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Ice Quake (2010)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  11 December 2010 (USA)
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Beneath the Alaskan landscape, the melting permafrost is about to drastically alter the tranquil scenery. As the permafrost thaws, underground rivers of volatile liquid Methane are created,... See full summary »

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Beneath the Alaskan landscape, the melting permafrost is about to drastically alter the tranquil scenery. As the permafrost thaws, underground rivers of volatile liquid Methane are created, causing a succession of violent and destructive earthquakes. It's a race against time to stop the deadly rivers before they lead to a catastrophic explosion that threatens the planet. Written by Deeww

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Rated PG for disaster action and peril, and some mild language | See all certifications »

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Eisbeben - Alarm in der Arktis  »

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The Boiling point of methane is -263.2°F The coldest recorded temperature on Earth is -135°F A flowing river of methane is physically impossible on this planet. See more »

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Colonel Bill Hughes: I could really use an eggnog.
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Iced in the mountains
10 May 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Ice Quake is another SyFy Channel film so as always keep expectations low.

Two geologists (one dressed as Santa) investigate tremors on a mountain when a deep crack appears with some shimmering effects indicating some kind of gas escaping which freezes one of the geologist jumping over the crack. The mountain is releasing sub zero methane gas via earthquakes which causes avalanches placing nearby towns in danger.

Brendan Fehr is up in the mountains with his family looking for Christmas trees but ends up battling for survival as ice geysers spew and quakes occur unleashing avalanches leading him to deal with various problems. Victor Garber lends respectability as the Colonel trying to locate Fehr.

Its a rather poor film, quickly shot, below average special effects and some bad science.


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