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Arctic (2018)

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A man stranded in the Arctic after a plane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown.

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Joe Penna
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Mads Mikkelsen Braves the Elements in 'Arctic

Mads Mikkelsen and director Joe Penna share what it was like braving the extreme cold while shooting their survival tale in Iceland.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mads Mikkelsen ... Overgård
Maria Thelma Smáradóttir ... Young Woman (as María Thelma)
Tintrinai Thikhasuk Tintrinai Thikhasuk ... Helicopter Pilot
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Storyline

A man stranded in the Arctic after a helicopter crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown in hopes of making it out alive. Written by Bleecker Street

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Survival is his only option. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and some bloody images | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Iceland

Language:

English | Danish

Release Date:

31 January 2019 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Arctic See more »

Filming Locations:

Iceland

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,878, 3 February 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,410,795, 9 May 2019
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The character's name in the film is "H. Overgard." The H is never defined, but has been hinted as Hannibal by the director. See more »

Goofs

When the bear attacks people in the cave, at one moment we see the bear at the entrance in the cave filmed from outside and there is no sled there. Then after the bear has left, the sled appeared back, but the people have been inside, so nobody could bring it there. See more »

Quotes

Overgård: It's arctic trout... with noodles.
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Connections

Referenced in Evening Urgant: Mads Mikkelsen/Oleg Mityaev (2019) See more »

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Excellent!
20 February 2019 | by FrenchEddieFelsonSee all my reviews

Mads Mikkelsen is, as usual, excellent. The film is captivating: you will be cold, you will be hungry, you will be afraid, you will be exhausted, even in your movie theater!


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