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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Ratings and Reviews

4 out of 5

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1.5K Ratings

82% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.3/10
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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.

Information

Studio
Summit
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2012 Alliance Films (UK) Limited. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
AD
Audio description refers to a narration track describing what is happening on screen to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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