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A reporter attempts to figure out why there has been an energy crisis in the United States. Complicating matters are a series of aftershocks from a powerful earthquake, strangers firing ... See full summary »

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Matt Nash
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Gabriella St.John
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Clemens
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Travis Gentry
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Sara Rose (as Boti Ann Bliss)
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Abbott
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McCullough
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Joel
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Dr. Eisley
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Paulo Reis ...
Zendon
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Susan Breecher
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A reporter attempts to figure out why there has been an energy crisis in the United States. Complicating matters are a series of aftershocks from a powerful earthquake, strangers firing weapons at him, and the disappearance of some workers attempting to investigate businesses who have harmed the environment. Written by Anonymous

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energy | power | disaster | See All (3) »

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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25 April 2003 (Japan)  »

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During the car chase, two cars hit head to head and the bad guy's 4x4 hits them, is thrown in the air, and is clearly seen to come down hard on the front end. We see the front right wheel buckle and break off the axle. Moments later it's chasing our hero. See more »

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Edited from Dante's Peak (1997) See more »

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100 minutes of my life wasted
7 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

My one line summary should explain it all, but I'll have a go at it.

From the get-go, this movie seemed like an overdone soap opera, and that's about all I can comment on. There were a few interesting scenes, such as the "Big one" that hit during the middle of the movie, but, wait, what's that? The earthquake *gasp*, wait a minute! That's Dante's Peak! Well, parts of it butchered and slapped in. I can't believe how poorly this movie was done, "borrowing" scenes from other, much better films. One wonders what director thought that viewers are dumb enough to believe large wooded mountain-esque backdrops exist in downtown LA, ala Dante's Peak.

My advise, forget the Bond Wanna-be, Nash, in this film and go for the real thing (again, someone from Dante's Peak coincidentally.)


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