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Cat. 8 [Blu-ray]


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Product Details

  • Actors: Matthew Modine, Maxim Roy
  • Directors: Kevin Fair
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Sonar Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: August 13, 2013
  • Run Time: 180 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00CRWDKRO
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #182,246 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Editorial Reviews

The greatest breakthrough in global defense research becomes the greatest weapon known to man and the irreversible catalyst in bringing about Armageddon. After a government experiment to harness endless energy from the sun goes terribly wrong, it's only a matter of hours before the Earth's atmosphere will be ignited. As chaos reigns across the globe, as government officials relinquish all hope, the countdown to the end of the world begins and it's up to one man, to try and save humanity.

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

23 of 25 people found the following review helpful By Dee J. on July 16, 2013
Format: DVD
"Cat. 8" is a film that would have done well at the theater, with all of its action and energy! Matthew Modine is well cast as the physicist who can save the world and I enjoyed Ted Whittall playing the "evil" Secretary of Defense with just enough meanness!

The explosions and devastation are kept to a minimum for this type of disaster film and though not everything is scientifically credible (getting a special light ray to our Sun would take more than a few seconds - LOL!), just pass on the inaccuracies and enjoy a wonderful three-hour, two-part presentation perfect for the entire family!
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Margaret C on October 30, 2013
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
I totally enjoy this type of movie, and this one was no exception. The only reason it didn't get a 5 was that there are some logical holes in the science. But I really like it!

It's refreshing to have a "category #" movie that's not about hurricanes, tornadoes or earthquakes. Those are cool also, but at least this one is different. Also, it's a long movie with two parts - I really liked that!
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By vernon egolf on August 25, 2013
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this is a very good tv series it has every thing that you want in a movie excellent special effects good actors the bluray is great.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Eda A. Jewett on September 18, 2013
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This movie seemed to have a more "plausible" plot line than most. I did enjoy the supposed "science" behind it all.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By SEAHOG on January 12, 2014
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like all the good critics wrote it is entertaining if you like the genre, it has all you want just needs the pop corn.
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To be fair I didn't finish watching it, I gave up after 40 minutes. It was slightly amusing in a "so bad it's good" way for a while, but then it just gets stale. The acting is terrible and the characters are so badly written they look like walking stereotypes. The "romantic subplot" is cringeworthy, especially the overprotective father bit, who for a scientist seems to not understand how statistics work.
Oh, and don't get me started on the science, I doubt the writers asked anyone about solar flares before writing out of their asses.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Richard J. Carter on March 4, 2014
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So when is Cat. 9 coming out now have all from Cat. 6 to 10.5, need more, more, more. As you can see into disaster movies BIG TIME...............Crazyred
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By Sandra S. Oidtman on June 16, 2014
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This movie is very entertaining with lots of action to keep you occupied. I would recommend this movie for anyone who enjoys natural disaster movies.
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