5.3/10
2,419
64 user 8 critic

Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)

Unrated | | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 14 November 2004
Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.

Director:

Dick Lowry

Writer:

Matt Dorff
Reviews
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Gibson ... Mitch Benson
Nancy McKeon ... Amy Harkin
Chandra West ... Rebecca Kerns
Brian Markinson ... Chris Haywood
Nancy Anne Sakovich Nancy Anne Sakovich ... Jane Benson (as Nancy Sakovich)
Randy Quaid ... Tornado Tommy Dixon
Dianne Wiest ... Shirley Abbott, Secretary of Energy
Brian Dennehy ... Andy Goodman
Ari Cohen ... Dan London
Christopher Shyer ... Craig Shilts
Arnold Pinnock ... Jason
Chad Willett ... Jeff Harkin
Hollis McLaren ... Helen Travers
Janaya Stephens ... Laura Harkin
Petra Wildgoose Petra Wildgoose ... Lindsay Benson
Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A deadly category 7 storm wreaks havoc on the world. Meanwhile, kidnappers threaten to make matters even worse.

Stars: Cameron Daddo, Gina Gershon, Shannen Doherty
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A massive earthquake creates a chain of events that threaten two of the largest nuclear reactors.

Stars: Kim Delaney, Dean Cain, David Cubitt
10.5 (2004)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.

Stars: Kim Delaney, Fred Ward, Ivan Sergei
Supervolcano (TV Movie 2005)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A volcano in Yellowstone Park suddenly erupts.

Director: Tony Mitchell
Stars: Michael Riley, Gary Lewis, Shaun Johnston
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A devastating earthquake hits New York City, with survivors left fighting for their lives amongst the ruins.

Stars: Tom Skerritt, Sharon Lawrence, Charles S. Dutton
CAT. 8 (TV Mini-Series 2013)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

An untested global defence system triggers a swarm of devastating solar flares, resulting in catastrophic earthquakes and ferocious magnetic storms; an unprecedented CAT. 8 Armageddon. Can we stop the annihilation of the human race?

Stars: Matthew Modine, Maxim Roy, Ted Whittall
Ice Twisters (TV Movie 2009)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Charlie Price, a former scientist turned science fiction author, starts living one of his novels when the Federal Science Foundation's weather experiments escape control and turn disastrous.

Director: Steven R. Monroe
Stars: Mark Moses, Camille Sullivan, Kaj-Erik Eriksen
Impact (TV Mini-Series 2009)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. ... See full summary »

Stars: David James Elliott, Natasha Henstridge, Benjamin Sadler
Meteor (TV Mini-Series 2009)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Two episode television mini-series covering a meteor, Kassandra, heading to Earth on a collision course, an "extinction level event".

Stars: Billy Campbell, Marla Sokoloff, Christopher Lloyd
Atomic Twister (TV Movie 2002)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

The staff of a nuclear reactor must struggle to avert a disaster when tornadoes cause damage that threatens to start a meltdown.

Director: Bill Corcoran
Stars: Sharon Lawrence, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Carl Lewis
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

After a series of small tremors in Los Angeles, Dr. Clare Winslow, a local seismologist, pinpoints the exact location and time of when the long awaited earthquake--"The Big One"--will ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Elikann
Stars: Joanna Kerns, Dan Lauria, Bonnie Bartlett
Supernova (TV Movie 2005)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A scientific possibility becomes a terrifying reality when the most powerful force in the universe threatens to hurtle home.

Director: John Harrison
Stars: Luke Perry, Tia Carrere, Peter Fonda

Photos

Edit

Storyline

Tornado in Las Vegas. Heat in Chicago. Hail in Illinois. A snowfall and a storm force flows towards Chicago. It's just the beginning of a series of weather anomalies. The lights go off. People panic. A few courageous people are trying to solve the riddle of the infuriated nature and prevent mass destruction. Written by David Shahoumian <dave2070@gmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Tornadoes, hurricanes, blackouts...There is no shelter from this storm!


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Enron scandal was briefly mentioned in this movie. See more »

Goofs

When power is restored to the mall, the escalators start up. Modern escalators do not start up on their own after a power cut. They have to be manually reset. This is a safety feature. See more »

Quotes

Tornado Tommy: Nobody's ever seen three before!
See more »

Connections

References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

User Reviews

Wahoo
18 November 2004 | by toototangoSee all my reviews

Come on you guys--it's a dandy no brainer. Let yourself go. It's quite a ride. I loved the veiled references to George W. by Secretary Abbott and her assistant. Let business run riot and we get Enrons and all kinds of devious stuff. And regardless of John Stossel, the government is the only control we've got. A big part of any story is the actor's performances which I thought were quite well done. Some of the dialogue was corny but I imagine in the same circumstances it would be hard to come up with award winning comments. And that's part of the humanity of any story like this. I'm just mad that they had led me to believe that a flood was one of the results of the storm coming from the North and there was none. I wanted to see how they could get out of the many advices for citizens to head for secure main floors and basements with the flood coming. So they just chickened out.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 64 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Overload See more »

Filming Locations:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed