This week’s release: Deepwater Horizon

IMDb Describes It As: “A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.”

The Basic Ingredients: A devastating catastrophe on an oil rig causes the deaths of several people.

So what’s our horror equivalent?

The Intruder Within (1981)

Directed by Peter Carter

Written by Ed Waters

IMDb Describes It As: “Drillers on an oil rig near Antarctica discover they have accidentally brought up several prehistoric eggs.  One egg hatches and becomes an unstoppable creature.”

Long live The Horror Equivalent!

Deepwater Horizon