On the Beach
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The plot, setting, and characters of this 2000 made-for-TV adaptation of On the Beach are generally the same as in the acclaimed 1959 version about a world doomed by nuclear fallout. Even the conspicuous "There Is Still Time" banner -- warning humankind to abandon nuclear weapons -- is there. The similarities between the films are understandable: Their directors (Stanley Kramer, 1959), and Russell Mulcahy, 2000) based their productions on novelist Nevil Shute's On the Beach and used the same scriptwriter, John Paxton, although writers David Williamson and Bill Kerby doctored… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

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"A sluggish, uninvolving apocalypse indeed."
‑ Scott Von Doviak, culturevulture.net
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