MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,022 this week

Rising Storm (1989)

4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 145 users  
Reviews: 4 user

The year is 2099. The United States is ruled by the Reverend Jimmy Joe II, in a dictatorship where big guns and fundamentalist religion are used to keep the masses in control. The ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1148 titles
created 26 Nov 2011
 
a list of 419 titles
created 05 Jun 2012
 
a list of 212 titles
created 31 Oct 2012
 
a list of 326 titles
created 17 Nov 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "Rising Storm" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Rising Storm (1989)

Rising Storm (1989) on IMDb 4.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Rising Storm.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Psychic (1991)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A serial killer is terrorizing a small college town. When a student begins to have psychic visions of the killer with clues as to who he is, he gives this information to the police - only ... See full summary »

Director: George Mihalka
Stars: Zach Galligan, Catherine Mary Stewart, Michael Nouri
Ice (1994)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A married couple of cat burglars scheme to rob a set of stolen diamonds from the local mafia only to be hampered by persistent police detectives, another scam artist, and a rival mob group.

Director: Brook Yeaton
Stars: Traci Lords, Phillip Troy Linger, Zach Galligan
Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

The Son of Satan attempts to bring his father to Earth with the aid of some mystic stones.

Director: Anthony Hickox
Stars: Julian Sands, Chris Young, Paula Marshall
Cupid (1997)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A brother and sister with a past incestuous relationship have a current murderous relationship. He murders the women who reject him and she murders the women who get too close to him.

Director: Doug Campbell
Stars: Zach Galligan, Ashley Laurence, Mary Crosby
Boogeyman II (1983)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  

Lacey travels to Hollywood, to the home of a film director, where she brings along the last surviving haunted mirror shard from the end of the first movie as proof to her horrifying experiences.

Directors: Bruce Pearn, Ulli Lommel
Stars: Suzanna Love, Ulli Lommel, Shannah Hall
Jake Speed (1986)
Adventure | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

When her sister is kidnapped by white slavers, only Grandpa knows what to do. He puts in a call to a fictional hero, Jake Speed. She is amazed to find that he actually exists, and that as ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Lane
Stars: Wayne Crawford, Dennis Christopher, Karen Kopins
The Chair (2015)
Crime | Horror | Thriller

Witnessing the torture and murder of his fellow inmates at the hand of the prison's sadistic and psychotic Warden, Sullivan decides that the only way to survive is to fight back.

Director: Chad Ferrin
Stars: Naomi Grossman, Eric Roberts, Noah Hathaway
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In this sequel, a couple must use a portal through time to defeat evil.

Director: Anthony Hickox
Stars: Zach Galligan, Monika Schnarre, Martin Kemp
White Ghost (1988)
Action | Adventure | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

An M.I.A. US soldier nicknamed White Ghost lives in hiding in the jungles of communist Vietnam. The US army finds out about him and sends a black ops team to rescue him. However, the team is lead by a man who wants White Ghost dead.

Director: BJ Davis
Stars: William Katt, Rosalind Chao, Martin Hewitt
Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An artist fails a test and is required to direct traffic in New York City's Holland Tunnel. He winds up falling in love with a beautiful woman, who takes him to the moon on a Lunar Cruiser.

Director: Tom Schiller
Stars: Zach Galligan, Apollonia van Ravenstein, Lauren Tom
Surviving (TV Movie 1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Rick is a 17 year old golden boy whose father wants him to became a doctor like himself. Lonnie is a problematic 16 year old girl, who has just come out from a sanatorium after an attempted... See full summary »

Director: Waris Hussein
Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Len Cariou, Zach Galligan
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Three families that are best friends head to their secret retreat when WW3 seems to be nearing. The adults arrive at the retreat and must endure the stress to come while the children are ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas A. Cohen
Stars: Tom Bower, Karlene Crockett, Peter Donat
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Artie Gage
...
Joe Gage
...
Mila Hart
...
Blaise Hart
...
Donwaldo (as John Rhys Davies)
Graham Clark ...
Lt. Ulmer
Gordon Mulholland ...
Whitefish Aldana
Marloe Scott Wilson ...
Weezler
Patrick Mynhardt ...
Uncle Bob (as Patrick Mynhart)
Graham Weir ...
Gerard de la Fanool
Rod McCary ...
The Blessed Reverend
...
Joker Arroyo
Helena Kriel ...
Female Guard
Karl Johnson ...
Flophouse Preacher
Frank Notaro ...
Party Guest
Edit

Storyline

The year is 2099. The United States is ruled by the Reverend Jimmy Joe II, in a dictatorship where big guns and fundamentalist religion are used to keep the masses in control. The Reverend's troopers patrol the streets and the slums with assault rifles, ready to prevent any trouble from the revolutionary Kropfelders. Joe Gage and his brother Artie are petty criminals, involved in illegal vitamin trading and smuggling refugees into Mexico. Their business takes a downturn during Joe's stay in prison, and they find themselves without gainful employment. During an altercation in a flophouse, they meet up with Mila and Blaise Hart - two antique hunters who are looking for muscle to protect them while they do a little freelance archeology. With the promise of valuable memorabilia from the Twentieth Century, the Gages go with the two sisters as they follow their treasure map. But they cannot avoid attention from the Reverend's troopers - and after a while, Joe begins to suspect that there is... Written by Simon Richardson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rebel Storm  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

What a Friend We Have in Jesus
Written by Joseph M. Scriven and Charles Crozat Converse
Performed by Tennessee Ernie Ford
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A pinnacle of it's genre.
16 October 2000 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Rising Storm is an all around excellent film. A post-apocalyptic, satirical, B movie that no true movie buff should miss. If you've gone beyond the thunder dome with cherry 2000 and helped the ice pirates destroy Jared Syn, then this is definitely for you.


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Joker Arroyo... dpenzel
Discuss Rising Storm (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?