A catastrophic earthquake rips through southern California, leveling Los Angeles and sending shockwaves through the lives of those who live there and fight to survive the chaos, including a construction engineer (Charlton Heston), whose break from his wife (Ava Gardner) sends him into the arms of another woman (Geneviève Bujold). The film's wild effects were enhanced in theaters equipped with the low-frequency rumbles of "Sensurround." Lorne Greene, George Kennedy, and Victoria PPrncipal co-star. 123 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Sensurround 3.1, Spanish Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish.