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Adrift (2018)

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A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

Director:

Baltasar Kormákur

Writers:

Aaron Kandell (screenplay by), Jordan Kandell (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Shailene Woodley ... Tami Oldham
Sam Claflin ... Richard Sharp
Jeffrey Thomas ... Peter Crompton
Elizabeth Hawthorne ... Christine Crompton
Grace Palmer ... Deb
Tami Ashcraft ... Tami Ashcraft
Siale Tunoka Siale Tunoka ... Customs Agent
Kael Damlamian Kael Damlamian ... Smiley
Lei-Ming Caine Lei-Ming Caine ... Outrigger Girl
Neil Andrea ... Crewman
Apakuki Nalawa Apakuki Nalawa ... Musician
Tim Solomon Tim Solomon ... Musician
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Storyline

Starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin, Adrift is based on the inspiring true story of two free spirits whose chance encounter leads them first to love, and then to the adventure of a lifetime. As the two avid sailors set out on a journey across the ocean, Tami Oldham (Woodley) and Richard Sharp (Claflin) couldn't anticipate they would be sailing directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. In the aftermath of the storm, Tami awakens to find Richard badly injured and their boat in ruins. With no hope for rescue, Tami must find the strength and determination to save herself and the only man she has ever loved. Adrift is the unforgettable story about the resilience of the human spirit and the transcendent power of love. Written by STXfilms

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Fight for survival. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for injury images, peril, language, brief drug use, partial nudity and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Second film in which Shailene Woodley represents a true person. The first being Lindsay Mills in Snowden (2016) See more »

Goofs

During a scene when Tami and Richard are watching a sunset, Tami references Bob Ross when poking fun at Richard. However given her time traveling overseas from 78-83 this couldn't have been a pop reference she knew. See Bob Ross's Joy of Painting was in production from 1983-1994, Season 1 ran from Jan 11th - Mar 29th 1983 and Season 2 ran from Aug 31st - Nov 23 1983. The first season of The Joy of Painting aired on many PBS stations across the east coast, but the audience was small. It ended up moving to a new home on public television. This time, at WIPB in Muncie, Indiana. Their initial trip would take them back to her home in San Diego and be home by October. Given these factors it's highly unlikely anyone on that side of the world would have heard of a new (low viewership) show that was Broadcast by non-commercial public television stations. See more »

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Tami Oldham: Richard?
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits it says. "The persons and events in this motion picture are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons or events is unintentional." See more »

Connections

Featured in Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Adrift (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Old Fashioned
Written by Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer
Performed by John Coltrane
Courtesy of Blue Note Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Suspenseful and romantic
3 June 2018 | by n-kefalaSee all my reviews

"Adrift" is a good survival drama that you know what to expect but Shailene Woodley makes it more emotionally satisfying than it would be otherwise. All the performances are exceptional, directed with good pace and beautiful cinematography and effects by Baltasar Kormakur.

This realistic, suspenseful and romantic, true story it's not quite as exciting as watching Blake Lively fighting against sharks in "The Shallows" from two summers ago, but there's still enough of interest to keep the new nautical drama "Adrift" afloat. And of course it is always refreshing to see a film where a female protagonist isn't passively waiting for a rescue. Overall it is an entertaining film with a solid dramatization of real events.


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Country:

Hong Kong | Iceland | USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

1 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Suva, Fiji See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,603,039, 3 June 2018

Gross USA:

$31,445,012

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,945,012
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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