In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship.
- Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
- Studio: Universal Pictures, Gordon Company, Davis Entertainment, Licht/Mueller Film Corporation
- Keyword: diving, ocean, tattoo, sailboat, based on novel or book, mutant, post-apocalyptic future, pirate, oil tanker, environmental disaster, reluctant hero, infamous financial failure
- Cast: Kevin Costner, Dennis Hopper, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Tina Majorino, R. D. Call, Gerard Murphy