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The abyss / Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Gale Anne Hurd ; written and directed by James Cameron.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library.

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George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library DVD ABYSS 34510010770798 DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special ed.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2002]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989.
Includes both the Special Edition, with 28 minutes of additional footage, plus the original theatrical version ; widescreen format (Aspect ratio 2.35:1) for both theatrical and special versions ; commentary option for both versions (text only) ; DVD-ROM script & storyboard-to-screen comparison.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features: Widescreen version -- Includes both the Special Edition, with 28 minutes of additional footage, plus the original theatrical version -- Commentary option for both versions (text only) -- Language: English Dolby surround ; French Dolby surround -- Subtitles: English, Spanish -- DVD-ROM script and storyboard-to-screen comparison.
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital.
Language Note:
English dialogue (5.1 and Dolby surround), with optional Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Nuclear submarines > United States > Drama.
Submarine disasters > Drama.
Human-alien encounters > Drama.
Genre: Science fiction films.
Horror films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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