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Dante's Peak (1997)

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A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside town recently named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that the long dormant volcano, Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Harry Dalton
... Rachel Wando
... Lauren Wando
... Graham Wando
... Ruth
... Paul Dreyfus
... Greg
... Terry Furlong
Arabella Field ... Nancy
... Stan
Brian Reddy ... Les Worrell
... Dr. Jane Fox
Bill Bolender ... Sheriff Turner
Carole Androsky ... Mary Kelly (as Carol Androsky)
... Norman Gates
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Volcanologist Harry Dalton and mayor Rachel Wando of Dante's Peak try to convince the city council and the other volcanologists that the volcano right above Dante's peak is indeed dangerous. People's safety is being set against economical interests. Written by Rune Dahl Fitjar <rfitjar@online.no>

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Rated PG-13 for disaster related peril and gore | See all certifications »

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7 February 1997 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$116,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,479,435, 9 February 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$67,127,760

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$178,127,760
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Pierce Brosnan was known for playing James Bond in the Bond film franchise, from 1995 to 2002, and Linda Hamilton was known for playing Sarah Connor in The Terminator (1984) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). Daniel Craig succeeded Pierce Brosnan as James Bond in Casino Royale (2006), and played the role until 2015, and Emilia Clarke succeeded Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor in Terminator Genisys (2015), which was her only time in the role. See more »

Goofs

No one removed any Ruth's supposedly acid soaked clothing after she got out of the lake so she would continue to be burned by the acid. See more »

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Greg: It's coffee time! Coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee! Cappuccino, java, YES!
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This Movie Rocks
22 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

Why the hell has this movie only gotten a 5.5 rating? It is one of the best action movies to come out of the 90's. Peirce Brosnan and Linda Hamilton are dead on in their roles. The movie has action, love, despair and redemption. I gave this movie a 10 and I'm sticking with it! Linda has been one of the most talented actresses around for a while. I was very upset that she did not get a golden globe or academy award nomination for T2:Judgement Day. She know what to bring to her roles and how to use them. Mr. Prosnan is a excellent actor. But he is better in this film than in most of the Bond films he has been in. The special effects were awesome and inspiring. Can anyone outrun a paraclastic cloud in a beat up and burned pickup that just drove over red-hot lava? The answer is yes but just barely. Dedication means that you stay with the truck and the NASA signal device for at least 2 or 3 days until someone can drag you out and also get the family you were trying to save. Then you can go sea fishing after your compound fracture heals. This is a great movie.


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