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Tidal Wave (1973)
"Nippon chinbotsu" (original title)

 -  Thriller | Sci-Fi | Drama  -  May 1975 (USA)
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Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ambassador Warren Richards
Keiju Kobayashi ...
Dr. Tadokoro (D-1 Project Leader)
Rhonda Leigh Hopkins ...
Fran
Hiroshi Fujioka ...
Onodera Toshio (Submarine Wadatsumi Pilot)
Tetsurô Tanba ...
Prime Minister Yamamoto
Ayumi Ishida ...
Abe Reiko
Shôgo Shimada ...
Watari (Political Fixer)
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Narita
Andrew Hughes ...
Australian Prime Minister
Nobuo Nakamura ...
Japanese Ambassador to Australia
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Prime Minister's Chauffeur
Takeshi Yamamoto
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Susan Sennett ...
(US version)
Hideaki Nitani ...
Dr.Nakata (Cognitive Science D-2 Project Leader)
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Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the disappearing Japan. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Earthquakes shattered the nation. Cities become raging firestorms. But the worst is yet to come See more »

Genres:

Thriller | Sci-Fi | Drama

Certificate:

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May 1975 (USA)  »

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Tidal Wave  »

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(extended print)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Lots of collapsing buildings without the rubber suit
13 January 2000 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

I really like this flick. It's like a monster movie without the monster, lots of japanese people screaming a lot and running away from exploding model buildings. Its actually made me think a bit...what would happen if this were true? Would the countries of the world take in hundreds of millions of immigrants if their country became unlivable?


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