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The Rig (2010)

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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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Freddy Brewer
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Rodriguez
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Colin Brewer / The Creature
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Storyline

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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5 October 2010 (USA)  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

"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 »

Goofs

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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Kill Me
3 January 2011 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Wow, can someone please give me the directors number as he owes me 2 hours of my life back. Easily the worst movie I've seen of late.

I'm not usually reviewer, nor a movie critic, but if i can save someone from watching this movie then I will have achieved some sort of personal satisfaction for the torture that I received whilst watching it.

The 2 positive things i can take from this movie is that 1)i saw some boobs and 2) it makes some bad movies I've watched now seem semi-bad.

Every facet of this movie is shocking from the script right down to the monster which is is a cross between an inbred raccoon an A-sexual dog on heat.

The acting is only topped in poorness by the dialog, which appears to be the script of a cheesy R-rated porn.

How this movie made it to DVD is beyond me, obviously someone in the cast or crew is sleeping with someone in the know how.

I wouldn't even recommend illegally downloading this movie. do yourself and your braincells a favour and steer clear unless you have a spew bucket and a swear jar handy 0.5/10


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