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The Core (2003)

The only way to save Earth from catastrophe is to drill down to the core and set it spinning again.

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Dave Perry
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Paul
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Lynne
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Danni (as Rékha Sharma)
Tom Scholte ...
Acker
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FBI Agent
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FBI Agent
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Serge (as Tcheky Karyo)
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Bart Anderson ...
Dad
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Mom
Justin Callan ...
Little Boy
Chris Humphreys ...
GBTV Reporter - Trafalgar Square
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The Earth's core has stopped spinning. Disasters are appearing all over the world: Birds acting crazy, powerful thunderstorms, 32 people die within seconds of each other when their pacemakers quit working. Dr. Josh Keyes and his crew of five (total members: 6) go down to the center of the Earth to set off a nuclear device to make the Earth's core start spinning again or Mankind will perish. Written by Inhotenjoys

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The core of the earth has stopped spinning[Belgian poster] See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi life/death situations and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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28 March 2003 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£583,238 (UK) (28 March 2003)

Gross:

$31,111,260 (USA) (4 July 2003)
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Trivia

The Trafalgar Square scene took 6 months to complete as the vast majority of the birds were computer generated. See more »

Goofs

"Major Childs" (Hilary Swank) is in her Air Force uniform and wearing small hoop earrings. That is a violation of Air Force uniform policy which limits earrings to spherical stud earrings only. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dave Perry: [referring to his watch] It stopped.
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Outer Core Supervisor See more »

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Featured in 30 Greatest Disaster Movies (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Sunblind
by BT (as Brian Transeau) & Jan Johnston
Performed by BT (as B.T.)
Vocals by Jan Johnston
Courtesy of Embrace the Future, Inc.
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LOVED THIS MOVIE!
20 October 2003 | by (Kennewick, Washington) – See all my reviews

This was a great movie. It's not meant to be anything meaningful or useful, it's meant to entertain and it does so perfectly. There is quite a bit of humor which makes even the most implausible parts worth watching and extremely entertaining. If you combined the best parts of "Armageddon" (which was wonderful) and the funniest lines from "Evolution" (the one with David Duchovny) you will have this movie.

Yes, it's campy. Yes, the science is noteworthy only for being completely impossible, and YES it is a wonderfully funny and entertaining movie.

So what are you waiting for, go SEE IT!


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