Avalanche Information

Avalanche is a 1978 American disaster film, directed by Corey Allen and starring Rock Hudson, Robert Forster, Mia Farrow and Jeanette Nolan. The taglines for the film included "A Winter Wonderland Becomes A Nightmare Of Destruction" and "Six Million Tons Of Icy Terror."

Many avalanche scenes in the film were actually stock footage; parts of this film's avalanche scenes were in turn utilized as stock footage in the film Meteor.

The film is listed in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book The Official Razzie Movie Guide as one of the The 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made.


  • Rock Hudson "? David Shelby
  • Robert Forster "? Nick Thorne
  • Mia Farrow "? Caroline Brace
  • Jeanette Nolan "? Florence Shelby
  • Rick Moses "? Bruce Scott
  • Steve Franken "? Henry McDade
  • Barry Primus "? Mark Elliott
  • Cathy Paine "? Tina Elliott
  • Jerry Douglas "? Phil Prentiss


The film was shot at a ski resort in Durango, Colorado over eight weeks. It was one of the most expensive films ever made by New World Pictures and was not a success at the box office.

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