A research expedition to the Arctic discovers that a melting polar ice cap has released a deadly prehistoric parasite.

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Dr. Kruipen
Alexandra Staseson ...
Infected Girl
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Man With Needle / Fishing Reporter
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Ted
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Jack
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Mike
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Anchorwoman (as Brenda M. Crichlow)
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Jane (as Anne Marie Deluise)
John Callander ...
Edward
Lamech Kadloo ...
Nuti
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Ling Chen
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Atom Galen
Evan Adams ...
Professor Anderson
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At a remote Arctic research station, four ecology students discover the real horror of global warming is not the melting ice, but what's frozen within it. A prehistoric parasite is released from the carcass of a Woolly Mammoth upon the unsuspecting students who are forced to quarantine and make necessary sacrifices, or risk infecting rest of the world Written by Anagram Pictures

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Extinction will find you. See more »


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Rated R for violence, disturbing images, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Since the film is shot near the Esket Reserve in Western Canada, many people of the First Nation were also involved, including Chief Charlene Belleau who blessed the production. See more »

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Vertebrate was misspelled as vertibrate (on Kruipen's notebook) considering Dr. Kruipen was a research scientist. See more »

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Dr. Kruipen: My name is David Kruipen. What is sacrifice? What does it mean to make a real difference? Throughout my life and career I have straddled two worlds. Increasingly I have become respected. Increasingly my books and articles are published and read. Increasingly I have been embraced by policymakers and referenced by bureaucrats, but today I realize that I have... misguided myself. Today I rediscovered what I knew when I was young.
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Entertaining
13 May 2012 | by (dream state) – See all my reviews

This story if fairly entertaining. Certainly not boring and perhaps had a potential to be something even better. The acting is mediocre and the characters in this film are all forgettable. Nothing outstanding about any of them.

If this film did raise one important and relevant point about ourselves it would be this. How willing would we be to sacrifice ourselves for the common good? For humanity,those we know, the environment,the earth etc. Or are we mostly too selfish to look beyond our own self-interests and our instinct for self-preservation? Or like one of the characters in this film would we be ruthless enough to sacrifice the lives of others in order to advance a cause we believe in?


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