Deep Impact (1998)

Heaven and Earth are about to collide.

Oceans rise. Cities fall. Hope survives.

Produced by:

Zanuck/Brown Productions / DreamWorks SKG / Paramount Pictures [us]

Certification:

USA:PG-13 / UK:12 / Iceland:12 IS / Mexico:A / Australia:M / Portugal:M/12 / Sweden:15 / Norway:11 / Germany:12

Language:

English

Genre/keyword:

Drama / Sci-Fi / Action / traffic-jam / astronauts / wedding / lottery-of-fate / space-shuttle / sacrifice / spacecraft / reporter / president / meteor-threatens-earth / suicide / disaster / epic / apocalypse / hero / comet / bravery / lovers / tidal-wave / flood / astronomy / nuclear-weapons / father-daughter

Runtime:

USA:121

Sound Mix:

DTS / Dolby Digital / SDDS

Distributed by:

Red Feather Photoplays (international) / Paramount Pictures [us] / United International Pictures (UIP) (Germany)

Effects by:

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) [us]

MPAA reasons:

Rated PG-13 for intense disaster related elements and brief language.

Directed by

Mimi Leder

Cast (in credits order)

Robert Duvall .... Spurgeon "Fish" Tanner

Téa Leoni .... Jenny Lerner

Elijah Wood .... Leo Biederman

Vanessa Redgrave .... Robin Lerner

Morgan Freeman .... President Beck

Leelee Sobieski .... Sarah Hotchner

Maximilian Schell .... Jason Lerner

James Cromwell .... Alan Rittenhouse

Ron Eldard .... Oren Monash

Mary McCormack .... Andrea Baker

Blair Underwood .... Mark Simon

Jon Favreau .... Gus Partenza

Dougray Scott .... Eric Vennekor

Laura Innes .... Beth Stanley

Bruce Weitz .... Stuart Caley

Rya Kihlstedt .... Chloe C.

Betsy Brantley .... Ellen Biederman

Richard Schiff .... Don Biederman

Gary Werntz .... Chuck Hotchner

O'Neal Compton .... Morten Entrekin

Alexander Baluyev .... Mikhail Tulchinsky

Caitlin Fein .... Caitlin Stanley

Amanda Fein .... Caitlin Stanley

Joe Urla .... Ira Moskatel

Una Damon .... Marianne Duclos

Mark Moses .... Tim Urbanski

Derek de Lint .... Theo Van Sertema

Charles Dumas .... Jeff Worth

Suzy Nakamura .... Jenny's Assistant

Alimi Ballard .... Bobby Rhue

Charles Martin Smith .... Marcus Wolf

Katie Hagan .... Jane Biederman

Denise Crosby .... Mrs. Hotchner

Frank Whiteman .... Priest

Jason Dohring .... Harold

Jasmine Harrison .... Kid

Rahi Azizi .... Student

Hannah Werntz .... Holly Rittenhouse

Tucker Smallwood .... Ivan Bekey, science advisor

Merrin Dungey .... Sheila Bradley

Kimberly Huie .... Wendy Mogel

William Fair .... Grey Man

Francis X. McCarthy .... General Scott

Ellen Bry .... Stofsky

Lisa Ann Grant .... Reporter

Leslie Dilley .... Waiter

Concetta Tomei .... Patricia Ruiz

Mike O'Malley (I) .... Mike Perry

Kurtwood Smith .... Otis Hefter

Gerry Griffin .... NASA Official

Charlie Hartsock .... David Baker

Jennifer Jostyn .... Marietta Monash

Don Handfield .... Dwight Tanner

Jason Frasca .... Steve Tanner

Cynthia Ettinger .... Pretty Woman

Benjamin Stralka .... Little Boy

Stephanie Patton .... Brittany Baker

Michael Winters .... NASA Guy

John Ducey .... Young Lieutenant

Christopher Darga .... Section Leader

Joshua Colwell .... CAPCOM

Cornelius Lewis .... Ben Sergeant

Kevin La Rosa .... Pilot

rest of cast listed alphabetically

Len Berdick .... Fleeing Pedestrian (uncredited)

W. Earl Brown .... McCloud (uncredited)

Phil Hawn .... Refugee Climbing Fence (uncredited)

Joel Nater Jr. .... Astronomy Club Member (uncredited)

Written by Bruce Joel Rubin and Michael Tolkin

Cinematography by Dietrich Lohmann

Original music by James Horner

Additional music by Giacomo Puccini (from "La Bohème")

Production design by Leslie Dilley

Costume design by Ruth Myers

Film editing by Paul Cichocki

David Rosenbloom

Produced by Joan Bradshaw (executive)

David Brown (I)

D. Scott Easton (associate)

Walter F. Parkes (executive)

Steven Spielberg (executive)

Richard D. Zanuck

Other crew

M. James Arnett .... stunt co-ordinator

Walt Bithell .... best boy electric

Dan Bogle .... digital wire removal

Chris Bothwell .... electrician

Judith Bouley .... Washington DC Location Casting Director

Dennis Bradford .... art director

Don Burgess .... additional camera

K.C. Colwell .... assistant director

Charles Croughwell .... stunt co-ordinator

Peg Cummings .... set decorator

Scott Farrar .... visual effects supervisor

Bill George .... visual effects co-supervisor , co-visual effects supervisor

Eric Gotthelf .... foley mixer

Jeff Heusser .... digital compositing supervisor: CIS Hollywood

James Horner .... orchestrator

Mauriece Jacks Jr. .... video assist operator

Allison Jones (I) .... casting

Gary Kosko .... art director

Frank Langford .... amateur astronomer consultant uncredited

Michael Lantieri .... special effects supervisor

Josh Lusby .... set designer

Todd A. Marks .... display graphics supervisor

Tom Martinek .... sequence supervisor , technical director

Richard F. Mays .... set designer

Mark Hopkins McNabb .... sound

Kevin Nenonen .... electrician

Evan A. Nesbitt .... first assistant camera: VistaVision camera

Andrew Neskoromny .... art director

Stuart Neumann .... location manager: Washington D.C.

Ron Ostrow .... video researcher uncredited

Peter G. Parise .... assistant editor

Phil Pastuhov .... aerial director of photography uncredited

Peggy Pridemore .... location manager: Washington D.C.

Tom Priestley Jr. .... director: Los Angeles second unit , second unit director , director of photography: Los Angeles second unit , camera operator: second unit

Denise Ream .... visual effects producer

J.A.C. Redford .... additional orchestrator

Darin Rivetti .... key second assistant director

Don Spiro .... electrician

Suzan Torres .... set designer

Tom Valentine .... art director

Mark Vargo .... second unit director , director: Washington second unit , director of photography: Washington second unit , camera operator: second unit

Robb W. Ward .... construction foreman: Washington D.C. unit

Dean Wolcott .... set designer

Harrison Zanuck .... visual effects co-ordinator

Cast Links

Robert Duvall (Spurgeon Tanner)
Téa Leoni (Jenny Lerner)
Elijah Wood (Leo Biederman)
Vanessa Redgrave (Robin Lerner)
Maximilian Schell (Jason Lerner)
Morgan Freeman (President Beck)
Leelee Sobieski (Sarah Hotchner)
James Cromwell (Alan Rittenhouse)
Mary McCormack (Andrea Baker)
Blair Underwood (Mark Simon)

Other Deep Impact Links

Soundtrack Cinema: Host Ford Thaxton features James Horner's Deep Impact soundtrack on this week's show. (RealAudio.)

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