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Solar Attack (2006)

Solar Strike (original title)
When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.

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Paul Ziller
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Dacascos ... Lucas Foster
Joanne Kelly ... Joanna Parks
Kevin Jubinville ... Brad Stamp
Sugith Varughese ... Patel
Craig Eldridge Craig Eldridge ... Jim Leeburg
Tim Post ... Joe Aguilar
Stephen McHattie ... Admiral Lawrence
Conrad Coates ... Colonel Alby
Louis Gossett Jr. ... President Ryan Gordon
Damir Andrei Damir Andrei ... Russian President Yuri Ilyushin
Bill Lake ... Captain Misha Gregorovitch
Genadijs Dolganovs ... Lt. Troiska
Romas Stanulis ... Russian Crew Member
Ronn Sarosiak Ronn Sarosiak ... Captain Wade
Duane Murray ... Lt. Copeland
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When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.

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Prepare for the Apocalypse...


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some disaster peril and mild language | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 2006 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Solar Attack See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CAD 2,000,000 (estimated)
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(Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Goofs

There is no magnetic belt below the low orbit of the spacecraft. See more »

Quotes

Lucas Foster: I'm certain these CMEs will breach our ozone.
President Ryan Gordon: And the after effects, how disastrous?
Lucas Foster: Far worse than disastrous, sir. The burning methane fires in the stratosphere will increase in intensity and magnitude until they reach a point of flashover. We'll have complete and total oxygen depletion. As we scientists call it sir, an ELE.
President Ryan Gordon: An Extinction Level Event.
Lucas Foster: That's the bad news, sir. The good news is, we believe there's a way out. Jim.
Jim Leeburg: Well sir, Mr. President, if we're facing the world's biggest ...
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One of the worst
16 July 2011 | by MaizyDaizySee all my reviews

If I could have given this a half star I would have. We watch SyFy movies for laughs. We enjoy the bad acting, the awful special effects, the ridiculous-ness of it all. While this definitely had the bad acting (aside from Louis Gossett, Jr. he was fine for the couple of minutes he was in it...but why, Louis, why?) it had none of the fun. There was a lot of conversation, a lot of 'science', but no gratuitous violence that we've come to love from the SyFy movies, none of the laughs, just a bunch of serious talking about the why's of it all. I don't care, I just want to watch someones arm come off or some silly line I can quote afterwards. Skip it. Watch Megasnake or Frankenfish for some good quality cheese. This is boring monotony. The only fun we had was when they mentioned how big something was and we compared whatever it was to the size of Joanne Kelly's distractingly large upper lip. We fast forwarded the last 20 minutes to see the predictable ending and regretted wasting a Friday night on this one.


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