After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.

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  1. Roland Emmerich

    Author, Director

  2. Jeffrey Nachmanoff


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dennis Quaid

    Dennis Quaid

    Jack Hall

  2. Jake Gyllenhaal

    Jake Gyllenhaal

    Sam Hall

  3. Emmy Rossum

    Emmy Rossum

    Laura Chapman

  4. Dash Mihok

    Dash Mihok

    Jason Evans

  5. Jay O. Sanders

    Jay O. Sanders

    Frank Harris

  6. Sela Ward

    Sela Ward

    Dr. Lucy Hall

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget $125,000,000.00

Revenue $544,272,402.00

Homepage http://www.thedayaftertomorrow.com/

Release Information

  • May 24, 2004
    PG-13, Premiere
  • May 28, 2004



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