Plot: 1000 feet below the ocean, navy divers discover an object half-a-mile long. A crack team of scientists are deployed to the site in Deepsea Habitats. What they find boggles the mind as they discover a perfect metal sphere. What is the secret behind the sphere? Will they survive the mysterious ‘manifestations’? Who or what is creating these? They may never live to find out.
Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action including some startling images
Directed By: Barry Levinson
Written By: Stephen Hauser, Paul Attanasio, Kurt Wimmer and Michael Crichton (Novel)
Production: Baltimore Pictures, Constant c Productions, Punch Productions
In Theaters: February 13, 1998
Box Office: $36,976,367 (USA)
Budget: $75,000,000 (estimated)
Runtime: 2 hr. 45 mins.