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Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)

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When a group of friends fail to lower the ladder of their boat, they find themselves stranded in the surrounding waters and struggle to survive.

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Amy
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Niklaus Lange ...
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Dan
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Amy's Father
Alexandra Raach ...
Alfred Cuschieri ...
Old Fisherman
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Erica - Zach's Sister (voice)
Mattea Gabarretta ...
Baby Sara
Luca Gabaretta ...
Baby Sara
Christine Spasojevic ...
Party Boat Girl
Dawn Frendo ...
Party Boat Girl
Charlie Formosa ...
Fisherman / Busstop
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Storyline

Amy, her husband James and their baby Sarah travel to Mexico to sail in the yacht of their reckless friend Dan with their common friends Zach and Lauren and celebrate the thirtieth birthday of Zach. They are introduced to Dan's girlfriend Michelle and they drink and recall moments of their past while navigating. Miles away from the shore, Michelle suggest to stop the yacht and swim in the calm water. Amy stays in the boat since she has a childhood trauma with ocean and Dan stays with her. Later, the irresponsible Dan pushes Amy overboard, falling with her in a prank. Once in the water, the group realizes that Dan forgot to put the embarkation ladder and the freeboard makes impossible to climb to the main deck of the yacht. With the baby alone in the boat and stranded in the open sea, they panic and their desperation lead them to a tragic fight for survival. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for language, some violence and nudity | See all certifications »

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Budget:

€1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£337,718 (UK) (1 September 2006)
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Trivia

To prepare for the movie, Susan May Pratt went to the tanning salon and worked out to prepare for a lot of treading water. See more »

Goofs

At about 1:03:36, you can see the shadow of the camera on the boat. See more »

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James: Our daughter is scarred for life. She'll either grow up to be oddly attracted to Popeye, or a lesbian.
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An okay film that puts you under the microscope and has you questioning,what would you do?
5 May 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Interesting one this.I liked the film.It set you in the scene,what would you do? How would you cope?I like films that put me there and make me question how id behave in similar circumstances.Okay,it doesn't feature any big star names and its direction and stylisation is pretty non existent but its a compact little film that myself and my partner enjoyed as a piece of throwaway entertainment on a Saturday night.I since watched Open Water which i didn't enjoy as much as this.I like that the ending is open to interpretation also,its adds a spooky element to the film.I think being stranded and abandoned is one of our primal fears, this film taps into that fear effectively.


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