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* TooDumbToLive: All the characters in ''Adrift'', especially the idiot who grabbed the woman who was afraid of water and jumped in ''without putting the ladder down first.'' Some of the others (James, Lauren) could be excused because there were other people on the boat when they went into the water.

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* TooDumbToLive: TooDumbToLive:
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All the characters in ''Adrift'', especially the idiot who grabbed the woman who was afraid of water and jumped in ''without putting the ladder down first.'' Some of the others (James, Lauren) could be excused because there were other people on the boat when they went into the water.
** And when they're actually in the water, not one of them considers the obvious solution: Lift one of the smaller, lighter women up onto the boat and have them lower the ladder.


* ImprobableInfantSurvival: Played with and seemed unlikely, [[spoiler: but baby Sarah does survive by the end of it and found by some fishermen, although crying either out of hunger or being left alone again]].

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* ImprobableInfantSurvival: Played with and seemed unlikely, [[spoiler: but baby Sarah does survive by the end of it and found by some fishermen, although crying either out of hunger or being left alone again]].again due to her mother leaving her and undergoing an implied GainaxEnding]].


* InfantImmortality: Played with and seemed unlikely, [[spoiler: but baby Sarah does survive by the end of it and found by some fishermen, although crying either out of hunger or being left alone again]].

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* InfantImmortality: ImprobableInfantSurvival: Played with and seemed unlikely, [[spoiler: but baby Sarah does survive by the end of it and found by some fishermen, although crying either out of hunger or being left alone again]].


Also not to be confused with ''Film/Adrift2018''.

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Also [[SimilarlyNamedWorks not to be confused confused]] with ''Film/Adrift2018''.
the [[Film/Adrift2018 2018 film of the same name]]. Or with the 2016's space-based exploration game ''VideoGame/{{Adr1ft}}''.

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* InfantImmortality: Played with and seemed unlikely, [[spoiler: but baby Sarah does survive by the end of it and found by some fishermen, although crying either out of hunger or being left alone again]].


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* RealityEnsues: ''Yes'', jumping off a boat ''while the boat '''does not have a bolt in ladder''' will backfire hard''.

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Also not to be confused with ''Film/Adrift2018''.


* NothingIsScarier: Given the film's nature as a DolledUpInstallment of ''Open Water'', one might be expecting sharks or something similarly scary to show up and menace the protagonists. Nope, it's just them being trapped on the open sea and not being able to get back on their boat or get help in time. Although there's a false alarm at least once, the real threat isn't something trying to eat them but drowning.

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* NothingIsScarier: NoAntagonist: Given the film's nature as a DolledUpInstallment of ''Open Water'', one might be expecting sharks or something similarly scary to show up and menace the protagonists. Nope, it's just them being trapped on the open sea and not being able to get back on their boat or get help in time. Although there's a false alarm at least once, the real threat isn't something trying to eat them but drowning.


* GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:The main character is finally able to get on the boat to safety! Only to find out that the other guy has decided to swim away to drown himself? And then she jumps back into the ocean to save him in slow motion. And then several flashbacks of her as a child go by. And then a blinding white light. And then it shows a boat passing by the ship and it's completely empty. And then it shows the main character standing on the ship with the other guy lying on the ground, only the boat passing by them is not there. Then it goes to the credits. wat.]]

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* GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:The main character is finally able to get on the boat to safety! Only to find out that the other guy has decided to swim away to drown himself? And then she jumps back into the ocean to save him in slow motion. And then several flashbacks of her as a child go by. And then a blinding white light. And then it shows a boat passing by the ship and it's completely empty. And then it shows the main character standing on the ship with the other guy lying on the ground, only the boat passing by them is not there. Then it goes to the credits. wat.]][[FlatWhat What.]]]]


* DolledUpInstallment: The film, despite maintaining its original title in Europe and Australia, was retitled ''Open Water 2: Adrift'' in the United States despite the only thing it has in common with ''Film/OpenWater'' is that both feature people stuck in the middle of the ocean and the focus of the first film being sharks of which there are none in the "sequel" (the trailers of Adrift tease this by throwing in a "Something touched my leg" line, which was just a false alarm).


* CaliforniaDoubling: Although set off the coast of Mexico, it was filmed in Malta (in keeping with the movie being an InternationalCoProduction, German-produced but filmed in English with an almost completely American cast).

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* NothingIsScarier: Given the film's nature as a DolledUpInstallment of ''Open Water'', one might be expecting sharks or something similarly scary to show up and menace the protagonists. Nope, it's just them being trapped on the open sea and not being able to get back on their boat or get help in time. Although there's a false alarm at least once, the real threat isn't something trying to eat them but drowning.


* DolledUpInstallment: The film, despite maintaining its original title in Europe and Australia, was retitled ''Open Water 2: Adrift'' in the United States despite the only thing it has in common with Open Water is that both feature people stuck in the middle of the ocean and the focus of the first film being sharks of which there are none in the "sequel" (the trailers of Adrift tease this by throwing in a "Something touched my leg" line, which was just a false alarm).

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* DolledUpInstallment: The film, despite maintaining its original title in Europe and Australia, was retitled ''Open Water 2: Adrift'' in the United States despite the only thing it has in common with Open Water ''Film/OpenWater'' is that both feature people stuck in the middle of the ocean and the focus of the first film being sharks of which there are none in the "sequel" (the trailers of Adrift tease this by throwing in a "Something touched my leg" line, which was just a false alarm).


* DolledUpInstallment: The film, despite maintaining its original title in Europe and Australia, was retitled ''Open Water 2: Adrift'' despite the only thing it has in common with Open Water is that both feature people stuck in the middle of the ocean and the focus of the first film being sharks of which there are none in the "sequel" (the trailers of Adrift tease this by throwing in a "Something touched my leg" line, which was just a false alarm).

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* DolledUpInstallment: The film, despite maintaining its original title in Europe and Australia, was retitled ''Open Water 2: Adrift'' in the United States despite the only thing it has in common with Open Water is that both feature people stuck in the middle of the ocean and the focus of the first film being sharks of which there are none in the "sequel" (the trailers of Adrift tease this by throwing in a "Something touched my leg" line, which was just a false alarm).


Due to its similar plot to the movie ''Film/OpenWater'', the film was marketed under the title ''Open Water 2: Adrift'' in some markets, [[DolledUpInstallment although the productions are not related]].

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Due to its similar plot to the movie ''Film/OpenWater'', the film was marketed under the title ''Open Water 2: Adrift'' in some markets, countries, [[DolledUpInstallment although the productions are not related]].

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