Directed by Barry Levinson, and written by Stephen Hauser (screenplay) and Kurt Wimmer (adaptation), "Sphere" (also known as "Sphere - Die Macht aus dem All", "Sfera") is a Horror/Science Fiction/Thriller film, released on February 13 of 1998 in the USA . Dustin Hoffman is starring, alongside Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote, Liev Schreiber and Queen Latifah.
A thousand feet beneath the sea, the blackest holes are in the mind...
Who directed "Sphere":
Sphere was directed by Barry Levinson, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before making Sphere, Barry Levinson had directed Wag the Dog, released in 1997, Disclosure (1994), Jimmy Hollywood (1994), Toys (1992), Bugsy (1991), and Avalon (1990). Since, he directed Liberty Heights, released in 1999, An Everlasting Piece (2000), Bandits (2001), Envy (2004), Man of the Year (2006), and What Just Happened? (2008).
When was "Sphere" released:
Sphere was first released on Friday, February 13, 1998, in the United States. Another film released on Friday, February 13, 1998 is The Borrowers (dir. Peter Hewitt). This was twenty-one (21) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, March 27, 1998 in Spain; Wednesday, March 25, 1998 in France; Thursday, April 02, 1998 in Australia; Friday, April 03, 1998 in Italy and on Saturday, May 23, 1998 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Sphere":
At the casting of Sphere we find Dustin Hoffman, previously seen in Wag the Dog (1997) and Mad City (1997); Sharon Stone (Last Dance (1996), Diabolique (1996)); Samuel L. Jackson (Jackie Brown (1997), Eve's Bayou (1997)) [ more... ]
- Dustin Hoffman, Bernard Hocke and Ralph Tabakin also worked together in Wag the Dog, released in 1997.
- James Pickens Jr. and Queen Latifah also appeared in Just Wright, released in 2010.
- Ralph Tabakin and James Pickens Jr. can also be seen in Liberty Heights, released in 1999.
- James Pickens Jr. and Ralph Tabakin also appeared in Jimmy Hollywood, released in 1994.
What is the Storyline of "Sphere":
In the middle of the southern Pacific Ocean, a thousand feet below the surface, what is believed to be an alien spacecraft is discovered after a ship laying transoceanic cable has its cable cut and the United States Navy investigates the cause. The thickness of coral growth on the spaceship suggests that it has been there for almost 300 years. A team made up of marine biologist Dr. Beth Halperin (Sharon Stone), mathematician Dr. Harry Adams (Samuel L. Jackson), astrophysicist Dr. Ted Fielding (Liev [...]
no reply yet - Directed by Barry Levinson, and written by Paul Attanasio, Michael Crichton, Stephen Hauser and Kurt Wimmer, «Sphere» (also known as...
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Liev Schreiber as "Dr. Ted Fielding"
Dustin Hoffman as "Dr. Norman Goodman"
Samuel L. Jackson as "Dr. Harry Adams"
Peter Coyote as "Captain Harold C. Barnes"
Sharon Stone as "Dr. Elizabeth 'Beth' Halperin"
Liev Schreiber ("Dr. Ted Fielding") and Samuel L. Jackson ("Dr. Harry Adams")
Dustin Hoffman ("Dr. Norman Goodman") and Sharon Stone ("Dr. Elizabeth 'Beth' Halperin")
Michael Crichton, the author of Jurassic Park died at the age of 66
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