With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to ...
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With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to be Dallas, Texas. Generally, the plot follows the lives and reactions of several characters: an astronomer, her father, her son, two firefighters from Kansas City, two young doctors in Dallas and the heads of the government agency in charge of the situation.Written by
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Veteran character actor Anthony Zerbe plays a character named Charles Napier, which is the real-life name of another veteran character actor. See more »
The Airborne lasers used against the asteroid are depicted as being mounted on regular jet fighters. In fact, this kind of weapon requires a much larger aircraft and extensive modifications to the ship's nose. See more »
The Live Home Entertainment VHS/DVD versions of "Asteroid" deletes sixty minutes of footage shown on the TV version. See more »
I was impressed by the special fx in this. For a tv movie they were really good. Some of it was typical diasaster cheese but all in all a pretty good asteroid flick. Not as gripping and exciting as Armageddon but still very good.
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