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Category 7: The End of the World (2005)

A deadly category 7 storm wreaks havoc on the world. Meanwhile, kidnappers threaten to make matters even worse.

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Sen. Ryan Carr
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It's tornadoes, hurricanes, electrical storms, and mass destruction as the effects of global warming brew into a super storm that threatens to rend the earth with an unprecedented power. Beautiful scientist Faith Clavell, storm chaser Tommy Tornado, and Judith Carr, the head of FEMA, can stop the inevitable from happening-if they have the courage to venture into the roiling blackness of the storm itself. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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The Ultimate Superstorm is Back - And This Time It's Deadlier...


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6 November 2005 (USA)  »

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End of Days  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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During television coverage of Hurricane Eduardo, the reporter states the storm is a Category 5 hurricane with "wind gusts to 150 MPH". 150 MPH winds would actually be classified as Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale. Further on this, 150 gusts would likely indicate 135 MPH sustained winds, which is still Category 4 (131-155 MPH). Category 5 wind speeds start at 156 MPH sustained with higher gusts. See more »

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Judith Carr: Ross, Florida just called. Their storm track model just sent out an alert. They think our nothern storm is gonna bend south. They think it's gonna collide with Hurricane Eduardo.
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Judith Carr: Ross? Ross, how bad is that?
Ross Duffy: Jude, if those two storms collide over D.C., and D.C.'s thermal column interacts with the Mesophere, we're not talking Category 6. This is going to be a Category 7.
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Avoid serious watching at all costs
6 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is just another diatribe of global warming theories, as I expected. Filled with a number of television or washed up actors, this terrible script and equally horrible special effects is to be avoided. I especially laugh when the TV preacher (James Brolin) spouts Biblical principals as: "God helps those that help themselves" which is no where in the Bible or "There is nothing to fear but fear itself" which is Franklin D Roosevelt. I don't remember FDR being a part of the Gospels. There is a slight attempt to show lack of professional ethics with the media, however it is so far fetched that it cannot be taken seriously. The creators cannot seem to stay away from past success stories in movies by allowing, or requiring, Randy Quaid to recreate the same character he played in Independence Day and irritate us all over again. Chalk this one up for another quickly assembled movie, on the heals of a normal yet terrible hurricane cycle, that insults our intelligence or at the very least wastes our time.


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