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Meteorites! (1998)

A meteor shower threatens a small American town.

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A meteor shower threatens a small American town.

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They've traveled a billion years to destroy the earth in one night.


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Rated PG-13 for disaster-related violence and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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3 June 1998 (USA)  »

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Météorites  »

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Roswell attacked by meteorites instead of aliens set against a series of USA social interplays.
5 June 2000 | by (Worcester, MA) – See all my reviews

Meteorites is a classical USA movie that plays off of the alien reputation of Roswell, New Mexico and countless other commonly used B movie themes. In the movie, the town of Leroy is constantly bombarded by meteorites even though the chances of such an occurrence would almost be greater than the chances of finding a good movie in today's theatres! I believe that the same woman who played the mother in another USA movie, My Mother's Murder, is the central female figure in the movie.

Meteorites also has traces of Backdraft, Tremors, and many other "end of the world" movies. The most unbelievable aspect to this movie, like all other made for TV "destruction of earth" movies is that the person who discovers what is really going on is a housewife from the boonies. It is almost invariably never NASA or a highly respected objectivist scientist.

There are several humorous scenes in the movie, some which are totally laughable and inwardly funny. Meteorites is probably one of the more entertaining and watchable of the meteor/comet TV movies. Beware of celestial bodies coming


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