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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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Joy To the World
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Written by George Frideric Handel and Isaac Watts
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Ouch
30 December 2010 | by jimmerwSee all my reviews

Awful, just bloody awful. It is difficult to decide what negative aspect of the movie to discuss as there were so may. In fact, I would speak of a positive aspect if I could find one.

I am a Canadian and cringe whenever I see that I am about to watch a Canadian movie as I have rarely seen one that did not leave me constantly saying "Oh, come on, really?"

What bothers me the most is that movies such as these are funded, in part, by tax revenue in the form of government film grants. We have people living on the street, children going to bed hungry at night, and the government feels it is more beneficial to put money into dismal productions like this.

I am not one who turns off a movie once I start watching one. Perhaps I am a glutton for punishment as this movie (using the word loosely) left me feeling like I threw away the portion of my life that was devoted to watching this. It is as if it was a class project done by students from a high school film class.

I honestly do not understand how it is that people can produce a work like this and feel that it is good. Spend the money needed to create something of this calibre and release it on the unsuspecting public.

I seldom write reviews, but I am so tired of seeing my tax dollars going to make such horrible movies that I had to vent. If given the opportunity to watch this movie or scrub toilets in a subway station, go for the toilets. It will surely be far more rewarding and enjoyable.


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