Deepwater Horizon (2016)

Genres - Drama, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Disaster Film, Docudrama  |   Release Date - Sep 30, 2016 (USA)  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - Hong Kong, United States  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Synopsis by Daniel Gelb

Lone Survivor director Peter Berg helmed this docudrama about the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the 2010 oil-rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that resulted in the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. The film depicts the challenges that Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) and the rest of the rig's crew faced as they fought for survival. Kate Hudson, Kurt Russell, and John Malkovich co-star.



courage, disaster, gulf, Mexico, oil-spill


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