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Magma: Volcanic Disaster (2006)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |  Action  |  21 January 2006 (USA)
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When a volcano expert becomes convinced that a cataclysmic natural disaster is about to unfold, a volcanologist Professor John Shepherd and his graduate students believes that recent ... See full summary »

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Peter Shepherd
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C.J.
George R. Sheffey ...
Dr. William Kincaid
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President Fletcher
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Natalie Shepherd
Vlado Mihailov ...
Kai Senakoia
Rushi Vidinliev ...
Jacques
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Oskar Valenteen
Assen Blatechki ...
Holloway
Hristo Mitzkov ...
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Scott Owens ...
Harv
Jonas Talkington ...
Stephen Daugherty
Ryan Spike Dauner ...
O'Neil
Nadia Ivanova ...
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When a volcano expert becomes convinced that a cataclysmic natural disaster is about to unfold, a volcanologist Professor John Shepherd and his graduate students believes that recent unexplainable volcanic activity as all of the volcanoes in the world are going to erupt and kill every living thing on the planet! They try to convince the government that their theory is true not a joke while also trying to figure out how to stop it before time runs out! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Peter Shepard knows a catastrophe is coming. Unfortunately for us, no one believes him.

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Rated PG-13 for disaster violence and peril, and brief sexual content | See all certifications »

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A voiceover from a news broadcast tells of the city of Rome being threatened by eruptions of Mount Vesuvius and Mount Etna. Vesuvius is in the vicinity of Naples, over 100 miles from Rome; Etna is on the island of Sicily, over 200 miles from Rome and separated from the Italian mainland by the Straits of Messina. Neither mountain is in a position to threaten Rome, even in the case of a severe eruption. The only possible reason for mentioning them is 1: they're volcanoes and 2: they're in Italy. See more »

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Brianna Chapman: [to Dr. Kincaid] Look, Professor Plagiarism, you had your chance! Now, whether you want to admit it or not, we are running pretty low on options! So, if you have some brilliant idea, I'm sure we'd all love to hear it!
[Kincaid remains silent]
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Disaster movie - what can I say?
27 May 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The movie was fine, a little cheesy, a little predictable. The special effects were like in any disaster movie I've seen - kind of fake and hard to believe (I'm not sure whether this was a budget issue or maybe that's what things would really look like and viewers are generally looking for something more real than real). Nevertheless, it was refreshing to watch. It had an underlying moral, and some pretty cool things happened. What I can say for sure is, that the main actors did a fantastic job with what they were given. If you are considering watching this because you're a fan of Xander Berkeley, Reiko Aylesworth, or another actor with a bigger role in it, you will not be disappointed. By the way, it was shot in Bulgaria, so the scenery is lovely as well.


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