The Perfect Storm (2000)

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The story is based on a best-selling book that detailed the fate of a swordfishing boat, the Andrea Gail, which was caught in the worst storm in memory in the Atlantic Ocean. Captain Billy Tyne and his crew set out on a fishing trip, this time further out to sea than usual to catch as big a haul of swordfish as possible. When the boat's ice-making machine breaks down, the crew are obliged to get back to shore as soon as they can in order to avoid spoiling the fish before it can be sold at market. Although there is a storm ahead, Billy is sure the boat can survive, but reckons without the ferocity of one of the worst storms of the century.

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