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NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 4 October 2008
What appears to be harmless little whirlwinds and dust devils turns out to be a precursor to something a lot more deadlier and ends up threatening New York City's very existence.


(as Tibor Takacs)






Cast overview, first billed only:
... Cassie Lawrence (as Nicole deBoer)
... Jim Lawrence
... Mayor Leonardo
Winston Rekert ... Dr. Lars Liggenhorn
... Brian Flynn
... Lori Lawrence
... Lucy
... Dr. Quinn
Paulo Ribeiro ... Lefferts
... Maggie Flynn
... Wife #1
... Herbert
... Lillian
... Ken Hardsell
David Orth ... Pilot


An unexplained, local split in the atmosphere causes a series of total unpredictable, yet devastating tornadoes. Rookie fireman Brian Flynn gets trapped in the underground sewage with his girlfriend, deputy mayor James 'Jim' Lawrence and climatologist Dr. Cassie Lawrence's niece Lori. Mayor Leonardo of New York initially refuses to pay proper attention to the phenomenon, a 'reelection threat', so the alert status remains too low for long. Atypical lightning discovered inside tornadoes adds unprecedented dangers. The Lawrences and aeronautics renegade Dr. Lars Liggenhorn conceive a possible solution by launching rockets, but NASA's Dr. Quinn overrules them, imposing standard silver iodine. Written by KGF Vissers

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Release Date:

4 October 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

New York Tornado  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Poor New York City is hit again!
3 July 2008 | by See all my reviews

I caught this on Sky Movies Premiere today, it's a very wet, dull day and there was nothing else on TV so i thought i'd watch this (it got **/***** so i thought it wouldn't be too bad)

Okay, it's cheesy, the special effects are bad, and the Science in the film might be inaccurate but it tells the story in a way that people may believe. If your into big budgets, amazing special effects and big name actors, this is not for you!

It's about a series of tornado's that are set to destroy, guess where.....New York (that city has been through some rough times) and it's up to Cassie and her husband to save the day! I won't spoil the ending like i do in a lot of my reviews, i thought i'd let you (the reader) find out for yourself!

So overall, it's a decent film, nothing special but it's fun none the less.


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