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10 October 2009 (USA) See more »
A crack in the world has started... we have 24 hours to stop it.
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  (in credits order)

Brittany Murphy ... Dr. Amy Lane

Eriq La Salle ... Charley 'Boomer' Baxter

Bruce Davison ... Dr. Mark Rhodes

Justin Hartley ... Dan Lane

Paul Logan ... Major Boyd Grayson
Jack P. Downing ... General Banks
Jack Goldenberg ... Sebastian
Miranda Schwein ... Miranda Lane
Jessica Stratton ... Dravinski
Sarah Garvey ... Jerry Blair
Jeff Ashcraft ... Major
Gloria Long Collins ... Vanessa
Trevor Collins ... Norman
Mary Cunliffe ... Joanne Raye
Richard 'Goose' Giesecke ... Glen
Kaitlyn Makelbust ... Katie
Paul Melvin Walker III ... Doug
Andrew Stephen Pratt ... Armstrong (as Andrew Pratt)
Christine Van Vooren ... Mona
Whitney Engstrom ... Captain
Justin Stewart ... Aide
Lloyd Keppy ... Army Truck Driver
Henry Pacha ... Amry Truck Driver
Arnold Kaufman ... Army Truck Driver
Diane Kauffman ... Red Cross Worker
Brad Nelson ... Red Cross Worker
Larry McBride ... Army General
Scott Keppy ... Army Truck Driver
Ben Pacha ... Army Truck Driver
Jim Pacha ... Army Truck Driver
Clint Hardesty ... Army Solider
Richard Ralfs ... Army Soldier
Trevyn Rupp ... Army Pilot
Anya Benton ... Radio Dispatcher
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Heather Adams ... Background person
Matthew Aimone ... Background person
Katie Allen ... Background person
Kein Allensworth ... Background person
Sonny Alvarez ... Background person
Julie Anders ... Background person
A.J. Haut ... Background guard (as David 'AJ' Haut)
Sheila Heubach ... Background
Dana Tomasko ... Female Tech (voice)
Julie Zick ... Background person

Reila Aphrodite ... Kate (uncredited)

Directed by
David Michael Latt 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Bales  screenplay

Produced by
Paul Bales .... associate producer
Ray Cannella .... associate producer
Adam Blake Finer .... line producer
David M. Garber .... producer
Rachel Goldenberg .... line producer
David Michael Latt .... producer
Karen O'Hara .... associate producer
Chris Regina .... associate producer
David Rimawi .... executive producer
Thomas P. Vitale .... producer
Original Music by
Adam Knapp 
Ralph Rieckermann 
Cinematography by
Adam Silver 
Film Editing by
David Michael Latt 
Production Design by
Hillary Harper 
Art Direction by
Andrea Metzler 
Makeup Department
Tenille Shockey .... makeup department head
Production Management
Stephen Fiske .... unit production manager
Mark Quod .... post-production supervisor
Jude Tucker .... unit production manager: Reshoots (as Jude Tucker Fitzmorris)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Atkins .... second unit director
Burchenal Benton .... second second assistant director
Rachel Goldenberg .... first assistant director (as Rachel L. Goldenberg)
Alexander X. Hutchinson .... second assistant director (as Alexander Hutchinson)
Art Department
Chris Bevauns .... graphic designer (as Chris Warren)
Jeremy Eble .... graphic designer
Sound Department
Brett Bach .... dialogue editor
Brett Bach .... supervising sound editor
Lisa Ries .... sound editor
Special Effects by
Joseph Cornell .... special effects foreman
Corinne Foster .... special effects supervisor (as Corinne Dutra)
Josh Foster .... special effects supervisor
Richard L. Hill .... special effects coordinator
Ryan Jenkins .... special effects assistant
Graham Schofield .... special effects assistant
Visual Effects by
Ross Edgar .... visual effects coordinator
David Jones .... visual effects supervisor
Tiny Juggernaut .... visual effects
Lorenzo Mastrobuono .... visual effects artist
Iva Petkova .... visual effects
Derek Serra .... visual effects artist
Jason Shulman .... visual effects
Jason Gray .... utility stunts
Paul Logan .... stunt coordinator
Cole S. McKay .... stunt coordinator
Todd Rogers Terry .... stunt double
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert M. Barr .... second assistant camera
Victor Bruno .... cinematography assistant
Lawrence Daufenbach .... film loader
Lawrence Daufenbach .... first assistant camera: "c" camera
Kevin Fannon .... best boy grip
David Favenyesi .... best boy electric
Jess Haas .... camera operator: "b" camera
Jess Haas .... steadicam operator
A.J. Haut .... Steadicam assistant
A.J. Haut .... grip
Lincoln Lewis .... gaffer
Michelle Paulsen .... still photographer
Rick Pilcher .... electrician
Paul Saunders .... first assistant camera
Marc-Antoine Serou .... gaffer: second unit
Joel Swanner .... second assistant camera: second unit
Jeff Urbanowicz .... key grip
John Waterman .... film loader
John Waterman .... first assistant camera: second unit
Editorial Department
Mark Quod .... colorist
Danny Maldonado .... additional editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Ralph Rieckermann .... music supervisor
Other crew
Burchenal Benton .... production assistant (as Burchie Benton)
Christopher D'Aiuto .... production assistant: Los Angeles
Tyler Drayton .... production assistant
Gina A. Dumania .... production accountant
Nora L. Ferris .... insurance broker
Daniel Hampel .... production assistant
Jeehye Kim .... production assistant
John Douglas Miller .... film consultant: Motion Pictures Midwest: Doug Miller
Mitch Payne .... production assistant
Mitch Payne .... production intern
Marquita Reynolds .... production coordinator
Noah Richardson .... production assistant

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Rated PG-13 for some disturbing disaster images (special edition)
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Singapore:PG | USA:PG-13 (certificate #45754) (special edition)
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Did You Know?

Brittany Murphy's final TV production.See more »
Continuity: When the avalanche hits Vail, shots of the general public running away from the mountain are used over and over again. As such you see the man in the blue baseball cap start to run three times and the man with the cream cowboy hat twice.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "10.5" (2004)See more »


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15 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
One of the worst ever!, 6 December 2009
Author: Dave S. from United States

I rented it on Blu Ray, and it is a poor looking Blu Ray. I gave it a 1 and I didn't know that it was made for T.V. but then I suspected that it was when I saw how poor the special effects were. They did not even shake the camera manually (a technique that should hardly ever be used) but it was a type of fake digital camera shake. I agree with jmgalvan in that I would almost recommend it to watch in a Gilmore Girls kind of a way: Sit there and ridicule it. In that respect I found it entertaining, and I laughed a lot. The trouble is, it's an action-drama, and you are supposed to have the myriad of emotions that come with that genre. I love film, and I would much prefer to see a GOOD disaster movie.

It is beyond me how Britney, (8 Mile) who I think is a fine actress, with 6 films coming out, and the incredible Bruce Davison, (Short Cuts) with four films coming would ever say yes to this. They should fire their agents. Eric LaSalle, (E.R.) is another fine actor, but he hasn't done all that much since he left E.R. which is a shame, and it might explain why he took this role. I thought the acting was good, but with a good script and director, all three of them would have really knocked the walls down which is what I expected, and it was the reason that I rented it.

The special effects are the worst that I have seen since Buck Rogers, but......back then they had an excuse! LOL

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