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Blast From the Past

PG-13| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
Adam Webber (Brendan Fraser) has lived his entire life in confinement in a fallout shelter in Pasadena, Calif. When the Webber family's rations of food and supplies grow thin, Adam's eccentric father, Calvin (Christopher Walken), sends him on a dangerous restocking mission. When Adam emerges from the Webber family's subterranean refuge for the first time, he finds that rumors of a nuclear apocalypse were totally false -- and meets gorgeous Eve Rustikov (Alicia Silverstone).

Cast: Brendan Fraser , Alicia Silverstone , Christopher Walken , Sissy Spacek , Dave Foley , Joey Slotnick , Dale Raoul , Scott Thomson

Director: Hugh Wilson

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: New Line Cinema

Blast From the Past (1999)

Release Date: February 12th, 1999|1 hr. 51 min.

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  • It would be nice to say that Blast From the Past is, but it ain't exactly. Half-blast is more like it. show more

  • Blast feels positively timely if not downright positive about the human race's ability to endure. Forget radiation. Fraser and folks actually survive three decades-plus of Perry Como music. [12 February 1999, Life, p.8E] show more

  • The movie is funny and entertaining in all the usual ways, yes, but I was grateful that it tried for more: that it was actually about something, that it had an original premise, that it used satire and irony and had sly undercurrents. show more

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