Dead Calm

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Overview

An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who is not at all what he seems.

  1. Charles Williams

    Writer

  2. Phillip Noyce

    Director

  3. Terry Hayes

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Nicole Kidman

    Nicole Kidman

    Rae Ingram

  2. Sam Neill

    Sam Neill

    John Ingram

  3. Billy Zane

    Billy Zane

    Hughie Warriner

  4. GS

    George Shevtsov

    Doctor

  5. RM

    Rod Mullinar

    Russell Bellows

  6. JT

    Joshua Tilden

    Danny

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $7,825,000.00

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Release Information

  • April 7, 1989
    R, Theatrical

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A review by John Chard

8.0
By John Chard

Stay calm and you may yet not end up dead.

Dead Calm is directed by Phillip Noyce and adapted to screenplay by Terry Hayes from the novel of the same name written by Charles Williams. It stars Sam Neill, Nicole Kidman and Billy Zane. Music is by Graeme Revell and cinematography by Dean Semler.

After losing their young son in a car accident, John (Neill) and Rae Ingram (Kidman) head out alone on their yacht for an ocean vacation. Whilst taking in some R&R, the couple spy a ship drifting in the distance, then a man in a dinghy hurriedly rows towards them. He boards their yacht, frantic and... read the rest.

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