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The telefilm centers on a present-day nuclear plant disaster and its aftermath.

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Jeremiah S. Chechik (as Jeremiah Chechik)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Greenwood ... Agent Tom Shea
Leslie Hope ... Zoe Cox
Arnold Vosloo ... Khalid / Sands
James Remar ... Colonel Boggs
Susan Merson ... Attorney General Zutrow
Will Lyman ... Homeland Chief Utley
Bill Mondy ... FBI Agent Tucci
Brent Stait ... FBI Commander Hall
Adrian Holmes ... Agent Charlie Jansen
Manoj Sood ... Syed Kahn
Tony Alcantar ... Reactor Tech Chuck Pasquin
Diego Diablo Del Mar ... Marwan / Raul (as Diego Del Mar)
Alessandro Juliani ... Salem / Emmett
Darren Shahlavi ... Waleed / Frank
David Neale ... Shafig / Jesse
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The telefilm centers on a present-day nuclear plant disaster and its aftermath.

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Taglines:

Terrorists didn't have to build a nuclear weapon... we built it for them. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

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Official Sites:

FX Network

Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

6 June 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Meltdown See more »

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Government Incompetence
10 June 2004 | by fooser77See all my reviews

I try to watch as little TV as possible. One of my very few favorite series is "24". I agree the comparisons to "24" are quite apt here. I watched this because cable 'made for TV' movies are proving to be some of the best product available today. Far better than spending $7+ USD to go see the latest feature films.

I did not realize until researching afterwards that the lead terrorist character was the same playing Imhotep in "The Mummy". He is clearly an under-rated actor. The rest of the acting was not extraordinary, however sufficient. I thought I recognized the female 'chip' also played Teri Bauer in "24". The Muslim engineer portrayed illustrates just how much "American" muslims have in fact been Christianized. He did not recognize that the lead terrorist was quoting directly from the Quran.

What is significant about this feature is that it illustrates quite clearly just how f***** up the leadership of our federal govt. really is. It portrays to what lengths ("extreme prejudice") our incompetent leadership will go to cover up, disguise, and deceive the masses. You come to understand why some 'patriots' would resort to extreme measures to wake up a nation and especially it's leadership to the malaise we are currently under spell. Lucretius has stated (paraphrase) that "extremes on either side are bad". However, Goldwater also stated "Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice; moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."


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