20th Century Fox (Neal H. Moritz & Andrew Z.
W: Jerome Armstrong & Billy Ray
DP: Theo van de Sande
Ed: Michael Tronick & Don Brochu
Mus: Alan Silvestri
Tommy Lee Jones (Mike Roark), Anne Heche (Amy Barnes),
Gaby Hoffman (Kelly Roark), Don Cheadle (Emmit Reese), Jacqueline Kim (Jaye Calder), Keith David (Lt. Ed Fox)
Great tagline! The movie itself... not so
A tunnel excavation beneath Los Angeles awakens a dormant
volcano to erupt, causing the destruction of the city.
Released the same year as Dante's Peak (qv), this is the
doppelgänger movie which is rock 'n' roll to its twin's classical music.
The laws of physics are of course thrown aside in order
for special effects to tell the story, and there's an unintentionally laughable moment when a brave firefighter throws a member of the public to safety as he melts into a sea of