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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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The admiral is not wearing a U.S. Navy uniform. The dress blue uniform does not include shoulder straps with rank on them. 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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Nice storyline, not nice dialogue
26 May 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw this last night and kept watching as there was nothing else on that was better. The premise of the movie was cool. Big solar storm ignites the atmosphere and has the potential of instantly wiping out life on Earth. However, the dialogue in the movie was horrible. The script was lacking emotion and intensity. The dialogue could have been so much better. The acting was alright given the bad dialogue. Louis Gosset, Jr. plays the president but has a small role in the movie overall. The score was horrible. The movie needed more intense music and more emotive dialogue. This movie lacked in intensity and would have benefited greatly from it. Unfortunately, the movie was pretty much on par with most small budget films made in Canada.


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