National Geographic: Forces of Nature
National Geographic: Forces of Nature (2004)

Kevin Bacon narrates this documentary (produced by the National Geographic Society) which examines the elemental power of earthquakes, tornadoes, and volcanoes. Combining striking archive footage with computer-created reenactments and… More

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Rated: G
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: May 31, 2004
DVD Release Date: September 28, 2004
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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

One of the few movies where the word 'awesome' truly applies.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A tad dated when it was finished earlier this year.

Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

An engrossing 40-minute National Geographic documentary.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

Often breathtaking, Forces of Nature reminds us of the true meaning of global power.

Justin Chang

An intermittently spectacular science lesson.

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Jim Carnes
Sacramento Bee

This 50-minute tour of three of nature's great disasters will leave you shaken. Sometimes literally.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Great images, to be sure, but there are just not enough of them, and too many static shots of researchers confabbing over instrument panels.

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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

While the Hollywood movie cooked up its killer weather on special-effects computers, these are real.

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Lawrence Toppman
Charlotte Observer

An entertaining but frustratingly brief look at the way earthquakes, tornadoes and volcanoes affect humanity.

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