Meteor (1979)

Director
Ronald Neame

Main cast
Sean Connery; Natalie Wood; Karl Malden; Brian Keith; Martin Landau

Genres
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Description
After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon satellite "Hercules" but discovers soon that it doesn't have enough fire power. Their only chance to save the world is to join forces with the USSR who have also launched such an illegal satellite. But will both governments agree?


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