It stars bruce willis and an ensemble cast comprising ben affleck, billy bob thornton, liv tyler. But some have questioned whether williss feat would actually have been possible. Bruce willis dresses up as armageddon character during. An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of new york after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill. If you must see a meteor movie then watch either meteor with sean connery and natalie wood or watch deep impact with morgan freeman and a cast of big stars or watch armageddon with bruce willis. This movie is the source for most meteor impact jokes you hear today, particularly any references about calling in bruce willis to save the earth.
How armageddon became the ultimate disaster movie in more. Fans of bruce willis classic drilling movie armageddon are said to be thrilled at news that there will be a special screening of the film to take place on an actual meteor. Deathline or armageddon, a 1997 science fiction action film starring rutger hauer. Sorry, bruce willis, asteroid wins in real armageddon. The family later moved to penns grove, nj, where willis spent the remainder of his childhood.
The screenplay was written by oscar winner edmund h. Nasa shows this film during their management training program. Bruce willis heroically managed to save the world in the film 1998 armageddon. Asteroid incoming, bruce willis little help cosmos magazine. Bruce willis vestwearing hero was an unlikely savior in 1988 and despite endless attempts to recycle the formula, he remains without equal in the genre published. A comet is discovered to be on a collision course with earth.
Armageddon is a 1998 american science fiction disaster film produced and directed by michael bay, produced by jerry bruckheimer, and released by touchstone pictures. Late show intern late show fun facts book promoter 2 episodes, 20082009. It is about scientists struggling with international, cold war politics after an asteroid is detected to be on a. The film, which was directed by ronald neame, was inspired by a 1967 mit report project icarus. A number of side stories about bruces oil drilling team keeps the film moving. It stars bruce willis and an ensemble cast comprising ben affleck, billy bob thornton. When we first see harry stamper bruce willis, hes on his oil rig in the south. In the 1998 film, bruce willis plays an oildrilling platform engineer who lands on the surface of an earthbound asteroid, drills to the centre and. With robert duvall, tea leoni, elijah wood, morgan freeman.
The latest bruce willis for 2018 is a remake of the charles bronson 1970s movie death wish. The probability of the meteor strike was so large, and the consequences so great, that nothing much else mattered except to try to prevent the strike. Armageddon is a 1998 american science fiction disaster film directed by michael bay, produced by jerry bruckheimer, and released by touchstone pictures. A massive meteor shower destroys the orbiting space shuttle atlantis, before entering the atmosphere and bombarding new york city. Willis s career began in television in 1984, most notably as david addison in moonlighting 19851989, and has continued both in television and film. Bruce willis in armageddon the attempt to blow up the asteroid is impossible the way they deal with the rock, by sending bruce willis in to nuke it, is also rather farfetched. With bruce willis, billy bob thornton, ben affleck, liv tyler. Steve buscemi, and will patton, armageddon is a meteor storm of. In the film armageddon, bruce willis, ben affleck, owen wilson and some other folk saved the world from an incoming asteroid. Willis has always been a box office success during his career and had occasional positive response. In the 1998 movie armageddon, an asteroid the size of texas. Bruce willis, ben affleck, steve buscemi, peter stormare, and liv tyler form an allstar cast that really work well together and are able to bring a lot of personality to their characters. It stars bruce willis and an ensemble cast comprising, ben affleck, billy bob thornton, liv tyler, owen. He was able to deflect a huge earthbound asteroid with the expedient use of a well placed thermonuclear explosion.
Cincinnati bruce willis must really like cincinnati, because hes back in town to shoot another movie. Walter bruce willis was born in the west german town of idaroberstein on march 19, 1955. Nasa puts together a team of oil drillers, lead by harry stamper bruce willis, considered to be the best deep core driller in the world, and plans to send them up to the asteroid in order to plant a nuclear warhead 800 feet deep inside of it. Meteor is a 1979 americanhong kong science fiction disaster film starring sean connery and natalie wood. The team is forced or leave it to a group of astronauts who know nothing about deep drilling nto going on a mission to the largest asteroid to drill 780 feet into the asteroid, put a nuclear bomb. Citeseerx document details isaac councill, lee giles, pradeep teregowda. Leider hat er seit 2001 einige flops zu verzeichnen.
