over 1 year
This is one of the better disaster films. Not perfect but makes more sense.
over 3 years
Conditions are perfect...there's nothing good on TV...conditions are perfect
almost 5 years
Slow moving and mostly poor acting. Good story though.
There's so much tension I sat on the edge of the sofa for the whole time! Great soundtrack
It has cliches and at times it's cheesy. But it's also pretty good for a disaster movie.
over 6 years
Sebastian Jungers book of the same name about commercial fishing, Gloucester Nova Scotia
almost 7 years
A crazy movie that takes a lot of liberties on what actually happened. Still good though.
The Perfect Storm is a 2000 dramatic disaster film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger about the crew of the Andrea Gail that got caught in the Perfect Storm of 1991. The film stars George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, William Fichtner, John C. Reilly, Allen Payne, John Hawkes, Diane Lane, Michael Ironside, Karen Allen and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. The film was released on June 30, 2000 by Warner Bros. Pictures.
In October 1991, the swordfishing boat Andrea Gail returns to port in Gloucester, Massachusetts with a poor catch. Desperate for money, Captain Billy Tyne (Clooney), convinces the Andrea Gail crew to join him for one more late season fishing expedition. They head out past their usual fishing grounds, leaving a developing thunderstorm behind them. Initially unsuccessful, they head to the Flemish Cap, where their luck improves. At the height of their fishing the ice machine breaks; the only way to...