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Without Warning (1994)

A television program is interupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first it seems natural but after interviews by scientists... See full summary »

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Cast

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Sander Vanocur ...
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Bree Walker ...
Bree Walker (as Bree Walker Lampley)
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Matt Jensen
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Mike Curtis
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Paul Whitaker
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Kimberly Hastings
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Dr. Norbert Hazelton
Kario Salem ...
Dr. Avram Mandel
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Paul Collingwood
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Barbara Shiller
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Barry Steinbrenner
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Denise Wong
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Dr. Robert Pearlman
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Terrence Freeman
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Storyline

A television program is interupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first it seems natural but after interviews by scientists and eyewitness seems to suggest that it is not. Three more meteors are coming and the various Earth governments combine forces to stop them. Written by <cs_rapozo@hccadb.hcc.hawaii.edu> (Helen Rapozo)

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The most frightening cosmic event of the century. See more »

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Trivia

Early in the film, the town "Grover's Mill," Wyoming is mentioned. "Grover's Mill," New Jersey was the landing site of the first cylinder in Orson Welles' radio broadcast "War of the Worlds," which was an inspiration for this movie. See more »

Goofs

In a scene that begins at 1h 5mins of the film, Dr. Robert Pearlman (played by Dennis Lipscomb) asserts that angles of meteors' trajectories match those of Pioneer spacecraft, as presented in the "pixelated message that was sent on Pioneer 11". What he refers to is actually Arecibo message, sent on 16 November 1974 by Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. This message has never been put on any spacecraft, instead it was sent by means of modulated radio waves. Hence, the shape Pearlman refers to is of Arecibo Observatory's antenna, and not of Pioneer spacecraft as presented in the film. This probably got confused with Pioneer plaque - an aluminium plaque that really was put on Pioneer 10 an 11 spacecraft, which were launched into space respectively 2 and 1 year before Arecibo message. The plaque and message, while having similar goal of communicating with potential extraterrestial intelligence, look very different from each other. See more »

Crazy Credits

Opens with credits for the faux TV-movie that begins the film. Loni Anderson, who appears briefly in this introduction, is the only actor who actually gets screen credit at the start of the film. Technically, "Without Warning" is the title of the movie-within-the-movie. See more »

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References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

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Great movie!
5 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is without a doubt, one of the greatest made for TV movies I've ever seen. The first time I saw it, I actually thought what was being reported was really happening, so I changed the channel to CNN to see if they were also reporting on it. This movie is a great way to scare someone by making them think what their watching is real.


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