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2012: Ice Age (2011)

PG | | Action, Sci-Fi | Video 28 June 2011
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A volcanic eruption in Iceland sends a glacier towards North America, causing everything in it's path to freeze. A family man struggles to escape the onslaught of the coming ice age.

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Bill Hart
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Julia Hart
Nick Afanasiev ...
Nelson Hart
Kyle Morris ...
Logan
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Senator Hopper
Chacko Vadaketh ...
Divya
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Gary
David Light ...
Roy Larkings
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Gerald
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Lt. Col. Sinor (as Sean Cory)
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Airport Security Officer
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AWACS Pilot
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Wesley
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Cop (as Darren Thomas)
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A volcanic eruption in Iceland sends a glacier towards North America, causing everything in it's path to freeze. A family man struggles to escape the onslaught of the coming ice age.

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A World Frozen Over ... A Family Torn Apart.

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Action | Sci-Fi

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

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28 June 2011 (USA)  »

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2012: Das Jahr in dem die Erde gefriert  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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The final attack by F-16s (or F-15/18 depending on shot) is carried out by firing missiles. Only AIM-9 Sidewinders and AIM-120 AMRAAMs (both designed for air-to-air use) are seen launched and these have relatively small warheads of approximately 21lb and 40lb respectively, and these are blast-fragmentation types as opposed to pure high explosive. In contrast the visuals display large explosions more suitable to large conventional bombs despite none being visible either carried on any aircraft or seen being dropped. In either case such explosions would be very unlikely to have any significant effect on such a large massive body of compacted ice. See more »

Quotes

Teri Hart: What can do that?
Bill Hart: Glaciers. Really... really fast glaciers.
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Referenced in Celebrity Sex Tape (2012) See more »

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Day After Tomorrow... Wannabe
29 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We watch a lot of movies - and I exaggerate not here. I would comfortably say we average two to three new films per day. Yay for the internet! So, understandably, we get our fair share of bad movies.

The best thing I can say about this film is that I didn't shut it off midway. Perhaps I was curious at what point it would get worse, or maybe I was holding out for some glimmer of authenticity. Sadly, it only got worse as it progressed.

The special effects were pathetic. With all the tech available for free download, this could have been way better. Plausibility? Of course, with any "disaster" genre flick, you have to suspend reality at some point so as not to throw the plot vehicle off the road - but this went beyond suspension - it was more like some horrible whacked out nightmare complete with somewhat incoherent sequences and sudden strange happenings that make no sense at all. Nothing is ever explained, probably because most things can't be since they are just impossible.

You can see all the base elements of the story ripped right from "The Day After Tomorrow", but the fun stops there.

So - I won't pick on specific scenes or elements (ha ha) so as not to spoil the film (errr... yeah.), but lets just leave it at... I didn't shut it off.

If you want a good disaster film, I would definitely look elsewhere, because this disaster is not the "Giant Glacier", its the whole movie itself. So bad its not even funny. *sigh*


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