The Thaw [DVD] [2009]

  • SKU: 9507928
  • Release Date: 10/06/2009
  • Rating: R
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Overall Customer Rating:
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Special Features

  • Behind the Scenes
  • Ghost House Micro Video featuring Winds of Plague
  • Trailer Gallery
  • Closed Captioned


The Thaw
A team of ecology students led by a famous environmental advocate discovers that some secrets are better left buried when they unearth the perfectly preserved remains of a frozen wooly mammoth and discover that an ancient parasite has been incubating inside the beast for centuries. Dr. David Krupien (Val Kilmer) is examining a melting ice cap in the Arctic when he unearths a prehistoric specimen the likes of which researchers have never seen. Elated by the possibilities of such a remarkable find, Dr. Krupien hastily summons four of his brightest students to the base to take part in the excavation. But something isn't right; soon after extracting the massive prehistoric creature from the ice, the students are besieged by a swarm of unidentified insects that burrow deep into the flesh, and lay eggs in their host to reproduce. With each new infection, the prospect of containing the parasitic bane decreases. Now, stranded in the Arctic with their numbers quickly dwindling, the desperate students realize that their only hope of preventing the parasite from reaching the general population is to quarantine the base, even if it costs them their lives. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Val Kilmer
    Val Kilmer - Dr. David Kruipen
  • Martha MacIsaac
    Martha MacIsaac - Evelyn Kruipen
  • Aaron Ashmore
    Aaron Ashmore - Atom Galen
  • Anne Marie De Luise
    Anne Marie De Luise - Jane
  • Kyle Schmid
    Kyle Schmid - Federico Fulce

Overall customer rating

would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars



    I enjoyed the movie. I think it was suppose to be a horror flick, but missed the mark, just a bit.

    I would recommend this to a friend

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