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The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.

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After a disastrous nuclear accident, scientists discover the earth's tectonic plates are shifting and creating immense pressure that will destroy the earth in a fiery global eruption, and it's up to a few top scientists to find a way to stop it! Written by Yocke

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La Terre est en péril... (Earth is in peril...)


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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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4 October 2002 (USA)  »

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The film shares many of its crew members with Malevolent (2002), which was produced the same year by the same company. See more »

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Early in the film they say the telephones are not working but later in the film you hear a telephone beeping. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Arctic explorer 1: Hey! Don't die on me yet!
Arctic explorer 2: Give me your hand!
[He grabs hold of the hand]
Arctic explorer 2: How much further?
Arctic explorer 1: Over the ridge!
[They go over the ridge and witness part of Antarctica in flames]
Arctic explorer 2: What the hell is that?
[pause]
Arctic explorer 2: Is that what you were expecting?
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More clichés...
6 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

And more clichés. The whole film is a conglomerate of third rate movie clichés, from the smart Aleck military guy, the two fathers who seem to reject their daughters...from beginning to end Cliché! What's more, it makes no sense. One sample of that summarizes one event after the other: the heroes are in need of emergency departure. There it is: a corporate jet just waiting to pick them up on the streets of a deserted Los Angeles.

And then there's the doomsday scenario with pseudo-scientific jargon to spin the mind...

It's okay if you want to occupy the pre-schoolers...I guess.

This makes Ed Wood look classy.


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