Deep Blue Sea

Corrected entry: 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? (00:41:00)

Correction: The shark "threw" the gurney before letting go, so maybe it had enough force for it to smash like that; it didn't just let go of it.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Carter and Scoggins swim down into the flooded lab, the shark attacks them and Scoggins is bitten in half. Scoggins has two left feet. (01:02:00)

SamuelAllison

Correction: If you look closely, when the shark swims away, its body bumps Scoggins' free-floating lower half which causes one of the legs to rotate roughly 180°; due to the missing hip joint.

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Corrected entry: When the giant glass window breaks, Samuel L. Jackson and the blonde girl are literally about a second away from being cut down by the water and glass flooding in, but from another angle they are way ahead of the water.

Correction: If you watch closely you will see that they are consistantly the same distance from the glass. There is no jumping over a huge distance.

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Corrected entry: Toward the end, as people are fleeing the coastline, we see a group of refugees watching a television on a truck alongside the road. They are watching MSNBC. Must have a pretty long cable.

Correction: You can mount one of the newer small satellite dishes on a vehicle if you have a power source and a compass to align it. It's a bit odd to flee a hurricane and take your tv and satellite dish, but it's certainly possible.

Grumpy Scot

Corrected entry: Just before the two sharks simultaneously attack Carter while he is diving through the underwater cage-like corridor with his harpoon we see the rest of the crew monitoring this with the help of tree monitors displaying the pictures of the underwater cameras in the cages (later destroyed by the sharks). The view on the left screen is taken from a camera that keeps moving backwards while Carter swimming towards it. This displayed shot can't be taken by one of the fixed observation cameras.

Correction: The camera isn't moving backwards, the tech is switching the feed from one camera to another farther down.

Phoenix

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 Saffron 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? (01:26:30 - 01:33:10)

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Suggested correction: Her cheeks are like that because when we all take in a big breath of air and hold it so not to breathe, that's what happens. The hand gestures when she goes in the water is so the blood can mix with the water so the shark can smell it.

The hand gesture the entry is referring to is just before she is eaten by the shark, the actress waves her hand across her neck area, allegedly to indicate to the director that she was running out of air.

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I think she is giving the shark a sign... like stop or don't attack or something like that. So I think she is giving the shark a sign because right after she does that the shark stops swimming towards her.

Maybe in the context of the film you could argue that, but for scenes in which actors are performing underwater, they use that gesture to let the director know they are running out of air.

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If you look EXTREMELY closely in one shot with the girl at a close distance and the shark far away you can tell the girl is actually computer animated. So I think she is giving the shark a sign cuz right after she does that the shark stops swimming towards her. But I could be wrong... that's just what I think.

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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: Director Renny Harlin has a cameo as one of the employees of Aquatica who are leaving the facility for their weekend break in the opening scene.

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Question: I know that Susan was originally supposed to survive and kill the last shark but the test audience greatly disapproved of this. Why did the test audience hate the original ending? And why is this ending unavailable to watch?

Answer: Audiences viewed Susan as a villain of sorts, because all the mayhem and deaths in the film are a direct result of her breaching protocol, so they decided to rewrite the ending to have her die. As for why it's unavailable to view, perhaps the filmmakers didn't think people would be interested in seeing it.

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