“Ben Meyers of Ben Meyers International Movie Critics closely predicts audience likes and dislikes a

“Ben Meyers of Ben Meyers International Movie Critics closely predicts audience likes and dislikes a
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DEEP IMPACT (Theatrical Release USA 1998)


Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.3|5.0 Starsìììì

Deep Impact
features an outstanding cast—Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Morgan Freeman, and a teenager, Elijah Wood. The movie serves the disaster genre well, has good timing, and provides appropriate drama at critical junctures throughout the film. Great work for Director Mimi Leder. The movie deserves its watch.

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Storyline

A comet, on a collision course to Earth, causes mass panic and creates the situation where tough decisions must be made about who will live and who will die.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Mimi Leder for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Joan Bradshaw, Walter F. Parkes, and Steven Spielberg for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Spurgeon Tanner (Robert Duvall), Jenny Lerner (Téa Leoni), Leo Biederman (Elijah Wood), Robin Lerner (Vanessa Redgrave), President Beck (Morgan Freeman), Jason Lerner (Maximilian Schell), Alan Rittenhouse (Jmes Cromwell), Oren Monash (Ron Eldard), Gus PArtenza (Jon Favreau), and Beth Stanley (Laura Innes).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The special effects work. The actors work. The storyline is well written.


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