Genres: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Classics from the Vault: Movies that Changed the Movies (1979)

About Meteor

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When a comet collides with an asteroid, sending a 5-mile-wide piece of rock toward Earth, a renegade scientist (Sean Connery) proposes blowing the rock out of the sky using a secret nuclear weapon. But the Americans need the Russians (led by Natalie Wood) to help save humanity. Will Cold War hostility thaw in time to rescue the world?

Cast: Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Brian Keith, Martin Landau, Trevor Howard, Richard Dysart, Henry Fonda, Joseph Campanella, Bo Brundin

Director: Ronald Neame

Release Year: 1979

Length: 107 minutes

Rating: PG

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