Arctic Blast (2010)

 |  Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  30 May 2010 (USA)
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When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Emma Tate
Naomi Tate
Charlie Barker
Walter Winslaw
Nick Falk ...
Brent Durant (as Nicholas Falk)
Alan Andrews ...
Harold Stuart
Helen Edwards ...
Margaret Stuart
Abbey Rose Leed ...
Young Woman - Sarah (as Abbey-Rose Leed)
Jakalyn Gatward ...
Bodane Hatton ...
Jane Longhurst ...
Lawyer - Susan
Nathan Spencer ...
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When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.

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Release Date:

30 May 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arctic Blast - Amikor megfagy a világ  »

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AUD 5,000,000 (estimated)

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The aircraft carrier referred to as the U.S.S. Adams is in real life the U.S.S. John C. Stennis (CVN-74). See more »


The premise of the movie is incorrect. The ozone layer blocks harmful ultraviolet light, which is a very important function to most life on this planet, but is not a barrier preventing the cold of the mesosphere from reaching the ground. Ozone is an oxygen molecule with three oxygen atoms rather than two, and the photochemical reaction of oxygen to ozone and back is what absorbs the UV wavelength energy. The ozone layer is between 12 and 19 miles above the earth, but if it were compressed to the atmospheric pressure at sea level, it would only be about 3 millimeters thick. The danger in a "rift" or hole in the ozone layer is rapid sunburn and possible genetic damage. During some years there is a hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica; during other years it isn't there, and during yet other years it spans the entire Antarctic. See more »

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This is the quintessential bottom feeding, below low end, cheesiest, unintended comedy disaster film of all time
12 March 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Easily one of the worst movies of all time. I'm understating it."

No disagreement here!!!

This is the quintessential "Plan 9 From Outer Space" (for everyone familiar with this alltime classic low budget scifi film) of disaster genre' films.

Every hackneyed cliché' that could possibly be imagined was tossed into this thing . . . sort of like a mental indigestion.

I can only imagine what was going on at the set while they were actually shooting film for this thing.

The actors and film crew must have been barely able to keep from constantly laughing as they attempted to say their lines and plod their way through these evermore, beyond ridiculous scenes.

Either that, or everyone must have been smoking "something" during this entire escapade.

Come to think of it, the behind the scenes, "the making of . . . " footage of this unintended comedy extraordinaire actually might have been truly entertaining to watch, certainly more interesting than the actual film itself.

Trust me on this one . . . do not spend any money, as in none, zero, nada to see this clunker, unless, of course, one has a particular fetish for exceedingly bad films.

OK, I kept this as polite and civil as possible.

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