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Flood! (1976)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure  |  24 November 1976 (USA)
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After several weeks of heavy rainfall, the dam above Brownsville is short from running over. However the mayor refuses to open it's gates, because he fears for the fishes in the lake... and... See full summary »

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After several weeks of heavy rainfall, the dam above Brownsville is short from running over. However the mayor refuses to open it's gates, because he fears for the fishes in the lake... and paves the way for disaster. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Actors Martin Milner, 'Cameron Mitchell' and 'Eric Olsen' all starred in Irwin Allen's short-lived Swiss Family Robinson (1975) series, which was off-the-air earlier in 1976. This TV-movie also served as the pilot to a series about helicopter pilots. The series was scrapped early in the planning stages. See more »

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Watchable, but could use more disaster
2 March 2002 | by (Pasadena, TX) – See all my reviews

Irwin Allen was the king of disaster movies. It's not a surprise that he would base one around a flood. The film was OK, but the disaster wasn't the main thrust of the film.

From the beginning, the story line revolves around Paul Blake (Martin Milner) trying to convince the mayor that the town dam was unsafe. Richard Basehart as the mayor did a good job in the mayor's role. Probably the best performance was given by Robert Culp as helicopter pilot Steve Branagan.

My main criticism is that for a film built around the disaster, the disaster itself seemed underplayed. Stock footage of floods (it was a TV movie, so probably not big FX budget), and a brief time for its depiction.

Watch for 70's teen idol Leif Garrett to have a small part in this.

I'm a fan of the genre, so I gave it a 6. Your mileage may vary.


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