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The Day the Earth Caught FireWhen the USA and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth. 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.
Actors of "The Day the Earth Caught Fire"
Directors of "The Day the Earth Caught Fire"Val GuestBirthdate: 11 December 1911, Maida Vale, London, England, UK
Creators of "The Day the Earth Caught Fire"Wolf MankowitzBirthdate: 7 November 1924, Bethnal Green, London, England, UKVal GuestBirthdate: 11 December 1911, Maida Vale, London, England, UK
Critic Reviews of "The Day the Earth Caught Fire"Ozus' World Movie ReviewsJune 07, 2011
An intelligent low-budget sci-fi doomsday pic.CinePassionDecember 08, 2009
The premise lends itself to the inspired pandemonium of a Max ErnstFilmjourneyDecember 01, 2004
The disaster genre is not generally known for its insights into characters or its clever dialogue, but The Day the Earth Caught Fire is an admirable exception.Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)August 21, 2002
Slow, depressing, but convincing sci-fi filmeFilmCritic.comJuly 25, 2002
The Day the Moviewatcher Nodded Off
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