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Disaster movies : a loud, long, explosive, star-studded guide to avalanches, earthquakes, floods, meteors, sinking ships, twisters, viruses, killer bees, nuclear fallout, and alien attacks in the cinema!!!!

Author: Glenn Kay; Michael Rose
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press : Distributed by Independent Publishers Group, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Contains rated reviews of 150 disaster movies, each with a plot analysis, cast list, and a note on the most disturbing scene, and includes a history of the genre.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Kay; Michael Rose
ISBN: 9781556526121 1556526121
OCLC Number: 62109986
Notes: Includes index.
"An A Cappella book."
Description: xiii, 402 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: A Brief History of Disaster Movies 1 --
Disaster Movies' Greatest Stars 79 --
The Best Disaster Movies Never Made 124 --
Don't Be a Hero: The Disaster Movie's Hardest Lesson 170 --
The Most Ridiculous Disaster Movie Concepts Ever 224 --
What's with All the Love Themes? 306 --
The Highest-Grossing Disaster Movies of All Time 347 --
Movies That Sound Like They're Disaster Films, But Aren't 369 --
Our Ultimate Disaster Movie Lists 382.
Responsibility: Glenn Kay and Michael Rose.
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Contains rated reviews of 150 disaster movies, each with a plot analysis, cast list, and a note on the most disturbing scene, and includes a history of the genre.

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