Deep Impact (1998)

Deep Impact (1998) is a Action, Drama, Sci-Fi film directed by Mimi Leder – Journalist Jenny Lerner is assigned to look into the background of Secretary Alan Rittenhouse who abruptly resigned from government citing his wife’s ill health. She learns from his secretary that Rittenhouse was having an affair with someone named Ellie but when she confronts him, his strange reaction leads her to reconsider her story. In fact, a meteor, discovered the previous year by high school student Leo Biederman and astronomer Dr. Marcus Wolf, is on a collision course with the Earth, an Extinction Level Event. A joint US-Russian team is sent to destroy the meteor but should it fail, special measures are to be put in place to secure the future of mankind. As the space mission progresses, many individuals deal with their fears and ponder their future. IMDB

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Directed By – Mimi Leder

Genre – Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Cast – Robert Duvall , Morgan Freeman , Tea Leoni , Elijah Wood , Ron Eldard , Vanessa Redgrave , James Cromwell , Laura Innes , Blair Underwood , Jon Favreau , Dougray Scott , Leelee Sobieski , Mary McCormack , Richard Schiff , Maximilian Schell

In Theaters – 8 May 1998

Duration – 120 Minutes

MPAA Rating : PG-13

Taglines : Oceans rise. Cities fall. Hope survives.

Story Writers: Bruce Joel Rubin , Michael Tolkin

Country: USA

Language: English

Production Company : Paramount Pictures , Manhattan Project , DreamWorks SKG , Zanuck/Brown Productions