• Publication date: June 4, 2014

The Perfect Storm

In October 1991, unlikely weather conditions came together to create a killer storm in the North Atlantic. The swordfishing boat, the Andrea Gail, on its trip back to port is caught at the point where these storms combine into a hurricane. With the ship's refrigerator system broken, Captain Billy Tyne races through the storm home before their catch is spoilt. Can they survive the natural disaster they are sailing towards?

Program data

Duration: 150

Production Year: 2000

MBC 2:

August 8, 2014 18:30 (KSA) ~ August 8, 2014 17:30 (CLT)

Based on the best-selling book by Sebastian Junger, The Perfect Storm tells the story of a ship's hard-working but ultimately doomed crew.

In October 1991, unlikely weather conditions came together to create a killer storm in the North Atlantic. The swordfishing boat, the Andrea Gail, on its trip back to port is caught at the point where these storms combine into a hurricane. With the ship's refrigerator system broken, Captain Billy Tyne (George Clooney) and his crew: Bob Shatford (Mark Wahlberg), Dale Murphy (John C. Reilly), and David Sullivan (William Fichtner) race through the storm home before their catch is spoilt. Can they survive the natural disaster they are sailing towards?

Starring:

  • George Clooney
  • Mark Wahlberg
  • Diane Lane
  • John C. Reilly
  • Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
  • William Fichtner
  • Bob Gunton
  • Karen Allen

Directed by:  Wolfgang Petersen

Rating:  PG-13 for language and scenes of peril.