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Earthquake is a disaster film from 1974 that depicts the effects of a fictitious 9.9-magnitude earthquake on Los Angeles. The film was incredibly successful, featured many famous actors of the time, and performed well in box office revenues. It was nominated for four Academy Awards and won Best Sound. The film was directed and produced by Mark Robson and was written by George Fox and Mario Puzo.
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CastAva Gardner, Charlton Heston
Genre:  Drama
Release Date:  November 15, 1974
MPAA Rating:  Unrated
Runtime:  123 minutes
Studio:  Universal
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review by . December 12, 2008
Okay, I'm only giving Earthquake a +2 rating because it isn't that great. But just imagine yourself back in the 1970s seeing all these special effects at the height of Hollywood's fixation on disaster films. You'd have been pretty impressed with everything, especially the fact that they managed to find pretty A-list celebrities to take part in it.     The film is pretty interesting if you enjoy watching films about natural disasters and their effects on man. Likewise, Dante's …
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