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Doomsday Rock (1997)

Dr. Paul Sorenson, a noted astronomer, believes that an approaching comet will collide with earth based on his study of an ancient civilization's prophetic timeline. Frustrated by his ... See full summary »
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Katherine
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Paul, FBI Agent
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Dr. Karl Sorenson
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Gibson (as Roger R. Cross)
Dale Wilson
Ken Camroux-Taylor ...
Menzer (as Ken Camroux)
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Airforce Chief of Staff (as Bob Dawson)
Craig Bruhnanski ...
Illyanov (as Craig Brunanski)
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Gil Naspeth
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Carlton James
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Dr. Paul Sorenson, a noted astronomer, believes that an approaching comet will collide with earth based on his study of an ancient civilization's prophetic timeline. Frustrated by his inability to convince other scientists of the threat, Sorenson and a band of followers take over a nuclear missile silo. The FBI enlists the help of Sorenson's daughter Katherine, who is also a respected scientist, with the hope she can convince her father to surrender the missile silo. Katherine's research supports her father's thesis. She enlists the help of Paul, an FBI agent assigned to keep her under guard, in her quest to convince the scientific community of the imminent threat to the planet. Written by Dennis Lewis <dsl@sprynet.com>

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Doomsday Rock
30 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie on TV and loved it! I am a real disaster film fan, and this one was great. The cast was made of some really interesting people. Connie Selleca is always great. And William Devane is in a league of his own. He can play both comedy and thriller in the same movie like few others can. The story line is great too. The thought of being able to follow a time line of what will happen, and to use this time line to prevent a global disaster is an interesting idea. And this movie brings it out in such a way that is almost totally believable.


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