Deepwater Horizon (2016)

Deepwater Horizon (2016)

2016 | PG-13 | 107 Minutes

Drama

A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Overall Rating

8 / 10
Verdict: Good
  • Elite Reviewer
    We wound up being extremely and pleasantly surprised by this film. Director Peter Berg does an excellent, concise job making us care about the characters and their plight, and the acting from all of the people in this cast is very solid... Read the full review »
  • Even with the good reviews, I was still surprised how good this movie was. Even before shit blew up, I was interested in what everyone was doing on the deepwater horizon. Once everything started to blow up, it was non stop intensity till the credi... Read the full review »
  • The biographical disaster film about the titular oil rig, Deepwater Horizon is about the blowout and explosion of the oil rig and how it became the largest oil spill in US history. The trailers showed this to be an epic disaster film, but it is so... Read the full review »
  • Elite Reviewer
    Chris

    Chris

    7 / 10
    Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg are an unstoppable team! This was a tragic event in history and Berg's excellent films does a beautiful job at showing the events while also paying respect to the victims of the true event. Read the full review »
  • junelkean

    junelkean

    8 / 10
    The label "Inspired by the true story of real-life heroes" is what Peter Berg is vehicular for, after "The Lone Survivor" and "The Kingdom." And just like what is expected, a lot of special effects such as the explosions feel real in this movie. A... Read the full review »