This Brutal New Movie From Netflix Leaves Viewers In Tears
2022 is going to be a huge year for Netflix original movies, with big titles to come, including Ana de Armas’ highly anticipated Marilyn Monroe biopic. Blond. As well as Knives Out 2, The gray manas well as huge recent releases like Ryan Reynolds’ The Adam Project. Another great Netflix Original movie in recent weeks has been Against the icefeaturing game of thrones’ Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in a story that leaves some viewers emotionally devastated by the heroism and courage displayed here.
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Is Against the ice a true story?
One of the first things to know about this movie is that it’s more or less a true story. It is based on an actual 1909 expedition. But the director acknowledged that many details about this expedition are unknown. So there’s a lot of creative freedom that’s been taken with the narrative here.
Against the ice trailer and summary
Here’s how Netflix’s press material sums up the film. “In 1909, Denmark’s Arctic Expedition led by Captain Ejnar Mikkelsen (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) attempted to disprove the United States’ claim to northeast Greenland. This claim was based on the assumption that Greenland was divided into two different parts of land.
“Leaving his crew with the ship, Mikkelsen embarks on a journey through the ice with his inexperienced crew member, Iver Iversen (Joe Cole). The two manage to find proof that Greenland is a single island, but the return to the ship takes longer and is much more difficult than expected. It turns, predictably, into a story of man against nature. They fight extreme hunger, fatigue and an attack of The men finally arrive – to find their ship crushed in the ice and the camp abandoned.
“Hoping to be rescued,” Netflix continues, “they must now fight to stay alive. As the days get longer, their mental grip on reality begins to fade, fueling distrust and paranoia. , a dangerous cocktail in their fight for survival.
Top 10 movies on Netflix
Currently, the film has a score of 6.5/10 on IMDb, based on some 11,000 ratings. It was also the No. 3 Netflix movie worldwide for the week ended March 13, according to the streamer’s latest global ranking. Viewers around the world streamed it for over 12.7 million hours, if that tells you anything.
As for the other movies available on Netflix, here’s the streamer’s snapshot from Tuesday, March 15, ranking the top 10 movies in the US on the service.
Every day, you can open your Netflix app of choice (on mobile, on your TV, or on the web) and find a Top 10 row for movies, TV shows, and a combo list that includes both. The list is updated daily and is focused on the United States. Below, you’ll find an overview of the latest Top 10 movies on Netflix for the United States.
- The Adam Project
- Shrek 2
- A Madea Homecoming by Tyler Perry
- Despicable Me 2
- Coach Carter
- The bombardment
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