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Greenland (2020)

Director:
Ric Roman Waugh

COUNTRY
USA

Genre
Disaster/Thriller

NORWEGIAN TITLE
Greenland

RUNNING TIME
119 minutes

Producers:
Gerard Butler
Basil Iwanyk
Sébastien Raybaud
Alan Siegel

Screenwriters:
Chris Sparling


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
John Garrity Gerard Butler ˝

Allison Garrity

Morena Baccarin ˝

Ralph Vento

David Denman -
Judy Vento Hope Davis -

Nathan Garrity

Roger Dale Floyd ˝

Colin

Andrew Bachelor -
Major Breen Merrin Dungey -

Dale

Scott Glenn

 

Review

Our planet is under threat from an interstellar comet on collision course with Earth, and a few selected families and individuals are invited to seek refuge in an underground facility at an unknown location, among them Gerard Butler with wife Morena Baccarin and son Roger Dale Floyd. If the premise sounds familiar, it's probably because you remember Armageddon and Deep Impact from Hollywood's previous wave of disaster films. The good news is that Greenland avoids the most glaring pitfalls of the former. The not so good news is that the film never really is able to transcend its genre-bound narrative and conventions. You're always aware that you are watching an industrious Butler doing everything he can to save his all-American family, even in the handful of segments when the film is approximating fresh ground, such as with kid Nathan's insulin predicament.

Copyright © 25.07.2022 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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