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.