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  • PG
  • 1990
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 6.5  (3,105)

Shipwrecked is a 1990 adventure film that follows the story of a young boy named Haakon Haakonsen (played by Stian Smestad) who lives in Norway in the 1850s. Haakon's father is a sailor, and he longs to follow in his father's footsteps and go to sea. When he saves a ship from sinking during a storm, he is offered a job as a cabin boy on board the vessel.

Haakon quickly becomes a valuable member of the crew, but his dreams of adventure turn into a nightmare when the ship is stranded on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean. Haakon, along with two other survivors, Mary (played by Louisa Milwood-Haigh) and John (played by Gabriel Byrne), must find a way to survive in the harsh Arctic environment while waiting for a rescue party to arrive.

As time goes by, the three survivors face numerous challenges and obstacles, including hunger, illness, and dangerous wildlife. Haakon grows increasingly frustrated with the lack of progress in getting rescued and takes matters into his own hands, leading the group in a dangerous expedition to try to make it back to civilization on their own.

Shipwrecked is a thrilling adventure film that will captivate audiences of all ages. The stunning Arctic landscapes are beautifully shot and the story is engaging, filled with suspense and drama. The film's message of resilience, perseverance, and the importance of teamwork are universal themes that make it a timeless classic. Stian Smestad delivers a standout performance as Haakon, bringing to life the young boy's sense of wonder, courage, and determination. Gabriel Byrne and Louisa Milwood-Haigh also deliver solid performances as his fellow stranded survivors, bringing depth and heart to their characters.

Overall, Shipwrecked is a must-see film for anyone who loves adventure, action, and drama. Its timeless themes and captivating storyline make it a film that will continue to be enjoyed by audiences for generations to come.

Shipwrecked is a 1990 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5.

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    1 hr 32 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (3,105)