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Aliens of the Deep

Aliens of the Deep
Promotional poster
Directed by James Cameron
Steven Quale
Produced by James Cameron
Andrew Wight
Starring Dr. Anatoly M. Sagalevitch
Genya Chernaiev
Victor Nischeta
Dr. Pamela G. Conrad
Dr. Jim Childress
Music by Jeehun Hwang
Cinematography James Cameron
Vince Pace
Ron Allum
Edited by Matthew Kregor
Fiona Wight
Walt Disney Pictures
Walden Media
Earthship Productions
Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures
  • January 28, 2005 (2005-01-28)

November 1, 2005 (DVD)
95 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $8,968,684

Aliens of the Deep is a 2005 documentary film, directed in part by James Cameron alongside fellow cameraman and friend Steven Quale, who would go on to direct Final Destination 5 six years later, and filmed in the IMAX 3D format. It was produced by Walden Media and Walt Disney Pictures. Cameron teams with NASA scientists to explore the Mid-Ocean Ridges, submerged chains of mountains in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans that are home to some of the planet's more unusual forms of life.

Synopsis

Cameron joins up aboard the Russian research vessel sulfurous water. Because of this, the documentary suggests that this is what life beyond Earth might look like. As some alien ecosystems are likely to be a lot harsher than a typical terrestrial ecosystem, these exotic vents provide an insight into some of the forms that alien life might take.

The documentary shows Cameron's passion for exploring the oceans, as well as his interest in extraterrestrial life. It also showcases the

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