PG-13 | | Adventure, Drama
Many sailors claimed no line squall existed. The derecho line thunderstorm that struck the USA Eastern Seaboard on 29 June 2012 is the kind of "line squall", that wrecked the actual sailboat on which the plot of the film is based.
Captain Christopher "Skipper" Sheldon:
You know what's out there? Wind and rain, and some damn big waves, reefs and rocks, sandbars, and enough fog and night to hide it all.
Dean Preston: So why the hell do it?
Captain Christopher "Skipper" Sheldon: It builds character Mr. Preston of which you are in desperately short supply. The kind you ...
At the beginning of the film their is an establishing shot of Charles Gieg's (Scott Wolf) house which we are told is in Connecticut. The trees are full of Spanish moss which typically is not found north of Virginia and has never been found north of Delaware.
English, Danish, Spanish
$3,908,514 (USA) (4 February 1996)
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