The Big Blue Trailer & Clips


The Big Blue (also know as Le grand bleu) full movie is released on Aug 19, 1988. Watch The Big Blue online - the French Adventure movie from France , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $3,975,244. The Big Blue is directed by Luc Besson and created by Luc Besson with Rosanna Arquette and Jean-Marc Barr.

Enzo and Jacques have known each other for a long time. Their friendship started in their childhood days in the Mediterranean. They were not real friends in these days, but there was something they both loved and used to do the whole day long: diving. One day Jacques' father, who was a diver too, died in the Mediterranean sea. After that incident Enzo and Jacques lost contact. After several years, Enzo and Jacques had grown up, Johanna, a young clerk in an insurance office, has to go to Peru. There she meets Jacques who is being studied by a group of scientists. He dives for some minutes into ice-cold water and the scientists monitor his physical state that is more like a dolphin than human. Johanna can not believe what she sees and gets very interested in Jacques but she's unable to get acquainted with him. Some weeks later back in her office, she finds out that Jacques will be competing in a diving championship that takes place in Taormina, Sicily. In order to see Jacques again she makes up a story so the firm sends her to Italy for business purposes. In Taormina there is also Enzo, the reigning diving world champion. He knows that only Jacques can challenge and probably beat him. This time Johanna and Jacques get closer, but Jacques, being more a dolphin than man, cannot really commit and his rivalry with Enzo pushes both men into dangerous territory...

As know as:

Le grand bleu, Le Grand Bleu, Azul profundo, Azul Profundo, A nagy kékség

Release Date:

Jan 01, 1988

Release Date (Streaming):

Aug 25, 2009


France, Italy


French, English, Italian

Stream Service:

Columbia Pictures

Production Companies:

Gaumont, Les Films du Loup

Gross worldwide:



Between what you know and what you wish, lies the secret of... [The Big Blue], N'y Allez Pas, Ça Dure Trois Heures! [version longue], The sea has a secret. [Australian poster], Danger...Like Passion...Runs Deep


Mark Sanderson
Time Out
The first time you see someone plunging into alien blackness is exciting, but the novelty soon wears off.
by rottentomatoes, May 30, 2018
Steve Macfarlane
Slant Magazine
Besson's deep-diving melodrama stresses its own depth-emotional, artistic, oceanic-while ping-ponging between its two lead frenemies.
by rottentomatoes, May 30, 2018
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
Such a total disaster that it would have been an act of kindness for all concerned to have never released it.
by rottentomatoes, Oct 16, 2012

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