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Polar Storm (2009)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  28 March 2009 (USA)
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A comet passes near the Earth and disturbs Earth's magnetic field.

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Dr. James Mayfield
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A comet passes near the Earth and disturbs Earth's magnetic field.

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Rated PG-13 for some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Pole Reversal  »

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Goofs

Zoe's father has a pacemaker, which is shorted out when their car is hit by one of the EM pulses. After the car is hijacked and a second wave hits, the pacemaker is seemingly shorted out again, resulting in his death. However, as the device had already shorted out, nothing would have happened as a result of it being hit by a second EMP. See more »

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Captain Yolenkov: So, we work together to save world, no?
General Mayfield: Yes, Dr. May-field will formulate the detonation sequence.
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Where have all the good script writers gone?
26 January 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It was fun watching this movie, as it shows how good, really good movies are difficult to make. In a world that surrounds itself with electronics, movie goers have become familiar with how all things electrical work. It's not good enough to come up with some bad science, illogical concepts or half hearted graphics to satisfy a savvy audience. If the Director can't afford good graphics, get good actors, can't afford good actors, write great dialogue, no great writing, choose beautiful scenery..... but don't combine the least of everything and expect to have a memorable product. Polar Storm is the perfect storm of all the worst that B movies possess. Now that I've unloaded on this half-hearted attempt at a Sci-Fi video romp, It has some redeeming features. Canadians watching this will recognize places they know, we get to see some newbies put in front of a camera and watch earth take a licking and keep on ticking. The best line , and perhaps the funniest ....when sonny shouts to Stepmom hanging on for dear life over a bottomless crevice...." Don't let go!" If you like to see what not to do as a Director, this is the movie for you.


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