Armageddon opened in theaters only two and a half months after the similar asteroid impact-based film Deep Impact, which starred Robert Duvall and Morgan Freeman.Armageddon fared better at the box office, while astronomers described Deep Impact as being more scientifically accurate.
NASA discovers through the Hubble that the meteors were debris propelled from the asteroid belt by a rogue asteroid roughly the size of Texas.
The asteroid will collide with Earth in 18 days, causing another extinction event.
NASA scientists, led by Dan Truman, plan to trigger a thermonuclear detonation at least 800 feet (240 m) inside the asteroid to split it in two, driving the pieces apart so both will fly past the Earth.
Speed-Dating Synopsis A high—energy romantic comedy that follows three bachelors, speeding through life and scheming on women.
When it comes to the opposite sex, it’s about the “chase” and “finish line.” Dog and Beaver spend their last dime on a nightclub, while Too Cool devises the ultimate scheme to get women and money – Speed-Dating!
Depressed in the wake of a bad breakup, James Van Der Bexton (Hugh O'Conor) dives into the local speed-dating scene without much success.
But when he turns his attentions to the lovely and mysterious Victoria (Olga Wehrly), danger and a surprise bout of amnesia ensue.
The charming Irish comedy, which features a hip and eclectic soundtrack, also stars Emma Choy as a lovestruck nurse and Don Wycherley as a skeptical detective.
Armageddon is a 1998 American science fiction disaster thriller film directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and released by Touchstone Pictures.
The film follows a group of blue-collar deep-core drillers sent by NASA to stop a gigantic asteroid on a collision course with Earth.
It features an ensemble cast including Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler, Owen Wilson, Will Patton, Peter Stormare, William Fichtner, Michael Clarke Duncan, Keith David, and Steve Buscemi.