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The Rig (2010)

R  |   |  Action, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  5 October 2010 (USA)
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In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat.

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Rodriguez
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Colin Brewer / The Creature (as Dan Benson)
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As a hurricane rages outside, the small but experienced crew of an oil drilling rig settles in to ride out the storm. Isolated on the rig, their calm is short lived when a crew member goes missing and an extensive search proves futile. Slowly, they discover that a deadly creature is stalking the skeleton crew, eliminating them one by one. Surrounded by nothing but raging ocean, their communication severed and no way off the rig, the roughnecks try to survive the stormy night with an unrelenting force of death hunting them down. Written by Producer

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storm | oil rig | fire | gore | siege | See All (9) »

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Some things shouldn't be disturbed.


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Rated R for bloody creature violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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"Mr. Charlie" is recognized as the first submersible drilling barge rig in the world to drill offshore wells. It is now used as a museum and training facility in Morgan City, Louisiana. See more »

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In the storyline description it says that the crew has no way off the rig. But drill rigs are usually equipped with at least two lifeboats that can each hold the entire crew. And in the opening shot of the movie an orange lifeboat is clearly visible on the side of the rig. See more »

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Freddy Brewer: I'm gonna find this thing and I'm gonna kill it!
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References Aliens (1986) See more »

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Ye Gods!
8 October 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The people who have written the reviews with more than one star are in someway associated with the movie.

Such a god-awful mess of a movie this is! Someone said that the plot was from a Kremlin Vault. They were wrong. The plot, the direction, the acting, the music, the everything will make something from the deepest recesses of Kremlin look fresh as photo-ready basket of assorted fruit.

The producer would have been better off had he invested in a pile of garbage trying to run for president.

The only good thing about the movie is its poster.

Giving a wide berth to this movie isn't going to help, you should actually miss the whole train.


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