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NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)

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

Director:

Tibor Takács (as Tibor Takacs)

Writer:

T.S. Cook
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicole de Boer ... Cassie Lawrence (as Nicole deBoer)
Sebastian Spence ... Jim Lawrence
Jerry Wasserman ... Mayor Leonardo
Winston Rekert Winston Rekert ... Dr. Lars Liggenhorn
Colby Johannson ... Brian Flynn
Tegan Moss ... Lori Lawrence
Jill Morrison ... Lucy
Matthew Harrison ... Dr. Quinn
Paulo Ribeiro Paulo Ribeiro ... Lefferts
Jennifer Copping ... Maggie Flynn
Patricia Isaac ... Wife #1
Richard Ian Cox ... Herbert
Samantha Ferris ... Lillian
Emy Aneke ... Ken Hardsell
David Orth David Orth ... Pilot
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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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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

New York Tornado See more »

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1.78 : 1
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It is stated that Dr. Liggenhorn is the only civilian enjoined by NASA from putting objects into orbit. NASA has no law enforcement capability. Any such ruling would come from the Federal Aviation Administration. See more »

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Special Effects OK wish I could say the same about the acting!
29 March 2010 | by apre_pSee all my reviews

Typical type of disaster movie, with some nicish effects, if a little bit green!

At one point I thought they were going to call Ghostbusters as the green ecto plasam descended on NY.

This file is let down with some poor acting specially Nicole de Boer (Dr. Cassie Lawrence) who acts like she's the most important person in the world!

Worth a watch if you have not much to do (as i did, watched it on CH5 UK) and its on TV would not go out and rent it, guess thats what you get for made for TV movies, not sure if it made the Cinema but doubt it.


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