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Killer Wave 

Suddenly the US east coast is hit by a type of natural disaster formerly reserved, except after a major earthquake, for the Pacific and Indian ocean rims: tidal waves of the destructive ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Angus Macfadyen ...  John McAdams 2 episodes, 2007
Karine Vanasse ...  Sophie Marleau 2 episodes, 2007
Louis Philippe Dandenault ...  Marlon Clark 2 episodes, 2007
John Robinson John Robinson ...  Frank Brisick 2 episodes, 2007
Tom Skerritt ...  Victor Bannister 2 episodes, 2007
Stephen McHattie ...  Edgard Powell 2 episodes, 2007
Ellen David ...  Annabelle 2 episodes, 2007
Bruce Dinsmore ...  Jackson Wilcord 2 episodes, 2007
Christopher Heyerdahl ...  Stanley Schiff 2 episodes, 2007
Andreas Apergis ...  Aslan Bukhari 2 episodes, 2007
Anna Hopkins ...  Mel 2 episodes, 2007
Vlasta Vrana ...  Heinz Litchner 2 episodes, 2007
Linda E. Smith Linda E. Smith ...  Olivia McPhee 2 episodes, 2007
Larry Day ...  Highway Patrolman Larry 2 episodes, 2007
Cary Lawrence Cary Lawrence ...  Assassin / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Alex Bisping ...  Assassin / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Sheena Larkin Sheena Larkin ...  Sarah 2 episodes, 2007
Catherine Colvey ...  Bannister Nurse 2 episodes, 2007
Bill Croft ...  Police Captain 2 episodes, 2007
Susan Glover Susan Glover ...  Red Cross Doctor 2 episodes, 2007
Ricky Mabe ...  Jeff 2 episodes, 2007
Laurence Leboeuf ...  Tina 2 episodes, 2007
Ivan Smith ...  Vikram Sanjee 2 episodes, 2007
Mike Tsar ...  Jasper the Trucker 2 episodes, 2007
Arthur Holden ...  Reporter Brand 2 episodes, 2007
Bronwen Mantel Bronwen Mantel ...  Margaret Bannister 2 episodes, 2007
Nicole Braber Nicole Braber ...  Anne Bannister 2 episodes, 2007
Joanna Noyes ...  Diner Cashier 2 episodes, 2007
Pauline Little Pauline Little ...  Red Cross Adminstrator 2 episodes, 2007
Michael de Francesco Michael de Francesco ...  Chauffeur 2 episodes, 2007
Kwasi Songui ...  Highway Patrol Officer #1 2 episodes, 2007
James McGowan ...  Reporter Erik Adjuk 2 episodes, 2007
Kyle Gatehouse ...  Cool Teen with video camera 2 episodes, 2007
Cindy Busby ...  Grad Student 2 episodes, 2007
Lori Graham Lori Graham ...  Anchorperson Pamela Sills 2 episodes, 2007
Michael Armstrong Michael Armstrong ...  Maine Local Reporter 2 episodes, 2007
Bill Rowat Bill Rowat ...  Field Doctor 2 episodes, 2007
John Topor John Topor ...  National Guard Soldier 2 episodes, 2007
Valérie Wiseman Valérie Wiseman ...  Woman Assassin 2 episodes, 2007
Miguel Dugal Miguel Dugal ...  Male Assassin 2 episodes, 2007
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Suddenly the US east coast is hit by a type of natural disaster formerly reserved, except after a major earthquake, for the Pacific and Indian ocean rims: tidal waves of the destructive tsunami type. Scientist and fiction author John McAdams attends a national emergency conference which concludes the phenomenon must be man-made, quite possibly abusing the findings of John's secret former Sea Lion project, but who wants to and has the means? Indeed John soon finds himself set-up for a murder and chased. Major destructions mean major contracts for construction and coastal defenses, so building tycoons like Victor Bannister certainly have a considerable interest... Written by KGF Vissers

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Beware the Force of Nature ... And the Nature of Man


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Stephen McHattie later appeared in the film 2012 (2009), which also had featured tsunamis. See more »

Goofs

When Stanley Schiff, the scientist who programmed the explosives to cause the tidal waves, is programming the computers to launch waves to destroy Boston, he stares at a radar screen with Boston Harbor, however the image shown does not include Cape Cod or any land forms beyond the ship channel at Barnstable. See more »

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Version of Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997) See more »

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Entertaining and a Little Predictable
27 November 2007 | by racliffSee all my reviews

"Killer Wave" was shown in Two-2hr time slots, so I recorded these so I could watch them together. I find that most TV movies of this length lose any rhythm when watched on multiple nights and, of course, broken by commercials. With that condition, I enjoyed it. I found the story interesting and the production good. It would be a movie that most family members could watch, although younger viewers are often wanting the special effects and impact of 'big-budget' movies.

Parts of the movies are predictable, but I found those occasions something to smile at since I recognized the idea before they happened. I was disappointed that the few fight scenes came off poorly -- this plot doesn't need a lot of them, and the didn't overdue them -- just not the quality we expect these days.

Overall, good for a TV movie. Worth watching, but I probably would not watch it a second time.


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