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Armageddon

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Original title
Armageddon
Year
Running time
150 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Jonathan Hensleigh, J.J. Abrams
Music
Trevor Rabin
Cinematography
John Schwartzman
Cast
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Producer
Touchstone Pictures. Producer: Jerry Bruckheimer
Genre
Sci-Fi. Fantasy. Drama. Action | Natural Disasters. End of the World
Synopsis / Plot
It is just another day at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a few astronauts were repairing a satellite until, out of nowhere, a series of asteroids came crashing into the shuttle, destroying it. These asteroids also decimated New York soon thereafter. Then, NASA discovered that there is an asteroid roughly the size of Texas heading towards the Earth, and when it does hit the Earth, the planet itself and all of its inhabitants will be obliterated, worse, the asteroid will hit the Earth in 18 days. Unfortunately, NASA's plans to destroy the asteroid are irrelevant. That is when the U.S. military decides to use a nuclear warhead to blow the asteroid to pieces. Then, scientists decide to blow the asteroid with the warhead inside the asteroid itself. The only man to do it, is an oil driller named Harry Stamper and his group of misfit drillers and geologists. As he and his drill team prepare for space excavation, the asteroid is still heading towards the Earth. When the crew are launched into outer space, they are determined to destroy this asteroid.
Awards
1998: 4 Nominations for Oscar: Visual Effects, Sound Effects, Song, Sound
1998: Razzie Award for Worst Actor (Willis). 7 Nominations, including Worst Picture
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