The Rig

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"Some things shouldn't be disturbed."
  • R
  • 2010
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 3.2  (2,178)

The Rig is a 2010 horror/thriller movie that follows the events that unfold on a drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. As the crew, consisting of rough and tough oil workers, aggressively go about their business, they soon find out that they are not alone on the rig. The movie opens with a scene of a couple driving down a desolate highway with a radio broadcast reporting news of an oil rig explosion. The audience is then introduced to a group of oil workers, including Jim (William Forsythe), Carey (Stacey Hinnen) and Elena (Serah D'Laine), who are all gearing up to spend a month on an isolated drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Once on board, the crew unwinds with familiar banter, but then an unexpected visitor arrives.

A mysterious crew member, John, is picked up off a nearby raft and brought on board. He is disheveled, traumatized, and has no memory of how he ended up alone in the middle of the Gulf. Despite the crew's suspicions, they take him in and offer him shelter. The film then quickly turns into a suspenseful horror-thriller as the rig's crew starts to experience strange occurrences and unexplained deaths.

The tension escalates as the rig's crew starts to unravel the mystery of what is happening on board. They soon realize that something is not right and that they are not alone on the rig. One by one, members of the crew start to meet gruesome and horrific ends, and the situation becomes increasingly dire.

As the film reaches its climax, the remaining members of the rig's crew discovers the cause of the strange occurrences on board. They find a sinister force that they must confront and defeat if they are to survive.

The Rig is a thrilling and atmospheric movie that leaves the audience on the edge of their seats. The film's tight direction and pacing drive the suspense while the strong performances from the cast keep them invested in the on-screen action. With its claustrophobic setting and dark tone, The Rig explores themes such as isolation, paranoia, and desperation, all of which contribute to the film's sense of dread.

In conclusion, The Rig is a must-watch for fans of horror and suspense since it offers plenty of thrills and chills. The film's ending is satisfying and thrilling, and the final reveal is both terrifying and unexpected. While it may not win any awards, The Rig offers an excellent example of how horror movies can be made with a small budget and a tight story. With its effective storytelling and solid performances, The Rig proves to be a worthy addition to the genre.

The Rig is a 2010 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.2.

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    1 hr 30 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    3.2  (2,178)