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Sphere

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Peter Coyote Peter Coyote
Barnes
Queen Latifah Queen Latifah
Fletcher
Marga Gómez Marga Gómez
Jane Edmunds
Huey Lewis Huey Lewis
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Kurt Wimmer Kurt Wimmer
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15 years, 1 month ago at Oct 12 1:49
If you've read the book, don't even bother watching the movie. I read the book first and saw the movie afterward and I was extremely disappointed by this adaptation.

An average movie

7 years, 11 months ago at Dec 17 9:13
This is one movie which definitely had some potential but it turned out to be seriously disappointing after all. Indeed, at first, the whole thing was actually pretty exciting, it was an adaptation from a popular book written by Michael Crichton, there was a solid director (Barry Levinson) and the cast was really neat (Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote, Liev Schreiber, ... read more
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A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years' worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean.
Release date: 13 February 1998
UPC: 085391533122
Tags: Sci-fi (21), Mystery (14), Thriller (11), 1998 (11), Horror (10), Suspense (8), Paranoia (5), Science Fiction (4), Ocean (4), Underwater (4), Hallucination (4), Drama (3), Book (3), Aliens (3), Dream Sequence (3), Time Travel (2), Submarine (2), Modern (2), 1990s (2), UFO (2)
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