This Liam Neeson Thriller Has Been on Netflix’s Top 10 List for Weeks Now

If movies about people trying to survive the extreme forces of nature are your thing (think The Revenant or The Mountain Between Us), then this popular Netflix flick will certainly be of interest.

Liam Neeson—who is no stranger to action thrillers—stars in The Ice Road, a suspenseful drama that follows a trucker trying to save a group of trapped miners before a dangerous storm threatens to destroy them all. The film hit Netflix last month, and it’s held a spot on the streaming service’s list of most-watched movies ever since.

“The only way up there is crossing the ice roads,” Neeson says in the trailer. “That lake has been thawing for five weeks now.” However, when his group heads out to rescue 26 trapped miners, they soon find out that some people may be trying to get in their way.

Netflix’s official synopsis reads, “After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, a ‘big-rig’ ice road driver (Liam Neeson) must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners. Contending with thawing waters and a massive storm, they discover the real threat is one they never saw coming.”

Alongside big-time star Neeson, the movie features other major names like Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix trilogy), Benjamin Walker (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), Amber Midthunder (Legion), Marcus Thomas (Kill the Irishman), Holt McCallany (Fight Club), Martin Sensmeier (Westworld) and Matt Salinger (Captain America).

The Ice Road was written and directed by Jonathan Hensleigh, who has written major hits like Jumanji and Armageddon.

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