The Wave



Based on the fact that mountain party Åkneset, located in the Geiranger fjord in Norway, one day will race out and create a violent tsunami of over 80 meters that will crush everything in its path before it hits land in Geiranger. A geologist gets caught in the middle of it and a race against time begins.

  1. John Kåre Raake


  2. Roar Uthaug


  3. Harald Rosenløw-Eeg


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kristoffer Joner

    Kristoffer Joner


  2. Thomas Bo Larsen

    Thomas Bo Larsen


  3. Ane Dahl Torp

    Ane Dahl Torp


  4. Fridtjov Såheim

    Fridtjov Såheim

    Arvid Øvrebø

  5. Laila Goody

    Laila Goody

    Margot Valldal

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The Wave
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Original Title Bølgen

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 9, 2015


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

  • March 4, 2016
    Theatrical (limited)


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language Norwegian

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget $5,904,067.00

Revenue $12,975,143.00

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