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Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004)

Two brothers and an avalanche researcher try to convince villagers that a giant wall of snow will soon destroy their valley.

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Jock
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Thom
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Hans (as Zahary Baharov)
Peter Gaitandjiev ...
Erik
Kate Henry ...
Katya
Plamen Manassiev ...
Gunther (as Plamen Manasiev)
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Callie (as Jessica Kate Brooks)
Kalin Yavorov ...
Stephen (as Kalin Javorov)
Violeta Markovska ...
Anna
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Alkin
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Rogov
Nikola Dodov ...
Karl (as Nikolai Dodov)
Michail Elenov ...
Gregor (as Mihail Elenov)
Nikolai Sotirov ...
Boris
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Mikhail Zorich
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It begins on a glacier nestled on a frozen peak high in the wild Ural Mountains of Russia, kissed by clouds, the top of the world. A lonely, forbidding place, it's home to THOM CUSSLER and brother, JOCK, a pair of transplanted westerners seeking their fortune in Russia's new capitalist economy. They run a hard-luck snowmobile tour business that takes adventurous winter tourists up the mountains to experience the ultimate extreme winter thrill. During one such excursion, a massive ledge of snow at the top of the ridge suddenly collapses and an avalanche crashes down! Only the quick thinking and expert driving of Thom and Jock saves them. The tiny village of Dubroz, nestled far below, is not so lucky. Avalanche sirens wail, but the panicked villagers barely have time to act as the avalanche crashes down! A wall of snow smashes into one end of the village, blasting-in windows, collapsing and burying buildings, tossing cars in the air like toys! From their vantage point high on the ridge ... Written by GFT Entertainment

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Rated PG-13 for brief language | See all certifications »
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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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12 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Is all I could think about during the first 20 min (that's all I could do) is how much wasted money and energy went into this horrendous film. I know there are good screenplays out there being shelved...and yet we have this dog! It did have humor though..Like how they used every previous avalanche ever filmed and combined the footage. Different lighting...different mountain, different snow, but what does it matter when you get a good chuckle. I have three more lines but cannot think of anymore to say about this film. Awful Awful Awful. Oh, the little village is quaint until it gets hit by what seems to be a large cloud of talcum powder and tapioca. This mystery snow does not effect the trees though, they don't move?


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