PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey with his ex-wife across the state in order to rescue his daughter.
Producer Beau Flynn came out to Los Angeles from New York at the end of 1993 with a dream to tell stories and make movies. Three weeks later, the Northridge Earthquake happened. "Like Dwayne Johnson, I'm from Miami. I'm very familiar with hurricanes, but we do get a notice... ...
So, what now?
Raymond Gaines: Now, we rebuild.
The rescue boat near the end is a Zodiac type vessel with an inflated stiff rubber body and a rigid fibreglass lower hull. When the one person could not break the heavy glass with a section of heavy metal piping, it is IMPOSSIBLE for a soft sided 'nerf boat' to shatter that same glass. It would have bounced off like a tennis ball.
The end credits scroll with a bend at the top and bottom of the screen, as though they are on a rotating seismograph drum. Seismic lines, increasing in intensity, can be seen on the left side of the frame.
Written by John Phillips and Michelle Phillips
Produced by Oliver Kraus
Co-Produced by Jesse Shatkin
Performed by Sia
Sia appears courtesy of Monkey Puzzle Records/RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
$4,860,030 (Russia) (31 May 2015)
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