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Director:
Writers:
Gordon Thomas (novel) and
Max Morgan Witts (novel) ...
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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 »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
User Reviews:
so bad!!! you gotta love it... 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
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Directed by
James Goldstone 
 
Writing credits
Gordon Thomas (novel "The Day the World Ended") and
Max Morgan Witts (novel "The Day the World Ended")

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
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
Donald E. Cook .... optical effects
Stanley Cortez .... miniature photography
Peter Donen .... optical effects
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 photographer
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 cutter
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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Did You Know?

Trivia:
William Holden was hospitalized for six days during production to treat his alcoholism after director James Goldstone convinced producer Irwin Allen that Holden was a danger to himself and others in the cast.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: After night falls, characters and/or the camera view the volcano from various angles - some 90 degrees removed from one another - but are always seeing the same side of the volcano with the same patterns of lava flow (since it is actually a piece of stock footage matted into the frame).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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Movie Connections:
Edited into La classe américaine (1993) (TV)See more »

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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
so bad!!! you gotta love it..., 22 May 2007
Author: (jana-87) from United States

i wish this movie was available on DVD. it's one of those that makes you laugh hysterically - it is so bad. interestingly enough, airplane came out the same year - obviously, the time was more than ripe.

i've been laughing out loud just reading the forum about this catastrophic masterpiece. i almost forgot some of the gory details (including the science lab perched at the edge of the volcano lip).

i saw it as a teenager behind the iron curtain, freshly dubbed into czech in the early eighties. it was such a treat i had to go see it twice.

are you guys sure this movie was intended to be taken seriously?

(well, i used to think the independence day was a subtle spoof that made fun of self- declared u.s.a. greatness, but people are telling me otherwise. i still enjoy it, though.)

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