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Solar Attack (2006)

Solar Strike (original title)
When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.

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When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.

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Rated PG for some disaster peril and mild language | See all certifications »
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25 May 2006 (Canada)  »

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CAD 2,000,000 (estimated)
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The same character who breaks a news story as the studio-bound anchor of a supposed major news network early in the movie shows up a few scenes later as a scrum reporter with a hand-held recorder. Though not impossible, it is highly unlikely that a high-profile professional journalist would fill both roles. See more »

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Lucas Foster: I'm certain these CMEs will breach our ozone.
President Ryan Gordon: And the after effects, how disastrous?
Lucas Foster: Far worse than disastrous, sir. The burning methane fires in the stratosphere will increase in intensity and magnitude until they reach a point of flashover. We'll have complete and total oxygen depletion. As we scientists call it sir, an ELE.
President Ryan Gordon: An Extinction Level Event.
Lucas Foster: That's the bad news, sir. The good news is, we believe there's a way out. Jim.
Jim Leeburg: Well sir, Mr. President, if we're facing the world's biggest ...
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the sky is falling
23 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this one took a little time to get going, but once it did,, it was a hell of a ride.. where do i start. well the cme's or coronal mass ejection was a very interesting theory, although it was hard to try and understand it the way it was presented in the film, but interesting nonetheless. the sun catches on fire, and we have holes in our ozone layer, therefore different satellites are being knocked out of the sky, and great big fireballs are coming at us at lightspeed. this is you're typical disaster movie,, but this one isn't so schmoozy, and into all the character b.s. that does surround most of today's disaster flicks,, this one does tell a good story,, and does not stray off of the path to often. it was very good in theory, although the acting was a little wooden at times, but i would definitely watch this one again.


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