Dead Calm

Dead Calm (1989)

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Co-produced by George Miller ("Mad Max" series, "Witches of Eastwick"), this "edge of your seat" suspense thriller tells the story of an Australian couple (Sam Neill, "Jurassic Park," and Golden Globe and Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman ("Batman Forever"), whose private yacht cruise is violently interrupted by the appearance of a mysterious lone survivor (Billy Zane, "Titanic") from a ship whose entire crew has perished. Newsday calls this "a beautifully made movie in any genre...it is well paced, suspenseful, brilliantly acted and directed with flair," and Variety calls it "a nail-biting suspense pic, handsomely produced and inventively directed."

Synopsis

Co-produced by George Miller ("Mad Max" series, "Witches of Eastwick"), this "edge of your seat" suspense thriller tells the story of an Australian couple (Sam Neill, "Jurassic Park," and Golden Globe and Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman ("Batman Forever"), whose private yacht cruise is violently interrupted by the appearance of a mysterious lone survivor (Billy Zane, "Titanic") from a ship whose entire crew has perished. Newsday calls this "a beautifully made movie in any genre...it is well paced, suspenseful, brilliantly acted and directed with flair," and Variety calls it "a nail-biting suspense pic, handsomely produced and inventively directed."