PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Crime
A computer hacker breaks into the computer system of the Seabourn Legend cruise liner and sets it speeding on a collision course into a gigantic oil tanker.
Jon Bon Jovi, 'Patrick Muldoon', and Christian Slater were also considered for the male lead.
We gotta spend some time together. We'll get to know each other. Let's go away together.
Annie Porter, Alex Shaw: OK, where?
Alex Shaw: Caribbean.
Annie Porter: Oh, the Caribbean, do you have a concussion? We work 6 days a week, Alex. We've never even been away for a weekend.
Alex Shaw: I was gonna surprise ...
While crashing into the dock, the ship decelerates from 6 knots to 5 knots in about 20 seconds. This is apparently enough to throw people forward through the ship's windows, yet in reality this deceleration force would barely be noticeable.
The 20th Century Fox logo fades into the ocean as the opening credits start to roll.
The network TV version of the film makes the following changes:
English, American Sign Language, Portuguese
$16,158,942 (USA) (15 June 1997)