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Whiteout (2009)

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U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko tracks a killer in Antarctica, as the sun is about to set for six months.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Carrie Stetko
... Robert Pryce
... Dr. John Fury
... Delfy
... Russell Haden
... Sam Murphy
... Jack
Jesse Todd ... Rubin
Arthur Holden ... McGuire
Erin Hicock ... Rhonda
... Russian Pilot
... Russian Co-pilot
... Russian Guard
... Russian Guard
... Russian Guard
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U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko is three days from the end of her tour at an international research station in Antarctica after which she'll resign. An incident from her past haunts her. The continent's first winter storm is coming when a body, wearing no gear, is discovered in the tundra. She investigates, soon finds more bodies, and must find a motive and a murderer before the storm and her departure. A U.N. agent, Robert Pryce, appears, seemingly out of nowhere, to help. An aging physician about to retire, a nervous mission chief, a downed Soviet plane, and the weather's deadly elements add to the story. Can Carrie trust Pryce and does she still have what it takes? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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See Your Last Breath.


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Rated R for violence, grisly images, brief strong language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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11 September 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Terror en la Antártida  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,915,104, 13 September 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,275,638, 17 December 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,201,122
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In the Scene Where Marshall Stetko Threatens to Cut off the Fingers of Russell Hayden, She holds his hand with her Left hand, While holding the Shears with her Right, but She had Her two Fingers Amputated earlier on her Left hand, Which in the Scene are clearly are present. See more »

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Temperature monitors in the Russian station display the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit, where a non-American station would use Celsius. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Russian Pilot: [about the vista] Amazing, eh?
Russian Co-pilot: How much longer?
Russian Pilot: Six and a half hours.
Russian Co-pilot: Let's do this now.
Russian Pilot: So soon?
Russian Co-pilot: I want to get it over with.
Russian Pilot: Okay. Fine.
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros and Dark Castle logos fade into the aurora australis (southern lights) over the Antarctic sky. See more »

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References Top Gun (1986) See more »

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Wipe Out
Written by Robert Berryhill (as Bob Berryhill), Patrick Connolly (as Pat Connolly), Jim Fuller (as James Fuller) & Ronald Wilson
Performed and Produced by Steve Isles
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Save Your Money
10 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

Just came from the Premiere of Whiteout in Westwood.

This movie has a really stunning poster. And that is the best I can say for the movie.

The first 10 minutes of the film, involving the Russian transport plane, is the most exciting part of the movie. You can leave after that part.

Everything in this movie has been done before. The cop who has had a crisis on the job .. the flashbacks .. the reservation about your job .. etc.

The most beautiful part of the movie was the scenery. However in most scenes, there were so much snow blowing around (Whiteout) you couldn't see all of the action.

Reese Witherspoon was scheduled to play the lead. Not that Kate Beckinsale wasn't good in the movie, but the script catered on the gore instead of on the quality of the plot.


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