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Blast From The Past

In 1962, fearing a nuclear holocaust (that never happens), a man and his expectant wife (Christopher Walken and Sissy Spacek) seek refuge in an underground bomb shelter. But when they emerge 35 years later, the outside world has been transformed in more frightening ways than they had ever imagined. In need of new supplies, the couple reluctantly sends their now adult son (Brendan Fraser) to brave the hostile city above. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: C
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 112
Theater Release: 11 Feb 1999
Video Release: 26 Jul 1999
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Blast From The Past is rated PG-13: for brief language, sex and drug references

Cast: Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek, Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone
Studio: 1998 New Line Productions, Inc.

Detailed Review

Calvin Webber (Christopher Walken) was convinced a nuclear bomb was headed for LA in 1962, so he locked himself and his expectant wife Helen (Sissy Spacek) into their bomb… 
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