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The Impossible

A vacationing family is torn apart when the floodwaters of the 2004 Tsunami crash over their Thailand hotel. Facing impossible odds, the father (Ewan McGregor) and two of his sons (Oaklee Pendergast and Samuel Joslin) set out to find his wife (Naomi Watts) and other missing child (Tom Holland). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 107
Theater Release: 20 Dec 2012
Video Release: 23 Apr 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Another parent searches for her child in the aftermath of a subway bombing in London River. The whole world also witnessed the triumph of the human spirit over impossible odds in the events recounted in Apollo 13. Naomi Watts plays a character in fictional peril in King Kong. And Ewan McGregor tries to keep the whole universe together as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars films.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: The Impossible

Release date: 23 April 2013

The Impossible releases to home video (Blu-ray-DVD Combo Pack) with the following extras:

-Audio commentary with director J.A. Bayona, writer Sergio G. Sánchez and producer Belén Atienza and María Belón

- Two featurettes

- Deleted scenes

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