Astronomers discover a comet that they believe will crash into Phoenix, Arizona. They attempt to warn officials, but no one believes them.
The countdown to annihilation has begun ... And nothing on earth can stop it!
Did You Know?
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
[posted on a gas pump in evacuated desert area
To anyone crazy enough to be standing here reading this: help yourself!
In the movie's premiere telecast, the sequence showing the impact and results lasted 4 minutes. In subsequent airings, the sequence was shortened to 2 minutes. See more
Featured in The Man Who Saw Tomorrow