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Director:
Writers:
Gordon Thomas (based on the novel "The Day the World Ended" by) and
Max Morgan Witts (based on the novel "The Day the World Ended" by) ...
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Release Date:
28 March 1980 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
An all-star cast is on the run when Mother Nature blows her top! See more »
Plot:
An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
User Reviews:
Oh, that volcano isn't going to erupt. See more (60 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Paul Newman ... Hank Anderson

Jacqueline Bisset ... Kay Kirby

William Holden ... Shelby Gilmore

Edward Albert ... Brian

Red Buttons ... Francis Fendly

Barbara Carrera ... Iolani

Valentina Cortese ... Rose Valdez (as Valentina Cortesa)

Veronica Hamel ... Nikki

Alex Karras ... Tiny Baker

Burgess Meredith ... Rene Valdez

Ernest Borgnine ... Tom Conti

James Franciscus ... Bob Spangler

John Considine ... Webster

Sheila Allen ... Mona

Pat Morita ... Sam
Lonny Chapman ... Kelly
Darrell Larson ... Webster's Assistant
Sandy Kenyon ... Henderson
Marcus K. Mukai ... Wrangler (as Marcus Mukai)
Ted Gehring ... Durant
Joe Papalimu ... Joe
Jaylin Maureen Acol ... Girl
Reed Derwin Acol ... Boy
Ava Readdy ... Delores
Glynn Rubin ... Marsha
Takayo Doran ... Secretary
James W. Gavin ... Helicopter Hijacker (as James Gavin)
M. James Arnett ... Jim
Marcia Nicholson ... Hotel Guest
Barbara Costello ... Woman in Bar
Bill Smillie ... Man in Bar

Steven Marlo ... Co-Pilot
Esmond Chung ... Man
Jeffrey McDevitt ... Doctor
John J.H. Springer Jr. ... Tennis Pro
Gayle Kananiokalapontigay ... Waitress
Hank Hart ... Hotel Guest
Sally Garrison ... Hotel Guest
Mary L. Murphy ... Hotel Guest
Hal Jacques ... Hotel Guest
Edward S. Wheeler III ... 1st Male Guest
David Bair ... 2nd Male Guest

Directed by
James Goldstone 
 
Writing credits
Gordon Thomas (based on the novel "The Day the World Ended" by) and
Max Morgan Witts (based on the novel "The Day the World Ended" by)

Carl Foreman (screenplay) and
Stirling Silliphant (screenplay)

Produced by
Irwin Allen .... producer
Al Gail .... associate producer
George E. Swink .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Lalo Schifrin 
 
Cinematography by
Fred J. Koenekamp (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Edward A. Biery  (as Edward Biery)
Freeman A. Davies 
 
Casting by
Jack Baur 
 
Production Design by
Philip M. Jefferies 
 
Art Direction by
Russell C. Menzer 
 
Set Decoration by
Stuart A. Reiss  (as Stuart Reiss)
 
Costume Design by
Paul Zastupnevich (costumes designed by)
 
Makeup Department
Chuck Crafts .... makeup artist
Lee Crawford .... hair stylist
Jane English .... body makeup artist
Michael Germain .... makeup artist (as Mike Germain)
Darby Hoppin .... hair stylist
Leo Lotito Jr. .... makeup artist (as Leo Lotito)
 
Production Management
Mike Salamunovich .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert P. Cohen .... second assistant director
Emmitt-Leon O'Neill .... second assistant director (as Emmitt-Leon O'Neil)
L. Andrew Stone .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Harold Broner .... construction coordinator
Tom Cranham .... production illustrator
Sam Moore .... property master
Joseph Musso .... production illustrator
John Walker .... lead man
 
Sound Department
Rick Alexander .... re-recording mixer (as Dick Alexander)
Al Cavigga .... looping editor
Gene Eliot .... sound editor
Herman Lewis .... production mixer
Sid Lubow .... sound editor
Andy MacDonald .... re-recording mixer
Vern Poore .... re-recording mixer
Allan R. Potter .... sound editor
Ed Scheid .... supervising sound editor (as Edwin Scheid)
Josef von Stroheim .... sound editor (as Joe Von Stroheim)
Jerry Jacobson .... adr editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Robert MacDonald .... special effects
Joseph A. Unsinn .... special effects (as Joe Unsinn)
Kevin Pike .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
L.B. Abbott .... special photographic effects (as L. B. Abbott)
Donald E. Cook .... optical effects (as Donald E. Cook Modern Film Effects)
Stanley Cortez .... miniature photography
Peter Donen .... optical effects (as Peter Donen Cinema Research Corp.)
Barrett Taylor .... optical effects coordinator
Harold E. Wellman .... process photography (as Harold Wellman)
 
