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Sahara (2005 movie)

4 Ratings: 3.5
A movie directed by Breck Eisner

Dirk (Matthew McConaughey) and Al (Steve Zahn) have been friends since kindergarten, having also gone through college and the Navy together. The two now work for a former admiral traveling around the world and salvaging treasures from the sea with the … see full wiki

Director: Breck Eisner
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release Date: April 8, 2005
MPAA Rating: PG-13
3 reviews about Sahara (2005 movie)
review by . October 19, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Entertaining and humorous with enough action to keep things flowing     Cons: A little uneven in the pacing and the ending lacks luster     The Bottom Line: Not a complete success, but a worthy and entertaining effort. Well worth a viewing, if not a purchase.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie's plot. This 2005 release is a highly entertaining action/adventure spree that attempts to weave together …
review by . May 31, 2006
Much like most modern action yarns, "Sahara" hits the screen with a bang. Its bang, however, takes place in the twilight of the American Civil War as the Confederate ironclad, "Texas," escapes an attack. We blitz forward to modern times and are quickly introduced to Eva Rojas(Penelope Cruz), Dirk Pitt(Matthew McConaughey) and Al Giordino(Steve Zahn), in that order by way of swift-moving events. The Zahn introduction segues into a slower atmosphere, as we meet William H. Macey, who plays Admiral …
review by . August 31, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
SAHARA is one of those films to view when escapism is the goal of the evening. Made along the same lines as the 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' genre, mixing adventure with comedy, a smattering of love interest, a dollop of social comment, and some pretty fine scenery that creates a stage for likeable actors such as Matthew McConaughey, Steve Zahn, Penelope Cruz, William H. Macy, Delroy Lindo, and Lambert Wilson, SAHARA succeeds in pulling off an interesting caper film.    Not having …
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