This fine mixture of romance, humor, tears, and exciting action sequences stars Kevin Costner and David Grant as brothers struggling to win the Hell of the West — a world-class cycling competition — while trying to regain the respect and affection they once shared. Training and racing together they each fear the congenital ailment that struck down their father could suddenly strike one of them. American Flyers is a spirit-soaring spectacle.
Dr. Steven Sorenson plans to tap the geothermal energy of the Earth's interior by means of a thermonuclear device detonated deep within the Earth. Despite dire warnings by fellow scientist Ted Rampian, Dr Sorenson proceeds with the experiment after secretly learning that he is terminally ill. This experiment causes a crack to form and grow within the earth's crust, which threatens to split the earth in two if it is not stopped in time.