Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, Harry, the mayor and the townspeople find themselves fighting for their lives amid a catastrophic nightmare.

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  2. Roger Donaldson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Pierce Brosnan

    Pierce Brosnan

    Harry Dalton

  2. Linda Hamilton

    Linda Hamilton

    Rachel Wando

  3. Jamie Renée Smith

    Jamie Renée Smith

    Lauren Wando

  4. Jeremy Foley

    Jeremy Foley

    Graham Wando

  5. Elizabeth Hoffman

    Elizabeth Hoffman


  6. Charles Hallahan

    Charles Hallahan

    Paul Dreyfus

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

Budget $116,000,000.00

Revenue $178,127,760.00

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Release Information

  • February 7, 1997
    PG-13, Theatrical
  • February 10, 1998
    PG-13, Physical
  • July 26, 2011
    PG-13, Physical



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