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Arctic Apocalypse (2019)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 13 September 2019 (USA)
A massive influx of glacial melting triggers a new ice age in the Northern Hemisphere, forcing a family to make their way across the ice-covered landscape before they are frozen out for good.

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Bill Hanstock (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joel Berti ... Mark
Jennifer Lee Wiggins ... Helen
Lauren Esposito ... Brie
Charles N. Townsend III ... Tyler Crawford
Anna Sofie Christensen ... Aliyah (as Anna Christensen)
Blake Dang ... Roger
John Liiving John Liiving ... Walter
Eric Paul Erickson ... Larry
Delondra Mesa ... Mother (as Delondra Williams)
Jude Williams Jude Williams ... Kid
Jose Montesinos ... Knife Guy
Joe Roach Joe Roach ... Teacher
Sharon Desiree ... Background person
Ryan Patrick Shanahan ... Masked Looter (as Ryan Shanahan)
Nicole Asher Nicole Asher ... Background person
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A massive influx of glacial melting triggers a new ice age in the Northern Hemisphere, forcing a family to make their way across the ice-covered landscape before they are frozen out for good.

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Goofs

At 43:38, a tire blows out, The driver uses a breaker bar and socket to loosen the lug nut. as he is using the breaker bar, you can hear the sound effects of a ratchet ratcheting. Breaker bars do not make this noise. See more »

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Summer Time
Written by Christopher Cano and Eduardo Olgin
Performed by The Mansions
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Hardly an apocalypse...
22 May 2020 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Right, well I must start by saying that I didn't have much of any expectations for the 2019 disaster movie titled "Arctic Apocalypse". And why is that? Well, simply because of the title for starters. Plus, most disaster movies being made are exactly that; disaster movies.

Turned out that "Arctic Apocalypse" wasn't a deviation from this unfortunate prediction. The storyline was bland and generic, to the point where it was actually being pointless. Yeah, that is how I actually felt about the movie, that it was pointless and a waste of time.

The characters were equally bland and pointless. And in fact, it is characters so mundane that you don't really care about them, much less being left with any lasting impression of who they were or what their motivations were when the movie has ended. Chances are that you don't even remember their names when you've seen another movie - that is what happened for me.

The acting in the movie was adequate, taking into consideration the limitations imposed on the actors and actresses in terms of having a weak storyline and script to work with, and by having bland and indistinguishable characters to portray.

A disaster movie is usually heavily dependent on having proper special effects and CGI that are bedazzling and look realistic, giving the audience a sense of impending destruction and feeling like they are right there in the mayhem. This wasn't the case for "Arctic Apocalypse". At best it was just stock footage of the arctic being used.

The movie's cover/poster even brandish "the day after tomorrow is today". Yeah, well this 2019 movie "Arctic Apocalypse" doesn't even reach the 2004 movie "The Day After Tomorrow" to its ankles.

Writer Bill Hanstock may have had an interesting vision for something that sounded and seemed good on paper, but directors Eric Paul Erickson and Jon Kondelik didn't exactly manage to make it an outstanding movie.

My rating of "Arctic Apocalypse" lands on a very generous two out of ten stars. There really isn't any need for you to spend your time, money or effort on this 2019 movie. Some of us suffered through it so you don't have to.


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English

Release Date:

13 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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Syfy, The Asylum See more »
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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