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Asteroid (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  16 February 1997 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Dr. Lily McKee
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Elliot McKee (as Zachary B. Charles)
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Ben Dodd
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Adam Marquez (as Carlos Gomez)
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Dr. Matthew Rogers
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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 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 <pwong@nt.net>

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Michael Biehn accepted the role of the title character on the grounds that the character be more fleshed out. He assisted in creating his character as a consultant. See more »

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The survivors of the Dallas asteroid are shown to be regrouping in Fort Worth. Dallas and Fort Worth are twin cities, and if an asteroid that large took out Dallas, Fort Worth and the rest of North Texas would be gone as well. See more »

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References Independence Day (1996) See more »

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an example of Hollywood bilge
2 February 2002 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

I've just been watching this rubbish and turned it off. Bad acting, bad special effects -they actually look so like models, stupid plot and the unyielding desire to slap the female lead for being so self-centered about her damn kid! 3/10


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