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Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)

Unrated | | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 14 November 2004
Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.

Director:

Dick Lowry

Writer:

Matt Dorff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Gibson ... Mitch Benson
Nancy McKeon ... Amy Harkin
Chandra West ... Rebecca Kerns
Brian Markinson ... Chris Haywood
Nancy Anne Sakovich Nancy Anne Sakovich ... Jane Benson (as Nancy Sakovich)
Randy Quaid ... Tornado Tommy Dixon
Dianne Wiest ... Shirley Abbott, Secretary of Energy
Brian Dennehy ... Andy Goodman
Ari Cohen ... Dan London
Christopher Shyer ... Craig Shilts
Arnold Pinnock ... Jason
Chad Willett ... Jeff Harkin
Hollis McLaren ... Helen Travers
Janaya Stephens ... Laura Harkin
Petra Wildgoose Petra Wildgoose ... Lindsay Benson
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Storyline

Tornado in Las Vegas. Heat in Chicago. Hail in Illinois. A snowfall and a storm force flows towards Chicago. It's just the beginning of a series of weather anomalies. The lights go off. People panic. A few courageous people are trying to solve the riddle of the infuriated nature and prevent mass destruction. Written by David Shahoumian <dave2070@gmail.com>

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Tornadoes, hurricanes, blackouts...There is no shelter from this storm!


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Overload See more »

Filming Locations:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The movie "Gone with the Wind" was briefly mentioned during the elevator scene about a character named Scarlet who went through hard times. See more »

Goofs

During one scene at the National Severe Storms Lab, one technician reports a tornado has touched down outside Braxton Missouri and is headed straight towards St. Louis. However, there is no such town as Braxton, MO. See more »

Quotes

Andy Goodman: Tommy, listen to me! Tommy?
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Connections

Edited from The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990) See more »

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Clichés By The Numbers!
16 November 2004 | by mbrooks-8See all my reviews

I'm a bit of a disaster movie junkie. I just can't miss a film, no matter how bad it looks to be, as long as it promises some kind of cinematic carnage. I've sat through 'Night of the Twisters,' survived 'Atomic Twister,' and laughed all the way through '10.5' But 'Category 6: Day of Destruction' hits new lows. The computer graphics were so poor as to be embarrassing even for what you'd expect from a 'made for television' piece of crap. But it was the onslaught of every cliché in the book that really got to me, from the adulterous husband, the weather man who feels guilt over a past failure, the evil corporate guy, and to top it all off they gives us the pregnant lady in an elevator schtick…I'm mean PLEASE!

With all that said I'me already set to record part two. It's possible that I need help, or maybe an intervention.


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