Under the Sea 3D Synopsis
Mysterious and stunning creatures of the sea come into view off Australia and New Guinea.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
One of the best of the genre. If it doesn't serve oysters, per se, this submarine wonder offers marvels in abundance.
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We actually had the urge to dodge the sea snakes swimming right at us.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's all a treat to behold, and, at least where the turtle and the jellyfish are concerned, it's transcendently beautiful, too. I just wish...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The footage is spectacular, the colors electric, the life aquatic trippier than anything you'll see in even the most wildly imaginative...
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Sean Axmaker
As dazzling as they come, a visual pageant of strange undersea creatures hunting and scavenging and floating across the screen.
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Entertainment Weekly

Offers up dazzling ocean creatures in calmly shifting scenes that could double as the world's most expensive screensaver.
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Chicago Tribune

In addition to the romantic music for the cuttlefish courtship, the several musical selections are a step above the usual IMAX fare.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Jim Carrey mostly plays it straight as the narrator. The 3-D effects are uncanny; much of the audience ducked when sea snakes lunged at it....
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
Like its predecessors, Under the Sea is family-friendly viewing -- the great white shark swims by, as opposed to tearing prey to shreds....
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San Francisco Chronicle

Seems more appropriate for a science museum than the Metreon, but that's not the film's problem. The problem is that oceanic movies in...
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“UNDER THE SEA 3-D” -- An Octopus’ Garden of Delight =

By jimchudnow
(Based on an advance preview): This new IMAX documentary (calmly narrated by Jim Carrey) is a WONDERFULLY done and enjoyable film. While I’d expected to see mainly just the “usual suspects” in...

A 3D Must See!!!

By cinemanimetal
I have seen lots of 3D movies in my time either through Real D, Analgyph 3D, or various theme park attractions such as T2:3d or The Amazing Spiderman ride at Universal Studios. That said this is...

Under The Sea 3D

By Dean Kurtz
Fantastic, Exceptional !...


By critic1313
35 min, way to short....we spent $65 on 2 kids and 2 adults for a 35 min move, its ridiculous!! it mainly focused on cuttle fish...didnt like it and was not happy with it at all...

under the sea

By illi
While the movie was beautifully shot and the 3D experience great, it was hardly worth the price of admission. First, it was only 41 minutes! Second, the lecturing about global warming, although an...

Incredible 3 D !

By Becky2dogs
3 D effects were amazing. I have been ' under the sea ' but have never seen the unique type of fish this movie highlights. Only complaint- it's a little too short- but I would still pay to see...

Eye-Popping 3D with a message

By Rockin_Dad
The foley artists had a field day adding sounds to the excellent underwater cinemetography of this 40-minute 3D movie. (I wore the smaller kid-sized glasses because the bigger ones made me "look like...

Under the Sea, and Beyond!

By Biscuitbrain
I enjoyed this movie, as did my 85 year old mother. The 3D effects are spectacular. Two complaints: one is that the movie is just too short. I felt cheated by having to pay $16.50 for less than an...

Under the Sea is Great

By cindy50
Great movie for the family, in 3-D, but just 45 minutes long. I was hoping it would be longer. The only thing I didn't like was spending $14.50 for each ticket. I think that is too much money for a...

Under The Sea

By ngrimwood
An amazing movie - it was like you were inches from the cutest seals, sharks, and other ocean critters. I left the movie in awe. Great job...

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Stunning vision of the beautiful -- and fragile -- ocean.
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