3.8/10
506
26 user 3 critic

Killer Flood: The Day the Dam Broke (2003)

An architect and his son become trapped inside a dam that is about to burst.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Director: Mark Roper
Stars: Chris William Martin, Antonella Elia, Marnie Alton
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Marine biologist Skylar Shane hires an expat charter boat captain, Jack Bowman, to help her find prehistoric life form samples in the north Sumatran Sea. During the expedition, they run ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Yuzna
Stars: Verdi Solaiman, Mohammad Aditya, Steven Baray
Action | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A devastating earthquake hits New York City, with survivors left fighting for their lives amongst the ruins.

Director: Mikael Salomon
Stars: Tom Skerritt, Sharon Lawrence, Charles S. Dutton
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Wartime secret agents are on a mission to destroy a deadly new type of torpedo hidden in a Nazi stronghold in France.

Director: Harry Keller
Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Anjanette Comer, Guy Stockwell
Metal Tornado (TV Movie 2011)
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

An American company inadvertently unleashes a magnetic vortex on an unprepared world.

Director: Gordon Yang
Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Nicole de Boer, Greg Evigan
Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

An earthquake destroys a Russian Nuclear Power plant.

Director: Tibor Takács
Stars: Fintan McKeown, Patrick Dreikauss, Kofi Agyemang
Meteor Storm (TV Movie 2010)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

San Francisco becomes a target for waves of destructive meteors after a rogue comet orbits around the earth... For astronomer, Michelle Young, what was meant to be a once-in-a-lifetime ... See full summary »

Director: Tibor Takács
Stars: Michael Trucco, Kari Matchett, Kirsten Prout
Combustion (TV Movie 2004)
Adventure | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Millwood City engineer Scott Daniels, moved from Houston, investigates a series of mysterious fires. Scott's and Lourie Harper's only son Jesse, who hated the move or dad's youth home, ... See full summary »

Director: Kelly Sandefur
Stars: Joe Lando, Michael Gregory, Michael Gross
CAT. 8 (TV Mini-Series 2013)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A research program abandoned by the best solar physicist when the Pentagon wanted to put it to military use has been resumed by his former deputy. Her incompetence and the Defense ... See full summary »

Stars: Matthew Modine, Maxim Roy, Ted Whittall
Frozen Impact (TV Movie 2003)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A plane, carrying the liver destined for a child's transplant, crashes in a hailstorm.

Director: Neil Kinsella
Stars: Ted McGinley, Linda Purl, Stacy Keach
Storm Cell (TV Movie 2008)
Action | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Storm chaser April, whose parents died in a twister during her childhood, must warn her brother and his unsespecting town of a massive storm heading their way before he meets the same fate.

Director: Steven R. Monroe
Stars: Mimi Rogers, Robert Moloney, Andrew Airlie
The Surrogate (TV Movie 2013)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A married couple, struggling to have a child, hires a young woman to be their surrogate, but soon discovers she has a bizarre and deadly agenda.

Director: Doug Campbell
Stars: Cameron Mathison, Annie Wersching, Amy Scott
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
David Arthur Powell
...
Garth Powell
Michele Greene ...
Natalie Powell
...
Frank
...
Mr. Walker
Joshua J. Masters ...
Deputy Bloom
D.K. Kelly ...
Sheriff Ted Metcalf
...
Bruce
...
Diane Gonzalo
...
Jeanine Mackey (as Lisa Young Robinson)
Patrick Shea ...
Ken Sanders
Edit

Storyline

When the dam in the town of Rutland starts to show signs of wear. David Powell, the architect who originally worked on the dam but was removed and who left town after he was black balled by Walker, the man who only cares about making a profit; returns. He insists that the dam be drained and inspected but Walker claims it would take too long and would be too costly. David goes to the dam and notices a few anomalies. He then tries to warn the deputy mayor who happens to be his estranged wife but out of anger she refuses to listen. Also David tries to reconnect with his son who resents his desertion. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 April 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flood Zone  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Loosely based on the real event when East Pittsford Dam was breached and Rutland was devastated in 1947. See more »

Goofs

David says that he measured with GPS that the dam has moved a few centimetres. But GPS accuracy does not allow that. See more »

Connections

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Rotten Tomato
15 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie doesn't even have the saving grace of being so bad that its good. It is truly appalling. Its closer to a tongue-in-cheek parody than a disaster movie, but alas they were serious. Made for TV, but not worthy of even that. It contains every cliché and cheesy plot moment you can imagine. Oh will he save the town from the flood? Will his wife admit that she still loves him? Will they escape before the flood drowns them? I cant explain how bad this is. Awful predictable plot that makes you wince it is so cheesy. Bad Effects (although to be fair I have seen worse super-imposed bubbling water). Bad script. Woeful acting. Hideous. So bad in fact that you probably should get drunk and watch it.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
2003????? julie_robin2
Can't wait! jra28
Cinematic Perfection jmcmillan-1
A must-see. dk6400brian

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?