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Toxic Skies (2008)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 12 November 2008 (Canada)
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Anne Heche stars as a World Health Organization Doctor who uncovers the real cause of an epidemic is the government's secret chem-trail program.

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Andrew C. Erin

Writers:

Andrew C. Erin (screenplay), Kyle Hart (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Heche ... Dr. Tess Martin
James Tupper ... Jack Bowen
Tobias Slezak Tobias Slezak ... Major Stein
Daniel Bacon ... Dr. Raj Patel
Kevin McNulty ... Mayor Jim Tanner (as Kevin Mcnulty)
Barclay Hope ... CEO Dick Taylor
Nicola Anderson ... Nurse Emily
Cheryl Uphill Cheryl Uphill ... Heather
Laura Bertram ... Anna
Jamie Switch ... Jason
Patricia Mayen-Salazar ... Maria Habentes
David Milchard ... Tom Conner
Ralph Alderman Ralph Alderman ... Edgar
Gerry Rousseau ... Alex
Todd Zatwarnitski Todd Zatwarnitski ... Hench Man #1
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Anne Heche stars as a World Health Organization Doctor who uncovers the real cause of an epidemic is the government's secret chem-trail program.

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Starring Anne Heche and James Tupper who were in TV's Men in Trees together and fell in love during. One of several projects they did together during the ten years together along with the TV movie Girlfight; the TV series Aftermath; and he even guest starred on her recent TV series The Brave. See more »

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The characters consistently refer to the "virus" causing the outbreak, even after they have come to the conclusion that the disease is Plague. Plague is caused by a bacterium, not a virus. See more »

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References Swing Time (1936) See more »

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Evening October
Written, Produced, and Performed by Analog Smith
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A less than mediocre disaster genre movie...
2 September 2020 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Sure, when I sat down to watch the 2008 movie "Toxic Skies", I must admit that my level of expectation wasn't exactly sky high. I mean, the movie's synopsis didn't really sell the movie all that well, and the movie's cast wasn't exactly something that had me thrilled either. But I hadn't seen the movie, much less heard about it, so of course I sat down to watch it now in 2020, as I had the chance to do so.

And I will say that "Toxic Skies" was not the worst of movies I have seen. However, it wasn't really an outstanding or particularly memorable movie experience either. The movie was watchable, and that was about it.

Story-wise then "Toxic Skies" felt a bit shallow and pointless at times, especially since writers Andrew C. Erin and Kyle Hart seemed to be stumbling about in the dark at times. The movie had its ups and downs, that was for sure, so there were moments of boredom in the movie as well.

As for special effects, well let's just say that you shouldn't expect to be blown away. However, it should be said though, that the movie wasn't really depending on having an overwhelming array of special effects to work its magic. The few effects that were there served their purpose, and that was it.

"Toxic Skies" does not bolster itself on having an overly impressive cast list. Anne Heche was the most prominent name in the movie, and even this wasn't her finest moment. Sure, she made it watchable, but she has much better movies to her name.

I suppose if you think "Outbreak" but without the interesting and intense storyline and impressive cast, then you have "Toxic Skies".

I was somewhat not properly entertained by what I witnessed on the screen as I sat through "Toxic Skies". And that results in a rating of four out of ten stars from me.


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12 November 2008 (Canada) See more »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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