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Impact 

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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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Series cast summary:
David James Elliott ...  Alex Kittner 2 episodes, 2009
Natasha Henstridge ...  Dr. Maddie Rhodes 2 episodes, 2009
Benjamin Sadler ...  Roland Emerson 2 episodes, 2009
Florentine Lahme ...  Martina Altmann 2 episodes, 2009
James Cromwell ...  Lloyd 2 episodes, 2009
Steven Culp ...  President Edward Taylor 2 episodes, 2009
Owen Best Owen Best ...  Jake Kittner 2 episodes, 2009
Natasha Calis ...  Sadie Kittner 2 episodes, 2009
Yee Jee Tso ...  Jered O'Banno 2 episodes, 2009
Colin Cunningham ...  David Rhodes 2 episodes, 2009
Michael Kopsa ...  General Vaughn 2 episodes, 2009
Samantha Ferris ...  Renee Ferguson 2 episodes, 2009
Ron Lea ...  Tom Ranfield 2 episodes, 2009
Benjamin Ayres ...  Bob Pierce 2 episodes, 2009
Gerard Plunkett ...  Terrence Young 2 episodes, 2009
Ty Olsson ...  Derek 2 episodes, 2009
Dave Lantaigne Dave Lantaigne ...  ESA Engineer #1 2 episodes, 2009
Howard Markson Howard Markson ...  American Reporter #1 2 episodes, 2009
Panta Mosleh ...  War Room Assistant 2 episodes, 2009
Dean Redman ...  War Room Tech #1 2 episodes, 2009
Nick Singer Nick Singer ...  Pastor #2 2 episodes, 2009
Matthew Walker ...  Ian wilson 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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David James Elliott and Steven Culp have also starred in the military legal series J.A.G. See more »

Goofs

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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Guilty pleasure
12 July 2009 | by MartianOctocretr5See all my reviews

Scientific inaccuracies abound as the moon gets shell-shocked by (ready?) a brown dwarf, making it heavier than the Earth, and causing freakish electro magnetitism, weird gravity, etc.

A guilty pleasure, for sure: I love these "the end of the world threatens" flicks where a bunch of scientists try to save us all from annihilation. It's definitely put your brain on hold stuff, but it's far superior to that "reality" rubbish and most of the other stuff on network TV. This flick "borrowed" elements from Armageddon and other movies, but at least it was free.

Considering the outlandish script, the acting was actually pretty good, including the child actors. The special effects were decent. Characters were clearly developed, and could be identified with. I actually felt sorry for the one that suffered from a debilitating phobia. The director did the most possible with the plot-hole-ridden story, and some of the weird stuff that happens is even fun to watch.

Cinematic fast food that's amusing, and doesn't cost a lot.


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21 June 2009 (USA) See more »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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(2 episodes)

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