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PG-13| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
After Beth Cappadora's (Michelle Pfeiffer) youngest son, Ben, vanishes in Chicago, she slowly descends into a deep depression, affecting her husband, Pat (Treat Williams), and her other children (Jonathan Jackson, Alexa Vega). Relocating to Chicago several years later, they are shocked to discover a local boy named Sam (Ryan Merriman) who looks strikingly similar to Ben. Along with detective Candy Bliss (Whoopi Goldberg), the family must relive their trauma and find out the truth about Sam.

Cast: Michelle Pfeiffer , Treat Williams , Whoopi Goldberg , Jonathan Jackson , Ryan Merriman , John Kapelos , Michael Mcelroy , Cory Buck

Director: Ulu Grosbard

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment

The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)

Release Date: March 12th, 1999|1 hr. 45 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The film ultimately gives in to a case of TV-movie blahs. show more

  • 50
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a classy but downbeat spin on the most familiar of TV-movie formulas. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Two films in one: an intriguing child-disappearance mystery and an uncommonly affecting domestic drama realized by four terrific central performances. show more

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