Can You Guess These Iconic Scuba Diving Movie Scenes?
What do you do when you can’t go scuba diving? Watch movies about scuba diving, of course. While it’s not one of the most common subjects you’ll see on the big screen, diving has had its fair share of time in the spotlight. And if you’ve stepped over the threshold from casual diver to hardcore enthusiast, you’re bound to recognize a few of these gems.
Hint: Production designer Harper Goff taught Kirk Douglas to play the guitar for the “Whale of a Tale” number in this movie.
Hint: Three different actors narrowly escaped shark attacks during the filming of this movie.
Hint: This was the most financially successful French film of the entire decade in which is it was produced.
Hint: Actor Ed Harris has refused to speak about the filming of this movie publicly because he nearly drowned multiple times.
Hint: Joseph Hahn of Linkin Park designed the sea snake in this movie.
Hint: In Russian, the title of this movie is translated as “Military Diver.”
Hint: Actor Bill Murray became a certified diver while filming this movie.
1 – 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, 1954
2 – Thunderball, 1965
3 – The Big Blue, 1988
4 – The Abyss, 1989
5 – Sphere, 1998
6 – Men of Honor, 2000
7 – The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, 2004