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Absolute Zero (2006)

A shift in the Earth's polarity plunges the equatorial regions of the planet into an ice age of -459 degrees Fahrenheit; a temperature so cold that energy and light doesn't exist.

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Robert Lee

Writer:

Sarah Watson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Fahey ... Dr. David Kotzman
Erika Eleniak ... Bryn
Bill Dow ... Dr. Veet
Jessica Amlee ... Sophie
Michael Ryan Michael Ryan ... Jeff
Fred Ewanuick ... Phillip
Britt Irvin ... AJ Carmichael
Matthew Walker ... Hershel Gillespie
William MacDonald ... Dempsy
John B. Lowe ... Dr. Aldaron
Claire Riley Claire Riley ... Geology
Scott Bellis ... Seismology
Vanesa Tomasino ... Secretary
Christopher Redman ... Grad Student
Paul Jarrett ... Scientist
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Storyline

INTER SCI climatologist Dr. David Kotzman has evidence that a shift in the Earth's polarity triggered the last Ice Age...in a single day. Now, it's happening again, and there's no time to escape. As the temperature plummets, Miami is blasted with snow and ice. Evacuation routes are jammed. The only chance David, his old flame Bryn, and a few other hopeful survivors have is to hole themselves up in a special chamber at INTER SCI. A desperate race for survival is ignited as nature's fury rages and the temperature plunges toward -459.67° F...ABSOLUTE ZERO! Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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ice | snow | evacuation | arctic | freeze | See All (46) »

Taglines:

No Warning. No Time. No Escape. Miami's Never Been So Cold.


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cero absoluto See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

The premise of this movie is that the earth's polarity is shifting 90 degrees. Since the earth is a sphere (more or less), this shift should make two new polar regions along the equator, one directly across from the other. Instead, it appears to have wrapped the entire equator with a band of ice. See more »

Quotes

Jeff: [about college students] They're like new shoes. Hurts like hell when you first get them but soon you find they get quite comfortable.
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Connections

References Dumb and Dumber (1994) See more »

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End of the World
Written by Annette Ducharme
Performed by Annette Ducharme and Tim Plommer
Published by Dream Control Music/SOCAN
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23 January 2007 | by bzmingusSee all my reviews

I feel dumber for having watched this. The acting is awful. The plot is ridiculous. The storyline is completely nonsensical. Even if you rent this to get a glimpse of Erika Eleniak you will be disappointed. Yes she is in there, but the term 'aging playmate' is painfully accurate. Effects: laughable. Character development: a joke. I can not say enough bad things about this movie. Maybe it was intended as a joke on 'The Day After Tomorrow'. If so, its not very funny. Jeff Fahey's mom turned it off half way through. Ugh. Gack. Bad. Horrible. I want my hour and a half back. It is a struggle to come up with 10 lines about this movie without resorting to repeating the words 'sucks' over and over again. The science is bad. The acting is bad. The filming is bad. The concept is bad. This is a bad movie.


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