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Category 7: The End of the World 

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A deadly category 7 storm wreaks havoc on the world. Meanwhile, kidnappers threaten to make matters even worse.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Cameron Daddo ...  Ross Duffy 2 episodes, 2005
Gina Gershon ...  FEMA Director Judith Carr 2 episodes, 2005
Shannen Doherty ...  Faith Clavell 2 episodes, 2005
Randy Quaid ...  Tornado Tommy Dixon 2 episodes, 2005
Robert Wagner ...  Sen. Ryan Carr 2 episodes, 2005
Adam Rodriguez ...  USAF Pilot Ritter 2 episodes, 2005
Sebastian Spence ...  FPS Agent Gavin Carr 2 episodes, 2005
Nicholas Lea ...  Monty 2 episodes, 2005
John Kapelos ...  Secretary of Homeland Security Jim Roberts 2 episodes, 2005
Lindy Booth ...  Brigid 2 episodes, 2005
James Brolin ...  Donny Hall 2 episodes, 2005
Swoosie Kurtz ...  Penny Hall 2 episodes, 2005
Tom Skerritt ...  Colonel Mike Davis 2 episodes, 2005
Kenneth Welsh ...  Chief of Staff Alan Horst 2 episodes, 2005
Suki Kaiser ...  Gayle Duffy 2 episodes, 2005
James Kirk ...  Stuart Carr 2 episodes, 2005
Noam Jenkins ...  Evan, White House Press Secretary 2 episodes, 2005
Peter Mooney ...  Peter 2 episodes, 2005
Rachel Skarsten ...  Lyra Duffy 2 episodes, 2005
Andrea Lui ...  Melody Chang 2 episodes, 2005
David Alpay ...  Billy Chamber 2 episodes, 2005
Michal Grajewski ...  Dan 2 episodes, 2005
Jim Codrington ...  FPS Capt. Tergesson 2 episodes, 2005
David Lawrence Brown ...  Reston 2 episodes, 2005
David Bastl David Bastl ...  Reporter #2 2 episodes, 2005
Marc Devigne ...  Rick 2 episodes, 2005
Jon Hendricks Jon Hendricks ...  Slicker Reporter 2 episodes, 2005
Allan Wallace Dunkeld Allan Wallace Dunkeld ...  Mime 2 episodes, 2005
Paul Lachance Paul Lachance ...  Monsieur Chambron 2 episodes, 2005
Lisa Durupt ...  Ball Park Manager 2 episodes, 2005
Darcy Fehr ...  Black Mask Leader 2 episodes, 2005
Jason Berzuk Jason Berzuk ...  Sean 2 episodes, 2005
Kevin Frazier Kevin Frazier ...  NYC Reporter 2 episodes, 2005
Janaya Stephens ...  Mary Beth Davis 2 episodes, 2005
Randy Apostle Randy Apostle ...  Ted, Power Plant Foreman 2 episodes, 2005
Solmund MacPherson ...  Bobby 2 episodes, 2005
Will Woytowich ...  Security Guard 2 episodes, 2005
Miriam Smith ...  Frances 2 episodes, 2005
Mariam Bernstein Mariam Bernstein ...  Woman at Ministry 2 episodes, 2005
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It's tornadoes, hurricanes, electrical storms, and mass destruction as the effects of global warming brew into a super storm that threatens to rend the earth with an unprecedented power. Beautiful scientist Faith Clavell, storm chaser Tommy Tornado, and Judith Carr, the head of FEMA, can stop the inevitable from happening-if they have the courage to venture into the roiling blackness of the storm itself. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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The Ultimate Superstorm is Back - And This Time It's Deadlier...


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Germany | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Category 7: The End of the World See more »

Filming Locations:

Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Actor Kenneth Welsh previously starred in another disaster film about global warming, The Day After Tomorrow (2004). See more »

Goofs

Anyone attempting to fly an SR-71 as though it were a fighter (as portrayed in the show's special effects) would be in for a severe surprise, especially in the vicinity of Mach 3. The SR-71 is not an aircraft which tolerates being maneuvered violently. Compressor stalls owing to sudden airflow changes into the engines as well as a general loss of aircraft control would be the least of the pilot's problems! Also, a clear canopy, such as shown in the close-ups would never survive the heat of Mach 3 flight. See more »

Quotes

Jim, Secretary of Homeland Security: Just my luck - I'm not dead.
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Connections

Edited from Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004) See more »

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"We're not talking Category 6.... we're talking Category 7!"
7 November 2005 | by racerx70See all my reviews

Dialog such as this turns what CBS was hoping to be a grand spectacle of disaster into a comedy of disastrous proportions. This is filled with numerous technical errors that speaking as a weather hobbiest, can give non-informed people the wrong impression of the true power of nature. Take for example a TV weatherman reporting a "Category 5 Hurricane with gusts up to 150MPH". 150 MPH windspeed is considered to be Category 4 strength on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale and gusts of 150 MPH would indicate sustained winds of around 135 MPH. Category 5 winds start at 156 MPH (sustained) and go up from there. Hurricane Wilma, for example, had sustained winds of 175 MPH with gusts over 200. FYI, there is NO Category 6 or F6 classifications for storms for good reason. 5 is considered top of the scale, period. But CBS (or any of Big Media) won't let the facts get in the way of some good sensationalism. The rest of the story consists of standard disaster film clichés. I'll likely watch the conclusion, as this is like watching a train wreck... you just can't turn away. Rated 5 out of 10 for the unintentional laughs and for Randy Quaid (Cousin Eddie the "twister chaser") :-)


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