Undertow

(1996)

Overview

After his car breaks down, Jack seeks shelter, lost in a thunderstorm in a remote shack in the woods. He finds himself held at gunpoint by a deranged mountain man who lives there with his young wife. As the storm rages on, tension mounts in the small cabin. Matters reach a climax when Jack falls for the beautiful woman and tries persuading her to escape with him. Soon, the situation escalates into deadly violence...

  1. Eric Red

    Director, Writer

  2. Kathryn Bigelow

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Lou Diamond Phillips

    Lou Diamond Phillips

    Jack Ketchum

  2. Mia Sara

    Mia Sara

    Willie Yates

  3. Charles Dance

    Charles Dance

    Lyle Yates

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Undertow

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 26, 1996
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

56

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