Black Sea
Black Sea (2015)

A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 23, 2015
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Black Sea may not be particularly deep, but thanks to Kevin Macdonald's judicious direction and a magnetic performance from Jude Law, it remains an efficiently well-crafted thriller.

Tony Hicks
San Jose Mercury News

"Black Sea" is a good movie; Law turns in a great performance, and one walks away feeling that the characters and the scenery here are all convincing.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

The story loses credibility as it goes along, as the body count escalates, and Robinson's solutions to life-and-death crises grow increasingly far-fetched. Well before it ends preposterously, "Black Sea" has taken leave of its senses.

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Travis Hopson

A lean, mean old school sub thriller that could bring these movies back to the surface.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Walking out of the theater, you might well get the bends.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

What makes the old tropes new enough to be frequently exciting ... is Mr. Law's portrayal of a desperate man renewing his lease on life, come what may.

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

When it sticks to the increasingly chaotic undersea action, Black Sea is efficient and gripping.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Los Angeles Times

Jude Law makes for an effective rogue submarine captain in "Black Sea," a fittingly immersive thriller, tautly directed by Kevin MacDonald.

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A.A. Dowd
AV Club

Though the characters are at odds, the cast operates in perfect unison.

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Kirk Honeycutt

An adept, muscular entertainment that never for one moment lacks for dramatic clout.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Aaron Neuwirth
Robinson: I've been working on submarines for nearly 30 years. I lost my family to this job. There was a time when I used to say I was not a fan of… More