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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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Prepare for the Apocalypse...


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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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A caption describes the setting of an early scene as "The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.". The Pentagon is actually in Arlington, Virginia. 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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Ozone alert!
15 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I will give you two reasons for watching this sci-fi potboiler about a solar burst that threatens to wipe out all life on our planet: martial artist Mark Dascascos as a disgraced scientist who figures out how to save the Earth and Lou Gossett Jr. as a black (!) U.S. president who decides to go along with Dascascos' seemingly harebrained plan. I will watch anything with Dascacos, and being a Baby Boomer, I will always give Mr. Gossett the benefit of the doubt (IRON EAGLE, anyone?). The rest of this is pure crap. Terrible special effects, terrible dialog and way too much talking and standing around. Dascascos does not get to kick much behind in this one. So if you want to see Dascascos in action, watch the French thriller BROTHERHOOD OF THE WOLF.


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