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A moon pool is a chamber, e.g. on an underwater habitat or a submarine, that allows access to the water. I am trying to think of a movie that features one.

I remember reading about one in the Michael Crichton book Sphere, but I don't recall seeing the movie.

I know of The Abyss (1989), but I also don't think that's the movie I'm thinking of.

It may have been a James Bond movie, or a movie about Navy SEALs/special forces. I am pretty sure the moon pool was part of a submarine, but it may have been a surface ship. The movie was most likely released after 1980.

Does anyone have any ideas as to what movie I am thinking of?

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This sounds very much like a list question, which is off-topic here - see movies.stackexchange.com/help/dont-ask –  Andrew Martin Apr 17 at 11:45
    
Edited, hopefully that's better. –  Blahman Apr 17 at 11:50
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Can you give any more information at all? Approximate location? Any memorable scenes other than this? General plot? Right now, the only way to answer this is to provide a list, which is off topic. Any extra you can provide would be appreciated. –  Andrew Martin Apr 17 at 12:16
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This is absolutely not enough to go by. There are plenty of movies having such a thing. From the top of my head Deep Blue Sea comes to mind (especially Sam Jackson's memorable "exit"). And when thinking about Bond movies after '80, there's License to Kill featuring a moon pool on Krest's yacht. –  Napoleon Wilson Apr 17 at 12:22
    
Yep Licence to Kill is the one I was thinking of. If you put that as an answer I'll accept it. –  Blahman Apr 17 at 16:01

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For a James Bond movie, you may be thinking of License to Kill (1989), where a ship has a moon pool that is accessed several times via submarine. It can be seen multiple times throughout the movie, notably in an expansive death scene.

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Sounds like Seaquest DSV, fairly sure they had this in the submarine. Although this was a TV series, not a film.

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There was also one in "Deep Blue Sea" (with Samuel L. Jackson and intelligent sharks).

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