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Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)

When a group of friends fail to lower the ladder of their boat, they find themselves stranded in the surrounding waters and struggle to survive.

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Cast

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Amy
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Niklaus Lange ...
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Dan
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Amy's Father
Alexandra Raach ...
Alfred Cuschieri ...
Old Fisherman
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Erica - Zach's Sister (voice)
Mattea Gabarretta ...
Baby Sara
Luca Gabaretta ...
Baby Sara
Christine Spasojevic ...
Party Boat Girl
Dawn Frendo ...
Party Boat Girl
Charlie Formosa ...
Fisherman / Busstop
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Storyline

Amy, her husband James and their baby Sarah travel to Mexico to sail in the yacht of their reckless friend Dan with their common friends Zach and Lauren and celebrate the thirtieth birthday of Zach. They are introduced to Dan's girlfriend Michelle and they drink and recall moments of their past while navigating. Miles away from the shore, Michelle suggest to stop the yacht and swim in the calm water. Amy stays in the boat since she has a childhood trauma with ocean and Dan stays with her. Later, the irresponsible Dan pushes Amy overboard, falling with her in a prank. Once in the water, the group realizes that Dan forgot to put the embarkation ladder and the freeboard makes impossible to climb to the main deck of the yacht. With the baby alone in the boat and stranded in the open sea, they panic and their desperation lead them to a tragic fight for survival. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for language, some violence and nudity | See all certifications »

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10 August 2006 (Germany)  »

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Budget:

€1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£337,718 (UK) (3 September 2006)
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Trivia

The character and motivations of "Dan" were based off of childhood struggles of director Hans Horn and the fact that he was generally seen taking alone time in public swimming pools. This is the basis of the pivotal scenes in the movie where Dan is seen wading merely feet from his comrades, as Horn was known to frequently do. See more »

Goofs

At about 1:03:36, you can see the shadow of the camera on the boat. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Amy: [off-screen] Still recording?
Dan: [off-screen] Yeah.
Amy: [off-screen] Alright.
Dan: [off-screen] Alright, 'kay, can we clear this area please! See that. I talk, people listen.
Dan: [video footage / Dan is behind the camera] Hi babe.
Amy: Hi babe.
Dan: How are you.
Amy: I'm good. How are you?
Dan: I'm good. You having fun?
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References Popeye the Sailor (1960) See more »

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Frère Jacques
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Traditional nursery rhyme
[Played by teddy bear and during end credits]
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better than "Open Water 1"
1 September 2007 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

In my opinion a really interesting sequel, with very effective moments. It works since it gets to concentrate uniquely (or mainly) on the behavior of these good looking guys and girls, under extremely strong stress.. Story's very solid because the viewer feels tension growing more and more, understanding and perceiving the character's realities, both physical and phsycological. The movie's suspenseful and the almost unknown cast doesn't cut a poor figure at all; probably it's not based upon events really happened, as written in the credits, probably their stories are simply invented but the threat seems real, that is enough. Was shot in Malta, surprisingly.


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