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Deep Blue Sea Movie Review Summary

Actors: LL Cool J, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Rappaport

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A group of research scientists, working in an abandoned off-shore submarine facility, appear to have discovered a neuro-stimulant, extracted from the brains of sharks, that cures Alzheimer's disease. However, unknown to the rest of the researchers the project leaders Dr. Susan McAlester (Saffron Burrows) and Jim Whitlock (Stellan Skarsgård) have illegally used prohibited gene manipulation techniques to enhance the brain size of the sharks to attain their spectacular results. During a severe storm, whilst the researchers are celebrating their success, the newly intelligent sharks attack their captors in a bid to escape. As a result of the storm and the sharks attack strategy, the research facility suffers a catastrophic structural integrity failure and begins to submerge. The situation becomes a deadly race against time as the survivors, led by shark wrangler Carter Blake (Thomas Jane) and Preacher (LL Cool J), try to reach the surface and safety as the deadly intelligent killer-sharks continue to flood the facility and hunt their prey.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Tanya McKnight




Researchers on an undersea laboratory called Aquatica think they have found a cure for Alzheimer's diesease by genetically altering the brains of sharks. The only side effect that the scientists are not familiar with is that by altering the sharks brains, it makes them smarter. The financial backer (Samuel L. Jackson) of this operation is brought on board to see their progress and is very impressed. When one of the sharks is awakened during the process and one of the scientists is seriously injured, the trouble starts to begin. The genetically enhanced sharks have become smarter and know their surroundings better than the crew. The sharks begin to not only attack the crew, but the floating lab as well. The crew's only hope is getting to the surface before the Aquatica sinks and one of their members Carter Blake (Thomas Jane) is one of the best in handling sharks and understanding their motives and behaviors. They are in a fight for survival against a few hungry sharks.
The review of this Movie prepared by Steve Polizzi




In the undersea laboratory Aquatica, researchers have
genetically altered the brains of captive sharks to develop a potential cure for Alzheimer's disease. However, there is one unexpected side effect - The sharks are
getting smarter. Now it's a race to beat these intelligent killing machines and escape the flooded Aquatica without getting eaten. Dive in to this nerve-wracking thriller!
The review of this Movie prepared by Becky Yost




In this interesting spoof on the Jaws series, we meet Dr. Susan McAlester. She is trying to cure Alzheimers Disease by making sharks smarter. They will then take out their brains, and put it in the medicine. After an attack on some boaters, her company isn't too satisfied on the idea, but she assured them that it will work. They decide to send someone to inspect the project, and see if it actually works. The system then goes wrong, and sharks escape and try to eat everyone. Before watching this, I thought this was just another tired excuse to return the man-eating shark genre. Instead we get an intelligent well thought out action film. The sharks look fake like they usually do (even though they're computer-generated) but the film is very suspenseful.
The review of this Movie prepared by Estefan Ellison




DEEP BLUE SEA is a movie directed by Renny Harlin in 1999.

Dr. Susan McCallister is a scientific researcher looking for a cure against the Alzheimer illness. She's working in her lab on a platform in the Pacific ocean. There, she's conducting experiments on sharks by trying to enlarge their brains in order to take more proteins for her researches. But a tropical storm destroys the lab and the survivors must face the sharks that surround them.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler




A group of scientists testing sharks, while researching a cure for Alzheimers, accidently turn them into super-intelligence sharks. They must now fight for their life in order to escape.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer



Script Analysis of Deep Blue Sea

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 38.3%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 21.7% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999    -   present 2000+ Water adventure?    -   Yes Water plotlets    -   Hungry sharks

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male    -   Female Profession/status:    -   scientist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   feeding sharks Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Kind of violence:    -   ocean ship battles Unusual forms of death    -   eaten Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes

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