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Arctic (2018)

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A man stranded in the Arctic is finally about to receive his long-awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost. He must then decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown for potential salvation.

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Critic Reviews for Arctic

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (4)

Mads gets to show an intense vulnerability for once. That's worth seeing, though one wishes Arctic complicated its life-and-death ordeal a little more, or at least varied its obstacles.

May 12, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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It's broad stuff, and well-trod terrain for a movie that takes place in uncharted territory, but it cuts straight to the difference between endurance and survival.

May 11, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Arctic is elegantly shot, crisp and unfussy, and seamless in its near-invisible use of digital effects, creating a persuasive you-are-there feeling that's rare in these days of flashy CG thrills.

May 11, 2018 | Full Review…

There are no cut corners, no overly blatant only-in-the-movies gambits. Mikkelsen's stranded pilot has little to rely on beyond his will, so we feel at every step that he could truly be us.

May 11, 2018 | Full Review…

The simplicity of the film is commendable, but it's only in the last act where things finally come together and any kind of visceral thrills arrive far too late.

October 23, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Arctic is a gruelling survival thriller that isn't for the faint-hearted, but Mads Mikkelsen is magnetic in this ice-cold and bare-bones tale.

September 28, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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