Jean-Claude Dubois WriterArthur Payne (screenplay) Release dateUnited States:
July 1, 1989 (Video) DirectorsWayne Crawford, Jean-Claude Dubois CastWayne Crawford (Max Cash), June Chadwick, Paul Siebert Similar moviesThe Abyss (1989), Lords of the Deep (1989), DeepStar Six (1989), The Rift (1990), Leviathan (1989)
TaglineFrom the depths of silence The Evil Below screams its awakening!!!
A guy (Wayne Crawford) and a girl (June Chadwick) go diving for a 17th-century treasure guarded by sharks and a curse.
The Evil Below is a 1989 horror film about an adventurer who goes hunting for treasure on a cursed shipwreck. Starring actors included Paul Siebert and June Chadwick.
It is one of many underwater-themed movies released around 1989, including The Abyss, Leviathan, Deepstar Six, Lords of the Deep, and The Rift (Endless Descent).
down-on-his-luck sea captain goes treasure hunting for a wrecked Spanish galleon that is rumored to be cursed by God and protected by supernatural forces.
Max Cash is a down-on-his luck fisherman and charter boat captain living in the Bahamas when his life takes a turn when he meets Sarah Livingstone, a tourist who is seeking to find the treasure of accursed shipwreck, The El Diablo which has been rumored to have sunk on an offshore reef near one of the many islands. Max and Sarah then team up to locate the wreck while dodging a local crime boss as well as a mysterious businessman who claims that the wreck is guarded by supernatural forces in form of a sea monster that no one claims to have ever seen and survived.