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47 Meters Down (2017)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Drama, Horror | 16 June 2017 (USA)
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Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.

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Two sisters are exploring the deep blue sea until something goes wrong. As they submerge 47m they encounter a creature that only wants flesh and blood. As they fight their way back to the top, they shortly run out of oxygen. With only an hour left they're not only racing against time they are racing against life and death. Written by anthonybobb

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense peril, bloody images, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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In the Deep  »

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$5,500,000 (estimated)

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€212,877 (Italy) (28 May 2017)

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$43,609,741 (USA) (21 August 2017)
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2.35 : 1
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Mandy Moore and Claire Holt learned how to scuba dive for this movie. See more »

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The amount of time a diver can breathe on a tank of compressed air decreases with depth. At 47 meters down, a diver would have limited time as the air they breathe is equalized to the pressure at that depth. Every 10m the volume is divided (10m = 1/2, 20m = 1/3, 30m = 1/4, etc.). So 10m below the surface a diver breathes 2x the volume of air. At 50m each breathe is 6x as dense as the air they breathe at the surface. If the diver's surface air consumption (SAC rate) is 30psi per minute that means they would breathe 150 psi per minute at 50m... which is approximately 20 minutes of air. The most common type/size cylinder in scuba diving is an AL80 / 11L at 3,000PSI / 207 bar). Factors that contribute to gas consumption include physiology, fitness level, and stress/panic (such as that caused by being circled by Great White sharks). Thus one hour is highly exaggerated. US Navy dive tables establish the no decompression limit ("bottom time") for 47 meters (>150 ft) to 5 minutes (not including descent or ascent time). A diver has 20 minutes of bottom time at 100 feet using air (21% oxygen). When using an open circuit breathing apparatus, as in the film, a diver breathes compressed air. Air is 21% oxygen and 79% nitrogen. 100% oxygen can potentially result in oxygen toxicity at depths past 19.8ft / 6m depth. It's also quite possible a diver would experience nitrogen narcosis which is similar to being drunk, and simple tasks can be difficult to achieve. Technical diving generally requires Air / Helium (aka Trimix) when diving below 50 meters / 165 feet in order to reduce nitrogen narcosis. See more »

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Sammie: Oh, it's like you're going to the zoo - except you're in the cage.
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Referenced in Gilmer's Folly (2017) See more »

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Performed by Richard Hawley
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Pretty solid!
29 July 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For a scary shark flick I found it totally worked. Of course the intro, party scene & boys are what you'd expect for this genre, and had me wondering if I'd make it to the end due to all the cliché.

But it did take off from there nicely, had some genuine holy f*ck moments, a good pacing and had me wondering all the way if the girls would make it to the end...

The camera work was great and the sharks well done (a bit too aggressive for total realism, but hey). The ending was also original, for once!

Compared to The Shallows, I'd say it's equally solid in terms of entertainment value and getting the viewer hooked until the end.

Overall a solid 7 in my book.


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