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Absolute Zero  (2005)
(Foreign Titles)
Tagline(s):No Warning. No Time. No Escape.
 Miami's Never Been So Cold
Nomination Year: 2012
SYNOPSIS: Did you know that the ice age will be caused by a shift in the magnetic poles? And that it will freeze everything from the equator to the 33rd parallel? And that afterward the poles will be the new tropics and we'll have a ring of ice around the Earth's midsection? And that when all molecular motion stops, light refracts differently, causing a shroud of darkness to fall?

So, yes. "Absolute Zero" is not just the title of the movie, it's also a description of exactly how much accurate science it contains.

Fortunately for us, bad science is good fun. As is bad acting. And pointless character deaths, lousy premises and dreadful special effects. And this movie has all of those in vast quantities.
Matt Quirk
Smithee Award Nominations
Most Ludicrous Premise
He's a Senator from the State of Equatoria
The computer simulation of a magnetic polar shift shows that complete equatorial glaciation will happen in 4 hours and 23 minutes. It's going to happen later today, probably, and the temperature will drop to absolute zero. "Senator," Dr Kotzman says in all seriousness, "you need to evacuate the equator!"
Smithee Award Winner! Worst Science
Also, It Reduces IQs to Zero
To test what will happen when the earth's magnetic poles swap, they are flipping the magnetic polarity of a small test room. To their (and our!) astonishment, the temperature drops almost instantly to absolute zero ("most unexpected"). At absolute zero, it changes how light refracts -- only at the coldest end of the spectrum. Why? "Because science is never wrong."
Director Claim to Fame
Robert Lee He was the assistant director of several Smithee films, always behind the scenes, waiting... But unfortunately also found time to helm the Cyberjack flicks. 
Actor Character Claim to Fame
Jeff Fahey Dr. David Kotzman Was the original Lawnmower Man, and turns up as a leading man in a bunch of other Bad Movies -- I mean, like, a LOT. His first role was in Silverado
Erika Eleniak Bryn Her first film role was as "Pretty Young Girl" in E.T. the Extraterrestrial. But was also Jordan Tate in Under Seige and played Elly May in the 1993 The Beverly Hillbillies
Bill Dow Dr. Veet Dr. Bill Lee on the "Stargate" TV shows and Chuck Burks on "The X-Files." 
Jessica Amlee Sophie Was a child actor, but is a child no longer. Played Mallory Wells on "Heartland" and Jackie Sanders on "Greenhouse Academy." 
William MacDonald Dempsy Gary Holden on "Travelers," Principal Featherhead/Warden Norton on "Riverdale," and Gene Huskk on "The Flash." 
Britt Irvin AJ Carmichael Voiced many girly cartoons, like Jade on the "Bratz" series, "Sunny Flare" on the "My Little Pony" series, and Stephanie on the "LEGO Friends" series. 
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