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Whiteout (2009)

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U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko tracks a killer in Antarctica, as the sun is about to set for six months.

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U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko is three days from the end of her tour at an international research station in Antarctica after which she'll resign. An incident from her past haunts her. The continent's first winter storm is coming when a body, wearing no gear, is discovered in the tundra. She investigates, soon finds more bodies, and must find a motive and a murderer before the storm and her departure. A U.N. agent, Robert Pryce, appears, seemingly out of nowhere, to help. An aging physician about to retire, a nervous mission chief, a downed Soviet plane, and the weather's deadly elements add to the story. Can Carrie trust Pryce and does she still have what it takes? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for violence, grisly images, brief strong language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£150,995 (UK) (11 September 2009)

Gross:

$10,268,846 (USA) (11 December 2009)
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Trivia

Dominic Sena a fan of the "Whiteout" graphic novel,and when rights were acquired by Dark Castle Entertainment Sena petitioned to president Joel Silver for the opportunity to direct. See more »

Goofs

As the doctor makes the quote about Scotch, he puts the bottle against his shoulder with the label facing against it. When the camera then shows a front view of him, the label is now facing away from his shoulder. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Russian Pilot: [about the vista] Amazing, eh?
Russian Co-pilot: How much longer?
Russian Pilot: Six and a half hours.
Russian Co-pilot: Let's do this now.
Russian Pilot: So soon?
Russian Co-pilot: I want to get it over with.
Russian Pilot: Okay. Fine.
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros and Dark Castle logos fade into the aurora australis (southern lights) over the Antarctic sky. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Whiteout: The Coldest Thriller Ever (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Laser Love
Written by Marc Bolan
Performed by T. Rex
Courtesy of Spirit Music Group o/b/o ITS Music Publishing BV
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nifty little thriller/murder mystery
29 April 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

this is a nifty little thriller/murder mystery that takes place in Antarctica at a research station just as the six month long winter season is beginning,in which the sun will set for the full six months.Kate Beckinsale plays a U.S. Marshall trying to track the killer,while a raging storm roars.while i liked the movie,i did think the killer was revealed too soon.but there are plenty of other twists and turns to keep you on your toes right to the end.is wasn't expecting the ending at all.and that's a good thing in this kind of film.it wasn't predictable at all as the film moved along,i thought i had thing figured out.but i was wrong.for me,Whiteout is an 8/10


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