Waterworld is a 1995 American post-apocalyptic action film directed by Kevin Reynolds and co-written by Peter Rader and David Twohy. It was based on Rader's original 1986 screenplay and stars Kevin Costner, who also produced it with Charles Gordon and John Davis. It was distributed by Universal Pictures.
In 2500, as a result of the sea levels rising over , every continent on Earth is now underwater. The remains of human civilization live on rugged, floating communities known as atolls, having long forgotten about living on land. It is believed that a mythological "Dryland" exists somewhere in the endless ocean.
|author||David Twohy Peter Rader|
|genre||action adventure science fiction|
|keywords||atoll attack bungee jump capture dirt discover diving bell draw drown endless exxon valdez flare float gas balloon help hide jet ski kill mount everest mutate national geographic row sea level sinking ship soil trimaran|
|musicBy||James Newton Howard|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Sound|
|producer||Charles Gordon John Davis Kevin Costner Lawrence Gordon|
|productionCompany||Davis Entertainment Gordon Company Licht/Mueller Film Corporation|
|theme||climate change post-apocalyptic science fiction action|