Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.
A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside town named Dante's Peak after a long dormant volcano, which has recently been named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment.
Jamie Renée Smith
Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a police detective whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.
In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure. Written by
Erwin van Moll <email@example.com>
In the Fall of 1991, the "Andrea Gail" left Gloucester, Mass. and headed for the fishing grounds of the North Atlantic. Two weeks later, an event took place that had never occurred in recorded history. See more »
The name on the container ship is "Aeolis," an ancient country in Asia, not "Aeolus," a type of printing font. The font used on the side of the sailing ship Mistral as well as on the life preservers is "Mistral," designed by Roger Excoffon in 1953. The font is also sold as "Aeolus," which is the name of the tanker shown losing cargo in the storm. See more »
At the beginning of the movie, when the Andrea Gail and the Hannah Bowden enter Gloucester Harbor together, a Leisure Casino Cruises casino boat is tied up at a pier in the background. Leisure Casino Cruises started running out of Gloucester in 1998. See more »
I've seen a lot of disaster movies, but none have had the tension, the emotion, and the special FX of "Perfect Storm". Twister had ok fx, but a horrible script. Volcano was boring. Dante's Peak was ok, but inaccurate. Armageddon was also way too unbelievable and inaccurate, and wouldn't happen the way it did, but it was still funny. I guess the only other disaster flick that's pretty equal to 'Storm' is "Deep Impact", on some occasions.
But enough about other movies. This one is based on a true story, as we're told. So, like most other Americans, I was not aware of the facts that surround this film, and didn't know what to expect at the end. Without spoiling too much, I'll say I was very surprised, but also very relieved that it was believable.
Check out "The Perfect Storm", best disaster movie ever.
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