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Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Thriller | Drama  -  14 November 1999 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Thomas Ahearn
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Dori Thorell
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Mayor Bruce Lincoln
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Elizabeth Perez
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Nicholai Karvovsky
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Jillian Parnell (as Erika Eleniak-Goglia)
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Frank Agostini (as Mitchell Ryan)
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Emily Lincoln
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Bruce Summerlin, Co. 51
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Clayton
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Joshua Bingham (as J R Bourne)
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Danny Thorell (as Michael Suchanek)
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Burt Hornstein
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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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Terror is off the Richter scale.

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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 »

Quotes

Mayor Bruce Lincoln: Damn! Everyone thinks their crappola is most important.
Thomas Ahearn: I don't know. Maybe it's unavoidable. You know, we all get caught up in our roles. Renegade Fire Chief versus Big City Boss Mayor. I called you things and I never knew who you were.
Mayor Bruce Lincoln: I believe you called me an opportunistic con artist.
Thomas Ahearn: I regret that now.
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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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For a TV movie, it could have been worse
7 January 2007 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

I watched about half of 1999's AFTERSHOCK, and what I saw was a standard TV production about the impact of an earthquake on New York City. I had no problem with the so-so special effects nor the overly large AIRPORT-type cast, other than Sharon Lawrence as a gin-guzzling middle-aged mom. It's easy enough to imagine just how much worse the impact of a quake would have on Manhattan than was portrayed in this movie, including a lot more looters and shootings, with rats and corpses and disease and devastation everywhere -- like post-Katrina New Orleans. I also understand this lengthy movie does not follow the novel on which it is based. Ah well ... A young Jennifer Garner is extremely appealing as a wannabe ballerina. At first, I thought I was looking at Natalie Portman -- Garner was that good-looking in her 20s. Familiar TV faces Tom Skerritt and Charles Dutton ham it up big time as the city's feuding fire chief and mayor, respectively. A strangely bewigged Cicely Tyson plays Dutton's wiser than Moses and older than Methuselah mom.


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