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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? » Get more informations…

Us release date: October 19, 1979

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French poster from the movie Meteor

Main Cast

  • Dr. Paul Bradley
  • Tatiana Nikolaevna Donskaya
  • Harry Sherwood, NASA
  • Dr. Alexei Dubov
  • Major General Adlon
  • Sir Michael Hughes
  • Secretary of Defense
  • The President
  • Lt. Gen. Easton
  • Rolf Manheim
  • Jan Watson
  • Alan Marshall
  • Bill Hunter
  • Sam Mason
  • Peter Watson

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