A disaster movie opening with an enormous multi-vehicle crash on a Californian highway. After the opening stunt-filled action, a flashback of the crash victims' lives prior to and leading ... See full summary »
John Llewellyn Moxey
Sian Barbara Allen,
An idealistic young female doctor hires a hard drinking cynical truck driver to take her to town to buy medical supplies for a tribe stricken with cholera. She offers him payment in diamonds sought out by sinister parties.
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An architect and his wife are flying from London to L.A. with an altar from an ancient abbey secured in the plane's cargo hold. Also aboard the flight are Buddy Ebsen as a pushy millionaire... See full summary »
An American geologist accidentally discovers oil in Turkish mountains. An assassin is sent by someone to eliminate him because of that. He boards a passenger boat to try to escape. However, one of the passengers is the assassin.
A vicious genetically modified creature that's half human and half dire wolf escapes from a research facility so it can go on a murderous rampage in a quiet rural community. It's up to the ... See full summary »
Fred Olen Ray
Steven Lee Allen,
Dawn Ann Billings
A depraved sex killer preys on women of ill repute in the red light district area of Boston, Massachusetts. Hard-nosed maverick private detective Gunner Sloan gets hired by the wealthy ... See full summary »
Victor Prescott, who's real name is Jim Waterman, modifies the computer controlling the railroad track (signals, switches, alarms) between San Francisco and Los Angeles in such a way that two trains are heading towards each other on the same track without anyone being able to prevent the disaster. He wants the railroad company to confess that there was criminal negligence involved in an accident some years before during which a derail caused several fatalities - including Waterman's wife and kids. Written by
Alto Speckhardt <Alto.Speckhardt@student.uni-ulm.de>
Two commuter trains are set on a collision course by a computer programmer who has a grudge against the railroad company. It is then a race against time to save the hundreds of passengers on the two trains (including the vice presidents wife) from impending disaster.
Reasons to love this movie
Its full of stars - the guy from star trek, the guy from ironside,
the guy from men in black its great to see all these 'stars' and to see how they were then.
Its got tension, excitement and the implausible ending (which any
classic disaster movie needs) -
Finally it has Lloyd Bridges reprising his role from Airplane - "Now, this is no time for coffee" What more do you need?
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