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deepwaterhorizonDeepwater Horizon is an intense drama based on a true story.  On April 20, 2010, Transocean, a private contractor that operates Deepwater Horizon, an oil drilling rig, is set to begin drilling off the south coast of Louisiana on behalf of BP.  Chief Electronics Technician Michael “Mike” Williams (Mark Wahlberg)and rig supervisor James “Jimmy” Harrell (Kurt Russell) are surprised to learn that the workers assigned to pour the concrete foundation intended to keep the well stable are being sent home early without conducting a pressure test, at the insistence of BP managers Donald Vidrine (John Malkovich) and Robert Kaluza (Brad Leland).  Mike confronts the BP managers (Donald and Robert) refusing to take the rig out unless the proper safety test are conducted.   Donald comes up with an acceptable test and Jimmy reluctantly accepts.  All seems well but in fact, the test put more stress on the…

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