Sphere (1998) (3/4)


When a spaceship is found 1000 feet below the Pacific Ocean it is carbon dated to be over 400 years old. The American army believe it to be a UFO. As a result a team of scientific experts are rushed to the scene. A team that was formed ten years before, only to humor the American government. The team is taken down to search the space craft and when doing so they come across a giant metallic sphere. They figure that the space craft has time traveled as they find a computer keyboard which says, "Made in USA, 2048" Also they discover that the spaceship traveled through a black hole. When they discover how to enter the sphere they do so and once they come out they hold strange powers of manifestation.

From the Michael Crichton novel. - mfd

Directed by: Barry Levinson
The cast includes: Dustin Hoffman (Dr. Norman Johnson), Sharon Stone (Dr. Elizabeth "Beth" Halperin), Samuel L. Jackson (Dr. Harry Adams), Peter Coyote (Captain Harold C. Barnes), Queen Latifah (Alice ''Teeny'' Fletcher)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 113 minutes
Presented in: Color
Related titles: Tommyknockers, The (1993)
Related categories: Aliens, Undersea

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