The Day After Tomorrow Poster

Release Date: May 28th, 2004

DVD Release Date: October 12th, 2004

PG-13|2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
After climatologist Jack Hall (Dennis Quaid) is largely ignored by U.N. officials when presenting his environmental concerns, his research proves true when an enormous "superstorm" develops, setting off catastrophic natural disasters throughout the world. Trying to get to his son, Sam (Jake Gyllenhaal), who is trapped in New York with his friend Laura (Emmy Rossum) and others, Jack and his crew must travel by foot from Philadelphia, braving the elements, to get to Sam before it's too late.

Cast: Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ian Holm, Emmy Rossum, Sela Ward, Dash Mihok, Kenneth Welsh, Jay O. Sanders

Director: Roland Emmerich

Genres: Adventure, Action

Production Co: Tomorrow Films, Centropolis Film Productions, Mark Gordon Productions

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: 2000s, Son, Friend, Quest, Survival, Rescue, New York City, Tense, Emotional

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Winner Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)