The Grey
The Grey (2012)

In The Grey, Liam Neeson leads an unruly group of oil-rig roughnecks when their plane crashes into the remote Alaskan wilderness. Battling mortal injuries and merciless weather, the survivors have only a few days to escape the icy elements… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 27, 2012
DVD Release Date: May 15, 2012
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Grey is an exciting tale of survival, populated with fleshed-out characters and a surprising philosophical agenda.

Tom Charity

The Grey remains a genuinely gripping survival story and a refreshing change from stale urban action flicks.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

The Grey, despite moments of sublimity, is as predictable as a funeral. When Ottway angrily calls out to God, the nonanswer is sadly redundant.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky

What The Grey suggests is that Carnahan is a once-in-a-blue-moon kind of filmmaker: extremely capable within a genre, but also willing to think about it critically.

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James Berardinelli

The Grey is about raging against the dying of the light but also about accepting it with peace once the fight has been lost.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

Somewhere along the line, apparently, it was decided that having men fight for their lives is not enough to hang a movie on. It has to be a movie about Big Ideas.

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Sarah Marrs

Overall, The Grey is a solid movie that thinks a bit deeper than the usual action movie does and it features a strong performance from Neeson.

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Laremy Legel

Three-fifths of a solid film!

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Hold on tight. It's a true call of the wild.

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Neely Swanson
Easy Reader (California)

Liam Neeson can always be depended upon to give a good performance, regardless of the material, but here he truly excels.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
A thrilling movie that really knows how to extract tension from extreme situations - even though some moments seem a bit illogical, like the jolly barbecue in… More
Al S
A wickedly pulse-pounding and wild ride from start to finish. An instant classic. A fresh, furious and tremendously original piece of action film. An… More
Kevin M. Williams
Pretty interesting take on the survival genre as a group of oil workers up in Alaska crash land in the middle of nowhere, so that not only do they got cold to… More
xGary Xx
In this wilderness adventure that pits man versus nature, hunter Liam Neeson becomes the hunted as he leads a handful of plane crash survivors through the most… More
Jens S.
One of the most audacious examples of false marketing ever. There are very few wolf attacks, there is very little Liam Neeson kicking ass. It's mostly… More
Spencer Macklin
Gritty, suspenseful flick. Overall a good viewing experience