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Arctic Blast (2010)

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When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Shanks ... Jack Tate
Alexandra Davies ... Emma Tate
Saskia Hampele ... Zoe
Indiana Evans ... Naomi Tate
Robert Mammone ... Charlie Barker
Bruce Davison ... Walter Winslaw
Judith Baribeau ... Tammy
Nick Falk Nick Falk ... Brent Durant (as Nicholas Falk)
Alan Andrews Alan Andrews ... Harold Stuart
Helen Edwards Helen Edwards ... Margaret Stuart
Abbey-Rose Leed ... Young Woman - Sarah
Jakalyn Gatward Jakalyn Gatward ... Franny
Bodane Hatton Bodane Hatton ... Jarrod
Jane Longhurst Jane Longhurst ... Lawyer - Susan
Nathan Spencer ... Technician #1
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When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.

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-70 Degrees and Dropping!


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Country:

Australia | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 May 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Menace de glace See more »

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AUD5,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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The aircraft carrier referred to as the U.S.S. Adams is in real life the U.S.S. John C. Stennis (CVN-74). See more »

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The story occurs in the spring at Hobart, and yet when the Ice fog hits London and Moscow, it appears to be summer there, when of course the northern hemisphere would be in the autumn heading for winter. See more »

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Scientifically inaccurate, but entertaining.
13 February 2011 | by shroyerw-1See all my reviews

If you were irritated by the fact that Jack & Rose's path through the Titanic couldn't possibly have happened as they went through rooms that didn't even connect and doors that weren't even there and parts of the ship that were on entirely opposite sides without having to cross through the middle, then you won't like this movie.

It's definitely a made-for-TV type of movie and it's definitely modeled after "The Day after Tomorrow" (almost character-for-character). The science is rather atrocious, also, but if you yourself -are- scientifically illiterate or if you're just used to scientific illiteracy in cinema and therefore unphased by it, then you might like this flick. I was surprised to see SG1's Michael Shanks in what seemed to all appearances to be third-rate billing, but he was in it and he played as well as he ever does.

I'd recommend this if you're really kinda' reaching for something to watch, and you're not feeling too picky and SyFy made-for-TV quality is acceptable to you (I don't think it's a SyFy flick, but it's the same general quality). If you're into serious flicks, or if you don't care to see another "Day After Tomorrow", steer clear.


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