The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)

Director: Larry Elikan

Writer(s): William Bast, Paul Huson, Michael Petryni

Starring: Joanna Kerns, Dan Lauria, Bonnie Bartlett, Lindsay Frost, Alan Autry, Joe Spano, Holly Fields, Brock Peters, Stephen Elliott, Robert Ginty, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Silvana Gallardo, Michael T. Weiss, Charles Siebert, Richard Herd, J. Kenneth Campbell, Richard Masur, Ed Begley Jr., Richard Anthony Crenna, Kasi Lemmons, Allan Wasserman, Ross Kettle, Eloy Casados, Jacob Vargas, Mort Sertner, John DiSanti, Steven Barr, Patrick Thomas O’Brien, Wendy Oates, Jack Rader, Jean Speegle Howard, Julie Mannix, Annabelle Weenick, John Mansfield, Josh Cruze, Felecia M. Bell, Matt Roe, Steve Nevil, Vladimir Kulich, Michael Bendetti, Richard Partlow, James Hardie, Dean Abston, Channing Chase, John Sudol, Catherine Davis Cox, Evelyn Bakerges, Don Pugsley, Lance E. Nichols, Dian Kobayashi, Rod Britt, Charles McDaniel, Jeff Imada, Charles A. Tamburro, Maggie Grant

Synopsis: 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 strike southern California. With this information, she must battle city officials to release this information to the general public. Also, she hopes that her family is out of harms way when the quake strikes. Subplots show how other families and people cope with the the tremors that strike before the impending “Big One.”

Release Date: November 11, 1990 (USA) | Length: 180 min | Genre: Action, Disaster, Drama, Thriller | MPAA Rating: TV-PG

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