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Magma: Volcanic Disaster (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  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 ...
Executive Officer
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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Shepherd tells Brianna that the volcano they're on, Trollsvatn, is where Jules Verne's fictional explorers went underground in "Journey to the Center of the Earth". It's not. The passage Verne used was in a volcano under the glacier Snaefellsjokull. 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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Seemed like it should be a Part 1 of 2 until the end
21 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This seemed like a typical Sci-Fi channel disaster movie that would be 4 hours over two nights. I didn't believe the TV Guide listing. But in the last 5-10 minutes, it wrapped up everything at warp speed. The end had more senseless death than I imagined. It was like a bad episode of '24' or like 'Atomic Train'. The only reason I completed watching was for two of my favorite beautiful actresses, Reiko Aylesworth ('24') and Amy Jo Johnson ('Power Rangers', 'Felicity'). Not bad clap-trap for a Friday night of nothing to do, but don't go out of your way for it. I am usually up for a good made-for-TV disaster, but this did not satisfy my excitement for world destruction. But then again, it was better than '10.5'. Test patterns are better than '10.5'.


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