Whiteout (2009)

A U.S. marshall tracking a vicious murderer through the Antarctic must locate the killer before the sun sets for six months, or risk being trapped in the dark with the madman for months on end in director Dominic Sena's adaptation of… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 11, 2009
DVD Release Date: January 19, 2010
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Critic Score: 7% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Kate Beckinsale is as lovely as ever, and does her best with the material, but moribund pacing and an uninspired plot leave Whiteout in the cold.

Jake Coyle
Associated Press

It's Kate Beckinsale on Ice.

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Michael Phillips
At the Movies

A stupid thriller.

Simon Foster

Gallons of the titular correction fluid may have helped Dominic Sena's abysmal thriller if it had been applied at just about any juncture during the graphic novel-to-feature film script stage.

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Cliff Doerksen
Chicago Reader

The film's slick and expensive looking but dumber than a dead penguin.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

For all its frozen blood, assaults with ice axes and killer weather, Whiteout turns out to be only a pale imitation of the thriller it might have been.

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Neil Pond
American Profile

When the snow starts blowing, it's impossible to tell who's who and what's what. Maybe parkas should be color-coded.

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A.O. Scott
At the Movies

Where are the penguins?

Kyle Smith
New York Post

The severely nonthrilling thriller Whiteout moves like winter in Antarctica. Who the flake greenlit this blobby blur?

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Joshua Starnes

Whiteout isn't particularly bad but it does follow the thriller playbook step-by-step with only a little tweaking. A lack of originality isn't the end of the world but it could have been so much better.

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Flixster Audience Score: 21% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
I love Kate Beckinsale in almost anything. . this though well .. left me wanting. Not the best murder mystery out there and it showed. The cast was decent but… More
Brian De Guelle
Been waiting to see this for awhile now and thinking the story and idea sounded great.Well what can i say it really never got going and the lack of a really… More
Dean King
Well this seems to have been panned by the critics. Seems a few got the wrong idea and thought this was going to be like The Thing not sure why? ok it's no… More
xGary Xx
When a US Marshall operating out of a base in Antarctica discovers a dead body in the middle of nowhere, she must uncover the culprit before a huge snowstorm… More
Sophie Burgess
An ok horror thriller with some cool Arctic shots but nothing new and very predictable.
Phil Hubbs
A reasonable suspense thriller based in Antarctica which is really the only little difference that it has to offer. The whole film is very predictable with the… More

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