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Aftershock: Earthquake in New York 

Unrated | | Action, Drama, Thriller | TV Mini-Series (1999)
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A devastating earthquake hits New York City, with survivors left fighting for their lives amongst the ruins.
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Complete series cast summary:
Tom Skerritt ...  Thomas Ahearn 2 episodes, 1999
Sharon Lawrence ...  Dori Thorell 2 episodes, 1999
Charles S. Dutton ...  Mayor Bruce Lincoln 2 episodes, 1999
Lisa Nicole Carson ...  Evie Lincoln 2 episodes, 1999
Jennifer Garner ...  Diane Agostini 2 episodes, 1999
Rachel Ticotin ...  Elizabeth Perez 2 episodes, 1999
Frederick Weller ...  Nicholai Karvovsky 2 episodes, 1999
Erika Eleniak ...  Jillian Parnell 2 episodes, 1999
Mitchell Ryan ...  Frank Agostini 2 episodes, 1999
Cicely Tyson ...  Emily Lincoln 2 episodes, 1999
Mark Rolston ...  Bruce Summerlin, Co. 51 2 episodes, 1999
Ray J ...  Clayton 2 episodes, 1999
JR Bourne ...  Joshua Bingham 2 episodes, 1999
Michal Suchánek ...  Danny Thorell 2 episodes, 1999
Jerry Adler ...  Burt Hornstein 2 episodes, 1999
Garwin Sanford ...  Sam Thorell 2 episodes, 1999
Claire Yarlett ...  Nancy Stuart 2 episodes, 1999
Kimberley Warnat ...  Christine Ahearn 2 episodes, 1999
Paul Raskin ...  Choreographer 2 episodes, 1999
Marrett Green Marrett Green ...  Newscaster 2 episodes, 1999
Tony Marr Tony Marr ...  Roberto 2 episodes, 1999
Sean Campbell ...  Firefighter at Apartment / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Tony Morelli Tony Morelli ...  Firefighter O'Leary 2 episodes, 1999
Peter Bryant ...  Mayor's Aide Joseph 2 episodes, 1999
Carla Stewart Carla Stewart ...  Judge 2 episodes, 1999
Robert Bruce Robert Bruce ...  Jury Foreman 2 episodes, 1999
Robert Thurston ...  School Master 2 episodes, 1999
Victor Favrin ...  Motorman 2 episodes, 1999
Roger Cross ...  Allen 2 episodes, 1999
Dave 'Squatch' Ward Dave 'Squatch' Ward ...  Anthony 2 episodes, 1999
Frida Betrani ...  Linda 2 episodes, 1999
Irene Miscisco Irene Miscisco ...  Nora Hornstein 2 episodes, 1999
Chantal Strand ...  Girl in Street / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Madeline Elder Madeline Elder ...  Girl's Mother / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Mark Holden ...  Firefighter Outside Station / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Dana Pemberton Dana Pemberton ...  Firefighter in Truck / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Bob Neve Bob Neve ...  News Chopper Pilot 2 episodes, 1999
Santo Lombardo Santo Lombardo ...  Looter 2 episodes, 1999
Oscar Goncalves ...  City Official #1 2 episodes, 1999
Veena Sood ...  City Official #2 2 episodes, 1999
Suzin Schiff Suzin Schiff ...  City Official #3 2 episodes, 1999
Hiro Kanagawa ...  City Official #4 2 episodes, 1999
John Treleaven John Treleaven ...  City Official #5 2 episodes, 1999
Ted Cole ...  Radioman 2 episodes, 1999
Craig Warkentin ...  Mayor's Aide #2 2 episodes, 1999
Tosca Baggoo ...  Mayor's Aide #3 2 episodes, 1999
Stephen Tibbetts Stephen Tibbetts ...  Messenger 2 episodes, 1999
Jennifer Clement ...  Alice 2 episodes, 1999
John McConnach John McConnach ...  Roadblock Soldier 2 episodes, 1999
Wendy Morrow Wendy Morrow ...  Red Cross Worker 2 episodes, 1999
Tami DeSchutter Tami DeSchutter ...  Parent at School / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Mark McConchie Mark McConchie ...  School Policeman 2 episodes, 1999
Mark Gibbon ...  FEMA Leader 2 episodes, 1999
Mary Ann Skoll Mary Ann Skoll ...  FEMA Tech #1 2 episodes, 1999
Terry Chen ...  FEMA Tech #2 2 episodes, 1999
Brian Drummond ...  FEMA Tech #3 2 episodes, 1999
Jenn Forgie ...  FEMA Tech #4 2 episodes, 1999
Darryl Quon ...  FEMA Tech #5 2 episodes, 1999
Bobby Stewart ...  Curfew Policeman 2 episodes, 1999
Tom McBeath ...  George 2 episodes, 1999
Anthony Harrison ...  Armoury Policeman 2 episodes, 1999
Bridget O'Sullivan Bridget O'Sullivan ...  Jeanie 2 episodes, 1999
Noah Heney Noah Heney ...  Worker with List / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Karin Konoval ...  FEMA Official 2 episodes, 1999
Will Sanderson ...  Roger 2 episodes, 1999
Robyn Driscoll Robyn Driscoll ...  Structural Engineer 2 episodes, 1999
Clay St. Thomas ...  Hazmat Officer 2 episodes, 1999
Donny Lucas ...  Paramedic 2 episodes, 1999
Mike Dopud ...  FEMA Dog Handler / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Alexandria Mitchell Alexandria Mitchell ...  Child with Dog 2 episodes, 1999
Andrew Johnston ...  Lt. Greene 2 episodes, 1999
Robin Douglas ...  OEM Official 2 episodes, 1999
Deanna Williams Deanna Williams ...  Nurse 2 episodes, 1999
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Pamela Perry Pamela Perry ...  Diane's Mother 2 episodes, 1999
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Storyline

