The Impossible (2012) - Movie Details
December 21, 2012 (LA/NY)
DVD Release Date
April 23, 2013
Rated PG-13 for intense realistic disaster sequence, disturbing injury images and brief nudity
Based on the true story of one family's survival of the 2004 tsunami, "The Impossible" stars Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor and is directed by J.A. Bayona ("The Orphanage").
Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand, looking forward to a few days in tropical paradise. But on the morning of December 26th, as the family relaxes around the pool after their Christmas festivities the night before, a...
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Naomi Watts cries, screams and whimpers in The Impossible
, a foolishly titled movie about a very serious incident involving Thailand, the year 2004 and a tsunami that killed hundreds of thousands of people. At times powerful, at other times drawn out and melodramatic, The Impossible
is an engaging if overeager drama. Full movie review »