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Into the Blue (2005)

A group of divers find themselves in deep trouble with a drug lord after they come upon the illicit cargo of a sunken airplane.

Director:

John Stockwell

Writer:

Matt Johnson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Walker ... Jared
Jessica Alba ... Sam
Scott Caan ... Bryce
Ashley Scott ... Amanda
Josh Brolin ... Bates
James Frain ... Reyes
Tyson Beckford ... Primo
Dwayne Adway ... Roy
Javon Frazer Javon Frazer ... Danny
Chris Taloa ... Quinn
Peter R.V. Bowleg Jr. Peter R.V. Bowleg Jr. ... Jake
Clifford McIntosh Clifford McIntosh ... Kash
Adam Collins Adam Collins ... Raolo
Gill Montie Gill Montie ... Big Dave
Dan Ballard Dan Ballard ... Scuba Bob
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Down on his luck and perpetually impecunious, the experienced deep-sea diver, Jared, and his theme-park guide girlfriend, Sam, lead an idyllic and simple life in the sun-drenched Bahamas. Dreaming of striking gold, the couple along with Jared's solicitor friend, Bryce, and his new lover, Amanda, set sails for the vast ocean on a rickety boat, to claim ownership of a sunken pirate treasure of inestimable value lying next to a wrecked fuselage crammed with watertight cocaine bricks. Before long, the temptation to get their hands on easy money will lead to a dangerous head-on collision with the murderous local drug lords, as the team gets sucked deeper and deeper into an unexpected adventure amid the blue and shark-infested Bahamian waters. But, will the sea give away it riches so easily? Written by Nick Riganas

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Treasure Has Its Price. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence, drug material, some sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Into the Blue See more »

Filming Locations:

Bahamas See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,057,854, 2 October 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$18,472,363, 30 October 2005

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$44,434,439, 2 January 2006
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Second time Paul Walker and Scott Caan have worked together. Varsity Blues is the first. See more »

Goofs

When Jared swims to the plane to rescue Amanda he is swimming without lead, pushing the air cilinder forward without pushing it up or down. Without propulsion this is impossible, yet he has fins only. See more »

Quotes

Sam: [Sam arrives at Jared's boat that he's trying to repair] Hey.
Jared: Hey.
Sam: Smells good over there.
Jared: What?
Sam: Smells good in there.
Jared: Yeah, that's my famous chili and corn bread.
[pause]
Jared: What?
Sam: Last time you made your chili and corn bread your ex-girlfriend was on the island. Then, the time before that, you brought home a pregnant, flea-infested, three-legged dog.
Jared: Last time a storm came trough here, like that last one, Kam Jackson. You remember Kam Jackson? Found that golden cross, remember, on the north side of...
[...]
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Alternate Versions

To avoid controversy, Jessica Alba's bikini was digitally extended to cover her buttocks in the American version. The European version is unaltered. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Big Box: The Ritz (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Perique
Written by D. Louque, D. Guidry, S. Gold, D. Blumenfeld, C. Kelly
Performed by Louque
Courtesy of Lava Records LLC
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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Suspenseful, thrilling and well-paced underwater adventure about a divers who locate a a shipwrecked treasure and drug
19 June 2008 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

This is a suspenseful and engrossing movie with agreeable performances and good rendering of underwater action. It concerns about an innocent couple(Paul Waker, Jessica Alba) get involved in an underwater search for treasures in the island Bahamas. They descend deep into the big blue without the aid of any kind of breathing apparatus, though sometimes use scubas. The frogmen get excited when they accidentally discover what they believe is a vast sunken treasure. They along with a friends(Scott Cahan, Ashley Scott) find a shipwrecked galleon and a crashed plane plenty of dope . In the process they are threatened and then must to thwart the enemies. The team of divers faces danger when they attempt to retrieve goods from a pirate ship, as they spend time in shark-infested water and compete with treasure-seeker(Josh Brolin) and confront against nasty drug-lord(James Frain). The four divers set off on a perilous expedition in search of legendary treasure of pirate, resting in ocean floor and take back drug into the plane.

The pace moves along nicely and production values are on the high scale. This is an amusing seagoing adventure in which the ocean deep figure prominently , though this time guarding sunken treasure. The action is plentiful with undersea excitement with terrifying underwater sequences. The film is spirited, lively and at times rather frightening light bemusing. Made mainly as vehicle for Jessica Alba and Paul Walker, and they show particularly in the technical excellence of the underwater scenes. They show off their considerable screen presence, both attractive and slender. Lightweight entertainment notable for sunny outdoors and underwater photography as well as Jessica Alba in a bathing suit, a glamorous bikini. Jessica Alba fans will ask no more than the sight of their idol in a swimsuit although Ashley Scott come across as the more likable of the two girls involved in this fast-moving sunken treasure yarn.

Gorgeous cinematography manage to keep this afloat with fab footage maritime by cameraman Shane Hurbut and pulsating musical score by Paul Haslinger. The movie was spectacularly shot in Cayman Island and Nassau, New Providence , Island Bahamas. The motion picture is professionally directed by John Stockwell. He's a good actor with no much success(Christine, Radiactive dreams, My science project) and occasionally successful director(Turistas, Blue crush,Crazy/beautiful, Cheaters).


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