Is open water real footage?

Is open water real footage?

The film is loosely based on the true story of Tom and Eileen Lonergan, who in 1998 went out with a scuba diving group, Outer Edge Dive Company, on the Great Barrier Reef, and were accidentally left behind because the dive-boat crew failed to take an accurate headcount.

Did they use real sharks in open water?

Filmed over two and a half years. The filmmakers used Hollywood shark-wrangler Stuart Cove, wild sharks and well-timed bloody bait to create the film’s shark footage. No digital or special effects were used in the film. Filmed on weekends and holidays with a crew that usually consisted of two or three people.

Did the couple survive in open water?

In a real-life version of the film “Open Water,” Timothy and Paula Allen spent a terrifying 24 hours bobbing in the Gulf of Mexico after a current carried them away from their boat during a scuba diving excursion.

How is ‘open water’ the movie a true story?

Open Water (film) The story concerns an American couple who go scuba diving while on vacation in the Caribbean, only to find themselves stranded miles from shore in shark-infested waters when the crew of their boat accidentally leaves them behind. The film is claimed to be loosely based on the true story of Tom and Eileen Lonergan ,…

Is open water a true story?

The original open Water was based on the true story of Tom and Eileen Lonergan were left behind by their diving party after diving off the Great Barrier Reef in 1998.

Is open water 2 based on a true story?

OPEN WATER 2 isn’t based on a true story. It’s based on the short story ADRIFT which is from a collection of short stories called DARK WATER (which is also where the movie DARK WATER starring Jennifer Connelly comes from) Well I just saw this movie last night and it indicates in the beginning that “This story is based on true events”!