The Thing Below

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"Fear is rising"
  • R
  • 2004
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 2.5  (938)

The Thing Below is a horror sci-fi movie released in 2004. The movie is directed by Jim Wynorski and stars Billy Warlock, Kurt Max Runte, Catherine Lough Haggquist, Pete Graham, and others. The movie is set in the deep sea, and it depicts a group of scientists who discover a menacing creature at the bottom of the ocean. The movie begins with a team of scientists in a research vessel investigating the depths of the ocean. They descend to the floor of the ocean to collect samples and conduct investigations. During their mission, the team discovers an unusual life form on the ocean floor which appears to be a new kind of species. However, the team's celebration is short-lived, as they soon discover that the life form is extremely aggressive and dangerous.

The creature is revealed to be a giant octopus-like creature that has lived below the ocean's surface for centuries. It has the ability to adapt to its environment and evolve at an alarming rate, making it a formidable foe that the team has never faced before. The scientists are soon forced to fight for their lives as they fall prey to the monster's deadly tentacles.

As the team battles the creature to stay alive, they soon realize that they are trapped at the bottom of the ocean, and their only hope is to defeat the creature and find a way to escape. The movie follows the team's efforts to survive, their scientific curiosity, and their intense battles against the creature.

The acting in the movie is decent, with Billy Warlock and Kurt Max Runte leading the cast with their portrayals of two of the main characters, Wick and Norris. Catherine Lough Haggquist and Pete Graham also give notable performances as the other members of the team.

The Thing Below does not rely solely on jump scares or cheap thrills, but rather on the slow build-up of suspense and tension, which is essential in any good horror movie. The movie also makes use of fantastic special effects, which create the monster that is equal parts grotesque and awe-inspiring.

At the same time, the movie also explores the scientific curiosity of the human mind, as the team is excited by the prospect of discovering a new species on the ocean floor, despite the danger it presents. The movie also delves into the concept of evolution and adaptation, as the creature shows an incredible ability to adapt to its surroundings and become a more significant threat over time.

Overall, The Thing Below is an enjoyable horror movie that combines elements of science fiction and suspense. Although it is not groundbreaking, the film's use of special effects and eerie suspense keep audiences engaged while watching. It is a movie worth watching, especially if you're a fan of the horror or science fiction genres.

The Thing Below is a 2004 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 2.5.

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    2.5  (938)