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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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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 »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Japan's "Irwin Allen disaster"
26 August 1999 | by (Pluto) – See all my reviews

In this Japanese film,Japan knows disaster will strike at any time,but all the other foreign countries are arguing on who is going to help Japan.As some Japanese people take refuge to Africa,there is where the excitement begins.Volcanoes,Earthquakes,Hurricanes,Rain and eventually,a Tsunami sooner or later at what appears at the end,the USA and Great Britain saves the day.

Okay okay,this ain't no "Dante's Peak" nor "Volcano" nor "Twister",but it is better acted and more realistic than those big-budget stinkers!


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