"Meteor" is a Drama/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by Ronald Neame, released in the USA on October 19 of 1979 . Sean Connery and Natalie Wood are starring, alongside Karl Malden, Brian Keith, Martin Landau and Trevor Howard.
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Who directed "Meteor":
Meteor was directed by Ronald Neame, an English cinematographer, director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before Meteor, Ronald Neame had directed The Odessa File, released in 1974, The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Scrooge (1970), Hello-Goodbye (1970), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), and Prudence and the Pill (1968). Since, he directed Hopscotch, released in 1980, First Monday in October (1981), Foreign Body (1986).
What was the release date of "Meteor":
Meteor was initally released in the United States on Friday, October 19, 1979. Also released on Friday, October 19, 1979 have been Avalanche Express (dir. Mark Robson) and French Postcards (dir. Willard Huyck). This was forty (40) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, January 09, 1980 in France; Thursday, February 21, 1980 in Germany; Thursday, December 20, 1979 in Australia and on Saturday, October 27, 1979 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Meteor":
At the casting of Meteor we find Sean Connery, previously seen in The First Great Train Robbery (1979) and A Bridge Too Far (1977); Natalie Wood (Peeper (1975), The Candidate (1972)); Karl Malden (Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979), Gatto a nove code, Il (1971)) [ more... ]
- Martin Landau and Karl Malden, Brian Keith also appeared together in Nevada Smith, released in 1966.
- Allen Williams and Richard Dysart, Katherine De Hetre can all be seen in Being There, released in 1979.
- Karl Malden and Brian Keith also appeared together in Boomerang!, released in 1947.
- Bibi Besch and Katherine De Hetre can both be seen in The Promise, released in 1979.
What is the Storyline of "Meteor":
After the asteroid Orpheus collides with a comet, a five-mile chunk of Orpheus is heading on a collision course towards Earth. While the United States government engage in political maneuvering, smaller asteroid fragments preceed the main body wreaking havoc on the planet. The United States has a secret orbiting nuclear missile platform satellite named Hercules, which was designed by Dr. Paul Bradley (Sean Connery). It was intended to defend against a massive space rock, but instead was demoted to [...]
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