THE ABYSS
Film 1989. Written by James Cameron. Directed by James Cameron. Starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn.
Source Features: BBB (9) OTHER (11) THEMES (1)

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1AppletonVehiclesWatercrafts

Appleton
TV reporter: Little is known at this hour about the events leading up to the collision. The US Navy guided missile cruiser Appleton apparently struck the Soviet destroyer in low visibility conditions.

2Ask Dr. BudTelevisionTV Shows-Talk Shows

Ask Dr. Bud
Joke Lindsey makes about Bud having his own talk show.

3Benthic Explorer VehiclesWatercrafts

Benthic Explorer
Ship on the surface of the ocean connected to Deep Core drilling rig. Loosely based on the real life Glomar Explorer, a 618 feet long ship specially built for the CIA as part of Project Azorian, an attempt to recover a lost Soviet Union submarine in the Pacific.



4Benthic Petroleum CorporationsFuel Companies

Benthic Petroleum
Company funding the deep sea drilling rig that accompanies the Navy SEAL team to the site of a down submarine. The blurb on the poster footer reads "At Benthic Petroleum we drill deeper into the unknown than anyone else in the business. Why? That's where our future lies waiting, at the bottom of the deepest trenches. In the abyss." Logo based on the now defunct Hollywood film equipment supplier Berkey Photo Inc.'s logo.



5Cab OneVehiclesWatercrafts

Cab One
Deep Core's two working crafts - Flatbed and Cab One - were specially manufactured for the film by Can-Dive Services Ltd., a Canadian commercial diving company that specialized in saturation diving systems and underwater technology.

6Deep CoreVehiclesWatercrafts

Deep Core
Benthic Petroleum's experimental underwater drilling platform near the Cayman Trough.

7FlatbedVehiclesWatercrafts

Flatbed
Deep Core's two working crafts - Flatbed and Cab One - were specially manufactured for the film by Can-Dive Services Ltd., a Canadian commercial diving company that specialized in saturation diving systems and underwater technology.

8Little Geek Technology ProductsRobot Models

Little Geek
The underwater drone/ROV nicknamed Little Geek was actually a Mini Rover MKII ROV, the second generation of the world's first small low cost remotely operated underwater vehicle.



9MontanaVehiclesWatercrafts

Montana
American Ohio class nuclear submarine U.S.S. Montana - sub that encounters an alien life form near the Cayman Trough, crashes into a cliff and sinks.


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