An untested global defence system triggers a swarm of devastating solar flares, resulting in catastrophic earthquakes and ferocious magnetic storms; an unprecedented CAT. 8 Armageddon. Can we stop the annihilation of the human race?
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Series cast summary:
Matthew Modine ...  Dr. Michael Ranger 2 episodes, 2013
Maxim Roy ...  Dr. Jane Whitlow 2 episodes, 2013
Ted Whittall ...  Secretary Brian Lee 2 episodes, 2013
Trevor Hayes Trevor Hayes ...  Jack Hillcroft 2 episodes, 2013
Kate Drummond ...  Beverly Hillcroft 2 episodes, 2013
Kalinka Petrie ...  Karen Ranger 2 episodes, 2013
Spiro Malandrakis ...  Officer Tim Davis 2 episodes, 2013
Alain Goulem ...  President Duncan 2 episodes, 2013
Susan Hogan ...  Vice-President Alice Crane 2 episodes, 2013
Francis X. McCarthy ...  William Danville 2 episodes, 2013
Shan Chetty Shan Chetty ...  Bunker Tech 2 episodes, 2013
Dan Bingham ...  Peter Simpson 2 episodes, 2013
Kimberly-Sue Murray ...  HFD Tech Rebecca 2 episodes, 2013
Trie Donovan ...  Presidential Aide 2 episodes, 2013
Nancy Helms Nancy Helms ...  Edna 2 episodes, 2013
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A research program abandoned by the best solar physicist when the Pentagon wanted to put it to military use has been resumed by his former deputy. Her incompetence and the Defense secretary's haste cause it to be tested too soon, stirring unprecedented solar flares, ultimately a plasma causing disasters on all continents. Only the genius can think of a way out, only to be victimized by the secretary, who needs to cover up. Even when it turns out the earth's core has stopped spinning, spelling an unimaginable seismic apocalypse, the genius must still evade special forces to stay free and save the world again. Written by KGF Vissers

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The End Is Near. See more »


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1 April 2013 (USA) See more »

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CAT.8 See more »

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Also available as an edited 115 minute feature-length version, which was shown on TV in Sweden and Finland and released on DVD in Australia. The DVD release in Scandinavia however is the complete 166 minute version. See more »

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A potentially good story line abused by infantile dialog and unbelievable situations.
27 July 2014 | by peter-65-895317See all my reviews

In addition to all the scientific malarkey discussed previously....the script is infantile, amateurish......can I be more direct.

Where do they find these writers? The concept had a lot of potential as a real good suspense drama...but they had to put in lines like "it's really deep"...about the chasm. And the world is about to end but Mathew M and his partner scientist spend time re-connecting.....wow!!!

An elite task force with automatic weapons is held off by two citizens with handguns.

I know that they likely did not have the $ that a series like "24" has, but lord have mercy it doesn't take a rocket scientist to put together a realistic, mature screenplay. I could go on and on about the silliness of the script but I'm too ticked off about a potentially good story being wasted away by such infantile dialog and situations.

Simply infantile!!


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