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A devastating earthquake hits New York City, with survivors left fighting for their lives amongst the ruins.
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New York, the city that never sleeps, is trapped in a nightmare of horror and destruction when a massive earthquake rocks the unsuspecting city. Countless lives are lost, families are torn apart, and chaos runs rampant as the mayor and former Fire Chief race to enact a city-wide emergency plan. An incredible story of undying courage in the face of unimaginable human tragedy. Written by Anonymous

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When New York is devastated by an earthquake... heroes are born and hope lives on. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Aftershock: Tremblement de terre à New York  »

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Jennifer Garner had her ears pierced for the first time ever especially for her part in this movie, but then allowed them to heal up again once filming was completed. See more »

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When Danny Thorell regains consciousness and leaves the bathroom stall, he moves a huge chunk cement with his left hand while trying to walk. See more »

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Dori Thorell: I thought we were having an earthquake.
Danny Thorell: Chill out, Mom. We don't live in L.A. anymore.
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Credits end with this statement: Natural disasters do happen and everyone is at risk. Find out what you can do to protect yourself and your family by visiting the web site for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. www.fema.gov See more »

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They Should Be Embarrassed!
14 March 2003 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

This latest entry into straight-to-TV videos sees Tom Skerrit running for his life when disaster hits New York City.

Another predictable, pretentious natural disaster "thriller" made for TV, "Earthquake in New York" does nothing we have not seen before, and accomplishes zip.

Boring from start to finish.

1.5/5 stars -

John Ulmer


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