Impossible, The

Lists: Drama, Thriller, Huge disaster

Brief Synopsis: "An account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time, the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami in Indonesia and Thailand."

Overall Ranking: 846 (Rank from 2012: # 33)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 52.38%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 14.29%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews100(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown100(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik95 - I am not the crying type but my vision got blurred several times throughout the film. Simple and deeply moving with towering performances.
(full review)
Bryan Lienesch90 - Nothing -- and I mean NOTHING -- will leave you more raw than this movie. Sensational.
Keith And The Movies88(full review)
Committed to Celluloid Fernando Rafael88(full review)
Angry Vader88(full review)
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews87(full review)
Cirque du Cinema87(full review)
Darren of Movie Reviews 10185(full review)
Entertainment Blur Rob85(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin80(full review)
David Baruffi80(full review)
RMMR Daniel Hernandez71(full review)
3Guys Griff70(full review)
Movie Evangelist70(full review)
Warning Sign70(full review)
Dan O'Neill70(full review)
Aaron Leggo from Critical Critics61(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
Minnesota Man60(full review)

People Involved

  • Ewan McGregor (Henry)
  • Naomi Watts (Maria)
  • Marta Etura (Simone)
  • Geraldine Chaplin (Old Woman)
  • Tom Holland (Lucas)
  • Sönke Möhring (Karl)
  • Ploy Jindachote (Caregiver)
  • Álvaro Augustín (Director)
  • Ghislain Barrois (Director)
  • Juan Antonio Bayona (Director)