The Abyss

Oscar Winner
Runtime: 139 minutes

A place on earth more awesome than anywhere in space.

The Abyss is a adventure film released in 1989. The film stars Ed Harris as Virgil 'Bud' Brigman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as Lindsey Brigman and Michael Biehn as Lt. Hiram Coffey. The Abyss was produced for $70,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $54,000,000 in ticket sales and $29,000,000 in rental and home sales.

The Abyss was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in four categories. It won the Oscar for visual effects . It was also an Oscar nominee for art direction, cinematography and sound.

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" It went straight for the warhead, and they think it's cute.
Lt. Coffey

Filming Locations

Harbor Star Stage, San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA

1st Street Viaduct, Los Angeles, California, USA

Bonne Terre Mine, Bonne Terre, Missouri, USA

Cherokee Nuclear Power Plant, Gaffney, South Carolina, USA

Earl Owensby Studios - 1 Motion Picture Boulevard, Shelby, North Carolina, USA

Gaffney, South Carolina, USA

Imperial County, California, USA

Los Angeles, California, USA

South Carolina, USA

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