Dante’s Peak – Action
Category – Movie (1997)
Content – The quiet and tranquil town of Dante’s Peak is nestled at the base of a beautiful mountain. The town is named the 2nd most desirable place to live, population under five thousand. But when Harry Dalton from the US Geological Survey comes to town to check on their volcano, it might scare people away. It is highly unlikely that this dormant volcano wakes up, but then it does! As Mayor Wando and Harry scramble to get her kids, these children have gone up the mountain to get their grandmother. And the adventure ensues. The must reach the children and get back down from the mountain before the huge explosion, the eruption that will wipe out this most desirable little town. But through the ash and the lava, can they get out in time? This is a wild ride from start to finish! This scores a 8.5 out of 10.
Acting – Pierce Brosnan leads the pack on this one with Linda Hamilton in tow. Their chemistry is explosive, it’s actually really fun to watch them! The children, Lauren and Graham are played by Jamie Renee Smith and Jeremy Foley, who are all grown up now. The entire cast ensemble is great! Score is 8 out of 10.
Duration – 1 hr 48 min. The action and adventure, battling an explosive volcano, really keeps this movie going. The length seems to just fly by! This gets a 8 out of 10.
TOTAL INDEX for Dante’s Peak – 24.5 out of 30
Recommended Watch – Pull this one out of the archives and watch it again, it is a really fun and enjoyable date night movie!!!