• Released
  • December 13, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 36 min
  • Drama
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 108 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A father struggles to protect his newborn daughter as floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina rise in New Orleans.

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Critic Ratings

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80

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
The film stirs richer, truer feelings once it becomes a one-man show. This is due both to Heisserer's and Walker's skill — the tension is...
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75

The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
Heisserer is able to keep the thrills coming while maintaining an emotional tether to the character and the situation. While occasionally...
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67

The A.V. Club

By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Though a screenwriter by profession, Heisserer proves to be more economical with style than storytelling. Like a few too many contemporary...
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63

RogerEbert.com

By Susan Wloszczyna
Heisserer doesn't get everything right, but he sure knows how to milk a taut ending, including a miraculous final shot, one that would have...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Most of the movie elicits tense empathy, which builds to a genuinely nerve-wracking sense of dread.
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50

The Dissolve

By Mike D'Angelo
From the evidence here, Walker’s forte may have been not action but stillness—a knack for embodying ordinary Joes without any fussiness....
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
One only wishes Walker had stronger, better developed material instead of a promising drama that eventually unravels and seems overlong...
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40

Time Out New York

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Though Walker, in his most demanding part, does his best to transcend his characteristically bro-ish demeanor, he’s ultimately failed by...
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38

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Walker has few “big” scenes, no memorable dialogue and plays up the exhaustion, which tamps down the emotions of his performance. So even...
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25

Slant Magazine

By Tomas Hachard
The film's fealty to history is both unnecessary and a hindrance, pulling us out of a story that could have easily been set in an anonymous...
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Pretty good.

By EdMay3
Not what I was expecting but a pretty good movie overall....

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Rated PG-13 | For Drug Material, Violence and Thematic Elements