The eldest of four children, walter bruce willis was born on march 19, 1955, in idaroberstein, west germany, where his father was a welder serving in the u. Armageddon 1998 stars bruce willis, billy bob thornton. Williss career began in television in 1984, most notably as david addison in moonlighting 19851989, and has continued both in television and film since, including comedic, dramatic, and action roles. An asteroid the size of texas is on a collision course with earth. Bruce willis couldnt save us from asteroid doom sciencedaily. Willis has a younger sister named florence and two younger brothers named robert deceased and david. As doomsday nears, the human race prepare for the worst. Twenty years after mimi leders film fought and lost to michael bays. Twenty years ago, the biggest film in the world was about the worlds potential end. It stars bruce willis and an ensemble cast comprising ben affleck, billy bob thornton, liv tyler, owen wilson, will patton, peter stormare, william fichtner, michael clarke duncan, keith david, and steve buscemi. Numbers that would make sense to bruce willis and his crew by destroying the meteor in the film armageddon bruce willis saved the world. Were celebrating asteroid day by discussing films that show asteroids or.
Bruce willis, ben affleck, liv tyler, billy bob thornton, will patton, michael clarke duncan, owen wilson, peter stormare, steve buscemi. His mother, marlene, was a german woman from kassel. The film then fastforwards to 65 million years later as a meteor. Armageddon to be screened on actual meteor screen idle. The movie tells of a group of bluecollar deepcore drillers sent by nasa to stop an asteroid on a collision course with earth. Armageddon is a 1998 american science fiction disaster film produced and directed by michael. In the film, a team led by bruce willis plants a nuclear bomb deep inside a 600milewide 1,000 kilometers asteroid as it streaks toward earth. The hope is that the warhead will blow the asteroid into two pieces, both of which. This movie is the source for most meteorimpact jokes you hear today, particularly any references about calling in bruce willis to save the earth. Bruce willis has dressed up in his costume from armageddon during his coronavirus lockdown. How armageddon became the ultimate disaster movie in.
Ben affleck, rockhound steve buscemi, oscar owen wilson, bear michael clarke duncan, and many more, train for weeks to go into space and complete. Even bruce willis couldnt save earth from armageddon asteroid. In the film, a team led by bruce willis plants a nuclear bomb deep inside a 600 milewide 1,000 kilometers asteroid as it streaks toward earth. Sitespecific screenings have been popular for some years now, with screenings of jaws in the shark infected waters off north africa, of in bruges in bruges, and of basic. Harry stamper, played by bruce willis, head of an oildrilling team, is called upon to lead the mission to the asteriod, as the drill being used is one he designed. Shadowy elements in the nsa target a nineyear old autistic savant for. Any of these three movies will be much better than this garbage. After discovering that an asteroid the size of texas is going to impact earth in less than a month, nasa recruits a misfit team of deepcore drillers to save the planet. Infobox film armageddon is a 1998 american disasterscience fictionaction film directed by brandon nichols, produced by jerry bruckheimer, and released by disneys touchstone pictures. The film follows a group of bluecollar deepcore drillers sent by nasa to stop a gigantic asteroid on a collision course with earth. Armageddon, an american disaster film starring bruce willis and ben affleck. Why deep impact couldnt top armageddon hollywood reporter. Bruce willis is an american actor, film producer, singer, songwriter, and screenwriter.371 943 370 423 931 1238 349 61 762 244 1241 1209 923 601 755 437 397 894 1077 438 102 756 256 711 303 1466 526 1433 1190 1433 1101 423 890 755 348 4 433 953 89 596 1034 1483 842 812 650 80 930 552