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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 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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Taglines:

Survival is his 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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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

Gross USA:

$2,410,795
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Overgard's ID photo shows a younger Mads Mikkelsen. It is the same photo used in the TV show Hannibal to show a young Hannibal Lecter. 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: They are looking for you, don't worry. They'll be here tomorrow.
[pause]
Overgård: Or the day after tomorrow. Don't worry.
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Connections

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

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Great Survival Story
12 March 2019 | by SantaCruzReviewsSee all my reviews

Fantastic movie. Very engaging from start to finish. Mads conveyed a wide range of emotions with such believability, it could've been a documentary. However, the writers were able to script such depth in reguards to the value of human connection, valuing life and fighting for survival with every ounce of the human spirit. Mads Mikkelson is a master at non-verbally displaying and conveying deep human emotion and intense suffering. The only question the viewer is left to ponder is.... did the characters ever go poo and pee?


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