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Lava Storm

2008 1h 32m Mystery & Thriller Drama List
Reviews 29% Audience Score 50+ Ratings
Two employees at an emergency-response center try to slow the destructive flow of lava. Read More Read Less

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Heather B The entire city is on fire and burning from the ground up...and they are upset that their son is smoking cigs. LET ALONE they never told anyone about the fires, lava or about the two dead teenagers. The town was screwed from the get-go with this family of CEC. 😑 There is a reason why IMDb gives this movie a 2.6/10 and Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 31%. They stripped video footage of real-life explosions and eruptions and placed the footage randomly throughout the movie to show the 'movement' of the lava without really having the lava be a part of the main plot. The underlining theme was about sticking together and relying on family the work together and get stronger...I get that they were trying to use the 'disaster' to bring them all together. But the 'disaster' wasn't even placed in the forefront of movie. The plot for this movie is almost non-existent...like the families concern for the lives of others outside of their family. The family would just suddenly stop in the middle of finally realizing that what is going on is serious to 'open up' and to 'talk things out' as if they were such a broken family. The parents came off as selfish in their hopes to just try and 'figure whats going on' without calling in the National Guard, Government or just the Fire Department to help put out the forest fires (which were completely forgotten about 30 minutes into the movie). To be honest, I had hopes that maybe the Director was just weak in their hook in the beginning of the movie and maybe once the volcano started up, things would get more interesting. I fast-forwarded through at least 80% of the movie and I can honestly say that I didn't miss anything and I still feel like I wasted my time watching this movie. I feel like they were trying to pull some 'inspiration' from "Dante's Peak" and failed miserably! Rated 1 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member This is rated -20 for complete and unremitting B.S. from beginning to end. Right at the start the dumbass employee "Dad" speeds into the parking lot, parks on the yellow striped "do not block garage exits" zone, and blocks 2 garage doors. When a shit-for-brains dork starts a movie, it's all downhill from there. Grandpa is a senile buffoon, Dad is a slack-jawed halfwit, Mom can't make intelligent decisions, the kids are okay, the writing is on a 10th grade level rough draft, acting rates an F. Best way to curb a 3 continent lava eruption - blow the "major" dam. Need I go on? Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/13/23 Full Review Audience Member A lousy script makes for lousy acting. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/17/23 Full Review Audience Member As bad as the effects were, I was thoroughly interested. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/12/23 Full Review Audience Member i fucked up last time this deserves a 10% Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/15/23 Full Review Audience Member Oh, dear Middle-of-the-Road Deity! My 2 hours! I want my 2 hours back! Of course, PVR allowed me to watch this movie in a record 30 minutes, and I didn't even miss anything plot points(??holes??) What were they thinking? Rated 1 out of 5 stars 02/10/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Movie Info

Synopsis Two employees at an emergency-response center try to slow the destructive flow of lava.
Director
Sean Dwyer
Producer
Jean Guy Despres
Production Co
TV4
Genre
Mystery & Thriller, Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Apr 21, 2019
Runtime
1h 32m