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The Guardian (2006)

3 Ratings: 3.3
A movie directed by Andrew Davis

The Guardianoffers satisfying entertainment with a no-nonsense combination of Hollywood formula and good old-fashioned star power. While honoring the men and women who serve as rescue swimmers for the U.S. Coast Guard, this predictable yet appealing … see full wiki

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Director: Andrew Davis
3 reviews about The Guardian (2006)
review by . March 06, 2007
I'm not so much of a Kevin Costner fan but the level of entertainment that this film had giving me was more than enough. 'The Guardian,' although littered with clichés, is a very moving. The premise is a veteran United States Coast Guard rescue diver named Ben Randall (Kevin Costner) is sent to oversee the training of prospective divers at an elite school known as "A" School. Randall, who is still recovering from losing his crew in a failed rescue mission, makes sure the trainees understand the …
review by . February 06, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
The Guardian - starring Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher - is rather formulaic and bit clichéd, but at the same time entertaining. The story features an aging Coast Guard rescue swimmer, Ben Randall, played by Kevin Costner, who after an unfortunate incident at sea is sent to instruct a class of would be rescue swimmers to give him a break and recover. There he runs into the cocky Jake Fischer who is clearly a superior swimmer but has an attitude. Randall is already a legend as a Coast Guard rescue …
review by . January 24, 2007
Some of the most compelling moments in this otherwise dated rehash of the troubled aging chance-taker in a military unit taking on the similar inner demons of a young recruit are the frames that depict the raging sea in middle of storms. The photography and superimposed action shots of rescues in the midst of nature's havoc are stunning to watch.    The movie itself is well made by director Andrew Davis (Collateral Damage, The Fugitive, Under Siege, etc) and the actors selected …
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