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Release Date: May 8th, 1998

DVD Release Date: December 15th, 1998

PG-13|2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
A comet is hurtling toward Earth and could mean the end of all human life. The U.S. government keeps the crisis under wraps, but crack reporter Jenny Lerner (Tea Leoni) uncovers the truth -- forcing U.S. President Beck (Morgan Freeman) to announce his plan. Grizzled astronaut Spurgeon "Fish" Tanner (Robert Duvall) and his team will land on the comet and lay explosives, hopefully deterring the object from its doomsday course. If not, humanity will have to prepare for the worst.

Cast: Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, Morgan Freeman, Maximilian Schell, James Cromwell, Ron Eldard

Director: Mimi Leder

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Zanuck/Brown Productions, DreamWorks SKG

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