New York, the city that never sleeps, is trapped in a nightmare of horror and destruction when a massive earthquake rocks the unsuspecting city. Countless lives are lost, families are torn apart, and chaos runs rampant as the mayor and former Fire Chief race to enact a city-wide emergency plan. An incredible story of undying courage in the face of unimaginable human tragedy. Written by Anonymous

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When New York is devastated by an earthquake... heroes are born and hope lives on. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aftershock: Earthquake in New York See more »

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Chuck Scarborough, the author of the novel, is a veteran local news anchorman in New York City. See more »

Goofs

Early in the movie a geologist is on the phone with city officials describing the first quake, he can clearly be heard using the term "trembler" which apt as it may sound is not the correct term for seismic activity. He meant "temblor". Later another geologist describes the foreshock as an event that geologist's call an "amplitude". Amplitude is a measure of wave magnitude and is not used in that sense, in fact it would be a meaningless description without quantification of some sort. See more »

Quotes

Mayor Bruce Lincoln: Damn! Everyone thinks their crappola is most important.
Thomas Ahearn: I don't know. Maybe it's unavoidable. You know, we all get caught up in our roles. Renegade Fire Chief versus Big City Boss Mayor. I called you things and I never knew who you were.
Mayor Bruce Lincoln: I believe you called me an opportunistic con artist.
Thomas Ahearn: I regret that now.
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Crazy Credits

Credits end with this statement: Natural disasters do happen and everyone is at risk. Find out what you can do to protect yourself and your family by visiting the web site for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. www.fema.gov See more »

Alternate Versions

Originally broadcast on CBS in 1999, one shot is removed from the video version that was on television. On CBS, after Danny opens the door and finds that the rest of the school has been demolished. We see a close up shot of him and then he closes the door and weakly slumps to the floor. In the video version after he opens the door, we see his face close up and then it cuts to the next scene. The reason for this is because the movie aired in two parts on television and when he slumps down the screen reads "TO BE CONTINUED" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #7.32 (1999) See more »

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Watch Charlton Heston's EarthQuake (1974) Much Better!!!
29 September 2001 | by JACK-296See all my reviews

The disaster films of the 1990's excluding of course " Volcano" (1997 Tommy Lee Jones.) are just downright bad the special effects are horrible and the characters are pathetic. If you are going to make a disaster film you need to make them epic. If you are going to make a movie about an Eartthquake in new York then for god's sake show New York getting destroyed. The Earthquake sequence in this movie leaves you feeling jipped when it is all over with, and then it leaves you with pathetic characters that you don't care much about for the rest of the film. Another major problem with this film and most of the disaster films of the 90's is that there is absolutely no build up what so ever. If you watch the disaster films of the 1970's there was always a feeling for the first twenty minutes or so of those films that something really bad was going to happen, an impending doom that got you more involved in those films. That is certainly not the case nowadays and especially with " Earthquake In New York". If you want to see a good disaster film most definetly watch " The Towering Inferno" or " Earthquake" and if you are interested in a more updated disaster film catch " Volcano" with Tommy Lee Jones that movie truly delivers the goods.


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