The Grey
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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 - and a vicious pack of rogue wolves on the hunt - before their time runs out. -- (C) Open Road Films

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 79%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The Grey remains a genuinely gripping survival story and a refreshing change from stale urban action flicks."
‑ Tom Charity,
"The Grey, despite moments of sublimity, is as predictable as a funeral. When Ottway angrily calls out to God, the nonanswer is sadly redundant."
‑ David Edelstein, New York Magazine/Vulture
""The Grey" is a film that reminds us how fortunate we are to be sitting in a theater or at home on the couch and not suffering frostbite, hypoxia and being in the dastardly predicament of having giant wolf fangs ripping our innards inside out."
‑ Justin Craig,
"The Grey is an exciting, if uneven, paean to the macho ideal."
‑ Dan Kaufman, Paste Magazine
"A noteworthy performance from Liam Neeson keeps the character moments engaging and the man vs. nature scenarios offer a number of memorable sequences."
‑ Ben Kendrick, ScreenRant
"The Grey is about raging against the dying of the light but also about accepting it with peace once the fight has been lost."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"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."
‑ Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger
"In the case of The Grey, less would have decidedly been more."
‑ Laura Kern, Film Comment Magazine
"Both visceral and thoughtful."
‑ Betsy Sherman, Boston Phoenix
"There are points where you can feel the filmmakers really trying to get their point across, only to have it lost again in a film that gets its story stuck in a rut."
‑ Jeff Beck,
"Three-fifths of a solid film!"
‑ Laremy Legel,
"Hold on tight. It's a true call of the wild."
‑ Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"It's 'Man vs Wild Wolf' in this suspenseful Alaskan survival film."
‑ Tom Glasson, Concrete Playground
"Carnahan's gripping yet grim thriller is either a masterpiece of reflective cinema, or a bleak, inexcusably nihilistic bid to transcend movie tropes by alienating the audience."
‑ Jason Buchanan, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"The Grey is a cool action film with a heart and soul, which is refreshing to see in a January release."
‑ Kristal Cooper, We Got This Covered
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