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“Los 33” (The 33) is a biographical drama film directed by and written by Mikko Alanne, Craig Borten, and Michael Thomas. The movie is based on the real-life story of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days in 2010. The film follows the miners' struggles to survive and the efforts of the rescue teams and their families to bring them back to the surface.


“Los 33” is a moving and powerful film that captures the emotions and struggles of the trapped miners and their families. The film features a talented cast, including , , and , who deliver strong performances. The direction by is effective, and the film manages to balance the harrowing experiences of the miners with the humanity and hope of their families.


The film was nominated for two Goya Awards, including Best Iberoamerican Film and Best Original Song. It also won the Golden Eagle Award for Best Foreign Film.


“Los 33” received mixed reviews upon its release in 2015 but has since gained a following among audiences. The film currently holds a 59% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 6.8 rating on IMDb.


The film was made on a budget of $26 million and grossed $25.9 million at the box office worldwide. While not a commercial success, “Los 33” was praised for its performances, direction, and depiction of the human spirit in the face of adversity. The film also brought attention to the real-life story of the trapped miners and the efforts to rescue them.

Directed by
Produced by Robert Katz Edward McGurn Mike Medavoy
Screenplay by Mikko Alanne Craig Borten Michael Thomas
Story by José Rivera
Based on Deep Down Dark
by Héctor Tobar
Starring , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Music by James Horner
Cinematography Checco Varese
Edited by Michael Tronick
Alcon Entertainment Phoenix Pictures RatPac-Dune Entertainment
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures (North America)
20th Century Fox (Latin America)
Release date 6 August 2015 (Chile) 13 November 2015 (United States)
Running time 127 minutes
Countries United States Chile Colombia
Languages English Spanish
Budget $26 million
Box office $28 million

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