Deep Blue Sea

Visible crew/equipment: As Carter is swimming in the cage under water there is a frontal view of him where you can see the shadow of the camera moving down in the right corner of the screen. (00:24:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Preacher says "Leave that to the white folks, brother" to Franklin you can see that Preacher looks rather serious. When it cuts, he is instantly smiling. (00:19:20)

Continuity mistake: When we first meet Preacher and he is feeding "Bird" some cream off his finger, the amount of cream on his finger changes between shots. (00:17:05)

Continuity mistake: When Carter is swimming down to the hatch, just after the technician has been eaten, you can see that when there's a shot showing what he can see, there's a straight beam of light presumably from his torch as that's the only source it could come from. However, when the camera moves back to see Carter swimming through the water, you can see that the torch he is carrying is moving around violently as he is trying to swim to the hatch. There's no way Carter could have held that torch straight enough for it to produce such a straight beam of light, especially since he's busy trying to escape being eaten by a freakishly smart shark. (01:17:35)

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. (01:23:10)

Factual error: Late in the film, Susan is wearing rubber aquatic shoes. She goes to her quarters to retrieve the data and decides to electrocute the shark that attacks her. She takes off her rubber wetsuit and stands on it on the metal table to insulate her from the current so she doesn't get electrocuted herself. But, isn't she already insulated by the rubber on the bottom of her shoes? Was this just a reason to get her to take her clothes off?

Revealing mistake: Towards the end of the film after Carter is being dragged along by the shark, and shot by the priest, his wound does not bleed at all.

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Continuity mistake: Throughout the film, people's clothes get drier/wetter instantly. Most noticeable after Whitlock is attacked and rescued by the helicopter - everyone gets soaked but inside are dry. (00:42:20)

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Factual error: When the rescue helicopter approaches Aquatica, the pilot gives his call sign as "X-ray Alpha two eighteen." Numbers in aviation are read individually, so the pilot should have said "X-ray Alpha two one eight."

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Continuity mistake: At the start of the film when the man is trying to remove the licence plate from the sharks mouth you see a shot of him holding on to the fin on the huge shark from above the water. you can see the man is a good bit away from the mouth of the shark yet when we see the underwater shot he is just finger tips from the license plate. (00:09:20)

Continuity mistake: Look carefully at the licence plate when Blake removes it from the shark's mouth. It bends and flexes as though it's made out of rubber or even cardboard. Of course in the next scene when he throws it on the walkway, it's an ordinary licence plate. (00:09:30)

Continuity mistake: When Preacher is cutting through the oven, between the shots from where he is, and the view from the section of oven above him, the damage is entirely different. (00:53:50)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Preacher's bird flies off, you can see the shadow of someone at the far end of the corridor on the floor. Since no-one else is around, this has to be the trainers shadow to whom the bird flies. (00:43:10)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Samuel L Jackson is talking to Carter about the diving mask, a light screen is reflected in his glasses. (00:15:10)

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Character mistake: When a helicopter winch operator tries to get the gurney with injured Jim inside the helicopter, he doesn't have any gloves on. No wonder his hand gets injured when the cable breaks loose.

Continuity mistake: In the part where they are climbing up the ladder and there's fire on the roof, just after the shark attack Preacher comes and pulls them up with knotted clothes, then he pulls it in with them through the door. When they go back the knotted clothes are there again.

Continuity mistake: Carter puts a bandage on his right arm because of the blood. When he tries to shot the shark the bandage gets larger.

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Continuity mistake: When the shark is attacking the oven which the preacher is in, the shark severely damages the oven's glass door. Later, when it cuts to a shot from outside while the shark is bashing against the door, only a few cracks are visible in the glass. (00:53:40)

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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: 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 kind 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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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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