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1.

The Day the Earth Caught Fire

10/10
Author: Edgar Soberón Torchia (estorchia@gmail.com) on 3 March 2004
2.

An all-time classic

9/10
Author: Alex Williams (nightchild@nme.com) on 30 November 2000
3.

The Earth is doomed

9/10
Author: Chris Gaskin on 16 February 2005
4.

Low-tech but high-quality film-making.

Author: Richard McDonald (fromac@rogers.com) on 26 March 2004
5.

An underrated sci-fi classic

9/10
Author: vmwrites on 30 March 2004
6.

An all-time classic.

10/10
Author: docp on 19 May 2004
7.

O-oh, the weather outside is frightful...

7/10
Author: Coventry on 11 December 2005
8.

Supreme film-making

9/10
Author: Michael Bo (michael.bo@pol.dk) on 3 July 2006
9.

Well worth a viewing

7/10
Author: TheOtherFool on 14 August 2004
10.

Timeless, compelling sci-fi drama

9/10
Author: refrankfurt on 28 January 2006
11.

A sobering movie

10/10
Author: (kevin44@blueyonder.co.uk) on 24 October 2002
12.

The Day The Earth Caught Fire (Val Guest, 1961) ***1/2

8/10
Author: MARIO GAUCI (marrod@melita.com) on 11 September 2006
13.

long afternoon of earth

9/10
Author: Raegan Butcher on 23 May 2006
14.

Day The Earth Caught Fire

10/10
Author: GLENN CRESPO on 28 March 2006
15.

Brilliant, Gripping, Cautionary Tale of Environmental Disaster

10/10
Author: Bob-45 on 2 September 2005
16.

Great SF apocalypse film - short on FX but great on characterization, suspense, and dialog

Author: arch29 on 18 July 2002
17.

The midnight sun never sets on the English Empire.

10/10
Author: lemon993 on 7 June 2004
18.

Be My Guest

Author: writers_reign on 9 October 2011
19.

a neglected masterpiece

9/10
Author: felixoteiza on 6 October 2010
20.

This movie doesn't exactly catch fire, but is quite good

7/10
Author: funkyfry on 9 October 2002
21.

Simply great sci-fi film-making

8/10
Author: tomgillespie2002 on 1 September 2011
22.

Scorchio!

9/10
Author: screenman on 27 February 2011
23.

Ultimate Global Warming Movie

9/10
Author: brainyidiot on 1 June 2007
24.

Not a thriller, but quite good

8/10
Author: (winner55) on 18 July 2006
25.

Atmospheric and enjoyable 60s take on atomic bombs and climate change

8/10
Author: Shirley on 23 April 2006
26.

British Science Fiction at It's Finest-Must see for SF fans

Author: Craig Gerard on 17 August 2004
27.

Nice to see people perspire in London for a change.

Author: Ray Steele (hoosieray) on 29 April 2004
28.

Sci-Fi Without the Silly Monsters

9/10
Author: vmwrites on 1 March 2004
29.

Classic Science Fiction

Author: Jim_Smooth on 8 April 2003
30.

A British Classic

Author: jemwil on 5 December 2002
31.

Vastly underrated SF-disaster pic

8/10
Author: The_Movie_Cat on 24 October 2000
32.

We Have Met the Enemy and He is Us.

7/10
Author: Robert J. Maxwell (rmax304823@yahoo.com) on 27 May 2007
33.

A Sci Fi Great

10/10
Author: andymallinson on 17 May 2004
34.

Saving Peter Stenning

10/10
Author: oOgiandujaOo on 21 April 2013
35.

The first--and so far the best--"global warming" movie

8/10
Author: sdlitvin on 29 June 2011
36.

An atmospheric character driven drama...

8/10
Author: quatermax-1 on 8 February 2008
37.

A classic which doesn't date

10/10
Author: Kerridwyn on 18 December 2007
38.

Not bad at all.

8/10
Author: Buskieboy on 2 March 2006
39.

A brilliant performance by a young Leo McKern

Author: Fortwayner on 7 June 2002
40.

Rather Disturbing

Author: Nicholas Rhodes on 2 November 2001
41.

Good, but Almost Forgotten...

Author: Chris Young (lawnbuddha) on 4 April 2004
42.

The Long, Hot Summer

7/10
Author: BaronBl00d (baronbl00d@aol.com) on 20 May 2005
43.

Bit soapy but good atmosphere

Author: bob the moo on 9 December 2002
44.

A fair idea with a luke-warm treatment

Author: Bruce Cook (brucemcook@windstream.net) on 15 December 2003
45.

witty and stylish

10/10
Author: matt-559 on 5 June 2001
46.

Chilling science fiction with home made special effects

9/10
Author: Stephen Sainsbury (crackytown@aol.com) on 27 March 2001
47.

Check out this rare gem!

10/10
Author: (buster.k@tesco.net) on 21 October 2000
48.

sci fi classic

9/10
Author: Will-34 (virtualwill@yahoo.com) on 15 March 2000
49.

Nice Film

Author: Morvyn on 30 August 1999
50.

Riveting 'old-school' Sci-Fi-hits the mark.

8/10
Author: pariquix on 27 December 1998

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