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Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)

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When a group of friends fail to lower the ladder of their boat, they find themselves stranded in the surrounding waters and struggle to survive.

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Hans Horn

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Adam Kreutner, Collin McMahon (additional dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Susan May Pratt ... Amy
Richard Speight Jr. ... James
Niklaus Lange Niklaus Lange ... Zach
Ali Hillis ... Lauren
Cameron Richardson ... Michelle
Eric Dane ... Dan
Wolfgang Raach ... Amy's Father
Alexandra Raach Alexandra Raach ... Amy as a Little Girl
Alfred Cuschieri Alfred Cuschieri ... Old Fisherman
Kelly Wagner ... Erica - Zach's Sister (voice)
Mattea Gabarretta Mattea Gabarretta ... Baby Sara
Luca Gabaretta Luca Gabaretta ... Baby Sara
Christine Spasojevic Christine Spasojevic ... Party Boat Girl
Dawn Frendo Dawn Frendo ... Party Boat Girl
Charlie Formosa Charlie Formosa ... Fisherman / Busstop
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Storyline

Amy, her husband James and their baby Sarah travel to Mexico to sail in the yacht of their reckless friend Dan with their common friends Zach and Lauren and celebrate the thirtieth birthday of Zach. They are introduced to Dan's girlfriend Michelle and they drink and recall moments of their past while navigating. Miles away from the shore, Michelle suggest to stop the yacht and swim in the calm water. Amy stays in the boat since she has a childhood trauma with ocean and Dan stays with her. Later, the irresponsible Dan pushes Amy overboard, falling with her in a prank. Once in the water, the group realizes that Dan forgot to put the embarkation ladder and the freeboard makes impossible to climb to the main deck of the yacht. With the baby alone in the boat and stranded in the open sea, they panic and their desperation lead them to a tragic fight for survival. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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How Long Could You Last? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some violence and nudity | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Germany

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

10 August 2006 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Open Water 2: Adrift See more »

Filming Locations:

The Island of Gozo, Malta See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR1,200,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,816,129
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The song in the opening (seeing the characters driving to the port) is called "Godspeed" while the yacht also has the name "GODSPEED" on it. See more »

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No authentic American Flag of that size would rip that easily. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Amy: [off-screen] Still recording?
Dan: [off-screen] Yeah.
Amy: [off-screen] Alright.
Dan: [off-screen] Alright, 'kay, can we clear this area please! See that. I talk, people listen.
Dan: [video footage / Dan is behind the camera] Hi babe.
Amy: Hi babe.
Dan: How are you.
Amy: I'm good. How are you?
Dan: I'm good. You having fun?
[...]
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Connections

Followed by Open Water 3: Cage Dive (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Love To Blame
Written by Stephan L. Groth
Performed by Apoptygma Berzerk
Taken from the album "You and Me Against The World"
Courtesy of Gun Records
Published by Dead Man Moving
[Played during end credits]
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Shallow individuals + deep water = couldn't give a f*ck
19 January 2010 | by ultra_kidSee all my reviews

On the whole I preferred this more that the prequel Open Water (I know Adrift was the unofficial sequel, but you know what I mean). I hated Open Water. The two protagonists were unpleasant and, for me, the film lacked the suspense and terror people would have you believe.

Adrift, however, had more potential, with more characters, albeit not much more likable, and even a baby. The first hour or so was almost edge of your seat stuff, with the true horror of their desperate situation being depicted perfectly. However, once I'd got used to the fact that they were in the water and there was little hope of them getting back aboard, I lost interest and it all became a bit tedious. Putting horribly shallow individuals in deep water (nice) with little chance of salvation results in a complete lack of viewer sympathy, which ultimately impacts the movie experience. Furthermore, a needlessly ambiguous and nonsensical ending added frustration into the mix.


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