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Awesome: 11.36%
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Pretty Bad: 18.18%
Total Crap: 11.36%

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Edge, The (1997)
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"Rent This Movie. It's Mamet"
4 stars

Amazing. A good movie without 'splosions.

No, it's a movie of survival. Hopkins is a know-it-all rich guy and his sidekick, Alec Baldwin plays a big time photographer. Now, after this badassed plane crash, the two are forced to survive in the wilderness. They must overcome freezing weather, wild animals, starvation and whatnot.

It's a trial of the human will. And indeed, it's very interesting. The tension between the two leads is dynamic indeed. However, Elle MacPherson, I must say, was horrible. Sure, she's a looker, but she doesn't contribute much to the movie.

In conclusion, the film in general: I like. Elle MacPherson: I like. Elle's acting: I don't like. Rent this movie. It's Mamet.

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User Comments

3/27/08 Monday Morning Good movie....great bear. 5 stars
5/11/07 steve newman Scenery was fantastic - film was ok, 30 minutes too long and predictable 3 stars
2/24/06 TB Great Lost movie 4 stars
11/17/05 ALDO Overlooked badass survival movie. People who don't like it can whack off to Citizen Kane 5 stars
10/06/05 Gavin Liked it very much.Good story & good acting by Hopkins and Baldwin in magnificent scenery 5 stars
8/30/05 ES CGI landscape? Baldwin and Hopkins in a movie that tries too hard to be epic 3 stars
7/28/05 Quigley The bear was insane! Hopkins totally rules in this good survival movie 5 stars
4/08/04 da hood in real life, that bear would have fucked them all up! horseshit! 1 stars
3/22/04 john fighting a Bear with sharpened sticks? Mamet obviously Mamet doesn't get out much. 2 stars
1/31/04 john bale Tony & Alec Survival Flick, Hopkins tries hard with nature, in this pedestrian thriller 3 stars
8/31/03 R.W. Welch None too likely survival-in-the-wild tale. Hopkins does what he can with it. 3 stars
5/12/03 Jack Bourbon I thought it was purty. 4 stars
4/08/03 Mystique I love nature! 4 stars
3/03/03 Jack Sommersby Spectacular scenery can't overcome a sodden screenplay. Acting is no more than functional. 2 stars
5/10/02 puviko very good 3 stars
6/06/01 I love movies The Brother Always Goes First 1 stars
11/03/00 Terrie Smith Nice cinematography but the film is predictable. Nothing new here. 3 stars
2/10/00 Ed Wood I thought it was terrific 5 stars
11/14/99 Jerry Good Movie 4 stars
8/02/99 beachlovr9 I thought it was pretty good. 4 stars
4/30/99 Lucas jackson This movie had good acters doing a shitty job and those ski lifts and trails were shitty 1 stars
8/30/98 Matt I was cheering for the bear 1 stars
8/28/98 Mister Whoopee I'd kill a guy to snatch Elle, but that doesn't mean this was a good film. Fair to middling 3 stars
8/25/98 Pete This movie kicks butt. Mamet wrote it, and Hopkins and Baldwin deliver his lines. 4 stars
8/23/98 Superfly Does shutting the movie off 20 minutes in count as seeing it? 1 stars
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