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Seeds of Destruction -- A gigantic root system rips through the country like an earthquake, threatening the United States with a massive tsunami. Starring Adrian Pasdar, Stefanie von Pfetten, and James Morrison.


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Release Date:
8 October 2011 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Adrian Pasdar ... Jack

Stefanie von Pfetten ... Jocelyn

Jesse Moss ... Joe

Luisa D'Oliveira ... Kate

James Morrison ... Frame Marcos

David Richmond-Peck ... Wilson

Daniel Bacon ... Noel

Ben Cotton ... Datsun
Don Thompson ... Spit

Nicholas Carella ... Kyle

Adrian Holmes ... Jet Pilot

David Lewis ... Suit #1

Directed by
Paul Ziller 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mike Muldoon 
Paul Ziller 

Produced by
Josée Bernard .... co-executive producer
Tom Berry .... executive producer
Lisa M. Hansen .... executive producer
Paul Hertzberg .... executive producer
Raymond Massey .... producer
Original Music by
Michael Neilson 
Cinematography by
Anthony C. Metchie  (as Anthony Metchie)
Film Editing by
Robert E. Newton 
Garry M.B. Smith 
Casting by
Penny Perry 
Maureen Webb 
Production Design by
James Willcock 
Costume Design by
Tanya Lipke 
Production Management
Gilles LaPlante .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Asher M. Isak .... third assistant director
Art Department
Bulent Hasan .... storyboard artist
Heather Murray .... assistant property master
Sound Department
Tim Archer .... sound re-recording mixer
Visual Effects by
Jongjun An .... visual effects artist
Mack Benz .... visual effects producer
Youngbin Eun .... lead cg artist
Grisha Jiliba .... visual effects artist
Anooj Kiran .... visual effects artist
Francois Latremoille .... visual effects supervisor
Thierry Latremoille .... visual effects supervisor
Ryan Mackie .... visual effects artist
Subodh Singh .... visual effects
Kenneth Van Aken .... visual effects artist
Hui-wen Wu .... visual effects artist
Rayeon Yeem .... compositor
Brett Chan .... stunt coordinator
Andrew Chin .... stunts
Trevor Jones .... stunt performer
Crystal Mudry .... stunt performer: Luisa D'oliveira
Jeff Sanca .... stunt driver
Camera and Electrical Department
Chelsea Barrie .... electrician
Bill Baxter .... gaffer
Monty Black .... generator operator
Dean Buscher .... still photographer (2011)
George Campbell .... camera operator
Matteo Di Lorio .... epk camera operator (as Matt DiIorio)
Willan Leung .... lighting technician
Nick Malcolm .... camera trainee
Todd Shelley .... grip
Spencer Whitney .... best boy electrician
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alicia Grunert .... costume set supervisor
Editorial Department
Patrick Costelloe .... post-production coordinator
Jason Macintyre .... post-production supervisor
Matthew Pemberton .... first assistant editor
Ismael Ribeiro .... director of engineering
Alissa Roode .... on-line editor
Seán Travers .... colorist
Dave Wilkinson .... colorist: dailies
Music Department
Sandro Friedrich .... musician: duduk
Transportation Department
Rainer Scheelisch .... driver
Other crew
Marty Fitzgerald .... assistant to lisa m hansen
Breanne Hartley .... head of business and legal affairs
Chris Hebert .... key production assistant
Alexandra Julson .... business affairs assistant
Michael Lien .... assistant production coordinator
Tony Lort .... post-production accountant
Jim McKeown .... production coordinator
Tim Moshansky .... location scout
Nicole Reid .... development and production associate
John Rollins .... assistant: location manager
David Sanderson .... story editor

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Terror Beneath" - Canada (original title)
"Garden of Evil" - USA (alternative title)
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Rated PG-13 for some violence and disturbing images
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
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Factual errors: While looking up the license plate the computer screen goes black. The user says it is off-line, and corrects the problem by plugging in what appears to be an Ethernet cable. Disconnecting from a network does not cause a screen to go to black; disconnecting a power cord does that.See more »


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Lameness, 10 May 2015
Author: Leofwine_draca from United Kingdom

Another silly SyFy Channel offering. Having run out of natural disasters, aliens, and monsters elsewhere, the producers turn to the idea of a gigantic, fast-spreading killer plant that proceeds to wreak havoc across America. Yes, this is an ecological disaster movie just as nonsensical as the one portrayed in M. Night Shyamalan's THE HAPPENING, although not quite as unintentionally funny as that movie.

The story involves some good-natured scientists who are ripped off by a renegade, who ends up unleashing terror upon the world. It's a little like the Nedry situation in JURASSIC PARK, except without even that film's level of believability. What this all boils down to is a repetitive series of scenes in which giant roots spring up from below the ground and smash everything to pieces.

The usual problems are present in this SyFy production: bad acting, a weak script, dodgy CGI effects, a general lack of realism. I guess most of us will expect these things by now, but SEEDS OF DESTRUCTION is just too repetitively staged to appeal to B-movie fans. It's root attack followed by root attack, with nothing to break up the monotony.

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