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The Edge
Directed by:
Lee Tamahori

Released in the USA on September 26 of 1997, "The Edge" (also known as "Auf Messers Schneide - Rivalen am Abgrund", "Wild, The", "Bookworm") is a Drama/Action/Adventure/Thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori . Anthony Hopkins is starring, alongside Alec Baldwin, Elle Macpherson, Harold Perrineau, Bart the Bear and L.Q. Jones.

They were fighting over a woman when the plane went down. Now, their only chance for survival is each other.

Who directed "The Edge":

The Edge was directed by Lee Tamahori, a New Zealander director, and actor.

Before The Edge, Lee Tamahori had directed Once Were Warriors, released in 1994. Since, he directed Along Came a Spider, released in 2001, Die Another Day (2002), xXx: State of the Union (2005), The Devil's Double (2011).

When was "The Edge" released:

The Edge was initally released in the United States on Friday, September 26, 1997. Also released on this day were Trojan War (dir. George Huang), The Assignment (dir. Christian Duguay), 100 Proof (dir. Jeremy Horton), and The Ice Storm (dir. Ang Lee). This was twenty-two (22) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, February 27, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Saturday, September 06, 1997 in Canada; Wednesday, June 03, 1998 in France; Thursday, April 16, 1998 in Germany; Thursday, February 12, 1998 in Spain; Thursday, February 19, 1998 in Australia and on Saturday, May 30, 1998 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Edge":

At the casting of The Edge we find Anthony Hopkins, previously seen in August (1996) and Nixon (1995); Alec Baldwin (Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), Heaven's Prisoners (1996)); Elle Macpherson (Batman & Robin (1997), The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)) [ more... ]

  • Gordon Tootoosis and Anthony Hopkins, Bart the Bear also appeared together in Legends of the Fall, released in 1994.
  • Anthony Hopkins and L.Q. Jones can also be seen in The Mask of Zorro, released in 1998.
  • Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin also worked together in The Devil and Daniel Webster, released in 2004.
  • Brian Arnold and Larry Musser also appeared in Carpool, released in 1996.

What is the Storyline of "The Edge":

Charles Morse is a silver-haired billionaire, and the husband of a much-younger wife, Mickey, a beautiful model. She and an entourage arrange to travel to Alaska for a photo shoot, and persuade Charles to accompany them. They all have seemingly forgotten that it is also Charles' birthday, until a surprise party reveals that they had not. A hint of trouble comes when Robert Green (Bob), the fashion photographer, plants a quick, albeit public, kiss on the cheek of his model, Charles' beautiful wife, [...]

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