PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama
An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger.
George Clooney was actually after another role, but Wolfgang Petersen needed him at the helm.
Captain Billy Tyne:
C'MON, YOU BITCH!
On the USCG Cutter, the officer is referred to as "Captain," but his hat shows the insignia of a Commander in the USN & USCG. Any commanding officer of a seagoing vessel is called "Captain" while on board.
$41,325,042 2 July 2000