The Edge Movie Review Summary

Actors: Anthony Hopkins ,Alec Baldwin

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"The Edge" is a story of two men struggling to survive in the wilderness after their plane crashes. Charles Morse (Anthony Hopkins of "Amistad"), a billionaire bookworm, and Bob Green (Alec Baldwin of "Heaven's Prisoners"), a fashion photographer and associate of Charles, are the two men. The trip begins uneventfully enough at a small northern resort where Bob is photographing a spread featuring Mickey Morse (Elle Macpherson), Charles' supermodel wife. However, within the first few minutes of the first act, it is apparent that Charles is a jealous man, and has suspicions of a surreptitious affair between Mickey and Bob. When another fashion model fails to show up for the shoot, Bob and his assistant Stephen (Harold Parrineau of "Romeo and Juliet") hop on a plane to find a photogenic replacement, rumored to be in a cabin further in the bushes. Charles goes along for the ride, which turns out to be a longer trip than expected when the plane crashes in the middle of nowhere. Armed with only a knife, a pocket watch, and what Charles has gleaned from perusing a wilderness survival tome, the three men attempt to walk their way out of the woods and back into civilization. No only must they must brave the inhospitable cold climate and a lack of food, but they must also face the constant attacks of an almost unstoppable bear (Bart the Bear from "The Bear") that is shadowing their every move. Meanwhile, Charles becomes increasingly convinced that Bob deliberately lured him into the wilderness for the purposes of 'doing him in'.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Sarah

Billionaire Charles Morse(Anthony Hopkins) decides to accompany his beautiful, much younger wife Mickey(Elle Macpherson) on photo shoot in Alaska. A few days after arriving Morse, a photographer Bob(Alec Baldwin), and his assistant Steve go to look for a photographer. On the journey their plane crashes and the three are stranded in the wilderness of Alaska. This isn't the only problem, Morse suspects that Bob is having an affair with his wife.
The review of this Movie prepared by Will Dame

Billionaire,Charles(Hopkins) accompanied his young model wife for her shooting, eventually he and the photographer,Robert(Baldwin),whom also is the wife's lover are stranded in the wild with a big bear.

The review of this Movie prepared by Jenny

Script Analysis of The Edge

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 35%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 25% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Wilderness adventure    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   stranded    -   hunting for/by wild animal Terrain    -   mountain

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Alaska Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   stranded Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Kind of violence:    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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