The Grey

The Grey

The Grey

Liam Neeson leads an oil-rig crew who are left for dead after a plane crash strands them in the wolf-infested Alaskan wilderness. From the director of The A-Team.

Ottway (Neeson) kills wolves for a living, keeping them away from the stationed oil well. After the crash, the lone huntman only has a few days to escort the roughneck survivors out of the icy elements and away from the pack of rogue wolves.

2012Rating: R16, contains offensive language & content that may disturb116 minsUSA
ActionDrama
82%
want to see

Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

The picture's dialogue-heavy stretches and ambiguous finale could leave ticketbuyers impatient for less chatter and more chomping.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Supremely led by Liam Neeson, The Grey may be a wilderness tale, pure and simple, but it’s as compelling as they come.

4.0
0
Time Magazine

Time Magazine

press

True to its grim prospectus, The Grey dwells in haunted machismo to the very end.

0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

It's a fine, tough little movie, technically assured and brutally efficient, with a simple story that ventures into some profound existential territory without making a big fuss about it.

0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

A terrifically exciting, deeply unsettling survivalist epic.

0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

Sit through the entire credits. There's one more shot still to come. Not that you wouldn't be content without it.

0
New York Daily News

New York Daily News

press

The gristle inside this movie is one of the things that save it from being simply a series of challenges.

4.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Steely Alaska-set adventure delivers the goods.

0
Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

press

As Neeson No-Brainers go, this one, directed as if on a diet of testosterone injections and shots of absinthe by Neeson's A-Team helmer, Joe Carnahan, is a reasonably entertaining, loopy blend of brawny bonding and Samuel Beckett-approved rumination.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Carnahan’s best work since Narc, with a powerhouse performance by Neeson and real emotional heft. So, as much Gut Puncher as Wolf Puncher.

4.0
0
Box Office Magazine

Box Office Magazine

press

This is admirably ambitious, but Carnahan's not nearly good enough a writer or director to pull it off: the results are portentous, muddled and not nearly as entertaining as Neeson's usual face-punching antics.

2.0
0
A.V. Club

A.V. Club

press

Neeson brings gravitas to the table, acting as a legitimizing counterweight to the overwrought dialogue and flesh-tearing lupine hysteria. But in a scenario this persistently ludicrous, he can only do so much.

0

The Grey Mr Neeson plays another good role, and the film was better than I expected. With jumping scenes like from 'Red Riding Hood' (2011) and Neeson like a 'Bear Grills' leading the pack of guys near the place 'Alive' happened. A guy that wants to end his own life, seems to hang on to it more, when something wants to take it away. This picture is quiet...

3.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

The picture's dialogue-heavy stretches and ambiguous finale could leave ticketbuyers impatient for less chatter and more chomping.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Supremely led by Liam Neeson, The Grey may be a wilderness tale, pure and simple, but it’s as compelling as they come.

4.0
0
Time Magazine

Time Magazine

press

True to its grim prospectus, The Grey dwells in haunted machismo to the very end.

0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

It's a fine, tough little movie, technically assured and brutally efficient, with a simple story that ventures into some profound existential territory without making a big fuss about it.

0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

A terrifically exciting, deeply unsettling survivalist epic.

0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

Sit through the entire credits. There's one more shot still to come. Not that you wouldn't be content without it.

0
New York Daily News

New York Daily News

press

The gristle inside this movie is one of the things that save it from being simply a series of challenges.

4.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Steely Alaska-set adventure delivers the goods.

0
Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

press

As Neeson No-Brainers go, this one, directed as if on a diet of testosterone injections and shots of absinthe by Neeson's A-Team helmer, Joe Carnahan, is a reasonably entertaining, loopy blend of brawny bonding and Samuel Beckett-approved rumination.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Carnahan’s best work since Narc, with a powerhouse performance by Neeson and real emotional heft. So, as much Gut Puncher as Wolf Puncher.

4.0
0
Box Office Magazine

Box Office Magazine

press

This is admirably ambitious, but Carnahan's not nearly good enough a writer or director to pull it off: the results are portentous, muddled and not nearly as entertaining as Neeson's usual face-punching antics.

2.0
0
A.V. Club

A.V. Club

press

Neeson brings gravitas to the table, acting as a legitimizing counterweight to the overwrought dialogue and flesh-tearing lupine hysteria. But in a scenario this persistently ludicrous, he can only do so much.

0

The Grey Mr Neeson plays another good role, and the film was better than I expected. With jumping scenes like from 'Red Riding Hood' (2011) and Neeson like a 'Bear Grills' leading the pack of guys near the place 'Alive' happened. A guy that wants to end his own life, seems to hang on to it more, when something wants to take it away. This picture is quiet...

3.0
0