Disaster visits jaded L.A. in the form of an underground volcano, not the big earthquake all the citizens expect. Shot on the largest set ever constructed in the U.S., in nearby Torrance, California, ... read more
Directed by: Mick Jackson
Release Date: April 25, 1997
DVD Release Date: December 18, 2001
Stats: 4,863 reviews
Flixster Reviews (4,863)
September 14, 2012
The second volcano disaster film released in 97 and clearly a different tone, didn't do as well as 'Dante's Peak' and its easy to see why.
First off the plot, like most all disaster films, is completely identical to that other volcano film. This film kicks off almost straight aw...
October 27, 2011
Volcano is a decent disaster film with a good cast. Continuing the trend of epic disaster films, Volcano though engaging and somewhat entertaining and fun. However the film could have been much better than this and the film relies on clichés from the genre to establish its story....
July 26, 2010
The idea of volcano destroying the city was great. But representing the idea wasn't that great. Some of the scenes seemed a bit weird to me:
Why was Kelly Roark (Gaby Hoffmann) was still standing when the lava was coming straight towards her? I mean any person who have common sen...
February 23, 2010
February 19, 2010
Retarded. Sexy Lava.
September 22, 2009
I love it in the underground scene when a guy is standing in the lava and he throws a person to safety just before he melts. Brilliant. This film review is in memory of him! God bless you melting man!
August 3, 2008
For the type of a disaster movie, this movie was pretty good... The lava effects thing was definitely great, that one looks like it really happen.. Just felt like Los Angeles really roasted by the lava from a volcano... But I must admit that this great effects not well supported ...
March 29, 2008
loved it i love this sort of films it action packed and gr8 volcanoes bits
August 5, 2007
Excellent disaster movie about a volanco eruption. Great cast and perfromances by Tommy.
July 24, 2007
A rather dull disaster film about a Volcano erupting under the earth of Los Angeles. I'm not a big Tommy Lee Jones fan (apart from Batman Forever). Anne Heche is cool, but not enough to keep this movie sizzling. The scene with the Subway driver rescuing people and then perishing ...
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