MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,969 this week

14 Hours (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Action | Thriller  -  3 April 2005 (USA)
5.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.0/10 from 241 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 1 critic

While Tropical Storm Allison brings one of the worst floods to hit Houston rages outside, the staff of Hermann hospital races against time to ensure hundreds of patients are evacuated safely.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 14 Jul 2011
 
a list of 298 titles
created 25 Feb 2013
 
a list of 9011 titles
created 08 Sep 2013
 
a list of 91 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 206 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "14 Hours" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: 14 Hours (TV Movie 2005)

14 Hours (TV Movie 2005) on IMDb 5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of 14 Hours.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

10.5 (TV Movie 2004)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.

Director: John Lafia
Stars: Kim Delaney, Fred Ward, Ivan Sergei
Black Cloud (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Black Cloud, is an inspirational story about a young Navajo, Native American boxer, who overcomes personal challenges as he comes to terms with his heritage, while fighting his way for a spot on the US Olympic boxing team.

Director: Ricky Schroder
Stars: Eddie Spears, Russell Means, Julia Jones
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Quebec Bill Bohomme is a hardy schemer and dreamer, who, desperate to raise money to preserve his endangered herd through the rapidly approaching winter, resorts to whiskey-smuggling, a ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Craven
Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Charlie McDermott, Gary Farmer
Bloodworth (2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A man who left home 40 years earlier to become a country singer returns home to the tattered remains of his broken family and a grandson who is desperately trying to escape the family curse.

Director: Shane Dax Taylor
Stars: Val Kilmer, Kris Kristofferson, Hilary Duff
Dark Blue (2002)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.

Director: Ron Shelton
Stars: Kurt Russell, Ving Rhames, Scott Speedman
Soldier I (1998)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A soldier is dumped on a waste disposal planet and lives among a community of crash survivors on the planet and takes it upon himself to defend his new home when genetic engineered soldiers are ordered to eliminate the crash survivors.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Stars: Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Jason Isaacs
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Mac Mckussic is an unlikely drug dealer who wants to go straight. His old and best friend Nick Frescia is now a cop who is assigned to investigate and bring him to justice. Mac is very ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Towne
Stars: Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell
Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.

Director: Stuart Baird
Stars: Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, Steven Seagal
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jeanette Makins
...
Chuck Whortle
...
Nurse Lily
Kevin McNulty
Jennifer Clement
...
Dr. Foster (as Rick Schroder)
...
Helen
...
Dr. Estrada
...
Phoebe
...
Finnegan
...
Ronnie
Nancy Sivak ...
Cynthia
...
Amelia
Rick Dobran ...
Gary
Edit

Storyline

While Tropical Storm Allison brings one of the worst floods to hit Houston rages outside, the staff of Hermann hospital races against time to ensure hundreds of patients are evacuated safely.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Action | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 April 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hirmumyrskyn armoilla  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Somewhat believable if you are from anywhere but Houston
3 April 2005 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

This movie starts off on the wrong foot and never really gets it going. The first scene shows a Life Flight helicopter landing and just outside the window you can distinctly see mountains in the background. For those of you who might not ever have been to Houston there is no elevation change. The city sits just above sea level and a 5 ft. incline is considered a big hill. To go along with that scenery, any shots outside of the hospital immediately tell the viewer that they are not in Houston. The trees are all missing leaves or are pine trees, neither of which Houston has very much of. Even the hospital itself, on the outside, is very unbelievable. Memorial Hermann Hospital is one of the top hospitals in the United States and sits smack dab in the middle of the Medical District just miles from downtown Houston, yet every outside shot of the hospital makes it appear that the hospital is out in the suburbs or even the countryside.

It is obvious that whoever was in charge of the actual tropical storm part of the movie skimped out because the numerous shots of radar are all wrong. The first radar image in the movie is that of Hurrican Hugo hitting South Carolina. We later see Kris Kristofferson leaving his job and one of his assistants tells him that Alison is moving back south across Houston yet the radar image he shows has Alison clearly moving north off of the Gulf of Mexico into Houston...probably the initial landfall of Alison.

As for the acting, it isn't all that bad. JoBeth Williams, Kris Kristofferson and Rick Schroder all do a decent job considering that this is a straight-to-TV movie. The plot of the story is decent and the fact that it is based on a true story makes it a bit more entertaining. My one problem with the acting is the portrayal of Houstonians with big thick Southern accents...the actors all sound like they are from Birmingham, Alabama and not Houston, Texas.

The movie gets its point across and to the general audience it does exactly what it is meant to: entertain. If you are looking for a factual account of what happened to the city of Houston in June of 2001 then you will be disappointed. One thing to keep in mind before viewing this movie is that it is based solely on the evacuation of Memorial Hermann Hospital and not on Tropical Storm Alison and the impact on Houston metro itself. If you are looking for a factual account of Tropical Storm Alison's impact on Houston metro might I suggest watching The Weather Channel's Storm Stories for Tropical Storm Alison.

*1/2 out of *****


18 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Already Screwing It Up sillydreamergrrl
help with a song? kayters
anybody have a vhs copy? angusmacdonell
Help with song Admiral_Mtrd
Discuss 14 Hours (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?