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Meteorites! (1998)

A meteor shower threatens a small American town.


Chris Thomson


Bart Baker




Cast overview, first billed only:
Roxanne Hart ... Cath Johnson
Tom Wopat ... Tom Johnson
Pato Hoffmann Pato Hoffmann ... Sheriff John Whitehorse
Amiel Daemion Amiel Daemion ... Crystal Cassidy
Darrin Klimek Darrin Klimek ... Mac Johnson
Leo Taylor Leo Taylor ... Filbo
Marshall Napier ... Mayor Cass Cassidy
Vanessa Steele Vanessa Steele ... Dr. Jane Drury
Abby Meates Abby Meates ... Renee Johnson / Miss UFO
Damon Herriman ... Nick
Mark Murphy Mark Murphy ... Roger Sennett
Bob Baines ... Phillip
Rupert Reid ... Nurse Ben
Monette Lee Monette Lee ... Sadie McConnell
Bob Newman Bob Newman ... Arnold McConnell


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.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disaster-related violence and some sexual content | See all certifications »



USA | Australia



Release Date:

3 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Météorites See more »

Filming Locations:

Queensland, Australia

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

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Not a meteoric movie, but not that bad either!
26 March 2005 | by Linda LeeSee all my reviews

This film has just been shown on TV on a Bank Holiday morning in the UK, and I think for that sort of occasion, it was just about right! Rather bland, nothing to frighten the children - an undemanding way to pass 90 minutes or so. I actually enjoyed it, though of course I was aware of the complete absurdity of the premise that the stream of meteorites constantly targeted this one small town in the back of beyond! I retain quite a fondness for Tom Wopat from watching Dukes of Hazzard all those years ago (I still like John Schneider too!). I loved Pato Hoffman as the native-American sheriff - what a gorgeous man, and his rapid healing must make him a very useful guy to have around - crushed leg one minute, barely limping the next! The teenagers were all much too pretty but no worse than your average disaster movie teens. All the 'scientific' bits were extremely low-tech, but then we've all been spoilt by the high-budget disaster films of recent years. Fairly dire script, but they did their best with it. Reasonably explosive SFX. Some very silly bits - loved the tabloid journalist getting his comeuppance!! All-in-all, quite watchable and really not as bad as some of these comments make it out to be! It didn't make any claims to be more than it was, and not every film made can win prizes, you know.

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