7 Miles below the ocean surface, something has awakened.
Kristen Stewart, T.J. Miller, Jessica Henwick, Vincent Cassel, John Gallagher Jr., Mamoudou Athie, Gunner Wright
|Screenplay||Brian Duffield, Adam Cozad|
|Music||Marco Beltrami, Brandon Roberts|
|Editing||Brian Berdan, William Hoy, Todd E. Miller|
|Sound formats||Dolby Atmos|
|SA distributor||Empire Entertainment|
|Produced by||20th Century Fox Film Corporation, Chernin Entertainment, TSG Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox|
|Genre||Action, drama, horror|
|Language||Infrequent, moderate impact presented in a context of expression and not demeaning.|
|Violence||Frequent impact, moderate intertwined with horror, not graphic|
|Comments||Contains scenes of horror.|
The material contains complex and mature moderate themes which are presented in a context of of a horror genre. Themes explore survival, teamwork, being attacked by strange creatures, hope, death, being fearful, being trapped underwater, being powerless, sacrifices, will power, working for a deep sea mining firm, mysterious disappearances, panic, being in danger and heroism. Themes carry a sense of threat and menace which would psychologically and emotionally instil fear to viewers younger than 13 years, who may be cognitively immature to be able to comprehend themes of horror and panic. Themes are presented sensitively and are moderately, not graphic, intensively shocking or terrifying considering the context of the horror genre, whereby viewers 13 and older would have the capacity to comprehend because themes are presented within their tolerance levels. Furthermore, the film have positive resolutions of sacrifice, bravery and survival. Themes are set in unrealistic settings with sci-fi effects mitigating the overall impact.
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|PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned||Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and terror, and brief strong language|
|USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.|
|Suggested age limit
||Positive role models
||Drinking, drugs, smoking
What the Critics say
Tomatometer Underwater’s strong cast and stylish direction aren’t enough to distract from the strong sense of déjà vu provoked by this claustrophobic thriller’s derivative story.
Tara McNamara Kristen Stewart sci-fi survival thriller has scares, swears.
What the People say
|The Movie DB|
Average .. 58%