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Asteroid (1997)





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Michael Biehn and Annabella Sciorra star in this drama about how the lives of a group of people in Dallas, TX -- doctors, firefighters, astronomers, and their families -- are affected when it is discovered that a huge asteroid is heading for the earth, with Dallas as the target. First aired as a miniseries for television.
Action & Adventure , Mystery & Suspense , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Michael Biehn
as Jack Wallach
Annabella Sciorra
as Lily McKee
Anthony Zerbe
as Dr. Charles Napier
Archie Smith
as Nursing Home Resident
Zachary B. Charles
as Elliot McKee
Don Franklin
as Ben Dodd
Anne-Marie Johnson
as Karen Dodd
Carlos Gomez
as Adam Marquez
Michael Weatherly
as Dr. Matthew Rogers
Jensen Daggett
as Valerie Brennan
Denis Arndt
as President
Frank McRae
as Lloyd Morgan
Jon Cedar
as General Smith
Craig Stout
as General Symons
Leslie Wing
as Pregnant Woman
Sheila Ivy Traister
as Red Cross Woman
Stephanie Marie
as Zoe Dodd
Gregory Wheeler
as Paul Dodd
Ed O'Brien
as Admiral Jones
Dan Shadwell
as Louden
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This is what I consider to be the most realistic Meteor Impact movie I've seen. Unlike most movies, it has a simple "destruction" plot, which uses a device that probably exists in some form in real life. However, the main movie focuses on character relationships, and surviving the disaster, rather than stopping it.

Christopher Bright
Christopher Bright

Wow, what a disaster of an asteroid/meteorite impact film for the sake of populations in Dallas, Texas.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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Long boring TV movie of what should be an exciting story!

Ross Collins
Ross Collins

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