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At a remote Arctic research station, four ecology students discover the real horror of global warming is not the melting ice, but what's frozen within it. A prehistoric parasite is released from the carcass of a Woolly Mammoth upon the unsuspecting students who are forced to quarantine and make necessary sacrifices, or risk infecting the rest of the world.
This spring, the sacrifice begins...
Title: Thaw, The
Release Date: October 06, 2009
Runtime: 90 mins
All Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
IMDB Rating: 5.4
Buried.com Rating: 6.4 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With T
MPAA Rating: R
MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated R for violence, disturbing images, language and brief sexuality.
Mark A. Lewis
Val Kilmer ...Dr. David Kruipen
Alexandra Staseson ...Infected Girl
Brad Dryborough ...Man with Needle / Fishing Reporter
Greg Rogers ...Webcam Voice (voice)
William B. Davis ...Ted
Gary Chalk ...Jack (as Garry Chalk)
Peter Kelamis ...Mike
Brenda Crichlow ...Anchorwoman (as Brenda M. Crichlow)
Anne Marie DeLuise ...Dr. Jane Sanders
John Callander ...Edward
Lamech Kadloo ...Nuti
Kyle Schmid ...Federico Fulce
Steph Song ...Ling Chen
Aaron Ashmore ...Atom Galen
Evan Adams ...Professor Anderson
Sebastian Gacki ...Chad
Martha MacIsaac ...Evelyn Kruipen
Viv Leacock ...Bart
Alejandro Rae ...Rob
Kurt Evans ...Rescue Co-Pilot
Shawn Stone ...Rescue Pilot
Michaela Washburn ...Rescuer Coast Guard
Michael Dobson ...Radio Caller #1 / Radio Caller #2 (voice)
Lisa Marie Blair ...Friend #1
Zachary Throne ...Dr. David Kruipen (voice)
Mary Anne Waterhouse
Mark A. Lewis
The Thaw Horror Film Trailer 1
"Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen"
More Movie Taglines:
- This spring, the sacrifice begins...
- Extinction will find you.
- Since the film is shot near the Esket Reserve in Western Canada, many people of the First Nation were also involved, including Chief Charlene Belleau who blessed the production.
During his time as a teacher at the Center for Arts and Technology Director Mark A. Lewis used parts of his screenplay for The Thaw in his Directing the Actor class.
SPOILER: The working title of the film was "Bed Bugs".
SPOILER: Special effects used a 1,000 gallon propane tank, sand cannons, gun powder, and piping to blow up a research station.
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