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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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11 December 2010 (USA)  »

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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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Joy To the World
Performed by Occidental Glee Club
Written by George Frideric Handel and Isaac Watts
Arranged by Lowell Mason
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just in time for the holidays!
11 December 2010 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

a new sci-fi channel (don't you hate calling it sy-fy? i sure do.) Christmas adventure set on a potentially volcanic Alaskan mountain that spawns earthquakes, endless, bottomless fissures and avalanches, as well as spewing uber-cold gas that freezes things instantly. will the brave scientist and his family (who just happen to be out getting their Christmas tree at the time) get out in time and find a way to stop the chaos before the town is destroyed? we sure hope so. this would make part of great night of icy movies with "frozen" and then "ice spiders", which was the CGI sci-fi channel movie from last year around this time. i actually kind of liked this one; they don't really get around to telling you what the problem is right away, and there aren't nearly enough scary movies full of death and destruction set during the holidays.


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