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Asteroid (1997)

TV Movie | 122 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to be Dallas, Texas. Generally, the plot follows the ...See moreWith the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to be Dallas, Texas. Generally, the plot follows the lives and reactions of several characters: an astronomer, her father, her son, two firefighters from Kansas City, two young doctors in Dallas and the heads of the government agency in charge of the situation. Written by P. Wong See less
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Buford F. Hayes (part one) (as Bud Hayes)
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$20,000,000
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Feb 16, 1997 (United States)

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Michael Biehn
FEMA Director Jack Wallach FEMA Director Jack Wallach   See fewer
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Annabella Sciorra
Dr. Lily McKee Dr. Lily McKee   See fewer
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Elliot McKee (as Zachary B. Charles) Elliot McKee (as Zachary B. Charles)   See fewer
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Ben Dodd Ben Dodd   See fewer
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Adam Marquez (as Carlos Gomez) Adam Marquez (as Carlos Gomez)   See fewer
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Michael Weatherly
Dr. Matthew Rogers Dr. Matthew Rogers   See fewer
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Dr. Valerie Brennan Dr. Valerie Brennan   See fewer
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Karen Dodd Karen Dodd   See fewer
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Lloyd Morgan (as Frank Mcrae) Lloyd Morgan (as Frank Mcrae)   See fewer
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President President   See fewer
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Anthony Zerbe
Dr. Charles Napier Dr. Charles Napier   See fewer
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Max (as Brian Alan Hill) Max (as Brian Alan Hill)   See fewer
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Stephanie Marie
Zoe Dodd Zoe Dodd   See fewer
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Paul Dodd Paul Dodd   See fewer
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General Smith General Smith   See fewer
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Kansas City Fire Chief Kansas City Fire Chief   See fewer
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Bloody Man's Wife Bloody Man's Wife   See fewer
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John Scott Clough
Military Pilot #2 Military Pilot #2   See fewer
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Fallen Woman Fallen Woman   See fewer
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Blane Blane   See fewer
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Red Cross Little Girl (as Heather Camille Smerling) Red Cross Little Girl (as Heather Camille Smerling)   See fewer
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Dallas Reporter Samantha Reece Dallas Reporter Samantha Reece   See fewer
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Jim Dirker
FEMA Chopper Pilot FEMA Chopper Pilot   See fewer
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Wendelin Harston
Red Cross Nurse Red Cross Nurse   See fewer
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Michael Rahhal
National Guardsman #2 National Guardsman #2   See fewer
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Norm Silver
Bloody Man Bloody Man   See fewer
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Kansas City Scruffy Man / National Guardsman (uncredited) Kansas City Scruffy Man / National Guardsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Civilian (uncredited) Civilian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patient (uncredited) Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
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Secretary of Defense Irwin (uncredited) Secretary of Defense Irwin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Montana Woman (uncredited) Montana Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kansas City Reporter (uncredited) Kansas City Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Man in crowd (uncredited) Man in crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
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Injured Man (uncredited) Injured Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dallas Bar Woman (uncredited) Dallas Bar Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Montana Man (uncredited) Montana Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joint Chiefs Admiral Jones (uncredited) Joint Chiefs Admiral Jones (uncredited)   See fewer
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General Symons (uncredited) General Symons (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.8 / 10 | 1,868 votes