MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 94 this week

Triangle (2009)

6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 44,942 users  
Reviews: 259 user | 143 critic

The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the Atlantic Ocean who, when struck by mysterious weather conditions, jump to another ship only to experience greater havoc on the open seas.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Staff Picks: Favorite Horror Movies

We asked IMDb staffers to provide their favorite horror movies.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 11 May 2011
 
a list of 47 titles
created 25 Feb 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 16 Jun 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 25 Nov 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 17 Dec 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "Triangle" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Triangle (2009)

Triangle (2009) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Triangle.

User Polls

1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Timecrimes (2007)
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.

Director: Nacho Vigalondo
Stars: Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández, Bárbara Goenaga
Coherence (2013)
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Strange things begin to happen when a group of friends gather for a dinner party on an evening when a comet is passing overhead.

Director: James Ward Byrkit
Stars: Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon
The Triangle (TV Mini-Series 2005)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A group of people haunted by their experiences within the Bermuda Triangle band together to confront its truths.

Stars: Eric Stoltz, Catherine Bell, Lou Diamond Phillips
Severance (2006)
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

During a team-building retreat in the mountains a group of sales representatives are hunted down by crazed killers.

Director: Christopher Smith
Stars: Danny Dyer, Laura Harris, Tim McInnerny
Identity (2003)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain-storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one.

Director: James Mangold
Stars: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet
Exam (2009)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.

Director: Stuart Hazeldine
Stars: Adar Beck, Gemma Chan, Nathalie Cox
Primer (2004)
Drama | Thriller | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention.

Director: Shane Carruth
Stars: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden
Fermat's Room (2007)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a ... See full summary »

Directors: Luis Piedrahita, Rodrigo Sopeña
Stars: Alejo Sauras, Elena Ballesteros, Lluís Homar
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man... See full summary »

Director: Josef Rusnak
Stars: Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Orphan (2009)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Stars: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman
Cube (1997)
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

7 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps.

Director: Vincenzo Natali
Stars: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After an Alaskan town is plunged into darkness for a month, it is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires.

Director: David Slade
Stars: Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Danny Huston
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Joshua McIvor ...
Tommy
Jack Taylor ...
Jack
...
Greg
...
Downey
...
Sally
...
Heather
...
Bryan Probets ...
Driver
Edit

Storyline

When Jess sets sail on a yacht with a group of friends, she cannot shake the feeling that there is something wrong. Her suspicions are realized when the yacht hits a storm and the group is forced to board a passing ocean liner to get to safety, a ship Jess is convinced she's been on before. The ship appears deserted, the clock on board has stopped, but they are not alone... Someone is intent on hunting them down, one by one. And Jess unknowingly holds the key to end the terror. Written by Icon

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

yacht | ship | storm | ocean | florida | See All (134) »

Taglines:

Fear Comes in Waves See more »

Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

16 October 2009 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Aavelaiva Triangle  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£260,626 (UK) (16 October 2009)

Gross:

£548,903 (UK) (23 October 2009)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

It is possible to see the set of the ship at Southport Spit, Southport, Queensland, Australia on Google Earth. The exact coordinates are -27.97293,153.426902. See more »

Goofs

When they are at the pier you can see a sign towards the entrance/exit of the pier that says Southport Yacht Club QLD on it which is located in Australia. The film is meant to be off the Miami USA coast at the Bermuda triangle. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jess: [to Tommy] Oh you're just having a bad dream, that's all baby. That's all it was. Bad dreams make you think you're seeing things that you haven't. You know what I do when I have a bad dream? I close my eyes and I think of something nice - like being here with you.
See more »


Soundtracks

Anchors Aweigh
Performed by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra (as Glenn Miller & his Orchestra)
Courtesy of AVID Entertainment
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Surprisingly excellent.
19 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"You're just having a bad dream. That's all baby. It's all it was. Bad dreams make you think you've seen things that you haven't." 

Triangle is a very good movie about Melissa George's perfect legs, and how they...wait, let me try this again. 

Triangle is actually an effective, intelligent, layered horror/thriller (starring Melissa George's perfect legs). I can't go into the story very much, as there's not much detail that can be given out with ruining it. I'll just say that a curiously detached young mother and a group of people go out sailing one gorgeous day, get caught in a storm, and find themselves shipwrecked. A massive approaching ocean liner appears to bring salvation, but once they're on-board, it seems strangely deserted. Soon people start dying, and the plot takes a sharp left turn that puts it at a cut above the typical slasher flick that Triangle seems to be at first glance. 

I'll admit that I was a little underwhelmed by the movie at first, but it definitely gets much better as it goes along. I really have to give the movie credit for how clever and ambitious it attempts (and succeeds) to be. The best description of Triangle I can give without ruining anything is a combination of The Shining and Donnie Darko, with a really hot lead actress. It's mind-bending in just the right way. There were lots of different points that the story could have fallen apart and stopped making sense, but that never happened. By the end, there are no loose ends. And I'll add that the title is particularly meaningful. 

If you're open-minded, attentive, and ready for something slightly different, chances are that you'll love this movie. I certainly enjoyed it.


14 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Keys corpses and seagulls abcdefgg
A Total and Complete Mastery of Perfection... OutriderJL
Nightmare hazardoushenry
Mean Jess Loop duras200
I'm sorry but, I don't buy it sippe555
Why Start Killing? mave5493
Discuss Triangle (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?