Overall Rank: 4519
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 97
Theatrical Release Date: 09/26/1997
Genre: Drama, Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Lee Tamahori
Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Alec Baldwin, Elle Macpherson, Harold Perrineau, L.Q. Jones, Bart the Bear
Plot: A billionaire, Charles Morse, and his supermodel wife travel to Alaska for a photo shoot. Charles and the photographer take a day-trip in a small plane. When it crashes into a lake, they have to rely on each other to survive. However, Charles is suspicious that Robert is having an affair with his wife and wants him dead. -- serioussir
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 12/31/2011
Billionaire Charles Morse (Anthony Hopkins) and model wife Mickey (Elle MacPherson) go on a trip after an invitation from Robert "Bob" Green (Alec Baldwin), a photographer. Bob has malicious motives that would benefit him. Charles later finds out a disappointing fact. A simple plot yet effective in terms of story-telling. Performances from the male leads were effective. The Edge is worth viewing because of its premise and surprising conclusion which involves a wonder bear and watch.
serioussir - wrote on 05/19/2008
Hopkins, as always, gives a great performance as the reserved and brilliant billionaire, Charles Morse. Baldwin is the perfect bad guy who will do anything to get what he wants. Exciting and dangerous, this is a good thriller/drama.
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mdtinney - wrote on 08/20/2009
This film has it all. Great acting, stunning scenery, intrigue, tension, adventure, the odd twist, great action sequences, as well as beauty, and a beast! But above all, it is really just a great story. A good yarn, as my grandfather used to say. And you can't ask for more from a movie than that.
Anthony Hopkins is the paranoid rich guy with the beautiful young model wife (Elle MacPherson). Alec Baldwin is the laconic photographer who accompanies them to Alaska as part of a group doing a photo-shoot. Hopkins and Baldwin get lost in the wilderness with their friend (Harold Perrineau). The three soon become two (I won't spoil it by saying how) and the rest of the movie is about their battle to survive against all odds - and each other! I love "The Edge". Hopkins in particular turns in one …
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