Deep Impact
Deep Impact (1998)

Mimi Leder (The Peacemaker) directed this science-fiction disaster drama about the possible extinction of human life after a comet is discovered headed toward Earth with the collision only one year away. Ambitious MSNBC reporter Jenny… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 8, 1998
DVD Release Date: December 15, 1998
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Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a modern classic within the disaster-film genre.

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Brandon Judell
Entertainment Asylum

The joy of any catastrophe flick is watching the world that annoys you so much get its due.

Carlo Cavagna

Unlike Armageddon, this film possesses a plot. Granted, it is the insipid plot of a made-for-TV miniseries, but at least it is an actual, tangible plot.

Stefan Birgir Stefansson

a little too melodramatic

Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Malignant and insensate, it's already too far gone for treatment.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

a crockful of hard-to-swallow melodrama... It would have been much more fun to drop in on the folks who elected to party like it's never gonna be 1999.

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Rob Gonsalves

Disaster movies are trim and exciting or they're nothing, and Deep Impact isn't trim or exciting.

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Alex Ramirez

Sin intención artística, el guión logra su objetivo.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Parece que a diretora Mimi Leder realmente acreditou que seus personagens fossem interessantes, bem como a história. Não são.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Dean King
A great action/disaster film. It has a good cast, decent Sfx which still hold up today. I like the different perspectives of the characters in the film. The… More
Jason Owens
I'll never forget when the topic of conversation was "Which do you like better? Deep Impact or Armageddon?" Seems like "Armageddon"… More
Carlos Magalhães
When a movie like this wants to be a drama about characters instead of "just" brainless catastrophe (catastrophe that takes place only in the end… More
Sophie Burgess
Released just two months before Armageddon, this film was made to make money. They took a common and popular idea and ran the cheesiest story possible but… More
Phil Hubbs
Back in 1998 we got the first of two movies revolving around the possible cataclysmic events of a gigantic comet hitting the Earth. This did happen a few times… More
Kevin M. Williams
Morgan Freeman calmly presides over the end of the world as yet another space rock threatens to eliminate us all w/o discretion. But what about the lives of… More