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Summary:
MSNBC reporter Jenny Lerner, while investigating a high-level scandal in Washington, stumbles upon the story that a comet is on a collision course with Earth. A year earlier, amateur teenage astronomer Leo Biederman discovered a new comet that is the one now certified to hit within the year. US President Beck announces to the world that a spaceship called the Messiah will blast off in two months to plant nuclear bombs in the comet in hope of blowing it to bits. This plan fails, splitting the comet into two sections. The smaller will hit off the east coast creating a tital wave that will destroy New York and Washinton while the larger portion will land in Canada causing an ELE, or Extinction Level Event, complete with Earth-enshrouding clouds of dust that will wipe out all life. Declaring martial law, President Beck reveals that a network of caves is being built to accommodate 1 million Americans, most to be chosen by a national lottery.

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Cast:
Robert Duvall (as Capt. Spurgeon 'Fish' Tanner )
Téa Leoni (as Jenny Lerner )
Elijah Wood (as Leo Beiderman )
Vanessa Redgrave (as Robin Lerner )
Morgan Freeman (as President Tom Beck )
Maximilian Schell (as Jason Lerner )
James Cromwell (as Alan Rittenhouse )
Ron Eldard (as Dr. Oren Monash )
Jon Favreau (as Dr. Gus Partenza )
Laura Innes (as Beth Stanley )
Mary McCormack (as Andrea Baker )
Richard Schiff (as Don Beiderman )
Leelee Sobieski (as Sarah Hotchner Beiderman )
Blair Underwood (as Mark Simon )
Dougray Scott (as Eric Vennekor )

Directed By: Mimi Leder
Written By: Bruce Joel Rubin & Michael Tolkin
Produced By: DreamWorks SKG

Release Date (US): May 10th, 1998

Length of Movie: 2h 0min

MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for intense disaster related elements and brief language.

Budget: $75,000,000

Opening Weekend: $41,152,375

Domestic Box Office Gross: $140,459,099

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1. Distant Discovery
2. Crucial Rendezvous
3. Our Best Hope...
4. Comet's Sunrise
5. National Lottery
6. Wedding
7. Long Return Home
8. Sad News
9. Leo's Decision
10. President's Speech
11. Drawing Straws
12. Goodbye and Godspeed

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