Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation | Release Date: August 9, 1989 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 14 Critics
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The Abyss' isn't abysmal, but it's a replay of hits we've already seen - a recycled "close encounters of the wet kind'' with far too few ideas of its own. [18 Aug 1989, Arts, p.10]