The abyss / 20th Century Fox ; directed by James Cameron ; written by James Cameron ; produced by Gale Anne Hurd.
When a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks, the Navy commandeers the crew of a civilian deep sea oil rig to help in the rescue operation. This perilous mission becomes a wondrous odyssey into the unknown as forces from the ocean's deepest region begin to make contact with the divers.
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (171 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Special edition ; widescreen edition.
- Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 
- Copyright: ©2000
Originally released as motion picture in 1989.
Other special features: Commentary option for both versions of film (text only) ; 12-page booklet.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Disc 1. The films. Special ed. (171 min.) ; theatrical version (146 min.) -- Disc 2. Abyss in-depth. Under pressure : making the Abyss, documentary (60 min.) ; James Cameron's complete screenplay ; multi-angles of pseudopod sequence ; 3 DVD-ROM games ; extensive storyboards and original concept art ; etc.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Music, Alan Silvestri ; production design, Leslie Dilley ; director of photography, Mikael Salomon ; editor, Joel Goodman.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Todd Graff, John Bedford Lloyd, J.C. Quinn, Kimberly Scott, Capt. Kidd Brewer, Jr., George Robert Klek, Christopher Murphy, Adam Nelson.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: PG-13.
|System Details Note:||
English dialogue (5.1 and Dolby surround), with optional Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
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|Genre:||Science fiction films.
|Topic Heading:||DVDs for the hearing impaired.
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