Impact (2008)

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While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. ... See full summary »

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 Alex Kittner (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Dr. Maddie Rhodes (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Roland Emerson (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Martina Altmann (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Lloyd (2 episodes, 2009)
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 President Edward Taylor (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Jake Kittner (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Sadie Kittner (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Jered O'Banno (2 episodes, 2009)
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 David Rhodes (2 episodes, 2009)
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 General Vaughn (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Renee Ferguson (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Tom Ranfield (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Bob Pierce (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Terrence Young (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Derek (2 episodes, 2009)
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 War Room Assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
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 War Room Tech #1 (2 episodes, 2009)
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While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. Fragments from the asteroid, and even from the moon itself, penetrate Earth's atmosphere and make impact. Even though the initial damage is minimal, nerves are frayed throughout the planet. There is significant physical damage to the lunar surface, but experts quickly conclude there will be no lasting ramifications. Then strange anomalies begin to manifest themselves on Earth. It starts small - cell phone disruptions, unusual static charges and odd tidal behavior. The world's leading scientists, including Alex Kittner, Maddie Rhodes and Roland Emerson, begin piecing together evidence that suggests the moon's properties, and its orbit, may have been permanently altered. Their fears are realized when the anomalies increase to the point where the effect of "simulated" gravity is being manipulated by ... Written by Michael Vickerman

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Get ready to experience the dark side of the moon!


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A brown dwarf is not a star. It is more like a gas giant like Jupiter but larger. It does not have the mass to begin fusion. The closest thing to the stellar object in the movie would probably be a neutron star. That is if a neutron star were to somehow break apart or if a piece was ejected during its formation. See more »

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Ignore the critics.
27 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am not one much to write a review about anything, but certainly feel the need to defend this. Almost everyone that has been trashing it say they are going to continue to watch it to the end. Why would they do this? Because it's not all that bad. Yes the movie is low budget, yes the movie is imperfect, but the movie works none the less. This series, presents in a simplistic manner, a completely plausible, yet illogical story, but that is the point. The characters developed nicely, the story was compelling, and the writing was acceptable. Watch this movie without cynicism and take in it's entertainment value and it is certain to captivate your attention.


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