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Fireball (2009)

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Inspector Ava Williams investigates a prison fire to its source, a prisoner seeking revenge against those who put him behind bars.

Director:

Kristoffer Tabori (as K.T. Donaldson)

Writer:

Kraig Wenman (as Kraig X. Wenman)
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Complete credited cast:
Ian Somerhalder ... Lee Cooper
Lexa Doig ... Ava Williams
Aleks Paunovic ... Draven
Aaron Pearl ... Fire Lieutenant
Colin Cunningham ... Tim Timmonds
Shelene Yung ... Camera Woman
Tim Perez ... Nuclear Tech #1 (as Timothy Paul Perez)
Julia Arkos ... Ally Huseman
Roman Podhora Roman Podhora ... Cop #1
Stephen E. Miller ... Nuclear Administrator
Julian Christopher ... Judge Bogner (as Julian D. Christopher)
Linda Darlow ... Nurse Darwin
Toby Hargrave ... Trucker
Lauro David Chartrand-DelValle ... Boom Operator (as Lauro Chartrand)
Troy Everett ... Medic / Front Gate Guard (as T-Roy Kozuki)
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Storyline

Young and single, Ava Williams is an expert fire inspector who never met a blaze she couldn't solve. Following in the footsteps of her beloved father, Ava thinks she's seen everything. But after a mysterious fire rips through the local jail, she finds herself heading up the investigation from hell with an unlikely ally. At the still smoking ruins of the fire, she meets cocky Federal Investigator Lee Cooper who is there to take one of the inmates into custody. The fire has nearly killed bad-boy celebrity Tyler "The Fuse" Draven. A chronic abuser of experimental sports drugs, Draven was in jail for assaulting a news crew and violating his parole. Blowing up a car along the way, Draven escapes from the hospital. Agent Cooper tries to track him down, while Inspector Williams is left to contend with a mysterious series of fires and deadly fireballs that befall the community. As Ava uncovers shocking clues, she struggles to convince Lee that they have an extraordinary case on their hands - ...

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The pushed him too far... and lit the fuse. See more »

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Sci-Fi | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and some disturbing images
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Goofs

When Draven blows up the glass mound, a large shard of glass flies into the back of Agent Cooper's right calf. Later on, when the fire investigator goes to remove the shard and wrap it up with the agent's handkerchief, she removes it from the side/front of the leg, not the back. See more »

Quotes

Tyler Draven: Do you believe in God?
Tim Timmonds: Timmonds nods his head.
Tyler Draven: Well, he doesn't believe in you!
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References The Andy Griffith Show (1960) See more »

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Fireball
3 May 2009 | by FletchGivesSee all my reviews

Like every sci fi channel movie, Fireball has its highs and lows. Lows in sci-fi channel movies are always the special effects and the budget.

That being said, I enjoyed this more than usual "monster" schlock you find on Sci Fi.

I enjoyed the science of this movie as well as Lexa Doig's character as the walking textbook. As a science teacher I enjoyed the science (and the pseudo-science) of explaining a human torch. Is it possible? No. But I bought it.

I also like that the the guy who played the Agent was a pretty boy instead of the usual aging-alcoholic-just divorced-john McLean-type.

All in all it's worth your time if you like Sci Fi Original Movies and of those movies is one of the ones I have enjoyed more.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tűzgolyó See more »

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1.33 : 1
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