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Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)

Unrated | | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 14 November 2004
Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.

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Amy Harkin
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Rebecca Kerns
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Chris Haywood
Nancy Anne Sakovich ...
Jane Benson (as Nancy Sakovich)
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Shirley Abbott, Secretary of Energy
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Andy Goodman
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Dan London
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Craig Shilts
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Jason
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Helen Travers
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Laura Harkin
Petra Wildgoose ...
Lindsay Benson
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Tornado in Las Vegas. Heat in Chicago. Hail in Illinois. A snowfall and a storm force flows towards Chicago. It's just the beginning of a series of weather anomalies. The lights go off. People panic. A few courageous people are trying to solve the riddle of the infuriated nature and prevent mass destruction. Written by David Shahoumian <dave2070@gmail.com>

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Tornadoes, hurricanes, blackouts...There is no shelter from this storm!

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The two individuals staring out of the doomed Arch's observation windows are Craig Weiss (Visual Effects Supervisor) and Niel Wray, (Lead 3D Animator) of CBS Digital, one of two companies that created the Visual Effects for Category Six, the second company being Area 51. See more »

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When Jane calls Mitch and tells him to get Lindsay from the police, she tells him that she's being held at "...the Old Town precinct station." Chicago does not have police precincts; instead, there are area divisions subdivided into 25 districts. The districts do have names (although there is no Old Town district) but local people are just as likely to refer to them by number. See more »

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Andy Goodman: Well, the satellite says north, northeast toward St. Louis.
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References Twister (1996) See more »

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18 November 2004 | by (Everett, Wa) – See all my reviews

Come on you guys--it's a dandy no brainer. Let yourself go. It's quite a ride. I loved the veiled references to George W. by Secretary Abbott and her assistant. Let business run riot and we get Enrons and all kinds of devious stuff. And regardless of John Stossel, the government is the only control we've got. A big part of any story is the actor's performances which I thought were quite well done. Some of the dialogue was corny but I imagine in the same circumstances it would be hard to come up with award winning comments. And that's part of the humanity of any story like this. I'm just mad that they had led me to believe that a flood was one of the results of the storm coming from the North and there was none. I wanted to see how they could get out of the many advices for citizens to head for secure main floors and basements with the flood coming. So they just chickened out.


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