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Sub Zero (2005)

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A device that controls a powerful Russian-made satellite weapon is stolen by Russian terrorists, who try to escape by flying out but are shot down. The device is now on top of K2. The ... See full summary »

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Jim Wynorski (as Jay Andrews)

Writer:

Jonas Quastel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Costas Mandylor ... John Deckert
Nia Peeples ... Kelli Paris
Linden Ashby ... Soloman Davis
Michael Sunczyk Michael Sunczyk ... Mike Foster
Jim Thorburn ... Mike Frazier
Colin Lawrence ... Pete Tanner
Jacqueline Samuda ... Sasha Mirov
Mike Dopud ... Dr. Petrov Jenko
Zoran Vukelic ... Ivan Salatka
Michael Ryan Michael Ryan ... General Martin Cook
Michael Ryan Michael Ryan ... Major Martin Cook
Alistair Abell ... Lt. Charles Brill
Dalias Blake ... Officer McCoy
Michael Kopsa ... President James Jordan
Tim Henry ... Sec. TJ Stocker
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A device that controls a powerful Russian-made satellite weapon is stolen by Russian terrorists, who try to escape by flying out but are shot down. The device is now on top of K2. The device is still active and where it will strike is indeterminable. The good guys have to get to the device and deactivate it. Only trouble, it's winter and it'll be difficult to climb K2. A few of the best mountain climbers in the world are recruited to take techs who can deactivate the device to the top of K2. However, before the climbing party leaves, a team member dies, and it might not be natural causes. The group who stole the device might have someone on the team. But they still go on. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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The fate of humankind is only a slip away. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »
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Canada

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6 September 2005 (USA) See more »

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Péril en altitude See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Linden Ashby was previously in the Mortal Kombat movie, which included a character named Sub Zero. See more »

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Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) does not cause circuitry to explode and kill millions of people, as it did in Havana. It fries electronic circuits and kills power grids. Those may cause millions to die, but not from exploding toasters and televisions. See more »

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Thought it was a cool concept, hammed up greatly by cheesy special effects

The movie could have been an action packed sequel to Cliffhanger if Stallone wanted to do it.The movie even starts out like cliffhanger with one of the main characters loosing someone on a mountain climb.

After this, the basic premise is that of the best mountain climbers in the world being hired by the united states military to retrieve a weapon that crash landed on said mountain during a winter storm before it accidentally goes off. Of course, these climbers have to convince that guy that lost his love one in the beginning of the film to join the group. To add to the danger, they have little time to get there and someone on the team is willing to kill them in order to get the weapon for themselves.

It's a decent plot for a low budget action flick co-starring Nia Peeples who got her action chops on Walker Texas Ranger.

The special effects are kinda cheesy and make the movie laughable at times. Though the climbing scenes were okay despite the fact that a lot of it really looked like it was done on s sound stage, sometimes the action sequences were too complex for the FX department.

An okay action movie that could have used a little more action and less campy effects.


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