The Impossible Movie

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Who's Involved:

Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Juan Antonio Bayona, Geraldine Chaplin, Sergio G. Sanchez, Tom Hollander, Marta Etura

Release Date:

Friday, December 21, 2012 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

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The Impossible Plot: What's the story?

Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand, looking forward to a few days in tropical paradise. But on the morning of December 26th, as the family relaxes around the pool after their Christmas festivities the night before, a terrifying roar rises up from the center of the earth. As Maria freezes in fear, a huge wall of black water races across the hotel grounds toward her.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Impossible?

  1. A powerful story based on one family's survival of the 2004 tsunami.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Impossible?

A look at the The Impossible behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Juan Antonio Bayona last directed Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and A Monster Calls.

Production Company

Apache Entertainment

Production Timeline: When did the The Impossible come together?

On or about February 22, 2012 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about January 26, 2011 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about May 18, 2010 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

The Impossible Release Date: When was it released?

The Impossible was released in 2012 on Friday, December 21, 2012 (Nationwide release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Jack Reacher, THIS IS 40 and Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away.
United States
December 21, 2012 Nationwide
December 21, 2012

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

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