Armageddon

The Earth’s Darkest Day Will Be Man’s Finest Hour
Year:

1998

Rated:

PG-13

Run Time:

151 min

Combined Rating:

5.5

Genre:
Action, Adventure
Directed by:
Michael Bay
Written by:
Jonathan Hensleigh, J.J. Abrams, Tony Gilroy
Release Date:
01 Jul 1998
Main Stars:
IMDb Rating:

6.7

RT Critics Rating:

3.8

RT Users Rating:

7.3

Letterboxd Rating:

5.88

Metacritic Rating:

4.2

Budget:
US$140,000,000
Worldwide Gross:
US$554,000,000
Profit / Loss:
+$414,000,000
Awards:
Nominated for 4 Oscars. 15 wins & 40 nominations total
Plot:
Due to a shuttle's unfortunate demise in outer space, NASA becomes aware of a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. It seems that the only way to knock it off course is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear weapon. But as NASA's under-funded yet resourceful team train the world's best drillers for the job, the social order of the world begins to break down as the information reaches the public and hysteria results. As high-ranking officials play politics with the effort, the drilling team all faces deep personal issues which may jeopardize humanity's last chance...
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