An earthquake shatters a peaceful los angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up as a volcano begins forming in the la brea tar pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, mike roark, working with geologist amy barnes, must then use every resource in the city to try and stop. The movie: written and directed by john patrick shanley, joe versus the volcano was a fairly notorious box office flop when warner brothers released it to theaters in 1990, despite the considerable s.
Check out the exclusive tvguidecom movie review and see our movie rating for volcano. Directed by mick jackson with tommy lee jones, anne heche, gaby hoffmann, don cheadle a volcano erupts in downtown los angeles, threatening to destroy the city. Under the volcano review by robby r - it's hard not to expect the worst for the central character in this movie considering his condition and surrounding environment.
Gradually during the opening scenes of joe versus the volcano, my heart began to quicken, until finally i realized a wondrous thing: i had not seen this movie before. A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside town recently named the second most desirable place to live in america, and discovers that the long dormant volcano, dante's peak, may wake up at any moment.
On the slopes of an active volcano in guatemala, a marriage is arranged for 17-year-old maria by her kaqchikel parents. Original movie review index theatrical joe versus the volcano was the first of three movies starring tom hanks and meg ryan and while it’s not quite as.
Your guide to volcano movies so, i thought i'd try to write a few capsule review/commentaries on the many volcano movies i've seen - and trust me. Joe versus the volcano is the first of three movies to star tom hanks and meg ryan to my mind, despite being a flop upon its release, it is easily the best of the three it's funny and quirky, filled with brilliantly oddball characters, some truly great and quotable lines and yet it also has something to say about li.
Cult classic with smoking, kissing, stereotypes read common sense media's joe versus the volcano review, age rating, and parents guide. Read the movie synopsis of volcano to learn about the film details and plot filmjabber is your source for film and movies. “volcano” is a very famous movie because it happened to come out two months after “dante’s peak,” which was also about a volcano but which, lucky for the makers of “volcano,” hadn’t used the word “volcano” in its title. Review movies director werner herzog risked his life for the thrilling volcano documentary 'into the inferno' by justin chang and film critic.Download