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The Rift (1990)

An experimental submarine, the "Siren II", is sent to find out what happened to the "Siren I", which has mysteriously disappeared in a submarine rift. Things go awry when they begin to find... See full summary »

Director:

Juan Piquer Simón (as J.P. Simon)

Writers:

Juan Piquer Simón (story) (as J.P. Simon), Mark Klein (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Scalia ... Wick Hayes
R. Lee Ermey ... Capt. Phillips
Ray Wise ... Robbins
Deborah Adair ... Lt. Nina Crowley
John Toles-Bey ... Joe Kane (as John Toles Bey)
Ely Pouget ... Ana Rivera
Emilio Linder Emilio Linder ... Philippe
Tony Isbert ... Fleming
Álvaro Labra Álvaro Labra ... Carlo
Luis Lorenzo Luis Lorenzo ... Francisco
Frank Braña ... Muller
Pocholo Martínez-Bordiú Pocholo Martínez-Bordiú ... Sven (as J. Martinez Bordiu)
Edmund Purdom ... CEO Steensland
Garrick Hagon ... Barton (as Garick Hagon)
James Aubrey ... Contek 1
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Storyline

An experimental submarine, the "Siren II", is sent to find out what happened to the "Siren I", which has mysteriously disappeared in a submarine rift. Things go awry when they begin to find things that shouldn't be there. Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

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Taglines:

'You Can't Hold your Breath & Scream at the Same Time' See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

Spain | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

26 July 1990 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Endless Descent See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

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Budget:

$1,300,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Dister Group See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jack Scalia was immediately cast in the lead after he met and spoke to Dino De Laurentiis in his office. See more »

Connections

Featured in Ray Wise on 'The Rift' (2016) See more »

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waste of film, waste of Lee Ermey's acting talents
25 November 2001 | by tshowerSee all my reviews

Whew, thought it would be at least mildly entertaining. Following a check of Full Metal Jacket, I thought another of F. Lee Ermey's military roles would be as good. WRONG!!! Bad special effects, worse than any 50's Buck Rogers episode, mindless dialogue, cheesy love interest that gives away the ending as soon as it starts. Bottom line, this movie SUCKS. Don't bother renting.


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