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End Day (2005)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 21 April 2005
An exploration into the various ways in which, within the circumstances of one day, civilisation could be brought to an abrupt end..


Gareth Edwards


Gareth Edwards
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Credited cast:
Bill McGuire Bill McGuire ... Himself - Benfield Greig Hazard Research Centre, UCL (as Prof. Bill McGuire)
Jay Melosh Jay Melosh ... Himself - University of Arizona Lunar & Planetary Laboratory (as Prof. Jay Melosh)
John Oxford John Oxford ... Himself - University of London (as Prof. John Oxford)
Frank Close Frank Close ... Himself - Oxford University (as Prof. Frank Close)
Brian Cox ... Himself - Manchester University (as Dr. Brian Cox)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Andrews Robert Andrews ... Dead Man
Glenn Conroy Glenn Conroy ... Dr. Howell
Craig Court Craig Court ... Scientist
Allan Edwards Allan Edwards ... German Dad (as Allan Edwards)
Yvonne Edwards Yvonne Edwards ... German Mum
Zoe Elliott Zoe Elliott ... Virus Woman
Steven Gomez ... Coastguard
David Riley David Riley ... Newsreader (voice)
Alun Taylor Alun Taylor ... Pilot


An exploration into the various ways in which, within the circumstances of one day, civilisation could be brought to an abrupt end..

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21 April 2005 (UK) See more »

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BBC: Конец света See more »

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As the taxi pulls away from the hotel at the start of the second scenario, a movie theatre can be seen across the road with the sign over the entrance reading "Now Showing Groundhog Day" an obvious reference between the similarities to the storyline of Groundhog Day (1993) and the docudrama's filming style. See more »


A supposed news reporter mentions Eastern Seaboard Time. There's no such thing. See more »

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An interesting exercise in "what if?"
4 November 2012 | by gitju-467-367937See all my reviews

Judging strictly on a realism scale (and perhaps a cheesiness scale) I would have given this one a 6 or 7. It gets the bonus point for a few moments and references that are genuinely hilarious if you are quick enough to catch them.

Part Groundhog Day, part Run Lola Run (without the awesome soundtrack), we follow a scientist working on a LHC-type project trying to fly from London to NYC for the big experiment. We cycle through the day repeatedly with different scenarios unfolding:

1) A massive tsunami hitting NYC; 2) A meteor storm and incoming larger meteor; 3) A new pandemic; 4) The Yellowstone caldera finally blows; 5) The LNC does, in fact, produce a black hole

I think this could have been an amazingly intelligent 'what if' (or, as the movie's mantra says "not what if, but when") scenario projection with some thoughtful commentary on such events, but it was largely reduced to a scientific summation in each instance.

I also found that the idea of parallel events (people who cross the Dr.'s path on his way to the airport, etc) could have been even more flushed out, but that would have made it more of a two-hour movie rather than a 1-hour spoonful of docudrama. It would have made this much stronger though.

As 3 and 4 are the most likely scenarios, it was very sobering to watch. And 1 is certainly more plausible with the recent footage of Superstorm Sandy's effects on a populous city like NY. Sadly the 5th was laughable, but perhaps that was the point? Why worry about a particle collider (which we now know, went onward with its experiment without catastrophic results) when we have scenarios that are far more likely?

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