An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike Roark, working with geologist Amy Barnes, must then use every resource in the city to try and stop the volcano from consuming Los Angeles.

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  1. Jerome Armstrong


  2. Billy Ray


  3. Mick Jackson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tommy Lee Jones

    Tommy Lee Jones

    Mike Roark

  2. Anne Heche

    Anne Heche

    Dr. Amy Barnes

  3. Gaby Hoffmann

    Gaby Hoffmann

    Kelly Roark

  4. Don Cheadle

    Don Cheadle

    Emmit Reese

  5. JF

    Joshua Fardon


  6. Jacqueline Kim

    Jacqueline Kim

    Dr. Jaye Calder

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget $90,000,000.00

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • April 25, 1997
    PG-13, Theatrical



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