• The Grey (2012)

The Grey

Release Date: January 27th, 2012

DVD Release Date: May 15th, 2012

R |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

Following a grueling five-week shift at an Alaskan oil refinery, workers led by sharpshooter John Ottway (Liam Neeson) are flying home for a much-needed vacation. A brutal storm causes their plane to crash in the frozen wilderness, and only eight men (Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney), including Ottway, survive. As they trek southward toward civilization and safety, Ottway and his companions must battle mortal injuries, the icy elements, and a pack of hungry wolves.

Cast: Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney, Dallas Roberts, Joe Anderson, Nonso Anozie, Ben Bray, James Badge Dale

Director: Joe Carnahan

Genres: Adventure , Drama

Production Co: Scott Free Productions, Chambara Pictures

Distributors: Entertainment Film Distributors Ltd.

Keywords: 2010s , Gripping , Inspiring , Survival , Rescue , Quest , Bar

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The Grey, a man's-man of a genre picture that will satisfy the action audience while reminding more discerning viewers what they saw in director Joe Carnahan's decade-old breakthrough, "Narc." show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The Grey, whose clipped title, grim swagger, and lost-in-the-outback themes conjure up visions of that Alec Baldwin/Anthony Hopkins classic, "The Edge," devolves into a predictable man-against-nature, and man-against-fellow man, affair. show more

  • 70
    John AndersonWall Street Journal

    Mr. Carnahan has till now been pigeonholed, and rightly, by comedy shoot-'em-ups like "Smokin' Aces" and "The A-Team." But here he is with The Grey - certainly an adventure film but one with a spiritual ingredient that is both surprising and fiercely resonant. show more

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