Action Movie Anatomy hosts Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai break down 2016’s Deepwater Horizon!
Deepwater Horizon is a 2016 American biographical disaster film directed by Peter Berg, written by Matthew Sand and Matthew Michael Carnahan, and starring an ensemble cast including Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O’Brien and Kate Hudson. It is based on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Principal photography began on April 27, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. It premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival and was theatrically released in the United States on September 30, 2016. It received generally positive reviews and has grossed over $65 million worldwide.