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Dead Calm

Rating:R
Genre:Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:April 1, 1989
Running time:95 minutes
Cast:Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane, Rod Mullinar, Joshua Tilden
Director:Phillip Noyce
Producer:Terry Hayes, Doug Mitchell
Writer:Terry Hayes

Description: Grieving over the death of their son, a married couple decide to take a long yachting trip for relaxation's sake. Their journey takes a dark turn, however, when they rescue a young man from a drifting vessel. The couple soon discover that the other ship's crew had been brutally murdered by their new passenger, and find themselves in a battle of wits against this violent sociopath. Interestingly, a previous attempt had been made at adapting the novel that inspired this film by none other than Orson Welles; footage from his unfinished version, known as The Deep, can be seen in the documentary Orson Welles: The One-Man Band.~ Judd Blaise, All Movie Guide

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