Movies visit the Family Entertainment Center for more entertainment resources
Browse by Title
Browse by Release Date

A Sound of Thunder

Rating:PG-13 (for sci-fi violence, partial nuidity and language)
Genre:Action/Adventure, SciFi/Fantasy, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:September 2, 2005
Running time:103 minutes
Cast:Edward Burns, Ben Kingsley, Catherine McCormack, Corey Johnson, August Zirner
Director:Peter Hyams
Producer:Phil Anschutz, Howard Baldwin, Karen Elise Baldwin
Writer:Ray Bradbury, Thomas Dean Donnelly
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures

Web Site: http://asoundofthunder.warnerbros.com/

Description: In the future, time travel is not only possible -- it's a lucrative monopoly. It's especially profitable for Charles Hatton, the owner of Time Safari Inc., a travel agency that specializes in escorting wealthy clients on exclusive hunting trips back to the Prehistoric Age. Under the leadership of seasoned scout Dr. Travis Ryer, participants are permitted to hunt and kill dinosaurs provided they follow a set of strenuous rules. These guidelines are intended to protect the creatures' natural habitats and prevent time travelers from impacting the course of evolution. When an expedition is compromised and the rules are broken, the hunters return to the future and discover the world is a markedly different place than it was when they left. As "time waves" ripple from the Prehistoric past through the present to the uncharted future, Ryer teams-up with Sonia Rand, the inventor of the time travel technology, to unravel the mystery behind the catastrophic historical changes that are now threatening to erase humanity from existence.

Movie summaries and listings powered by Cinema-Source

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

Top 10 Free Homework Help Websites
Is helping your child with homework more frustrating and confusing than ever before, thanks to the new Common Core standards? Check out the best free homework help websites to boost kids' success in math, science, English, and more.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

11 Fantastic Fall Apple Desserts
Nothing says fall like the smell of an apple dessert baking in the oven. Use up your family's surplus of apples with our 11 favorite apple dessert recipes.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!