The Colony Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 9579

Average Rating: 2.4/4

# of Ratings: 38

Theatrical Release Date: 04/12/2013

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/15/2013

Language: English

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Jeff Renfroe

Actors: Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Zegers, Bill Paxton, Charlotte Sullivan, John Tench, Atticus Dean Mitchell

Plot: After a man-made ice age forces the survivors underground, a distress call requires one outpost to trek back to surface and what they find is a force more savage than nature. -- Chris Kavan

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Yojimbo - wrote on 08/08/2017

Humanity is in the grip of a new ice age and struggles to survive in a series of resource-starved underground bunkers. One such colony receives a distress call and a small team set out to investigate. The Colony is a low budget Canadian production bolstered by the star names of Laurence Fishburne and Bill Paxton. It's a near-future sci-fi that plays out like a frozen Mad Max story in which a group of desperate survivors are besieged by a savage hostile force. The effects are decent enough, the direction and cinematography reasonably atmospheric and Fishburne's charismatic presence adds weight to the story, although it is sorely missed whenever he is not on screen. The "made for TV" feel combined with the premise of a group of ordinary people forced to survive in a hostile environment …

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