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PG-13| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
When a massive earthquake rocks the city of Los Angeles, Emergency Management department head Mike Roark (Tommy Lee Jones) returns from his vacation to help with the city's response. After geologist Dr. Amy Barnes (Anne Heche) warns that a volcano may be forming in sewer tunnels, another severe earthquake unleashes the lava flowing underfoot, threatening to destroy the whole city. As the fiery molten rock runs through the streets, Roark and Barnes must figure out how to divert it.

Cast: Tommy Lee Jones , Anne Heche , Gaby Hoffmann , Don Cheadle , Jacqueline Kim , Keith David , John Corbett , Michael Rispoli

Director: Mick Jackson

Genres: Action

Distributor: 20th Century Fox, Fox

Volcano (1997)

Release Date: April 25th, 1997|1 hr. 42 min.

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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    With its fake-looking technology and empty characters, Volcano eventually becomes as obvious as its what-if premise. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    In fact, this is one of the best pure disaster movies ever made (not that it has much competition). Congratulations to director Mick Jackson for a job well done. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    This disaster film has action from the get-go; but its awesome special effects hide a laughably corny plot, and for a picture about terror from the depths, its characters are ridiculously shallow. show more

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