Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon

A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Deepwater Horizon Details

Title Deepwater Horizon
Air Date Sep 28, 2016
Runtime 107 Minutes
Networks Di Bonaventura Pictures, Summit Entertainment, Lionsgate, Participant Productions, Participant Media,
Genres Drama,
Country United States of America,
Languages en,

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  • Everyone at the Rig SIte have the right to STOP THE JOB

    September 29th, 2016

    I am an engineer working offshore in North Sea. I have seen the movie this evening in UK. Is really a good movie, congratulations to all involved you done a great job showing a little bit of ''life in offshore rig''. Looks like in this movie is BP fault but in real world at the rig site everyone has the right to STOP THE JOB if something is wrong ...

  • Must be seen in the theatres! (IMAX if possible)

    September 29th, 2016

    I usually don't write reviews but saw mostly negative reviews on here so far and that ain't right.. It is not a perfect movie and it's not artsy, or profound. However it is very entertaining, has wide appeal, will make you laugh, have you on the edge of your seat and might even make you cry. It's a slow build at the beginning but the tension soon ...

  • Dive Deep Into The Horizon Of Flames

    September 29th, 2016

    What is it about disasters that we enjoy watching? I could come up with a number of reasons, but the bottom line is that Hollywood has shifted to dramatizing former events as a means for more movies. Hi, Robbie K here bringing you another review of the latest films to grace the screen. Tonight we hit Deepwater Horizon starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt ...

  • Gripping and realistic, Deepwater Horizon works both as an enlightening documentary and a fun blockbuster.

    October 1st, 2016

    Deepwater Horizon is a movie that succeeds on two levels: as an action-packed blockbuster and as an honest depiction of a tragic disaster. It's the story of the BP oil rig that exploded and contaminated the Gulf of Mexico. The way Berg directs the sequence of events is well paced and purposefully developmental for a good chunk of the movie. It tak...

  • An Emotional Thrill Ride

    September 30th, 2016

    Deepwater Horizon is the first of two Peter Berg directed films this year, and if Patriots Day is anywhere near as good as this film we could be looking at quite a few nominations for Berg come February.. Deepwater Horizon tells the story of the crew members of the rig of the same name in April 2010, when the largest oil spill in U.S. history bega...

  • Deepwater Horizon Is Explosive

    September 27th, 2016

    In April of 2010, an offshore drilling rig named Deepwater Horizon exploded resulting in the worst oil spill in U. S. History. If you've read my previous reviews about Eddie the Eagle, Steve Jobs, The Big Short and Spotlight, you know that it's easy to get caught up in the details of how much of the story based on actual events really happened and...

  • The strengths of "Deepwater Horizon" are its strong characters and its extraordinary attention to detail.

    September 30th, 2016

    Peter Berg makes movies, but he also knows a lot about deep-water oil exploration. He'd have to, considering how complicated this dangerous activity is, and how well he handled those complexities and portrayed that danger in his film. Berg directed "Deepwater Horizon" (PG-13, 1:47), the dramatization of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion wh...

  • Oils well that ends well

    November 8th, 2016

    "Full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing" could be a summary of this modern-age disaster movie. In 2010 the "Deepwater Horizon" drilling rig off the coast of Louisiana failed in spectacular fashion, bursting into flames and spewing millions of barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico in what was the worst oil-spill in American history. Mark...

  • serious subject turned into empty action flick

    October 5th, 2016

    This was a major disappointment. Despite so much of the story depending on technical details, the movie communicated next to nothing. In the early scenes on the rig, people were shouting at each other, unable to understand each other because of the background noise. However, the audience was made to suffer the same thing, having no idea what peopl...

  • Movie or action documentary

    November 19th, 2016

    First of all, this is one of the kind of movies where the trailer promises more than the movie is able to fulfill. In the first half of the movie (or even more, at least it felt like more) you wait for something interesting to happen, but instead it's more of an documentary about the daily life on an oil rig. Then, when you are just about to fall ...

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