A group of scientists have a deep-sea research facility called Aquatica. In the facility, they have discovered that there is an enzyme in shark brains that can re-activate human brain cells. They have three sharks: two "small" Gen I Mako's and a massive Gen II Mako, about 25 feet long. They have had to increase the shark's brain mass to get the enzyme, but the sharks are smarter as a side-effect.
Suddenly, during a storm, the sharks cause an accident which sparks off a chain of events which starts to sink Aquatica. The small group of humans then need to find a way out before they are killed.
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? (01:26:30 - 01:33:10)
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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