Starring Treat Williams, Fanke Janssen, Anthony Heald, Kevin J O'Connor Wes Studi, and Derrick O'Conner. An action-packed film from the creator of 'Deep Star Six', Deep Rising is a fast-paced monster movie about a group of mercenaries who are hired to rob a cruise ship, and kidnap a cruiser captain to use in the maneuver. But when the crew and passengers turn out to be dead, can the group fend off the beasts responsible? *** stars out of 5. Ratings Break-Down: Scary/Suspenseful: ** (out of 5) Special Effects: **** Acting: *** (out of 5) Writing: *** (out of 5) Directing:*** (out of 5).