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The Edge (1997)

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A billionaire and two other men are stranded, unequipped, by a plane crash in a dangerous wilderness. How many will survive to be rescued?

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A model has her rich, much older husband come with her to a photo shoot. But when their plane crashes in the middle of nowhere, a strong mind game erupts between the clever husband and the jealous young photographer as they try to get back to civilization. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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They Were Fighting Over A Woman When The Plane Went Down. Now, Their Only Chance For Survival Is Each Other.


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Rated R for language and some adventure gore/violence | See all certifications »

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26 September 1997 (USA)  »

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Bookworm  »

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DEM 476,432 (Germany) (17 April 1998)

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DEM 476,432 (Germany) (17 April 1998)
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The DeHaviland Beaver used in the film is the exact same one used in the production of Six Days Seven Nights (1998). It crashed in both movies. See more »

Goofs

When Morse and green stop by the river, Green states that he is tired. Morse suggests baiting some fish with gold. As you see him construct his lure he is relatively clean shaved. In the next shot as he is lowering his lure he has at least a five day growth. See more »

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Charles Morse: Why is the rabbit unafraid?
Styles: 'Cause he's smarter than the panther.
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Referenced in Siskel & Ebert: Remembering Gene Siskel (1999) See more »

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Happy Birthday
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
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Terrific Action Adventure
9 February 2000 | by (california) – See all my reviews

"The Edge" is a terrific movie, not just as an action movie but as whole. I went to see this film because I thought it looked interesting, my expectations were shattered, this is a well written, well acted, well directed thriller. Anthony Hopkins as always turns in a great performance but the big suprise is Alec Baldwin who did just as well. This film has some of the best dialogue ever written for a movie of this type, and the action scenes are clever and blazingly paced. This is a terrific movie.


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