When Time Ran Out
When Time Ran Out (1980)

After producer Irwin Allen highlighted the dangers of fire in the Towering Inferno and the dangers of water in the Poseidon Adventure, he is back to fire again but this time it is within the earth, at least for awhile. This fairly routine… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 28, 1980
DVD Release Date: February 17, 2009
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A real movie disaster.

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Adrian Turner
Radio Times

The eruption, when it finally comes, is a wonderfully cheesy amalgam of wobbly back projection, bathtub tidal wave and scared expressions from the cast. It's not as hilariously awful as Swarm or Meteor, though, which is a pity.

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TV Guide

With cheesy special effects (even the volcano isn't convincing, considering the film cost $20 million) and a hole-ridden script, this film offers precious little to like.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...starts running out of entertainment value pretty early and continues on fumes until it sputters to a close.

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jay nixon
Dumb unbelievable disaster movie from the end of that cycle that inexplicably stars some of the biggest stars of the 70's. Everybody seems pretty… More