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

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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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 in hopes of making it out alive. Written by Bleecker Street

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Survival is the only option. See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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

The helicopter seen in the crash scene is a Bell 407. However, the wreck is of an MBB Bo 105. See more »

Quotes

Overgård: Where do you keep your medical kit? You understand what I'm saying? The medical kit?
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Emotional, slow
28 April 2020 | by CalicodreaminSee all my reviews

A very slow movie, with little to no dialogue and endless monotony, but is surprisingly emotional. Mads Mikkelsen does not disappoint, delivering an amazing performance purely using body language. It really causes you to ask yourself if you would survive and if what you would do in such a situation. The ending was annoying, I need closure.


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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

Gross USA:

$2,410,795

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,144,008
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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