In the Fall of 1991, the "Andrea Gail" left Gloucester, Mass. and headed for the fishing grounds of the North Atlantic. Two weeks later, an event took place that had never occurred in recorded history.
An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger.
2.35 : 1
Rated PG-13 for language and scenes of peril.
Adventure, Drama, Action, Thriller
Storm, Fishing, Sea, Ice, Fishing Boat
Dolby Digital EX, SDDS, DTS
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The Perfect Storm is a 2000 biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger about the crew of the Andrea Gail that got caught in the Perfect Storm of 1991. The film stars George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, William Fichtner, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane, Karen Allen and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. The film was released on June 30, 2000 by Warner Bros. Pictures.