Hollywood Film – Deepwater Horizon 2016: Movie Review

deepwater horizon 2016: movie review

Deepwater Horizon is the latest upcoming 2016 American based biographical disaster thriller film, which is directed by Peter Berg and written by Matthew Michael Carnahan. The movie is based on the Deepwater Horizon explosion and the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mark Varhadian, Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and David Womark is distributed by Summit Entertainment, which runs for about 107 minutes. Steve Jablonsky composes the music. The movie is all set to be released worldwide today on 30th September. 2016.

Deepwater Horizon: Star Cast

deepwater horizon 2016: movie review
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  • Mark Wahlberg As Mike Williams
  • Kurt Russell As Jimmy Harrell
  • John Malkovich As Donald Vidrine
  • Gina Rodriguez As Andrea Fleytas
  • Dylan O’Brien As Caleb Holloway
  • Kate Hudson As Felicia Willaims

Deepwater Horizon: Story Plot

Few hours before the disaster is set to begin, the oil rig worker Mike Williams (Wahlberg) with his crew is seen drilling a well, which is located at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. The work is soon cut off as the worst explosion ever shakes the entire rig and sets it on fire. Mike stops the work and tries to save his fellow employees. The movie, which is based on New York Times of the explosion, depicts the bravery of the entire crew.

Critics Review

Deepwater Horizon has received a positive response from the critics all over the world. It has got about 78% approval rating on review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes and also it has received 107 reviews with an average rating of 7/10. The critical response reads, “The movie has made effective use of a man-made disaster to deliver a serious action thriller.”

From craft and technical point of view, the directors have taken extra care to avoid the CGI look. The ruggedness of the characters has played their best to fit in their roles perfectly.

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The action scenes are played amazingly, which captures all the panic and hustle after the gas explosion takes place. The entire movie is created quite spectacularly, keeping in mind the loss of life and also it makes sure that the characters create an impact in the life of viewers.

Final Verdict

Summing up, Deepwater Horizon is a perfect fit for those who wish to encounter a successful and inspiring real life explosion account whose values are tested when they tend to meet an environmental disaster. It is a must-watch inspirational movie. Get more English film updates and movie reviews by bookmarking our website.

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