A devastating earthquake hits New York City, with survivors left fighting for their lives amongst the ruins.
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Cast

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 Thomas Ahearn (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Dori Thorell (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Mayor Bruce Lincoln (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Evie Lincoln (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Diane Agostini (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Elizabeth Perez (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Nicholai Karvovsky (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Jillian Parnell (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Frank Agostini (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Emily Lincoln (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Bruce Summerlin, Co. 51 (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Clayton (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Joshua Bingham (2 episodes, 1999)
Michal Suchánek ...
 Danny Thorell (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Burt Hornstein (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Sam Thorell (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Nancy Stuart (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Christine Ahearn (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Choreographer (2 episodes, 1999)
Marrett Green ...
 Newscaster (2 episodes, 1999)
Tony Marr ...
 Roberto (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Firefighter at Apartment / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Tony Morelli ...
 Firefighter O'Leary (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Mayor's Aide Joseph (2 episodes, 1999)
Carla Stewart ...
 Judge (2 episodes, 1999)
Robert Bruce ...
 Jury Foreman (2 episodes, 1999)
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 School Master (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Motorman (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Allen (2 episodes, 1999)
Dave 'Squatch' Ward ...
 Anthony (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Linda (2 episodes, 1999)
Irene Miscisco ...
 Nora Hornstein (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Girl in Street / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Madeline Elder ...
 Girl's Mother / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Firefighter Outside Station / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Dana Pemberton ...
 Firefighter in Truck / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Bob Neve ...
 News Chopper Pilot (2 episodes, 1999)
Santo Lombardo ...
 Looter (2 episodes, 1999)
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 City Official #1 (2 episodes, 1999)
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 City Official #2 (2 episodes, 1999)
Suzin Schiff ...
 City Official #3 (2 episodes, 1999)
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 City Official #4 (2 episodes, 1999)
John Treleaven ...
 City Official #5 (2 episodes, 1999)
Ted Cole ...
 Radioman (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Mayor's Aide #2 (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Mayor's Aide #3 (2 episodes, 1999)
Stephen Tibbetts ...
 Messenger (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Alice (2 episodes, 1999)
John McConnach ...
 Roadblock Soldier (2 episodes, 1999)
Wendy Morrow ...
 Red Cross Worker (2 episodes, 1999)
Tami DeSchutter ...
 Parent at School / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Mark McConchie ...
 School Policeman (2 episodes, 1999)
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 FEMA Leader (2 episodes, 1999)
Mary Ann Skoll ...
 FEMA Tech #1 (2 episodes, 1999)
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 FEMA Tech #2 (2 episodes, 1999)
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 FEMA Tech #3 (2 episodes, 1999)
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 FEMA Tech #4 (2 episodes, 1999)
Darryl Quon ...
 FEMA Tech #5 (2 episodes, 1999)
Bobby Stewart ...
 Curfew Policeman (2 episodes, 1999)
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 George (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Armoury Policeman (2 episodes, 1999)
Bridget O'Sullivan ...
 Jeanie (2 episodes, 1999)
Noah Heney ...
 Worker with List / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
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 FEMA Official (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Roger (2 episodes, 1999)
Robyn Driscoll ...
 Structural Engineer (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Hazmat Officer (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Paramedic (2 episodes, 1999)
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 FEMA Dog Handler / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Alexandria Mitchell ...
 Child with Dog (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Lt. Greene (2 episodes, 1999)
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 OEM Official (2 episodes, 1999)
Deanna Williams ...
 Nurse (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Man at Grate / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Pamela Perry ...
 Diane's Mother (2 episodes, 1999)
Brian Arnold ...
 Radio Announcer (2 episodes, 1999)
Chopper ...
 Lowrider (2 episodes, 1999)
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Storyline

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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Aftershock: Tremblement de terre à New York  »

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Trivia

Chuck Scarborough, the author of the novel, is a veteran local news anchorman in New York City. See more »

Goofs

When the first tremor hits the day before the quake, Diane is on the phone with her father. Since the tremor goes unnoticed, the utensils above are moving, but the lantern doesn't move at all. See more »

Quotes

Clayton: Earthquakes. That's California stuff.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #7.32 (1999) See more »

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Good movie, reminiscent of the 70's disaster films!
8 September 2002 | by (El Paso, Texas (USA)) – See all my reviews

For those of you who enjoyed the 'disaster' movies of the 70's such as The Towering Inferno and The Poseidon Adventure, you'll love this movie. Although it's quite long (just under three hours), my attention never wavered. It had several sub-plots going on simultaneously, including a love story, the resolution of an old rivalry, and a parent's fight to absolve herself of guilt over a two-year accident. Yet the storyline was never blurred or confusing and the characters seemed real to me. Perhaps most importantly, not all the little sub-plots had fairy-tale endings; some ended happily and some did not, but you don't know which is which until it happens. All in all, this is a movie well worth seeing!


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