Overview

A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian crew into space to destroy the comet before impact. Meanwhile, an enterprising reporter uses her smarts to uncover the scoop of the century.

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  1. Mimi Leder

    Director

  2. Michael Tolkin

    Screenplay

  3. Bruce Joel Rubin

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Duvall

    Robert Duvall

    Capt. Spurgeon 'Fish' Tanner

  2. Téa Leoni

    Téa Leoni

    Jenny Lerner

  3. Elijah Wood

    Elijah Wood

    Leo Biederman

  4. Vanessa Redgrave

    Vanessa Redgrave

    Robin Lerner

  5. Morgan Freeman

    Morgan Freeman

    President Tom Beck

  6. Maximilian Schell

    Maximilian Schell

    Jason Lerner

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 0m

Budget $75,000,000.00

Revenue $140,464,664.00

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  • May 7, 1998
    PG-13, Theatrical

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