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The Fire Next Time 

Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | TV Mini-Series (1993– )
2017: The greenhouse effect and global warming take their toll as droughts, floods, and hurricanes wreak mass destruction in a world gone mad, one family struggles to survive against all odds...
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Craig T. Nelson ...  Drew Morgan 2 episodes, 1993
Bonnie Bedelia ...  Suzanne Morgan 2 episodes, 1993
Richard Farnsworth ...  Frank Morgan 2 episodes, 1993
Jürgen Prochnow ...  Larry Richter 2 episodes, 1993
Justin Whalin ...  Paul Morgan 2 episodes, 1993
Ashley Jones ...  Linnie Morgan 2 episodes, 1993
Shawn Toovey Shawn Toovey ...  Jake Morgan 2 episodes, 1993
Odetta Odetta 2 episodes, 1993
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2017: The greenhouse effect and global warming take their toll as droughts, floods, and hurricanes wreak mass destruction in a world gone mad, one family struggles to survive against all odds...

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Inferno See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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RHI Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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More and more prophetic each year

I didn't see the original airing of this mini series but watched later about 3 years ago on USA. Seemed prophetic then and even more so now with huge fires here in SouthWest and Katrina in NOLA. I live in Arizona so I can speak more to the drought of SW. I had a 275,000 acre fire come within about 6 miles of me. Just a few days ago we had 20 fires start up in one day. I live in N central AZ and we have had less than an inch of rain from Oct of 2005 to mid July, date of this comment. Yes we have weather cycles but there are too many bad cycles all at once all over, I am from Maine originally and winters up there since I was a kid, have generally gotten warmer and less snow. this mini series is eerily coming true. I enjoyed it, lots of food for thought,acting is not great but adequate and suffice to keep you hooked. I was probably kept on board too by references to Acadia and Evangeline as my ancestors were Acadian and story of Evangeline has been in my heart since my childhood. I say watch it for first time and if you have seen it before get a refresher.


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