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Ice Quake (2010)

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Beneath the Alaskan landscape, the melting permafrost is about to drastically alter the tranquil scenery. As the permafrost thaws, underground rivers of volatile liquid Methane are created,... See full summary »

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Paul Ziller

Writer:

David Ray
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brendan Fehr ... Michael Webster
Holly Elissa ... Emily Webster (as Holly Dignard)
Jodelle Ferland ... Tia Webster
Ryan Grantham ... Shane Webster
Rob LaBelle ... Bruce Worthington
Nicholas Carella ... Ram
Victor Garber ... Colonel Bill Hughes
Marsha Regis ... Carolyn
Sharon Taylor ... Jamie
Lane Edwards ... Reed
Kurt Max Runte ... Wallace
Aaron Pearl ... Cochrane
Dean Redman ... Sergeant
James Pizzinato ... Boy
MacKenzie Porter ... Girl
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Storyline

Beneath the Alaskan landscape, the melting permafrost is about to drastically alter the tranquil scenery. As the permafrost thaws, underground rivers of volatile liquid Methane are created, causing a succession of violent and destructive earthquakes. It's a race against time to stop the deadly rivers before they lead to a catastrophic explosion that threatens the planet. Written by Deeww

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Nature unleashed.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for disaster action and peril, and some mild language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eisbeben - Alarm in der Arktis See more »

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Goofs

The Boiling point of methane is -263.2°F The coldest recorded temperature on Earth is -135°F A flowing river of methane is physically impossible on this planet. See more »

Quotes

Colonel Bill Hughes: I could really use an eggnog.
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Soundtracks

Here We Come a-Wassailling
Performed by Occidental Glee Club
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A Beautiful Science Fiction Saga
27 August 2015 | by dianerpessler-46164See all my reviews

Every so often a motion picture touches your heart and enriches your life. This is the case with this humble science fiction film and the magnificent story of human survival it tells. Beautifully directed and with a script that sensitively observes humanity at its most vulnerable, a powerful saga of endurance and courage unfolds before a rapt audience. One can not help but be moved and perhaps even changed by what we witness. With a superb cast and stunning special effects, Ice Quake is so much more than a sci-fi extravaganza. It is an intimate tale of everyday people struggling for existence upon a landscape of overwhelming brutality, before a formless and unforgiving act of nature. In the end, it is one of the finest stories of mankind being tested to its limits and ultimately its triumph.


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