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Communist Radicals hijack Air Force One with The U.S. President and his family on board. The Vice President negotiates from Washington D.C., while the President, a Veteran, fights to rescue the hostages on board.
The Earth's core has stopped spinning. Disasters are happening around the globe, including; animals acting in bizarre ways, monstrous thunderstorms. Dr. Josh Keyes and his crew of 5 go down to the centre to set off a nuclear device, hoping to make the core start spinning again, or humanity will cease.Written by
According to the Special Edition DVD commentary, Aaron Eckhart stated that he got intense motion sickness during the filming of the flight simulator scene. As a result, he threw up on Hilary Swank's head. Evidence of this can be seen as the take used in the film there is a small amount of vomit on Aaron Eckhart's chin. See more »
(at around 14 mins) During the shuttle landing sequence, Maj. Rebecca Childs pulls out a folder which has a complex looking (cardboard) mechanical calculator on the left hand side of the folder. A few seconds later, the central part of the mechanical calculator is now blank. See more »
During the first part of the film's closing credits, the camera zooms out from the Earth as the credits appear. When the film's title appears, the 'O' is actually the earth. The rest of the first part of the closing credits, which is the cast, is just set against a black background. See more »
How do you jump start the Earth's core? Well, if you want to find out (and have a few laughs in between) all you need to do is watch 'The Core'...
Yes, it's stupid, yes, it makes no sense, yes, the science is flawed, and yes, it's impossible. Nevertheless, I have to say I enjoyed watching this movie. It's one of those 'get a beer and some popcorn, turn your brain off and enjoy the afternoon' type of pictures. If you are not pretentious and take this film for what it is, you are more likely than not to enjoy it as I did.
All in all, this is a classic disaster flick, and for a disaster flick, this is above average.
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