Movies are for entertainment

By GeeDub411
Written May 02, 2016
I love movies that you can really sink your teeth in. This is not one of those. Very good effects, acting, editing, cinematography.......but it is a movie of survival, and it gets to be pretty disturbing.....I didn't see much entertainment element to it, but many disturbing images.
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Great story

By Vice_queen_of_movies
Written June 28, 2016
You really get a sense of how awful the devastation was after the tsunami. Very moving story with excellent acting, especially Naomi Watts and the boy who played her oldest son. I cried a lot - it was a very moving story and well worth seeing.
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iMPOSSIBLE

By terri9811
Written May 24, 2015
iT WAS OK. I WOULD HAVE LIKED TO SEE MORE OF THE SCENERY OF WHAT THE ACTUAL AREA LOOKED LIKE WHEN THE DISASTER OCCURED. I ALSO WISH THERE WAS A FOLLOW UP STORY AT THE END TO TELL US WHAT THE FAMILY HAS DONE IN THE EIGHT YEARS THAT FOLLOWED, ESPECIALLY THE BOY LUCAS
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Happy ening for this family

By tasteful1
Written October 25, 2014
Knowing the outcome of this difficult to watch movie made it much more doable. Tragic true survival story. Well acted--the boys were great. How can Naomi Watts look good even while dripping with blood?
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The Impossible is a Transformative Human Potential Story

By genesismedia
Written May 29, 2016
Stunning cinematography and brilliant acting + characters that showed selfless love in the face of unfathomable adversity + a true story with an outcome that truly was impossible. This film will change you (for the better.)
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