This derivative made-for-TV movie is the result of crossing a treasure hunt adventure with a shark-attack movie.
Insolvent Sanders (Lou Diamond Phillips) needs cash to meet the loan payments on his Louisiana charter-boat business and reluctantly accepts a job from his ex-wife, marine biologist Kelli (Kristy Swanson). No longer the idealist she once was, Kelli is less concerned with bayou eco-systems than the profit margins of her employer, oil-company executive Gene (Gideon Emery). While Sanders and his Cajun partner, Emery (Rob Boltin), escort the petroleum scouts on a diving
mission to a wildlife refuge, less savory types are planning to drop anchor in th...