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Supernova (2005)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | TV Movie 5 September 2005
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A scientific possibility becomes a terrifying reality when the most powerful force in the universe threatens to hurtle home.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luke Perry ... Dr. Chris Richardson
Tia Carrere ... Lisa Delgado
Peter Fonda ... Dr. Austin Shepard
Clemency Burton-Hill ... Ginny McKillip
Emma Samms ... Laurie Stephenson
Jessica Brooks ... Brooke Richardson
Eliza Bennett ... Haley Richardson
Marcus Jean Pirae ... Dr. Marshall Peters
Philip Lenkowsky ... Grant Cole
Ronald Pickup ... Dr. Malcolm Handey
Lance Henriksen ... Colonel Harlan Williams
Didier Moestus Didier Moestus ... Agent Bott
Patrick John Walton ... Agent Means (as Patrick Walton)
Gregory Carew Gregory Carew ... Bone (as Greg Carew)
Nkuli Kgositsile Nkuli Kgositsile ... Linda Darlington
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Storyline

A scientific possibility becomes a terrifying reality when the most powerful force in the universe threatens to hurtle home. An astrophysicist Christopher Richardson who discovers that the sun is about to explode, and take the Earth with it, unless he can find a way to prevent it. Tia Carrere, Peter Fonda, Emma Samms, and Lance Henriksen round out the game cast. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The day the world catches fire.


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Hallmark Channel

Country:

USA | South Africa

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

5 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Supernova - Wenn die Sonne explodiert See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

A star's fate is dependent on its mass. The Sun simply does not have enough mass to become a supernova, which requires a mass at least 8 times that of the Sun. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Austin Shepard: You make a good drink.
waitress: You make a good drunk.
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Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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FilmCreature Reviews 'Supernova' (2005)
25 September 2007 | by FilmCreatureSee all my reviews

SuperNova is an astonishingly cheeseball TV disaster miniseries--not that I expected much more than that. The acting is truly awful, the plot is utterly riddled with clichés. The Spunky Hero (Luke Perry) has to stop the sun from exploding or something like that. Tia Carrere plays his butt-kickin FBI gal pal. But there's no friskiness between these two--he's got a loving wife and adorable daughter at home.

Who are in danger from (*gasp*) a RAPIST! The series stupidly segue-ways from an exploding sun to a convicted rapist going after the Loving Wife and the Adorable Daughter.

The Adorable Daughter is played by Eliza Bennett, who sadly had to take a stop in this miniseries before she stars in the highly anticipated 2008 fantasy film 'Inkheart,' also starring Brendan Fraser and Paul Bettany. And Helen Mirren and Jim Broadbent.

You get my point. There are probably people with potential talent here, but is is, of course, wasted in this awful film. Don't pick this one up.


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