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Crash Point Zero (2001)

A scientist recovers a powerful weapon created by inventor Nicola Tesla in the early twentieth century. Now, the plane carrying the device and a disparate group of passengers crashes in the Canadian mountains. The battle to survive begins.


Jim Wynorski (as Jay Andrews)


Steve Latshaw

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Treat Williams ... Agent Jason Ross
Hannes Jaenicke ... Julian Beck
Gary Hudson ... Capt. Ed Lorenzo
John Beck ... Dr. Maurice Hunter
Julie St. Claire ... Nadia Hunter
Ava Fabian ... Jessica Martin
Steve Franken ... Stuart Elliott
Susan Blakely ... Barbara Esmond
Lorissa McComas Lorissa McComas ... Wendy Yates
J. Patrick McCormack J. Patrick McCormack ... Bob Yates
Bridget Butler Bridget Butler ... Claudine de Laar
John Putch ... George
Allan Kolman ... Peter
Richard Riehle ... Alan Douglas
Sean Kanan ... Don Spengler


Antiques collector Maurice Hunter and his daughter Nadia and their Russian guides are in Siberia, on a search for the legendary Tesla death ray. This weapon has the ability to vaporize entire countries in the blink of an eye, and is responsible for the destruction of a half million acres of trees in Siberia in the 1950s. The ray is found in a cave full of bats, the Russian guides turn on the Hunters in an effort to steal the ray. Hunter uses the death ray to vaporize the Russian guides. Having found the ray, it must now be turned over to the CIA. First, Hunter and Nadia must get on a charter flight from Moscow to Canada with a bunch of American celebrities. The airplane is hijacked by a group of terrorists led by a man named Beck, who want the ray to use in a planned attack. But the jet crashes in Canada, and the passengers are stranded in the mountains of Alberta. The survivors include Hunter, Nadia, and Hunter's girlfriend Barbara. CIA agent Jason Ross and his partner Alan arrive to... Written by Todd Baldridge

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The struggle for survival starts now...

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »






Release Date:

23 March 2001 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Extreme Limits See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Some of the action sequences of this picture had been taken at least from another 3 action films: The crash plane is from Cliffhanger (1993), helicopter and car chase from Narrow Margin (1990) and the final action sequence (truck crash and the bridge explosion) are from The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996). See more »


Edited from The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) See more »

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Everything but the kitchen sink
17 August 2001 | by MemletsSee all my reviews

If it's variety you're after in an action flick, this is the movie for you.

We've got the CIA; avalanches; diabetic Dads; gullible train conductors; Christmas parades; ludicrous doomsday devices.

Exploding helicopters, exploding trucks, exploding airplanes, exploding cars, and exploding bicycles. (Okay, not bicycles, but only because the producer had already filled the movie's quota of exploding transportation.)

White mountain goats; beautifully appointed vacation houses with working phones out in the middle of nowhere; internet rumors.

And Bongo the Bear.

We also have CIA agent Treat Williams merrily wisecracking all through the film, no matter how many people are slaughtered right in front of him. The CIA obviously gives some of their agents happy pills before every assignment.

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