PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Romance
Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?
Robert Duvall's character is named "Captain Tanner". That is also the name of Ben Johnson's Character in "The Sugarland Express" (1974), another Zanuck - Brown production. Harrison Zanuck, visual effects coordinator In this film, also played "Baby Langston" in The Sugarland Express at two years old (being Richard Zanuck's son). The Sugarland Express was directed by Steven Spielberg, an Executive Producer of Deep Impact.
We watched as the bombs shattered the second comet into a million pieces of ice and rock that burned harmlessly in our atmosphere and lit up the sky for an hour. Still, we were left with the devastation of the first. The waters reached as far inland...
After Sturgeon says that the team has 1:36:30 left to complete the mission, the Sunrise Clock shows 00:44:11. In the next shot, the Sunrise clock is shows 1:36:00.
The opening DreamWorks logo ends with the clouds in the logo fading away to show the stars in space in the background, and the title words DEEP IMPACT are filled with a view of the Earth.
$41,152,375 (USA) (10 May 1998)
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