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Triangle (2009)

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A group of friends suffer a yachting accident and take refuge on a cruise drifting on the open sea, but quickly realize they were better off on the upturned yacht

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Melissa George ... Jess
Joshua McIvor Joshua McIvor ... Tommy
Jack Taylor Jack Taylor ... Jack
Michael Dorman ... Greg
Henry Nixon ... Downey
Rachael Carpani ... Sally
Emma Lung ... Heather
Liam Hemsworth ... Victor
Bryan Probets ... Driver
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Storyline

When Jess sets sail on a yacht with a group of friends, she cannot shake the feeling that there is something wrong. Her suspicions are realized when the yacht hits a storm and the group is forced to board a passing ocean liner to get to safety, a ship Jess is convinced she's been on before. The ship appears deserted, the clock on board has stopped, but they are not alone... Someone is intent on hunting them down, one by one. And Jess unknowingly holds the key to end the terror. Written by Icon

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Fear Comes in Waves See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Official site | Official site [Japan] | See more »

Country:

UK | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia See more »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

It is possible to see the set of the ship at Southport Spit, Southport, Queensland, Australia on Google Earth. The exact coordinates are -27.97293,153.426902. See more »

Goofs

When they are at the pier you can see a sign towards the entrance/exit of the pier that says Southport Yacht Club QLD on it which is located in Australia. The film is meant to be off the Miami USA coast at the Bermuda triangle. See more »

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[first lines]
Jess: [to Tommy] Oh you're just having a bad dream, that's all baby. That's all it was. Bad dreams make you think you're seeing things that you haven't. You know what I do when I have a bad dream? I close my eyes and I think of something nice - like being here with you.
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Performed by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra (as Glenn Miller & his Orchestra)
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An intelligent and complex mystery-thriller that demands your attention
20 October 2009 | by Magic_LanternSee all my reviews

I went to see Triangle on a whim hoping it might be thrilling, entertaining or fun at least. I love it when a film exceeds your expectations like Triangle did.

Mellissa George stars as the lead in a small cast of young people on a yachting break off the coast of Florida who encounter a mysterious ship with no passengers after their yacht is upturned.

What follows is a complex and superbly written mystery that unfolds at a perfect pace. I spent most of the movie trying to work out what was going on, trying to piece together all the elements of the storyline. Christopher Smith has clearly spent a long time putting this film together with an intricately crafted deal of detail. I was gripped from the moment the yacht capsized.

The lead performance is excellent, superbly holding the plot together; and the supporting cast are more than passable. If you're looking for something a little different and you're happy to pay close attention to detail for an hour and a half, then I can thoroughly recommend Triangle as an original, well written and directed mystery that will keep you guessing until the final scene.

8/10.


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