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Series cast summary:
...  Alex Kittner 2 episodes, 2009
...  Dr. Maddie Rhodes 2 episodes, 2009
...  Roland Emerson 2 episodes, 2009
Florentine Lahme ...  Martina Altmann 2 episodes, 2009
...  Lloyd 2 episodes, 2009
...  President Edward Taylor 2 episodes, 2009
Owen Best ...  Jake Kittner 2 episodes, 2009
...  Sadie Kittner 2 episodes, 2009
...  Jered O'Banno 2 episodes, 2009
...  David Rhodes 2 episodes, 2009
...  General Vaughn 2 episodes, 2009
...  Renee Ferguson 2 episodes, 2009
...  Tom Ranfield 2 episodes, 2009
...  Bob Pierce 2 episodes, 2009
...  Terrence Young 2 episodes, 2009
...  Derek 2 episodes, 2009
Dave Lantaigne ...  ESA Engineer #1 2 episodes, 2009
Howard Markson ...  American Reporter #1 2 episodes, 2009
...  War Room Assistant 2 episodes, 2009
...  War Room Tech #1 2 episodes, 2009
Nick Singer ...  Pastor #2 2 episodes, 2009
...  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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moon | earth | orbit | astronaut | asteroid | See All (81) »

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Get ready to experience the dark side of the moon!


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21 June 2009 (USA)  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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James Cromwell previously starred in another film about an object colliding with Earth, Deep Impact (1998). See more »

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General Vaughn has his branch of service on his uniform lapel. Generals do not wear this type of insignia on their uniform. See more »

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Simply incredible
30 June 2009 | by See all my reviews

It's as if the writers got together over Domino's pizza, cheap beer and bad weed and said: "Let's take every disaster-movie cliché, one-dimensional character-stereotype and hoary, time-worn situation fiction has ever come up with, lump them in together with crappy special effects, laughable "science" and all the inane pop-psyche observations about the 'human condition' we can think of, then pitch it to the network execs. It's bound to be a hit!" And they were right; the front-office guys bought it (NOTE: I'm assuming that at least one of the aforementioned scribblers was related to one of the execs). And we who watched it lost. This is one of the worst pieces of garbage I have ever seen. Absolutely nothing innovative or original. Absolutely. Nothing. Nada. Zip. Negatron. I think the fact that "Impact" even got past CBS's front door suggests that indeed Hollywood is nearly as dead as GM. If you value your artistic soul, do NOT watch this thing.


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