Stunts
M. James Arnett .... stunt coordinator
Stan Barrett .... stunts
Bobby Bass .... stunts
Janet Brady .... stunts
Justin De Rosa .... stunts
Rita Egleston .... stunts
Gary Epper .... stunts
Donna Garrett .... stunts
Alan Gibbs .... stunts
Terry Green .... stunts
Tommy J. Huff .... stunts (as Tom Huff)
Roger Ito .... stunts
Robyn Lundin .... stunts
Tom Lupo .... stunts
Gary McLarty .... stunts
Beth Nufer .... stunts
Regina Parton .... stunts
Jonathan Pendragon .... stunts (as Jonathan Yarborough)
Danny Rogers .... stunts
Jan Michael Shultz .... stunts
Ron Stein .... stunts
Charles A. Tamburro .... stunts (as Chuck Tamburro)
Fred Waugh .... stunts
Glory Fioramonti .... stunts (uncredited)
Sherry Peterson .... stunts (uncredited)
Felix Silla .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mike Benson .... camera operator
Bob Bergdahl .... camera operator
John Monte .... still photography
Gene Stout .... gaffer
Adam Glick .... set lighting technician (uncredited)
Barry Wexler .... dolly grip (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hazel Allensworth .... wardrobe: women
Lucia De Martino .... wardrobe: women
Linda Henrikson .... wardrobe: women
Dick James .... wardrobe: men
Thomas E. Johnson .... wardrobe: men (as Tom Johnson)
 
Editorial Department
Donah Bassett .... negative cutting
Debra Gail .... assistant film editor
Barry Mark Gordon .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Allison Caine .... vocal effects advisor
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator
Eugene Marks .... music editor
Dan Wallin .... music scoring mixer
 
Transportation Department
Pat Desmond .... transportation captain
Harry Ueshiro .... transportation captain: location
 
Other crew
Nancy Claycomb .... production secretary
Gene Fioramonti .... location manager
Jan Franklin .... executive assistant to Mr. Goldstone
Alan Greedy .... script supervisor
Tony Habeeb .... publicist
Jane Koltvet .... assistant to producer
Steven Marlo .... dialogue coach
Art Volpert .... executive assistant to producer
Scott Ejercito .... stills assistant (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Day the World Ended" - Philippines (English title), USA (working title)
"Earth's Final Fury" - USA (TV title)
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Runtime:
121 min | USA:141 min (video version) | USA:109 min (DVD version)
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:12 | Norway:16 | Peru:14 | South Korea:15 | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1986) (2009) | USA:PG | West Germany:12

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Final feature film of director James Goldstone.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When one of Nikki's ranch hands falls from Hank's helicopter, he is shown falling sideways through the air.See more »
Quotes:
Rene Valdez:Thoses two, remind me of Rose and myself...a long time ago,
Shelby Gilmore:I know what you mean,
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19 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
Oh, that volcano isn't going to erupt., 31 March 2003
Author: Aaron1375

Yes, this is the typical 70's all-star disaster flick. Though this one was made in 1980. This one, however, was not a hit. When "The Towering Inferno" was in theaters, it made over 100 million at the box office. When this one was at theaters, it made less than 2 million. Part of the problem is that it doesn't look much like a movie for the theater. In fact, when I first saw it, I thought it was a made for television movie. I think most of the budget in this one went to the stars, and not nearly enough went into special effects. The story in this one is typical of a volcano movie as it has someone trying to warn people that the volcano is going to erupt. Of course no one believes them and then an eruption occurs. We have people getting fried, and a select group trying to head for safety. Along the way they have to cross a bridge, and it turns out there is someone who has a special ability to be put in use here like the character in "The Poseidon Adventure" who was an excellent swimmer. This one has some good qualities though and if you have nothing else to do it may be worth a look-see, but it is definitely nothing special.

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