Synopsis: Master explorer and former US Navy Seal Dirk Pitt and his wisecracking buddy Al Giordino goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War ironclad battleship known as the "Ship of Death" that protects a secret cargo is lost somewhere in the deserts of West Africa. But while the two cross paths with a beautiful and brilliant U.N. scientist Dr. Eva Rojas who is being hounded by a ruthless dictator. She believes that the hidden treasure may be connected to a larger problem that threatens the world around them. Hunting for a ship that no one else thinks exists, Dirk, Al, and Eva must rely on their wits and their daring heroics to outsmart dangerous warlords, survive the threatening terrain, and get to the bottom of both mysteries.
Director(s): Breck Eisner
Production: Paramount Pictures
  2 wins & 5 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
124 min

...get out of here alive, I tell you.

Let's go!


- Sorry, captain.

- It's all right, son, just keep moving.

That's the future in your hands.

Heave! Heave! Heave!

- Starboard gunners ready, captain.

- Lieutenant.


Prepare to take us into the channel.

Ahead a half.

- Make revolutions for five knots.

- Aye, sir.

- Range, 150 yards!

- 150 yards!




- All ahead full.

- Aye, captain.

Stop engines.

- Captain?

- Stop engines! Run silent!

Cease firing!

Cease firing!

Close the gun ports. Hold still.

- Cease firing!

- Close the gun ports!

Mrs. Nwokolo?

Eva Rojas, World Health Organization.

This is Dr. Hopper.

- Hello. Nice to meet you.

- Please come with me.

Sorry about the dark.

The light hurts his eyes.

- Thank you.

- What's his name?

Azikiwe. Most call him Kiwe.

Hi, Kiwe. My name is Eva.

We need to have a little look

at you, okay?

- How long has he been sick?

- For two days.

- Has he traveled anywhere recently?

- He was in Mali last week.

With his father.

- Where is his father now?

- He's at the lighthouse.

That's where he works.

Blood pressure, 80/50.

- Circulatory failure.

- Drawing blood.

- Easy, son. Easy. No, no.

- Kiwe!

- Sedative, Eva.

- What dose?

Two mils.

Easy, son. Easy. No. It's okay.

It's all right. You're gonna be all right.

Just trying to help.

It's okay. It's okay, Kiwe.

It's okay.

- Your mama... Your mama is here.

- It's okay, Kiwe. It's okay.

You all right?

- Mali, just like the others.

- Yeah, I know.

- This is an outbreak, Frank.

- We've got six cases.

- That's not enough.

- Oh, how many do we need?


Six thousand?

When does it start to matter?

We have to find the source, Frank.

You wanna go to Mali.

It's not gonna happen.

WHO isn't gonna lose

any more staff to a civil war.

- Here, finish your report.

- Good.

- Just in time for the autopsy.

- Eva.

I'll do what I can do.

I'll re-present to the board.

- And maybe they'll listen this time.

- Thank you.

We still need blood samples

from his father.

I'll find the father.


Mr. Nwokolo?

Mr. Nwokolo?



You have no business being here.

Quick, get her bag.

Are you okay?

Hey! Hey, pick that up!

What are you doing? Come on.

You're walking past...

All right, guys. Come on.

Guys, quit screwing around.

Come on. Come on, come on,

come on. All right, stop.

All right, hold it there.

Report any variances over two feet.

Here, hold on to these.

Come on, grab it.

All right. Come on, you piece of...

All right, give me a wrench.

I need the wrench.

Wrench! Anybody there?

All right, oil. I need the oil.

All right, the oil. Thank you.

That's it. All right, we're good!

We're good!


Here. Hi.

- Al Giordino.

- Eva.

- Eva Rojas.

- Nice work.

- Thanks.

- Welcome aboard.

Thank you.

All right, turn it on. Go down.

Go, go, go, go, go.

More. Keep going.


- How are you? Feeling better?

- Yes, thank you.

- I'm Rudi.

- Sorry, where are we?

This is the Martha Ann,

It's a NUMA boat. Ship.

We didn't know who you were, so

we kind of patched you up ourselves.

You had an edema

of the upper tracheal track.

Rudi, I've been waiting

two months for this moment.

Don't mess it up for me

by letting him drown.

- Yes, admiral.

- Diver up!

In five, counting,

four, three, two, one.

Ladies and gentlemen,

may I introduce to you

after a 772-year engagement

on the bottom of the ocean:

King Bateen!

Nice job, everyone.

Except you, Al. What the hell?

It's a 10-ton-rated winch,

my friend, not a fly-fishing rod.

You know what? You're thinking

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