over 2 years
Echinoderm-phobes might wish to step into the kitchen during the formidable starfish scene
over 3 years
Classic of the genre! Great writing and plot. Has a few minor flaws, but still great.
almost 4 years
First 3/4 of film was very intriguing, but I lost interest in the end
almost 6 years
The book is much better.
over 6 years
Not exactly horror, but an excellent mental drama/thriller.
over 6 years
Surrounds you well with the claustrophobia get's you nervous but could have been scarier.
Sphere is a 1998 science fiction psychological thriller film, starring Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson. Sphere was based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park and The Lost World. The film was released in the United States on February 13, 1998.
In the middle of the southern Pacific Ocean, a thousand feet below the surface, what is believed to be an alien spacecraft is discovered after a ship laying transoceanic cable has its cable cut and the United States Navy investigates the cause. The thickness of coral growth on the spaceship suggests that it has been there for almost 300 years. A team made up of marine biologist Dr. Beth Halperin (Sharon Stone), mathematician Dr. Harry Adams (Samuel L. Jackson), astrophysicist Dr. Ted Fielding (Liev Schreiber), psychologist Dr. Norman Goodman (Dustin Hoffman), and U.S. Navy Capt. Harold Barnes (Peter Coyote) are tasked with investigating the spaceship. The team (along with two navy...