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PG-13| 2 hr. 7 min.

Plot Summary
In 1960, a hardy group of prep school students boards an old-fashioned sailing ship. With Capt. Christopher Sheldon (Jeff Bridges) at the helm, the oceangoing voyage is intended to teach the boys fortitude and discipline. But the youthful crew -- among them confident Chuck Gieg (Scott Wolf), timid Gil Martin (Ryan Phillippe) and self-satisfied Frank Beaumont (Jeremy Sisto) -- are about to get some unexpected instruction in survival when they get caught in the clutches of a white squall storm.

Cast: Jeff Bridges , Caroline Goodall , Scott Wolf , John Savage , Jeremy Sisto , Ryan Phillippe , David Lascher , Eric Michael Cole

Director: Ridley Scott

Genres: Drama

White Squall (1996)

Release Date: February 2nd, 1996|2 hr. 7 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Amid the action heroics of White Squall, Bridges creates a character of consequence. show more

  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    As a coming-of-age melodrama and high seas adventure, White Squall is fair. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The 15-minute squall is spectacular and the movie's partial redeemer - the minimum you'd hope for in a movie called White Squall, don't you think? [02 Feb 1996] show more

  • November 09, 2013 mskcain
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    Jeff Bridges is in his element. Love the movie. 5 star by me.

  • February 20, 2011 hjt43434
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    White Squall is Dead Poets Socity on board. But simply this is Jeff Bridges' best movie!

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