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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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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Feuer aus dem All  »

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The TV station in the movie, KTAR-TV, is the real life NBC affiliate for Phoenix, now known as KPNX. See more »

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During the comet strike, the Hyatt Regency Hotel (with its distinctive Compass Room revolving restaurant on the roof) can be seen crumbling from the shock wave. As the credits begin, the smoldering cityscape is shown (something about the Phoenix will rise from the ashes)...with the hotel virtually unscathed. See more »

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Jason Voight: You can't miss us, there's a big white arrow pointing right down on us!
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Meteor takes out Phoenix!
14 October 1998 | by (Phoenix, AZ USA) – See all my reviews

Classic schlock TV movie about a meteor heading for Phoenix. If you enjoy campy '70's disaster movies you will like this one. When it hits, the city is pretty much destroyed. There are some great scenes of people running and screaming as buildings fall on them, just what you'd want from a disaster film. Watch for a very young Michael Biehn.


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