The Abyss

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Director

James Cameron

Cast

Ed Harris as Virgil “Bud” Brigman

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as Lindsey Brigman

Michael Biehn as Lt. Hiram Coffey

Leo Burmester as Catfish DeVries

Todd Graff as Alan “Hippy” Carnes

John Bedford Lloyd as Jammer Willis

J.C. Quinn as “Sonny” Dawson

Kimberly Scott as Lisa “One Night” Standing

Captain Kidd Brewer Jr. as Lew Finler

George Robert Klek as Wilhite

Writers

James Cameron (written by)


Summary

Virgil "Bud" Brigmanand and Lindsey Brigman are formerly married petroleum engineers who still have some issues to work out. They are drafted to assist a gung-ho Navy SEAL 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.

Genre

Sci-Fi, Adventure

Released

August 9, 1989

Runtime

2hrs 19min

MPAA

PG-13, for language and some scenes of action

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