Waterborne (2005)




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A biological act of terror has been unleashed upon Los Angeles, and as the denizens of the West Coast metropolis are bombarded with news stories documenting the contamination of the city's water supply, turmoil grips the panic-stricken streets in director Ben Rekhi's dark speculative drama. With resources quickly shrinking and the stress of the terrified population reaching a breaking point, the face of humanity turns foul as civility takes a back seat to survival instinct and the only thing that counts is getting out alive.
Action & Adventure , Drama , Horror , Mystery & Suspense
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Jon Gries
as Ritter
Ajay Naidu
as Vikram
Mageina Tovah
as Lillian
Lindsay Price
as Jasmine
Clara Smyth
as Clara
Noah Segan
as Donovan
Al Sapienza
as Connors
Don Swayze
as Otis
David Parry
as Daniel Polowski
Leanne Suter
as Jenna Constans
Anthony Reynolds
as Lt. Strauss
Fidel Gomez
as Natty Dread
Lee Cherry
as Xavier
Zach Selwyn
as John Davidson
Dino Campanella
as Looter No. 1
Nikki Sinai
as Looter No. 2
Helen Kumari
as News Reporter
Amy Powell
as News Reporter
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Critic Reviews for Waterborne

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

This is definitely a film where style triumphs over substance.

April 10, 2005
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

[S]mart, nicely acted, and it looks great, far sharper and more stylish than its reported $1 million budget would lead you to believe it could be...

Full Review… | January 2, 2008
Flick Filosopher

Even without terrorists, it seems, we may be our own worst enemies. Waterborne makes that point with a compelling, highly watchable story.

Full Review… | February 11, 2006

The action is kept up-close and personal, focusing on individuals instead of mass hysteria. This sense of immediacy brings the audience closer to the story.

Full Review… | April 19, 2005

It's like a realistically creepy episode of The Twilight Zone as written by a particularly colorful sociologist.

Full Review… | March 22, 2005

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Full Review… | December 6, 2005
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Audience Reviews for Waterborne


Like a splash of cold water to the face... this movie wakes you up to how easily society breaks down in time of crisis.

matthew brooks
matthew brooks

I really like Christopher Kennedy Masterson, but this is not one of his better films. It's very dark and depressing, painfully unrealistic, and really, for most of the movie, it's just a bunch of people screaming at each other. Not much action, not many redeeming qualities. I didn't care for this.

Amanda Hendsbee
Amanda Hendsbee

Terrorists have infected the LA water supplies, we watch three stories intertwine together. As the days go by without water these stories unravel. It's a good storyline but choppily put together. You began to wonder where the director is taking you, as he leaves information out and questions unanswered. It was very difficult to follow and the ending won't surprise you at all. www.what-to-watch.com

Laura Rachel
Laura Rachel

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