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Terror Peak (2003)

TV-14 | | Action, Adventure | TV Movie 8 March 2003
A thrill-seeking couple disregard warnings and scale a volcano in New Zealand--and quickly learn why the locals call it "Terror Peak".

Director:

Dale G. Bradley

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Dale G. Bradley, Rebecca Goldsmith (as Rebecca Southam) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lynda Carter ... Dr. Janet Fraser
Parker Stevenson ... Kevin Fraser
Antony Starr ... Jason
Emily Barclay ... Melanie Fraser
William Davis ... Rangi
Peter Elliott ... Patrick
Emma Storry Emma Storry ... Sara
Joanne Baker Joanne Baker ... Kendall
Crawford Thomson Crawford Thomson ... Brett The Scientist
Paki Cherrington Paki Cherrington ... John The Maori Elder (as Te Paki Cherrington)
Alistair Browning ... Dirksen Thatcher
Patricia Ngawati Faiers Patricia Ngawati Faiers ... Moana
Cherie McQuilain Cherie McQuilain ... Tour Guide
Peter Muller Peter Muller ... Gary Green
Emma Aubin Emma Aubin ... Cherry
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Storyline

Melanie Fraser has a problem. Her mother, Dr. Janet Fraser, thinks that she can bond with her stepfather by accompanying mom and dad on a simple business excursion to see if a small tour guide company is a good investment for clients. The fact that the trip will take the threesome to the site of a volcano in New Zealand is nothing for Melanie to worry about. Old "Mount Extreme" is inactive and mom is a former volcanologist who should know a safe hill when she sees one. So what's the problem? Answer: somebody forgot to tell the gods in charge of lava control that they were about to host a family therapy session. Mount Extreme decides to live up to its name just in time to make Melanie's quality time with the folks seem like a big mistake. Written by Anonymous

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Action | Adventure

Certificate:

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Country:

New Zealand | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A tűz hegye See more »

Filming Locations:

Auckland, New Zealand See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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SFX issue with the opening sequence in which we see "toxic fumes" emanating from the volcano; however, the fumes cascade downwards, which would be very unlikely in a heated environment like a volcano; it is obvious that the "fumes" in question are Liquid C02. See more »

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no redeeming features
4 April 2006 | by idbin2005See all my reviews

I stood about 30 minutes of this before turning it off. The Irish driver who has to emergency stop twice en route to the volcano, nearly driving over a cliff the second time, who ignores all the danger signs but insists on saying he puts safety first, who has treated his Maori partner badly; Jason, the young boy who puts girls at risk with his adventure sports and allows them to wonder off in the dark; the female vulcanologist who can read all the signs... Men who are stupid and thoughtless, women who are clever and talented: this is a dull and witless male-basher, with nothing going for it. There's no terror in the film, but I've been watching a lots of 'female-friendly' broadcasting recently - daytime weekdays - and it looks like what's being dished out at these times is largely low quality, women are marvelous and men are shits programming. I guess that's what a lot of people thing 'equality' means.


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