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THE ABYSS Film Review


Director: James Cameron

Screenplay: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Kimberly Scott, Todd Graff

Rated PG-13 for language and some scenes of action

Running Time:

2 hours 25 minutes (Theatrical Cut)

2 hours 51 minutes (Special Edition)

Release Date: August 9, 1989

***** out of *****


Photo: 20th Century Fox

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Rating Scale:

***** = Outstanding ****1/2 = Excellent **** = Very Good ***1/2 = Above Average

*** = Good **1/2 = Mediocre ** = Fair *1/2 = Poor * = Bad 1/2* = Abysmal

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