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The Finest Hours
Chris Pine and Ben Foster
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Overview

This docudrama depicts the incredible true story of a daring Coast Guard rescue operation off of Cape Cod during a ferocious storm in the winter of 1952. When an oil tanker splits in half, trapping its crew aboard the sinking vessel, four brave Guardsmen set out to save them. Craig Gillespie directed this adventure drama, which stars Chris Pine, Ben Foster, and Eric Bana.

Awards:

Main Cast & Crew:
Craig Gillespie - Director
Chris Pine
Casey Affleck
Eric Bana
Holliday Grainger
Ben Foster
John Ortiz

    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 117
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 786936850086
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA) (intense sequences of peril)
  • Release Date: May 2016

Reviews:
"An impressively rendered killer storm is the star of THE FINEST HOURS..." - 01/18/2016 Hollywood Reporter


"THE FINEST HOURS tells the story of a little-known yet fairly incredible 1950s rescue mission, in which a four-man band of Coast Guard troops went above and beyond the call of duty..." - 01/18/2016 Variety


"[I]t is the physical reproduction of that angry storm as shot by cinematographer Javier Aguirresarobe that makes the most lasting impression." - 01/28/2016 Los Angeles Times


"[S]talwart and foursquare, it pits its plainspoken characters against all the 3-D ocean peril that modern technology can throw off a screen." - 01/28/2016 Boston Globe


"In the film, the surviving crew is led by the ship’s can-do engineer, played by Casey Affleck as a somewhat antisocial scholar of nautical mechanics. Affleck is the best thing about the film..." - 01/28/2016 Washington Post


"This true-life 1952 saga at sea doesn't reinvent the genre or show off with nonstop bells and whistles. But The Finest Hours gets the job done, just like its central character." - 01/27/2016 Rolling Stone