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  • A Fire in the Sky (1978)
  • TV Movie | 180 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A Fire in the Sky (1978)
TV Movie | 180 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

Astronomers discover a comet that they believe will crash into Phoenix, Arizona. They attempt to warn officials, but no one believes them.
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Director
Jerry Jameson (directed by)
Writers
Dennis Nemec (teleplay by) | Michael Blankfort (teleplay by) | Paul Gallico (story by)
Producer
Hugh Benson (produced by)
Composer
Paul Chihara (music by)
Cinematographer
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Production Designer
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Updated Nov 26, 1978

Release date
Nov 26, 1978 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Richard Crenna
Jason Voight Jason Voight   See fewer
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Elizabeth Ashley
Sharon Allan Sharon Allan   See fewer
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David Dukes
David Allan David Allan   See fewer
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Joanna Miles
Jennifer Dreiser Jennifer Dreiser   See fewer
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Lloyd Bochner
Paul Gilliam Paul Gilliam   See fewer
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Merlin Olsen
Stan Webster Stan Webster   See fewer
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Andrew Duggan
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Nicolas Coster
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Marj Dusay
Ellen Gilliam Ellen Gilliam   See fewer
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John Larch
Johnson Johnson   See fewer
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William Bogert
Wayne Lustus Wayne Lustus   See fewer
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Jenny O'Hara
Ann Webster Ann Webster   See fewer
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Michael Biehn
Tom Rearden Tom Rearden   See fewer
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Diana Douglas
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Cindy Eilbacher
Paula Gilliam Paula Gilliam   See fewer
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Bill Williams
Dale Turner Dale Turner   See fewer
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Al White
Sergeant Lockett Sergeant Lockett   See fewer
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Elta Blake
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Roy Gaintner
Dr. Jesse Dr. Jesse   See fewer
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Pat McMahon
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Cecelia Allen
Elizabeth Richie Elizabeth Richie   See fewer
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Henry Kendrick
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Bill Heywood
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David Burke Rhind
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Brad Zinn
Hutton Hutton   See fewer
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Bud Conlan
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Ross Manarchy
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Tom Noga
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David Lee Rawlings
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Robert Sella
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Cait Brennan
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Dewey Webb
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6 / 10 | 463 votes