• The Perfect Storm (2000)

The Perfect Storm

Release Date: June 30th, 2000

DVD Release Date: November 14th, 2000

PG-13 |2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary

Based on a true story, the film tells of the courageous men and women who risk their lives every working day, pitting their fishing boats and rescue vessels against the capricious forces of nature. Their worst fears are realized at sea on Halloween of 1991, when they are confronted by three raging weather fronts which unexpectedly collide to produce the greatest, fiercest storm in modern history -- "The Perfect Storm."

Cast: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane, William Fichtner, John Hawkes, Allen Payne, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Warner Brothers, Baltimore Spring Creek, Radiant Pictures

Distributors: Warner Home VĂ­deo, Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Sacrifice , Emotional , Death , Dark , 1990s , Rescue , Friend ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The problem with The Perfect Storm is that while its roiling collision of weather systems is pulled off with cinematic deftness, the actors who stand there getting lashed and splashed don't have anything terribly interesting to say. show more

  • 100
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    This is one perfectly terrifying movie, an instant classic. show more

  • 50
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    But jaw-dropping trailer aside, there isn't much movie here. show more

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Awards

Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Nominated Sound
Nominated Visual Effects
Winner Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)