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Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York (2006)

Illegal experimentation accidentally rips open a previously unknown hidden magma reserve directly under Manhattan!

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An evil nasty doctor named Dr. Ironside who is trying to develop a source of geothermal energy and doing so he starts a volcanic rift under the Big Apple! And now that a volcano is beneath New York City seems unlikely yet...nothing else can explain the bizarre tremors and terrifying explosions wreaking havoc on the city! But Matt, his geologist ex-wife, and a team of unlikely heroes have only a few sticks of dynamite and a prayer to rescue the city from volcanic! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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25 February 2006 (USA)  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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When McLaughlin and Dr. Foxley sneak down into the tunnel to the spot where "Frank got it", the cooling lines which previously broke are missing from the walls. See more »

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Jacob: That's not terrorists you idiot, that's an earthquake!
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References Volcano (1997) See more »

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My poor eyes and ears!
11 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Have I seen worse than Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York? Yes I have. Is it good? No, in fact it is really bad, at least in my opinion. The only reason why I haven't rated it any lower is that the acting is a little above average, though nothing great, especially from Michael Ironside. Everything else however was a mess, I was shocked at how bad the camera work and music were. The camera work was very distracting, almost as though it was trying to show off how many camera techniques it could do rather than compliment everything else, and I felt very dizzy watching it. The music isn't much better, very overbearing, in-your-face and completely devoid of any subtlety. The script is cheesy and forced more times than not, the story was decent enough in concept was very predictable and suspense-less in execution and the characters are no more different than the stereotypes that are here, there and everywhere in SyFy's movies. All in all, a near-disaster of a movie, where both my eyes and ears were feeling sensitive by the end. 2/10 Bethany Cox


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