Nominated for an Oscar® (Best Actress, Naomi Watts), this powerful drama tells the incredible true story of one family's struggle to survive against impossible odds. During a trip to Thailand, Maria (Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor), and their children must fight for their lives after a fierce tsunami begins wreaking havoc all around them. But even in the darkest hours, true-life terror is tempered by displays of courage and compassion in this epic journey to the very core of the human heart.

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4.0 out of 5
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1.5K Ratings

81% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: The screenplay isn't quite as powerful as the direction or the acting, but with such an astonishing real-life story at its center, The Impossible is never less than compelling.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Very intense story of family's survival against the odds.

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