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Director:
Writers:
Scott Martin (original screenplay) and
C.W. Fallin (story)
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Release Date:
5 October 2010 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Some things shouldn't be disturbed.
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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While not in the least brilliant, it's not without some merit. See more (30 total) »

Cast

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William Forsythe ... Jim Fleming

Stacey Hinnen ... Freddy Brewer

Serah D'Laine ... Carey Fleming

Marcus T. Paulk ... Andrew

Carmen Perez ... Rodriguez

Dan Benson ... Colin Brewer / The Creature

Robert Zachar ... Faulkner

Scott Martin ... Kyle Dobbs
Darren Scott ... John

Eric Bivens-Bush ... Virgil

Jacob Bruce ... Wallace

Dennis LaValle ... Earl

Art LaFleur ... Ken Fleming
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Directed by
Peter Atencio 
 
Writing credits
Scott Martin (original screenplay)

Marilee A. Benson  screenplay
C.W. Fallin  story and characters
Lori j Falzone chavez  screenplay (as Lori Chavez)

Produced by
James D. Benson .... producer
Lori j Falzone chavez .... co-producer (as Lori Chavez)
 
Original Music by
Bruce Fowler 
 
Cinematography by
Douglas E. Davis 
 
Casting by
MaKenzi Moore 
 
Production Design by
Robert W. Savina 
 
Set Decoration by
Jeremy Woolsey 
 
Costume Design by
Leslie Schilling 
 
Makeup Department
Jessica DeBen .... makeup artist
Nicole Gaudin .... hair stylist
Calla Victoria .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Lori Chavez .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stanley B. Gill .... first assistant director
Wayne Douglas Morgan .... second assistant director
Thad Vassmer .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
John Gorman .... leadman
John Gorman .... on-set dresser
 
Sound Department
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Lisle Engle .... sound re-recording mixer
Antonio Moncada .... sound mixer
David Torres .... foley mixer
 
Special Effects by
Dan Fandino .... assistant special effects
Davis Fandino .... creature effects
Matthew Killen .... creature effects
Marina Mestaz .... special effects makeup
Ken Speed .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Reuben Corona .... matte painter
 
Stunts
John Gorman .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marty Boger .... dolly grip
Marty Boger .... key grip
Autumn Boh .... camera operator
Jayson S. Coddington .... best boy electric
C.W. Fallin .... second director of photography
Brad Garris .... electrician: day player
Brad Keyes .... grip
Ken LaValle .... still photographer
John T. Martin .... gaffer
John T. Martin .... key grip
Johnathon R. Martin .... best boy grip
Aeron McKeough .... assistant camera
 
Music Department
Bruce Fowler .... orchestrator
Kevin Globerman .... score recordist
Tiffany Jones .... music contractor
Kevin Kaska .... orchestrator
Eric Liljestrand .... music recordist
Eric Liljestrand .... score recordist
Carl Rydlund .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Stephanie Bertoni .... script supervisor
Mae Chapman .... craft service (as Mae Chapman-Jason)
Carolyn Fallin .... dialogue coach
John Gorman .... armorer
John Gorman .... safety coordinator
Amanda Silverstein .... production assistant
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for bloody creature violence, language and some sexuality/nudity
Runtime:
94 min | UK:90 min | Ireland:89 min
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Certification:
Australia:MA (2010) | Canada:14A (Ontario) | Ireland:12A (Violence) | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:NC-16 | UK:15 (Violence) | USA:R (certificate #46210)

Did You Know?

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

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While not in the least brilliant, it's not without some merit., 6 October 2012
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

This horror film is set aboard an actual oil rig--one that was the first of its type and is a museum today. A cute twist is having one of the characters actually wearing a t-shirt for the museum in one scene! On the rig, some underwater beast is disturbed and comes aboard to pick off the crew one by one.

"The Rig" is a low budget horror film with very modest production values in most ways. However, in two ways the film was quite outstanding--the blood and gore was a lot more realistic and profuse than you might expect and the musical score was great and really added to the tension. Otherwise, the film is clearly inspired by films such as "Alien", "Predator" and "The Thing". The idea of an alien slowly picking off members of a group certainly is NOT original and the writing could have been a lot better (the characters sometimes seem like caricatures and the ending is weak). It also suffers some from a few stupid clichés (such as adding nudity where it is pretty inappropriate) and seems a bit formulaic. Overall, the way I see it, if you like gore and low-budget monster films, you'll probably enjoy the film. If not, you'll probably wonder why you've wasted nearly and hour and a half of your life.

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