"The Abyss" quotes

The Abyss poster
A civilian diving team is enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and faces danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.

Director: James Cameron
Writer: James Cameron
Production: N/A
Year: 1989
MetaScore: 62/100
ImdbRating: 7.5
BoxOffice: $54,461,047
Released: 09 Aug 1989
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 15 nominations total

58 Clips

How do you know - The Abyss 00:31
How do you know
Two and a half miles straight down - The Abyss 00:22
Two and a half miles straight down
The bad news is we got eight hours in this can blowin' down - The Abyss 00:33
The bad news is we got eight hours in this can blowin' down
For triple time - The Abyss 00:21
For triple time
I got over four years invested in this project - The Abyss 00:35
I got over four years invested in this project
Crowd goes wild - The Abyss 00:16
Crowd goes wild
Sniff something - The Abyss 00:11
Sniff something
This tell us how much radiation we're getting - The Abyss 00:39
This tell us how much radiation we're getting
I need you to believe me right now - The Abyss 00:18
I need you to believe me right now
We got Russian subs creepin' around - The Abyss 00:43
We got Russian subs creepin' around
Did you know your hand is blue - The Abyss 00:27
Did you know your hand is blue
You've got some huevos bringin' that thing into my rig - The Abyss 01:23
You've got some huevos bringin' that thing into my rig
These guys are SEALS - The Abyss 00:35
These guys are SEALS
Everybody just stay calm - The Abyss 00:24
Everybody just stay calm
That's a great shot - The Abyss 01:48
That's a great shot
I want you to stay away from that guy - The Abyss 01:33
I want you to stay away from that guy
I don't remember someone putting a wall here - The Abyss 00:20
I don't remember someone putting a wall here
What's going on - The Abyss 00:26
What's going on
You put this on - The Abyss 02:41
You put this on
What are you doing - The Abyss 02:14
What are you doing
Damn rat's breathing that shit - The Abyss 00:29
Damn rat's breathing that shit
I can't believe you were dumb enough to come down here - The Abyss 01:46
I can't believe you were dumb enough to come down here
Your Lieutenant's about to make a real bad career move - The Abyss 01:18
Your Lieutenant's about to make a real bad career move
What're you talkin' about - The Abyss 01:01
What're you talkin' about
Look who's with them - The Abyss 00:19
Look who's with them
Starting our descent along the umbilical - The Abyss 00:26
Starting our descent along the umbilical
Turn on your side - The Abyss 00:06
Turn on your side
All hell must be breakin' loose up there - The Abyss 02:15
All hell must be breakin' loose up there
But I can't talk - The Abyss 00:29
But I can't talk
These are the missile hatches - The Abyss 01:11
These are the missile hatches
What is all this stuff - The Abyss 00:30
What is all this stuff
It went straight for the warhead - The Abyss 00:08
It went straight for the warhead
How are you guys doin' - The Abyss 00:16
How are you guys doin'
We don't need them - The Abyss 00:28
We don't need them
It's not easy being a cast iron bitch - The Abyss 00:32
It's not easy being a cast iron bitch
I hate that bitch - The Abyss 00:25
I hate that bitch
You never backed away from anything in your life - The Abyss 00:23
You never backed away from anything in your life
Keep your pantyhose on - The Abyss 00:08
Keep your pantyhose on
You think everything is a conspiracy - The Abyss 00:18
You think everything is a conspiracy
When it comes to the safety of these people - The Abyss 00:24
When it comes to the safety of these people
We all see what we want to see - The Abyss 00:36
We all see what we want to see
It's trying to communicate - The Abyss 00:15
It's trying to communicate
I saw these things - The Abyss 01:12
I saw these things
I know how alone you feel - The Abyss 02:20
I know how alone you feel
Have some new friends down here - The Abyss 01:07
Have some new friends down here
Give me a reading from your liquid oxygen gauge - The Abyss 02:00
Give me a reading from your liquid oxygen gauge
Does this strike anyone as particularly psychotic - The Abyss 01:22
Does this strike anyone as particularly psychotic
But we could get lucky - The Abyss 00:16
But we could get lucky
And the worse news is - The Abyss 00:34
And the worse news is
You better get a line down to us - The Abyss 00:42
You better get a line down to us
When you're hanging on by your fingernails - The Abyss 00:23
When you're hanging on by your fingernails
We should be dead - The Abyss 00:27
We should be dead
We have no way of warning the surface - The Abyss 00:24
We have no way of warning the surface
Virgil Brigman back on the air - The Abyss 00:14
Virgil Brigman back on the air
They used to call this The Hammer - The Abyss 00:14
They used to call this The Hammer
These guys are about as much fun as a tax audit - The Abyss 00:17
These guys are about as much fun as a tax audit
The Reds don't have anything that fast - The Abyss 00:15
The Reds don't have anything that fast
The guy is gone - The Abyss 01:29
The guy is gone

Cast

Bud Brigman - Ed Harris
Lindsey Brigman - Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Lt. Coffey - Michael Biehn
Catfish De Vries - Leo Burmester
Alan 'Hippy' Carnes - Todd Graff
Jammer Willis - John Bedford Lloyd
'Sonny' Dawson - J.C. Quinn
Lisa 'One Night' Standing - Kimberly Scott
Schoenick - Christopher Murphy
Ensign Monk - Adam Nelson
Dwight Perry (as Richard Warlock) - Dick Warlock
Leland McBride - Jimmie Ray Weeks
Gerard Kirkhill - Ken Jenkins
Bendix - Chris Elliott
Captain - Peter Ratray
Barnes - Michael Beach
Executive - Brad Sullivan
Navigator - Frank Lloyd
Crew Members - Phillip Darlington
Crew Members (as Joseph Nemec III) - Joseph C. Nemec III
Anchorman - Joe Farago
Bill Tyler - William Wisher
Anchorman #2 (as Marcus Mukai) - Marcus K. Mukai
Anchorwoman - Wendy Gordon
Young Woman - Paula Cross
Construction Worker (as Thomas Duffy) - Thomas F. Duffy
Truck Driver - Chris Anastasio
Woman Reporter - Emily Yancy
Dr. Berg - Michael Chapman
Wave Reporter - Tom Isbell
Sailor with the Fire Extinguisher - Mike Cameron
News Reporter - Daren Dochterman
Self (archive footage) - Mikhail Gorbachev
Beach Guest - Candice Hill
Russian Sailer On Dock - Randy Robertson
Tommy Ray Dietz - Robert Searle