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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Cast

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

Shailene Woodley's exboyfriend Ben Volavola is an international rugby football player from Fiji where the film was shot on location. See more »

Goofs

During their ill-fated cruise Tami and Richard observe the sun setting off their starboard bow, meaning they are sailing in a westerly direction. The route from Tahiti to San Diego however is towards north-east. See more »

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[first lines]
[repeated line]
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

Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 11 June 2018 (2018) See more »

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Pakakina
Written by Marie Mariterangi
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Not convincing
27 June 2018 | by steve_gatorSee all my reviews

This movie had all the elements I normally like. It was a true story and involved adventure in scenic loctions. Unfortunately, I found neither actor interesting or appealing. The girl seemed shallow and the love connection between them was stilted and unconvincing.


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Country:

Hong Kong | Iceland | USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

1 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adrift See more »

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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Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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