The Grey details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, James Badge Dale, Joe Anderson, Frank Grillo, Dallas Roberts, Nonso Anozie, Ben Bray, Larissa Stadnichuk, James Bitonti|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, Drama, Thriller|
|Studio:||ENTERTAINMENT IN VIDEO|
|Collections:||Action Adventure Films, May - Action/TV, Our Favourites, The Biggest and Best|
|Run time:||1 hour 57 minutes|
|Rental release:||21 May 2012|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
The Grey is never on a par with more ambitious survival epics, but it's a pretty solid action movie with take it or leave it existentialist leanings and howling zoological inaccuracies.
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The always-excellent Neeson in an average but watchable filmBy roncoach (370 reviews) from suffolk , 10 Jul 2012
[Highly rated reviewer]Any film starring Liam Neeson has got to be worth watching.
Whilst this is no exception to that view, it is not one of his best movie choices.
We need films like this, because the 'survivors in the wilderness' sub-genre is usually solid and reliable.
'Solid' and 'reliable' sums up this film too.
The addition of the wolves, rather than merely the usual fight against the elements, makes it more exciting, almost chilling ( no pun intended :))) in places.
Yes, I'm glad I watched it. There are far too many 1* and 2*
films escaping onto our screens that any 3 * film ( which I rate this as) is welcome. It is always good to have a number of 3* 'safe' films available at home for those darker nights or rainy days.
Liam Neeson is one of my favourite movie stars, and nothing in this average film changes my view of him.
Worth watching , but not among your list of top priorities.
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Amazing film!By a customer , 25 Jun 2013Brilliant, one of the best films I've seen in a while! A lot scarier than I first thought it would be, very well done and believable. Definitely worth a watch...I have failed to ever see a bad film with Liam Neeson!
For blokesBy a customer , 23 Jun 2013Grim and no suprises except the thing that threw them into the wilderness. This has been done better by many a director.
Great FilmBy Davysgirl (26 reviews) , 19 Jun 2013We really enjoyed this film and Liam Neeson as usual was at his best! Much scarier than we expected, although a predictable ending but then how else could it end?
yawny yawnBy a customer , 18 Jun 2013This was a very depressing film, it started with depressing stuff, continued in that vein, and ended in that lazy way of directors who want to be earnest and arty so the audience have to decide the end for themselves. The wolves were more like something out of twlilight than real wolves, and acted totally as real wolves would not. These type of films always rely on too many gory deaths for cheap thrills, and this one keeps doing depressing dreamy moments to try and seem more worthy and literary. It is a complete mish mash, like they couldn't decide what they were doing. Wouldn't bother watching it again. Liam Neeson was good though.
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Sour Wensleydale!!By Cheese_Embalmer (27 reviews) , 14 Jun 2013
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideAverage film. Ridiculous plot.. and then ends just when it gets interesting...pfft. Neeson though, excels with his usual, compelling performance....