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Revealing mistake: As soon as the three survivors are coming out of the lab through the hatch underwater, they all signal each other to rise to the top. Look at Safron Burrows, her cheeks are full of air and you can almost see the surface above her head. You can also see the exact same shot when she is about to be eaten by the last shark. And what's with that hand gesture - to cut or for the shark to stop?

Revealing mistake: When the sharks first attack and bite off the man's arm - you can clearly see his arm under his shirt as he's scrambling away from the water.

Revealing mistake: At the end of the film, when Preacher is fighting the shark, we can see that it is a white stuntman doing the scene for LL Cool J.

Factual error: Near the beginning when the boat pulls up and the guy on the boat tells the blond convict he's got a beauty 13 foot "Tiger shark" that's up in some sort of sling, the so called tiger shark is actually the same robot mako shark from the rest of the movie, just with stripes on it. Tiger sharks have a blunt rounded nose, not a pointed one like a great white.

Revealing mistake: In the scene where L.L. Cool J. is in the flooded kitchen and the shark comes in through the door, he climbs up a shelf, then falls in the water, then climbs out again. Before he makes his way to the oven you can clearly see that under his pants he is wearing knee pads.

Factual error: A double oven has a double or triple insulating wall between ovens, not a single sheet of flimsy steel.

Revealing mistake: In the shot when the helicopter is about to crash into the building, take a look at the blade. There is a wire holding the helicopter.

Continuity mistake: When the shark is brought up to put the needle in his head he bites off the guys arm leaving only a bit left there, yet when they are wheeling him to the helicopter you see that he's got more arm than before.

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the movie, the Preacher stabs the shark in his left eye with his cross, causing it to bleed. Later, in the next scene when shark returns to eat Susan, its eye is intact.

Factual error: The explosion at the end of the movie should have killed Carter, he simply couldn't have survived the concussion wave.

Continuity mistake: Near the end scene, when the three characters came to the surface, L.L. Cool J. was taken by the shark. When he was taken underwater and when he surfaced, the shark had him in her mouth on the right side. When they went under again and resurfaced, L.L.Cool J. was on the left of the shark's mouth. What? Did the shark not like him on the right side so she switched him underwater?

Other mistake: When the shark first smashes the glass with the gurney carrying the man who was first bitten and failed to escape in the helicopter, he releases the gurney about 50 feet away from the glass. How could the gurney maintain its speed underwater?

Continuity mistake: When Preacher is talking to the Lord about his wrath, he is in a wide area of the corridor with "Sub Level 1-A" written on the wall behind him. In the next shot he is approaching the wide area with the sign again.

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Continuity mistake: When McCallister cuts herself and jumps into the water, you see blood in the first shot. Then when she is swimming and wading etc., there is no sign of blood at all.

Continuity mistake: When LL Cool J is standing on the shelf and reaching for his bird on the pot, it is clear that he could easily reach the pot if he clenched his fingers. Yet, in the next clip, the pot is shown from a different angle and is at least 1 or 2 feet away.

Factual error: There's no way those dynamite sticks could have produced anything like the humungous explosion at the end of the film. In fact, the most they would have done would have been putting a hole in the shark's skin. (Proven on Mythbusters.)

Revealing mistake: In the wet lab, just after the helicopter explodes into the tower, pieces of concrete are falling all around Thomas Jane, as he reaches to pull the blonde out of the water. The pieces of 'concrete' bounce all around like the foam pieces they are, not actual concrete.

Factual error: Since the water was always waist high, how could the huge sharks swim inside? Not to mention the corridors...

Factual error: After the doctor returns to her quarters and retrieves some papers, she is trapped on a table or a desk or something and she pulls out a wire that shocks and kills the shark. Isn't it convenient that the jolt ends for some reason right when the shark dies, even though the circuit would have stayed intact and she would have been shocked upon entering the water.

Revealing mistake: When Samuel L. Jackson is attacked and killed by the shark, you can clearly tell that he is CGI. His arms and legs are segments and it looks really corny.

Continuity mistake: When Carter is sitting in front of one of the small hatch-like doors around the time that they were climbing the ladder to escape from the rising water, one can clearly sea that the door is no more than twice the width of Carter (4 feet at most) yet the 45 foot shark about 10 to 12 feet wide seems to have no trouble squeezing through.

Plot hole: Considering the size and power of the sharks, why didn't the female just jump the fence at the end of the film. It was only 3 or 4 feet above the water at that point.

Factual error: Despite the massive size of the sharks, there's no way that the waist high water would be completely covering the shark. Right before attacks, no one sees a shark until the dorsal fin comes up out of the water.

Continuity mistake: At the end, Carter manages to hold onto the perimeter fence, and the shark goes through. The shark then explodes, and Carter is seen being blown off the fence back the way he came, yet when he surfaces, he's now on the other side of the fence.

Continuity mistake: When the shark jumps out of the water and grabs Russell Franklin, it slams him down with his body face-down in its mouth. A few seconds later, in the underwater shot, his body is suddenly face-up in its mouth.

Continuity mistake: When Carter and Scoggins are under water at the panel you can see light on Scoggins face when the camera is focusing on him. However when it cuts to Carter he is pointing his flashlight away from Scoggins. This happens twice during the shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the parrot lands on the casserole you see a bottle and some other items floating around it. When it cuts none of the items can be seen around the casserole.

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Continuity mistake: Even though the shark just jumped out of the water and ate the bird, the water is still when the preacher is falling into it. A big shark should make some waves in the water.

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Continuity mistake: When Preacher, Susan and Carter realise the only way out of Aquatica is to swim and they start filling the room up with water, Preacher holds out his hands to Susan and Carter. Carter then holds his hand out flat for Susan to take, and she puts her hand on top of his. However, in the next shot Susan's hand is on top and Carter's is underneath.

Factual error: The so-called 'tiger shark' fed to the Makos is quite unrealistic. As someone already mentioned, the snout is that of a Great White. Furthermore, the teeth are that of a Mako. Tiger shark teeth are very distinct; they resemble a cross between a dagger and a saw blade.

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Quotes

Russell Franklin: Just what the hell did you do to those sharks?
Dr. Susan McCallister: Their brains weren't large enough to harvest sufficient amounts of the protein complex. So we violated the Harvard Compact. Jim and I used gene therapies to increase their brain mass, a larger brain means more protein. As a side effect the sharks got smarter.
Janice Higgins: You stupid bitch!

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Trivia

In both Jaws and Deep Blue Sea there is a scene involving a license plate. In Jaws it is removed from the belly of the dead tiger shark. In Deep Blue Sea it is removed from the teeth of a tiger shark. Not only are both sharks the same but both plates are from Louisiana. The license plate number is the same in both films: 007 o 981 Exp 72-73.

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