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A research expedition to the Arctic discovers that a melting polar ice cap has released a deadly prehistoric parasite.

Director:

Mark A. Lewis

Writers:

Mark A. Lewis (screenplay), Michael Lewis (screenplay) (as Michael W. Lewis)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Val Kilmer ... Dr. Kruipen
Alexandra Staseson Alexandra Staseson ... Infected Girl
Brad Dryborough ... Man With Needle / Fishing Reporter
Greg Rogers ... Webcam Voice (voice)
William B. Davis ... Ted
Garry Chalk ... Jack
Peter Kelamis ... Mike
Brenda Crichlow ... Anchorwoman (as Brenda M. Crichlow)
Anne Marie DeLuise ... Jane (as Anne Marie Deluise)
John Callander John Callander ... Edward
Lamech Kadloo Lamech Kadloo ... Nuti
Kyle Schmid ... Federico Fulce
Steph Song ... Ling Chen
Aaron Ashmore ... Atom Galen
Evan Adams ... Professor Anderson
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Storyline

At a remote Arctic research station, four ecology students discover the real horror of global warming is not the melting ice, but what's frozen within it. A prehistoric parasite is released from the carcass of a Woolly Mammoth upon the unsuspecting students who are forced to quarantine and make necessary sacrifices, or risk infecting rest of the world Written by Anagram Pictures

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Extinction will find you. See more »


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Rated R for violence, disturbing images, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 2010 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Arctic Outbreak See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Since the film is shot near the Esket Reserve in Western Canada, many people of the First Nation were also involved, including Chief Charlene Belleau who blessed the production. See more »

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Doctor Kruipen called the parasite vertebrates, which the students read from the doctor's notes. They were later called bugs by the same students. Bugs are invertebrates. See more »

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Dr. Kruipen: My name is David Kruipen. What is sacrifice? What does it mean to make a real difference? Throughout my life and career I have straddled two worlds. Increasingly I have become respected. Increasingly my books and articles are published and read. Increasingly I have been embraced by policymakers and referenced by bureaucrats, but today I realize that I have... misguided myself. Today I rediscovered what I knew when I was young.
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The Dugout
Written and Performed by Ladyhawk
Courtesy of Jagjaguwar, Inc.
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Thaw...Not Exactly Chilling.
12 October 2009 | by bigdarvickSee all my reviews

It had some brief moments of entertainment, but overall it was Luke warm at best. The producers must've blown their budget on hiring Val Kilmer to fill some dead spots in the movie. Kilmer kind of walks through this movie and plays a dopey doc that wants these parasites to infest mankind just to make a point about global warming. Supposedly this movie takes place very cold (or somewhere in Canada.) Unfortunately, there isn't a lick of smoke we can see exiting their mouths in a supposed subzero climate. As a matter of fact, there was barely a drop of snow to be seen anywhere. Oh yeah, global warming. Throw in a bunch of 30 something year old grad students that are supposedly the most brilliant of their class and viola! LOL! Whoever the actress was that played Kilmer's daughter, should be given a Golden Turkey award for most pathetic portrayal of a confused daughter to a wacky mad scientist. I mean bad!! This movie delivers thrills for a buck at Red Box, but it's not worth a penny more.

The End.


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