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Aftershock: Earthquake in New York 

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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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Cast

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 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
Gardiner Millar ...  Man at Grate / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Pamela Perry Pamela Perry ...  Diane's Mother 2 episodes, 1999
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Chopper Chopper ...  Lowrider 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

Certificate:

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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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

When Diane Agostini realizes that she's lost one of her stud earrings, the remaining one switches from one ear to the other. In the shots before she realizes she's lost an earring, it can clearly be seen that she's wearing the remaining earring in her left ear. In the following shot where she actually realizes that she's lost an earring, her left ear is suddenly bare and that's the one she feels. See more »

Quotes

Dori Thorell: I thought we were having an earthquake.
Danny Thorell: Chill out, Mom. We don't live in L.A. anymore.
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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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Surprisingly good, especially for something made for TV!
3 August 2002 | by andybob-3See all my reviews

I bought this on DVD because it was cheap and I couldn't find anything else, but I pretty much thought it would be wasted money. But this movie is surprisingly well written, effective and does its best to avoid disaster movie clichés, albeit not always successful. Like its predecessor "EarthQuake" it focuses on the effect of a disastrous earthquake on the lives of several groups of people whom struggle to survive and find loved ones amongst the devastation. The stories range in degrees of interests, ranging from engrossing to rather weak and familiar. The one that stands out the most is about a pampered rich girl and a young Russian taxi driver whom takes it upon himself to protect her. The contrast is interesting as she finds herself in a totally alien world of sudden death and chaos while her companion seems wearily used to such calamities, and instead of panicking he immediately tries to regain control of their situation. As far as the special effects go it doesn't have all the flashy effects other quake movies do but what it does show is pretty convincing, they seemed to realize their own production limitations and wisely try worked around them without pushing it too far. 7 out of 10, escapes the "made for TV" curse and is overall worth viewing.


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