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YMMV: Deep Blue Sea
  • Ear Worm: "Deepest! Bluest! My hat is like a shark's fin!"
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: LL Cool J's character Preacher spends most of the movie alone, separated from the main cast, who never even seem to remember he's there. This makes one wonder if he was even originally intended to be in the movie, but eventually he turns out to be a lot more intelligent and probably more likable than the other characters. Apparently he was popular enough that the movie was rewritten to have him survive at the end.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Sorta. The special effects company involved with making the animatronic sharks would create the shark animatronics (some of them even look identical) in Shark Night nearly twelve years later.
  • The Scrappy: Susan. Test audiences hated her so much they were shouting "Die bitch!" during the screenings. The studio went back and reshot the ending just to kill her off.
  • Signature Scene: Samuel L. Jackson getting munched by the shark.
  • Special Effects Failure: Renny Harlin challenged audiences to notice when the mechanical sharks ended and the CGI ones began. Form a line, folks...
  • Took the Bad Film Seriously: Everyone but Saffron Burrows looks like they're about to burst laughing.
  • Unfortunate Implications: The film's trailer made the choice to set Susan's Fanservice scene against Scoggins' line "She screwed with the sharks, and now the sharks, they're screwing with us."

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