Released on January 30 of 1998 in the USA, "Deep Rising" (also known as "Deep rising - presenze dal profondo", "Octalus", "Tentacle") is an Action/Horror/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by Stephen Sommers . Treat Williams and Famke Janssen are starring, alongside Anthony Heald, Kevin J. O'Connor, Wes Studi and Derrick O'Connor.
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Who is the director of "Deep Rising":
Deep Rising was directed by Stephen Sommers, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before making Deep Rising, Stephen Sommers had directed The Jungle Book, released in 1994, The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993), Catch Me If You Can (1989). Since, he directed The Mummy, released in 1999, The Mummy Returns (2001), Van Helsing (2004), G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra (2009), When Worlds Collide (2012), and Odd Thomas (2013).
When was "Deep Rising" released:
Deep Rising was initally released in the United States on Friday, January 30, 1998. Other films released on Friday, January 30, 1998 are O Que É Isso, Companheiro? (dir. Bruno Barreto), Desperate Measures (dir. Barbet Schroeder), Great Expectations (dir. Alfonso Cuarón), Killing Time (dir. Bharat Nalluri), and Deceiver (dir. Jonas Pate and Josh Pate). This was twenty-one (21) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, September 18, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, June 24, 1998 in France; Thursday, May 28, 1998 in Germany; Friday, August 07, 1998 in Spain; Thursday, May 07, 1998 in Australia and on Saturday, October 17, 1998 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Deep Rising":
At the casting of Deep Rising we find Treat Williams, previously seen in The Devil's Own (1997) and Cannes Man (1996); Famke Janssen (City of Industry (1997), GoldenEye (1995)); Anthony Heald (Bushwhacked (1995), Kiss of Death (1995)) [ more... ]
- Anthony Heald and Famke Janssen have both also be seen in X-Men: The Last Stand, released in 2006.
- Cliff Curtis and Djimon Hounsou have both also be seen in Push, released in 2009.
- Kevin J. O'Connor and Djimon Hounsou can also be seen in Amistad, released in 1997.
- Kevin J. O'Connor and Famke Janssen can both be seen in Lord of Illusions, released in 1995.
What is the Storyline of "Deep Rising":
The film opens with an explanation about deep water trenches with undiscovered sea life. A boat is being piloted through a storm on the South China Sea by John Finnegan (Treat Williams). With him are his crewmen Joey "Tooch" Pantucci (Kevin J. O'Connor), and Joey's girlfriend Leila (Una Damon). Finnegan has been hired to lead a group of mercenaries to an undisclosed location in the middle of the ocean. The mercenaries are: Hanover (Wes Studi), Vivo (Djimon Hounsou), Mason (Clifton Powell), Mulligan (Jason [...]
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