Plot: When NASA’s executive director, Dan Truman, realizes the Earth has 18 days before it’s obliterated by a meteor the size of Texas, he has only one option — land a ragtag team of roughneck oil drillers on the asteroid and drop a nuclear warhead into its core.

Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi disaster action, sensuality and brief language

Directed By: Michael Bay

Written By: Jonathan Hensleigh, J.J. Abrams, Tony Gilroy, Shane Salerno, Robert Roy Pool and Jonathan Hensleigh

Production: Touchstone Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films

In Theaters: July 01, 1998

Box Office: $201,573,391 (USA)

Budget: $140,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime:2 hr. 31 mins.

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Harry Stamper – Bruce Willis
Dan Truman – Billy Bob Thornton
A.J. Frost – Ben Affleck
Grace Stamper – Liv Tyler
Chick – Will Patton
Rockhound – Steve Buscemi
Colonel Willie Sharp – William Fichtner
Oscar Choi – Owen Wilson
Bear – Michael Clarke Duncan
Lev Andropov – Peter Stormare
Max – Ken Campbell

Co-Pilot Jennifer Watts – Jessica Steen
General Kimsey – Keith David
Flight Director Clark – Chris Ellis
Ronald Quincy – Jason Isaacs
Gruber – Grayson McCouch
Noonan – Clark Brolly
Colonel Davis – Marshall Teague
Co-Pilot Tucker – Anthony Guidera
Halsey – Greg Collins
General Boffer – J. Patrick McCormack
Astronaut Pete Shelby – Ian Quinn