his imaginative visual technique and breathtaking action sequences. One of the most stunningly beautiful films ever made, "The Big Blue" features gorgeous underwater photography and spectacular location shooting in the French Antibes, the Greek islands, Peru, and Taormina in Sicily. But it is the emotional intensity of the film experience and mystical themes of the story that have made it a cult phenomenon.

Cast: Rosanna Arquette , Jean-Marc Barr , Jean Reno , Paul Shenar , Griffin Dunne , Sergio Castellito , Marc Duret ,

Director: Luc Besson

Genres: Adventure

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

The Big Blue (1988)

Release Date: August 19th, 1988|1 hr. 58 min.

critic reviews (5)
fan reviews ( )
  • 50
    Frank Lovece TV Guide

    Deeply adolescent; its impact is visceral rather than intellectual. show more

  • 50
    Kim Morgan Portland Oregonian

    A flawed fable but an intriguing one nonetheless. It's "Splash" gone existential. How many films can you name like that? show more

  • 60
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    Besson's restored Big Blue proves mystical, intriguing. show more

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