Heart of the Storm (2004)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  22 November 2004 (USA)
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A family in the midst of a break-up is held hostage by escaped convicts during a hurricane.



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Cast overview:
Cassie Broadbeck
Brian Wimmer ...
Wayne Broadbeck
Hayley Broadbeck (as Azure Dawn)
CiCi Hedgpeth ...
Veronica Russell ...
Lieut. Donna Broadbeck
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On the eve of a hurricane threatening New Orleans a dangerous convict escapes from prison with two accomplices. When the high winds and flooding disrupt their escape plan they're forced to take shelter in the remote bayou home of Cassie and her two daughters. Unable to count on estranged husband Wayne the women must use their wits to stay alive. Written by Anonymous

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22 November 2004 (USA)  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)

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1.78 : 1
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Attended world premiere in Fort Lauderdale
7 November 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bad writing is the first culprit, I find it hard to believe that three escaped prisoners would behave as courteously and avoid profanity as much as this group. Producers must be trying for a PG (G?).

My willing suspension of disbelief never kicked in for this movie. I was never sympathetic to Melissa Gilbert's character. I felt that neither she nor her teenage daughters (none of which bear any resemblance) were ever in any real danger.

Ritchie Montgomery turns in a stellar and believable performance as a stupid redneck. He is the only bright spot in this drivel.

Contrived, cliché overacted and tedious. Do not attend and do not rent.

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