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Harbinger Down (2015)

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While studying the effects of global warming on a pod of whales, grad students on a crabbing vessel and its crew uncover frozen Soviet space shuttle and unintentionally release a monstrous organism from it.

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Alec Gillis

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Cast

Cast overview:
Lance Henriksen ... Graff
Camille Balsamo ... Sadie
Matt Winston ... Stephen
Reid Collums ... Bowman
Winston James Francis ... Guillaume
Milla Bjorn Milla Bjorn ... Svet (as Milla Björn)
Giovonnie Samuels ... Ronelle
Michel Estime ... Dock (as Mike Estimé)
Edwin H. Bravo ... Atka (as Edwin Bravo)
Kraig W. Sturtz Kraig W. Sturtz ... Roland (as Kraig Sturtz)
Jason Speer ... Sergei Petrova
Mick Ignis ... Creature Suit Performer
Lev Poberesky Lev Poberesky ... Russian Voice #1 (voice)
Alla Poberesky Alla Poberesky ... Russian Voice #2 (voice)
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Storyline

A group of grad students have booked passage on the crabbing boat Harbinger to study the effects of global warming on a pod of Belugas in the Bering Sea. When the ship's crew dredges up a recently thawed piece of old Soviet space wreckage, things get downright deadly. It seems that the Russians experimented with tardigrades, tiny resilient animals able to withstand the extremes of space radiation. The creatures survived, but not without mutation. Now the crew is exposed to aggressively mutating organisms. And after being locked in ice for 3 decades, the creatures aren't about to give up the warmth of human companionship. Written by MovieKnut

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Terror is just beneath the surface.

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and creature violence. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Harbinger Down - Das Grauen lauert im Eis See more »

Filming Locations:

Chatsworth, California, USA

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$61,036
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

(at around 14 mins) When the crew first discover the craft, and investigate inside, Graff asks "Is that a man in there, or something?" This exact line was spoken by Doctor Copper in John Carpenter's The Thing (1982). See more »

Goofs

(at around 1 min) The coordinates in the opening scene, 58.122 N -178.603 W, are not in the Arctic Circle but south of it in the Bering Sea. See more »

Quotes

Graff: You're gonna need a bigger bucket.
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References Jaws (1975) See more »

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High rating with small vision
17 January 2019 | by sauravjoshi85See all my reviews

The movie offers you nothing, thanks for its badly written plot and a pathetic screenplay. It has nothing new to offer and has a terrible script. VFX also in a bad taste and movie has lots of glitches. Please watch on your own risk.


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