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DeepStar Six

DeepStar Six

Taurean Blacque
Director: Sean S. Cunningham Cast: Taurean Blacque
Taurean Blacque
, Nancy Everhard
Nancy Everhard
, Greg Evigan
Greg Evigan
Sean S. Cunningham

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Friday the 13th director Sean S. Cunningham helmed this sea-monster opus about a team of engineers on an undersea missile platform who disturb the slumber of a huge, killer crustacean, which soon develops a taste for human-flavored snacks. The rubbery-looking beastie is quite a laugh, but there are some genuine freak-outs as it chomps away at the crew -- that is, while they're not reducing their own numbers through sheer incompetence. In the end, it's B.J. & the Bear's Greg Evigan (alas, minus chimp) who saves the day. One of a dozen-or-so subaqueous Alien clones (half of which were produced by Roger Corman) designed to trade on the building hype of James Cameron's long-awaited The Abyss, this soggy little picture managed to reach theaters first. Not that it's the least impressive of the lot -- actually, it succeeds on its own terms as a thoroughly intense and fast-paced "B"-monster flick, aided by good performances (Evigan is a likable, sensitive hero, and Miguel Ferrer quaffs the scenery as a high-strung jerk). At least it's better than Leviathan, which tells essentially the same story but wastes considerably more money.

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Product Details

Release Date: 10/13/2020
UPC: 0738329249076
Original Release: 1989
Rating: R
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: A
Time: 1:39:00
Sales rank: 7,560

Special Features

1920x1080p; Audio commentary with director Sean S. Cunningham and visual effects supervisor James Isaac; Audio commentary with screenwriters Lewis Abernathy and Geof Miller; Isolated score selections and audio interview with composer Harry Manfredini; From the Deep: interviews with creature effects & special make-up designer Mark Shostrom, creature supervisor Greg Nicotero and creature artist Robert Kurtzman; The Survivors: interviews with actors Greg Evigan and Nancy Everhard; Water Damage: interview with stunt coordinator Kane Hodder; Vintage interview clips; Original EPK; BTS footage; Image gallery; Theatrical trailer; TV spot

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Taurean Blacque Laidlaw
Nancy Everhard Joyce Collins
Greg Evigan McBride
Miguel Ferrer Snyder
Nia Peeples Scarpelli
Matt McCoy Richardson
Cindy Pickett Diane Norris
Marius Weyers Van Gelder
Elya Baskin Burciaga
Thom Bray Hodges
Ronn Carroll Osborne

Technical Credits
Sean S. Cunningham Director,Co-producer
Lewis Abernathy Screenwriter
Mac Ahlberg Cinematographer
Don Diers Art Director
Amy Endries Costumes/Costume Designer
Larry Fulton Art Director
David Handman Editor
Scott Herbertson Set Decoration/Design
Kane Hodder Stunts
Mario Kassar Producer
Harry Manfredini Score Composer
Patrick Markey Co-producer
Geof Miller Screenwriter
John Reinhart Production Designer
Mark Shostrom Special Effects
Andrew G. Vajna Producer

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