Deepwater Horizon [DVD]

January 25, 2017 - Comment

Mark Wahlberg leads an all-star cast in this unforgettably powerful film inspired by a thrilling story of real-life heroes. For the one hundred and twenty-six people aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, April 20, 2010, began like any normal day. Before day s end, the world would bear witness to one of the greatest

Mark Wahlberg leads an all-star cast in this unforgettably powerful film inspired by a thrilling story of real-life heroes. For the one hundred and twenty-six people aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, April 20, 2010, began like any normal day. Before day s end, the world would bear witness to one of the greatest man-made disasters in U.S. history. DEEPWATER HORIZON reveals the brave acts of the men and women who rose to the challenge and risked everything to lead others to safety.

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Lawrence F. Allard says:

Very nice production by Mark Wahlberg… Spouse is a former Mobil geologist who spent a lot of time on Gulf rigs…she thought the movie was very realistic, and could explain several questions my son and I had during the film (watched on our Home Theater). The idea to not “dumb down” the dialogue was a winner for the director/producer; using the lingo of the riggers added realism to the movie; we did not need to have e.g. the “negative pressure” test explained in detail, or what the “kill line” was, etc. The…

Naomi Manygoats says:

Fabulous movie except for the ‘dead dinosaurs’ as the source for oil. Really good movie, a lot of action. Hollywood once again propagating the myth that oil comes from dead dinosaurs. Sigh. Even dinosaur fossils in the well cuttings! But having been on quite a few rigs, they did a great job depicting everything. I have worked as a petroleum geologist and geophysicist, and have a very great admiration for the hard work and bravery of the Roughnecks, tool pushers, etc. They are typically such good hearted, down to earth people. Their heroism and character came…

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