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Crash Point Zero (2001)

A scientist recovers a powerful weapon created by inventor Nicola Tesla in the early twentieth century. Now, the plane carrying the device and a disparate group of passengers crashes in the Canadian mountains. The battle to survive begins.

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Antiques collector Maurice Hunter and his daughter Nadia and their Russian guides are in Siberia, on a search for the legendary Tesla death ray. This weapon has the ability to vaporize entire countries in the blink of an eye, and is responsible for the destruction of a half million acres of trees in Siberia in the 1950s. The ray is found in a cave full of bats, the Russian guides turn on the Hunters in an effort to steal the ray. Hunter uses the death ray to vaporize the Russian guides. Having found the ray, it must now be turned over to the CIA. First, Hunter and Nadia must get on a charter flight from Moscow to Canada with a bunch of American celebrities. The airplane is hijacked by a group of terrorists led by a man named Beck, who want the ray to use in a planned attack. But the jet crashes in Canada, and the passengers are stranded in the mountains of Alberta. The survivors include Hunter, Nadia, and Hunter's girlfriend Barbara. CIA agent Jason Ross and his partner Alan arrive to... Written by Todd Baldridge

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The struggle for survival starts now...

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »
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Some of the action sequences of this picture had been taken at least from another 3 action films: The crash plane is from Cliffhanger (1993), helicopter and car chase from Narrow Margin (1990) and the final action sequence (truck crash and the bridge explosion) are from The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996). See more »

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Wow, this movie is cheap!
12 May 2010 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

Before I start my review I should give some history of the director of this mess: Jim Wynorski. He goes under many pseudonyms: Jay Andrews (His usual hide name) H.R. Blueberry, Harold Blueberry, and Bob E. Brown (Heh-Heh). He also uses stock footage from other movies. I'll get to that... now to my review already in progress...

Treat! No! How could you, man! You're really hurtin' for cash I see.

The plot: A plane carrying a doomsday device is stranded near a mountain and FBI Agent Jason Ross (Williams) has to save some people before the world explodes.

Wow, this movie is cheap! There's scenes lifted wholesale from "Long Kiss Goodnight", and "Cliffhanger". Not ripoffs, but the actual scene! What they did film is rubbish. All the actors (except Treat) are awful and need to rip up their "SAG" cards. There's one scene with a bear that's hilarious! You can plainly see there's a man in the suit.

Unfortunately, Treat made another movie with Jim: "Gale Force". Don't get me started about the movies Treat made with Fred Olen Ray, "Critical Mass", and "Venomous".

"Prince Of The City", "Deadly Matrimony", and even "Third Degree Burn" are better than this. Don't punish yourself like I did.

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