- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours
- Video: Color
- Released: April 9, 2002
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
The Hollywood disaster film has frightened and delighted huge audiences for decades. This documentary, narrated by Bill Mumy, compiles some of the most thrilling scenes that the genre has ever produced. From the 1970's classics AIRPORT (which spawned 3 sequels and a series of spoofs) and THE TOWERING INFERNO to James Cameron's Oscar-winning epic TITANIC, all the big ones are covered. In addition to these film clips, BOOM! features interviews with directors and actors including Will Smith and newsreels of real disasters from history.
Description by Image Entertainment:
For decades, disaster films have thrilled audiences with images of state-of-the-art special effects and stories of epic heroism. Now, through spectacular film clips, dazzling newsreels, and rare behind-the-scenes footage, the history of Hollywood's greatest spectacles comes to life as the screen captures everything from the last days of Pompeii to full scale alien invasions! Earth-shaking highlights include spectacular clips from "The Poseidon Adventure," "The Towering Inferno," "Independence Day," "Volcano," "Airport," "Titanic," and many more; interviews with key creative talent behind some of the biggest disaster films of all time, including "Ali's" Will Smith and "ID4" director Roland Emmerich; and fascinating newsreels of the past century's most unforgettable real calamities. Hosted by "Lost in Space's" Billy Mumy.