Where to start... There are some really big fish in this movie, some really big waves as well. It kind of combines a small town feel with what turns into an epic. All around; a good movie. Too much smoking portrayed. Diane Lane's character is very well portrayed. Interesting interpersonal interactions though reasonably obviously not thoroughly fleshed out as that is not the focus of the movie, still sufficiently exposed and appropriately done for this movie. This must be a must watch movie.
This is a 2000 American disaster drama directed by Wolfgang Petersen, based on the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger.
It is the story of the Andrea Gail, a commercial fishing vessel that was lost at sea with all hands after being caught in the Perfect Storm of 1991.
Once the boat hits the storm, you'll definitely remain breathless at the edge of your seat.
It is one of the most thrilling and gripping disaster movies with realistic visual effects ever made.
Awesome film !
Realistic and gripping. Good enough of a film.
Some movies are made with very good sounds of the wind, rain, guns, bombs, and creatures. This movie has fantastic sounds of the sea that will sound amazing on your HOMETHEATER. There were some scenes, especially when the storm hits, that sounds as if the ocean was in my home and i was about to get wet. Nice!! But i can't forget this is a very good film with a good cast and story. And near the end, watching that small ship climbing up,up,up the insane wave was breath taking. My friend and i kept saying "come-on, come-on, come-on, make it over the wave" Let's me know how much i was into this movie. THE PERFECT STORM gets a perfect 5 stars!!!!!! For cast, visual effects, audio effects, and a very good story... A large tuna fish sandwich with lettuce, tomatoes, mayo, pickles, on a toasted bun. Arizona icetea.
One of the best films I have seen in this year. It was entertaining and interesting. Great performances a must see for all. “Truly a really great movie worth the long library wait”.
The sudden unpredictable volcanic power of mother nature, proving far more greater & deadly than the power of mankind.
SAD, TOO MANY LIVES TO MAKE A LIVING FROM THE MOUTH OF STORMS, PERISH IN STORMS.
Excellent film, representing generations of fishermen living & dying in the sea.
Great special effects.
A rugged George Clooney....what more could a girl want!
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