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Category 7: The End of the World 

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A deadly category 7 storm wreaks havoc on the world. Meanwhile, kidnappers threaten to make matters even worse.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Cameron Daddo ...  Ross Duffy 2 episodes, 2005
Gina Gershon ...  FEMA Director Judith Carr 2 episodes, 2005
Shannen Doherty ...  Faith Clavell 2 episodes, 2005
Randy Quaid ...  Tornado Tommy Dixon 2 episodes, 2005
Robert Wagner ...  Sen. Ryan Carr 2 episodes, 2005
Adam Rodriguez ...  USAF Pilot Ritter 2 episodes, 2005
Sebastian Spence ...  FPS Agent Gavin Carr 2 episodes, 2005
Nicholas Lea ...  Monty 2 episodes, 2005
John Kapelos ...  Secretary of Homeland Security Jim Roberts 2 episodes, 2005
Lindy Booth ...  Brigid 2 episodes, 2005
James Brolin ...  Donny Hall 2 episodes, 2005
Swoosie Kurtz ...  Penny Hall 2 episodes, 2005
Tom Skerritt ...  Colonel Mike Davis 2 episodes, 2005
Kenneth Welsh ...  Chief of Staff Alan Horst 2 episodes, 2005
Suki Kaiser ...  Gayle Duffy 2 episodes, 2005
James Kirk ...  Stuart Carr 2 episodes, 2005
Noam Jenkins ...  Evan, White House Press Secretary 2 episodes, 2005
Peter Mooney ...  Peter 2 episodes, 2005
Rachel Skarsten ...  Lyra Duffy 2 episodes, 2005
Andrea Lui ...  Melody Chang 2 episodes, 2005
David Alpay ...  Billy Chamber 2 episodes, 2005
Michal Grajewski Michal Grajewski ...  Dan 2 episodes, 2005
Jim Codrington ...  FPS Capt. Tergesson 2 episodes, 2005
David Lawrence Brown ...  Reston 2 episodes, 2005
David Bastl David Bastl ...  Reporter #2 2 episodes, 2005
Marc Devigne ...  Rick 2 episodes, 2005
Jon Hendricks Jon Hendricks ...  Slicker Reporter 2 episodes, 2005
Allan Wallace Dunkeld Allan Wallace Dunkeld ...  Mime 2 episodes, 2005
Paul Lachance Paul Lachance ...  Monsieur Chambron 2 episodes, 2005
Lisa Durupt ...  Ball Park Manager 2 episodes, 2005
Darcy Fehr ...  Black Mask Leader 2 episodes, 2005
Jason Berzuk Jason Berzuk ...  Sean 2 episodes, 2005
Kevin Frazier Kevin Frazier ...  NYC Reporter 2 episodes, 2005
Janaya Stephens ...  Mary Beth Davis 2 episodes, 2005
Randy Apostle Randy Apostle ...  Ted, Power Plant Foreman 2 episodes, 2005
Solmund MacPherson ...  Bobby 2 episodes, 2005
Will Woytowich ...  Security Guard 2 episodes, 2005
Miriam Smith ...  Frances 2 episodes, 2005
Mariam Bernstein Mariam Bernstein ...  Woman at Ministry 2 episodes, 2005
John Bluethner John Bluethner ...  Maintenance Man 2 episodes, 2005
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Storyline

It's tornadoes, hurricanes, electrical storms, and mass destruction as the effects of global warming brew into a super storm that threatens to rend the earth with an unprecedented power. Beautiful scientist Faith Clavell, storm chaser Tommy Tornado, and Judith Carr, the head of FEMA, can stop the inevitable from happening-if they have the courage to venture into the roiling blackness of the storm itself. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Taglines:

The Ultimate Superstorm is Back - And This Time It's Deadlier...


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

Germany | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Category 7: The End of the World See more »

Filming Locations:

Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Randy Quaid is the only actor who reprized his role from the previous film. See more »

Goofs

Anyone attempting to fly an SR-71 as though it were a fighter (as portrayed in the show's special effects) would be in for a severe surprise, especially in the vicinity of Mach 3. The SR-71 is not an aircraft which tolerates being maneuvered violently. Compressor stalls owing to sudden airflow changes into the engines as well as a general loss of aircraft control would be the least of the pilot's problems! Also, a clear canopy, such as shown in the close-ups would never survive the heat of Mach 3 flight. See more »

Quotes

'Tornado' Tommy Dixon: Find some low ground! We got a big twister coming in here about two minutes!
Hippie: Let her rip, man!
'Tornado' Tommy Dixon: Let me know how that works out, slick!
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Connections

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

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This was really, really bad
26 February 2006 | by moysantSee all my reviews

I watched this on TV last night - yes the whole mini series was shown in one block on Australian TV. The script was like ten different scripts thrown together (from the high winds perhaps?), and there were too many special effect disasters in the first 10 minutes, so there were no suspense built up over the next 3 hours. Jerky and hectic camera work and slow-mo in the middle of dialogue scenes does not create energy and excitement guys. It lacked any bridges between scenes, with people in Paris one second and then Washington DC the next. How many days/months/years was this set over? The lighting and makeup made every female character looked like she had acne and pre-mature aging, but surprisingly the males looked young and clear skinned. In fact it had a music video feel to it - but I don't want to watch a music video for more than 5 minutes. And some scenes were low budget copies of The Day After Tomorrow.

The only reason I wouldn't give this boring and nonsensical mish-mash 0/10 is that it had Cameron Daddo (an Australia ex-TV host) and Shannen Doherty in it. And which ever actor played the male preacher was a hoot. Oh, and it is funny to here the FEMA director outline how the department is the only one to save the day (made pre-Katrina).

Without spoiling it for you if you do end up watching it - the way they 'resolve' the climate change disaster that is threatening to destroy civilisation is just lamo.

2/10


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