Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

GENRES:  Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Amanda Peet  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Thandiwe Newton

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John Cusack Jackson Curtis
Amanda Peet Kate Curtis
Chiwetel Ejiofor Adrian Helmsley
Thandiwe Newton Laura Wilson
Oliver Platt Carl Anheuser
Tom McCarthy Dr. Gordon Silberman
Woody Harrelson Charlie Frost
Danny Glover President Wilson
Liam James Noah Curtis
Morgan Lily Lilly Curtis
Zlatko Burić Yuri Karpov
Beatrice Rosen Tamara

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