Overwhelmed by a disastrous lightning storm that his son predicted, a man must learn to trust his son in order to save his family and the whole community.

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Tom Dobbs
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Eric Dobbs
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Barbara Dobbs
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Luke
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Bart Pointdexter
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Anna
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Porter Randall
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Dr. Fitzhugh
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Sheriff Tom Dobbs takes a dim view of his bright, nerdy son Eric's fascination with meteorology, unlike his physics teacher. Eric has an original theory to predict an exceptionally devastating storm, bout the St. Louis regional met office director refuses to take them seriously, just like Tom. After the facts prove Eric right, the town suffers apocalyptic damage. Eric tells dad he sees one way out. Written by KGF Vissers

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3 November 2001 (USA)  »

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100 Millionen Volt - Inferno am Himmel  »

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The car that the Mayor drives is a Porsche 986 Boxster. See more »

Goofs

In the fictional Weather Service offices in St. Louis, there is a scene of reporting equipment for various counties in Missouri. One device is labeled as "Columbia." This should actually be "Boone," the name of the county in which the town Columbia is located. Albeit, several of these counties are actually monitored by the Kansas City/Pleasant Hill National Weather Service location, it's possible for St. Louis to have reporting equipment for them. See more »

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truly painful to watch,unless you're into unintentional bad acting
26 January 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

as disaster movies,this is pretty awful.poor acting all around,especially from the woman who played the town mayor.judging by her performance,i'm guessing she thought she was in a comedy.nobody did a good job in their roles,except maybe John Schnieder,who was not too bad and Michelle Greene was okay.as for the rest,there isn't a convincing one in the lot.i was so embarrassed for them all.but to be fair,some of the dialogue they were given is atrocious.not much thought went into this film.1 positive though is that the lightning scenes were done well,and were almost impressive at times.the story itself moves way too slow,with pointless scene after pointless scene.this movie is not worth your time,unless you want to laugh at bad acting.the movie is supposed to be serious,and is not played for camp value,at all,and that is the real disaster.


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