November 16, 2018
Meteor (1979)
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Tagline: There's No Place On Earth To Hide!
Category: Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Director: Ronald Neame
Cast: Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Brian Keith, Martin Landau, Trevor Howard, Richard A. Dysart, Henry Fonda, Joseph Campanella, Bo Brundin, Katherine De Hetre, James G. Richardson, Roger Robinson, Michael Zaslow, John McKinney
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Plot Summary
After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon satellite "Hercules" but discovers soon that it doesn't have enough fire power. Their only chance to save the world is to join forces with the USSR who have also launched such an illegal satellite. But will both governments agree?
Cast List
Sean Connery           Dr. Paul Bradley
Natalie Wood           Tatiana Nikolaevna Donskaya
Karl Malden           Harry Sherwood
Brian Keith           Dr. Alexei Dubov
Martin Landau           General Adlon
Trevor Howard           Sir Michael Hughes
RichardA. Dysart           Secretary of Defense
Henry Fonda           The President
Joseph Campanella           General Easton
Bo Brundin           Manheim
Katherine De Hetre           Jan Watkins
JamesG. Richardson           Alan
Roger Robinson           Bill Hunter
Michael Zaslow           Sam Mason
John McKinney           Peter Watson