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Plot Summary
Peter Stenning (Edward Judd) is a depressed British reporter who gets by with the help of his friend, veteran journalist Bill Maguire (Leo McKern). Along with weather forecaster Jeannie Craig (Janet Munro), Peter and Bill discover that simultaneous U.S. and Russian nuclear explosions have drastically altered the earth's rotation. Fires and earthquakes ravage cities all over the world, and chaos and sickness descend upon the frightened survivors as they try to put the planet back on its axis.

Cast: Janet Munro , Leo McKern , Edward Judd , Michael Goodliffe , Bernard Braden , Reginald Beckwith , Gene Anderson , Renée Asherson

Director: Val Guest

Genres: Science fiction

The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)

Release Date: August 31st, 2003|1 hr. 39 min.

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