Meteor (1979)

After a shower of meteors is discovered to be hurtling toward earth, an American scientist (Sean Connery) and his Soviet counterpart (Brian Keith) work together to save the planet, even after many places are destroyed. The film was… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 7, 2000
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Critic Score: 7% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
J.C. Mašek III

A chain reaction in space causes an asteroid field to send out a ton of space rock (and not the Pink Floyd kind) toward Earth.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson

bond saves the world yet again

Scott Weinberg

Entertaining, but only in an "OMG is this stupid!" sort of way.

Brian Orndorf

The all-star cast can only do so much to liven up the proceedings, with director Ronald Neame gradually losing tension as the film drags out the obvious for far too long.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

entertainingly ludicrous

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Chatty disaster pic that talks itself to death.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A grab-the-money-and-run disaster opus with a slumming Connery and Wood ludicrious as a Russian scientist. Too bad the set wasn't hit by a giant falling space rock.

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Flixster Audience Score: 12% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
One of the last disaster movies of the 70s. It has some intense moments, but for the most part it's boring and the story is kinda silly too. Still,… More
shane haley
I had never heard of this movie before, it showed up as a suggestion when I looked up Dante's Peak. Godzilla is to Cloverfield as Meteor is to Armageddon.… More
Anthony Lawrie
Even in 1979 Meteor was a little dated but looking beyond the low budget it does have a certain charm about it. You've gotta love the creepy synth noise… More
Barry Lappin
Great late seventies dramatic monster of a movie
jay nixon
Junk with a good cast trying to breath some life into a tired script.