Dead Calm (1989)

Genres - Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Thriller  |   Release Date - Apr 7, 1989 (USA)  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - Australia  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Grieving over the death of their son, a married couple decide to take a long yachting trip for relaxation's sake. Their journey takes a dark turn, however, when they rescue a young man from a drifting vessel. The couple soon discover that the other ship's crew had been brutally murdered by their new passenger, and find themselves in a battle of wits against this violent sociopath. Interestingly, a previous attempt had been made at adapting the novel that inspired this film by none other than Orson Welles; footage from his unfinished version, known as "The Deep," can be seen in the documentary Orson Welles: The One-Man Band.

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couple, maniac, yacht, passenger, sociopath, stranded, stranger

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High Production Values