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  • Asteroid (1997)
  • TV-PG
    TV Movie | 122 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Asteroid (1997)
TV-PG
TV Movie | 122 min | 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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Director
Composer
Cinematographers
Thomas Del Ruth (as Tom Del Ruth) | David Hennings
Editor
Buford F. Hayes (part one) (as Bud Hayes)
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Release date
Feb 16, 1997 (United States)

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60 cast members
Name Known for
Michael Biehn
FEMA Director Jack Wallach FEMA Director Jack Wallach   See fewer
Annabella Sciorra
Dr. Lily McKee Dr. Lily McKee   See fewer
Zach Charles
Elliot McKee (as Zachary B. Charles) Elliot McKee (as Zachary B. Charles)   See fewer
Don Franklin
Ben Dodd Ben Dodd   See fewer
Carlos Gómez
Adam Marquez (as Carlos Gomez) Adam Marquez (as Carlos Gomez)   See fewer
Michael Weatherly
Dr. Matthew Rogers Dr. Matthew Rogers   See fewer
Jensen Daggett
Dr. Valerie Brennan Dr. Valerie Brennan   See fewer
Anne-Marie Johnson
Karen Dodd Karen Dodd   See fewer
Frank McRae
Lloyd Morgan (as Frank Mcrae) Lloyd Morgan (as Frank Mcrae)   See fewer
Denis Arndt
President President   See fewer
Anthony Zerbe
Dr. Charles Napier Dr. Charles Napier   See fewer
Brian Hill
Max (as Brian Alan Hill) Max (as Brian Alan Hill)   See fewer
Stephanie Marie
Zoe Dodd Zoe Dodd   See fewer
Gregory Wheeler
Paul Dodd Paul Dodd   See fewer
Jon Cedar
General Smith General Smith   See fewer
Michael Flynn
Kansas City Fire Chief Kansas City Fire Chief   See fewer
Eileen Witt
Bloody Man's Wife Bloody Man's Wife   See fewer
John Scott Clough
Military Pilot #2 Military Pilot #2   See fewer
Sheila Ivy Traister
Red Cross Check-In Woman Red Cross Check-In Woman   See fewer
Rachel Bard
Fallen Woman Fallen Woman   See fewer
Rich Beall
Blane Blane   See fewer
Paul Borrillo
Tabloid Reporter Tabloid Reporter   See fewer
Heather Camille
Red Cross Little Girl (as Heather Camille Smerling) Red Cross Little Girl (as Heather Camille Smerling)   See fewer
Kathryn Christopher
Dallas Reporter Samantha Reece Dallas Reporter Samantha Reece   See fewer
Jim Dirker
FEMA Chopper Pilot FEMA Chopper Pilot   See fewer
Wendelin Harston
Red Cross Nurse Red Cross Nurse   See fewer
Michael Rahhal
National Guardsman #2 National Guardsman #2   See fewer
Norm Silver
Bloody Man Bloody Man   See fewer
Tracy Smith
Humvee Driver-Dallas Humvee Driver-Dallas   See fewer
Robert L. Somers
Oil Field Commander Oil Field Commander   See fewer
Peter V. Ware
FEMA Worker (as Peter Ware) FEMA Worker (as Peter Ware)   See fewer
Leslie Wing
Pregnant Woman Pregnant Woman   See fewer
Dane Witherspoon
Distraught Man Distraught Man   See fewer
John Ashton
Hospital Patient (uncredited) Hospital Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
Brett Aune
National Guardsman #1 (uncredited) National Guardsman #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
J.C. Austin
Kansas City Scruffy Man / National Guardsman (uncredited) Kansas City Scruffy Man / National Guardsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Donnie L. Betts
Observatory Reporter #2 (uncredited) Observatory Reporter #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher Allen Brewer
Civilian (uncredited) Civilian (uncredited)   See fewer
Dorian Cedars
Arrested Looter / Burglar (uncredited) Arrested Looter / Burglar (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Forbes
Patient (uncredited) Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
Shelley Gilbert
Nursing Home Aide (uncredited) Nursing Home Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
Steve Grad
Secretary of Defense Irwin (uncredited) Secretary of Defense Irwin (uncredited)   See fewer
Lois Hicks
Montana Woman (uncredited) Montana Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Harri James
Kansas City Reporter (uncredited) Kansas City Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Breck Larson
Man in crowd (uncredited) Man in crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
Kevin Lucero Less
Injured Man (uncredited) Injured Man (uncredited)   See fewer
A. Lee Massaro
Dallas Bar Woman (uncredited) Dallas Bar Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Hugh McAfee
Montana Man (uncredited) Montana Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Ed O'Brien
Joint Chiefs Admiral Jones (uncredited) Joint Chiefs Admiral Jones (uncredited)   See fewer
Louis Schaefer
I-70 Man (uncredited) I-70 Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Dan Shadwell
Louden (uncredited) Louden (uncredited)   See fewer
Archie Smith
Nursing Home Man (uncredited) Nursing Home Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Craig Stout
General Symons (uncredited) General Symons (uncredited)   See fewer
David Underwood
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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