Deep Impact


2h 1998

Brief Synopsis

After it's discovered that a comet is heading toward Earth, a U.S. spaceship is launched to blow it up. The plan fails, splitting the comet into two pieces, both hurtling towards different parts of North America. One is expected to trigger catastrophic tidal waves on the eastern seaboard and the other to create dense clouds of dust that could wipe out all life.

Film Details

Also Known As
Impacto profundo
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Thriller
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Washington, DC, USA; Virginia, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

After it's discovered that a comet is heading toward Earth, a U.S. spaceship is launched to blow it up. The plan fails, splitting the comet into two pieces, both hurtling towards different parts of North America. One is expected to trigger catastrophic tidal waves on the eastern seaboard and the other to create dense clouds of dust that could wipe out all life.

Crew

Philip Edward Alexy

Animator

Adrienne Anderson

Effects Coordinator

Leah Anton

Visual Effects

James M Arnett

Stunt Coordinator

Okan Ataman

Art Department

Christopher Aud

Sound Effects Editor

Edwin Balmer

Source Material (From Novel)

Eran Barnea

Visual Effects

Kevin Bartnoff

Foley Artist

Carol Bauman

Visual Effects

Guy Norman Bee

Camera Operator

Guy Norman Bee

Steadicam Operator

Anna Behlmer

Rerecording

Jeffrey Benedict

Visual Effects

Josh Bleibtreu

Camera Operator

Kathryn Blondell

Hair Stylist

Stacey Board

Effects Coordinator

John V Bonds

Sound Effects Editor

Judith Bouley

Casting

Tonya Bowen

Researcher

Dennis Bradford

Art Director

Joan Bradshaw

Executive Producer

Barbara Brennan

Visual Effects

Jeff Brewer

Visual Effects

Billy Brooks

Visual Effects

Jill Brooks

Visual Effects Producer

Phil Brotherton

Visual Effects

David Brown

Producer

Richard Buden

Storyboard Artist

Don Burgess

Photography

Donald S. Butler

Visual Effects

Rick Canelli

Adr

Amelia Chenoweth

Visual Effects

Ian Christie

Visual Effects

Joe Ciccio

Camera Operator

Paul Cichocki

Editor

Arthur C. Clarke

Source Material (From Novel)

Tim Clevaland

Sound Effects Editor

Dr. Joshua Colwell

Advisor

K.c. Colwell

Assistant Director

Brian Conlon

Art Department

Faith Conroy

Script Supervisor

Caitlin Content

Art Department

Marc Cooper

Visual Effects

Charlie Croughwell

Stunt Coordinator

Peg Cummings

Set Decorator

C Marie Davis

Visual Effects

Fon Davis

Visual Effects

Larry Dean

Song

Michael Degtjarewsky

Visual Effects

Gregory Dehler

Visual Effects

Mitch Deoudes

Graphics

Leslie Dilley

Production Designer

Joe Dorn

Editor

Lori Keith Douglas

Production Coordinator

John Duncan

Visual Effects

Russell Earl

Visual Effects

D Scott Easton

Associate Producer

D Scott Easton

Unit Production Manager

Timothy Eaton

Editor

Robert M Edwards

Visual Effects

Donald Elliott

Special Effects Foreman

John M. Elliott Jr.

Makeup

Raul Essig

Visual Effects

Skip Ewing

Song

Michael Fallavollita

Visual Effects

Scott Farrar

Visual Effects Supervisor

John Paul Fasal

Sound Design

Jay Fields

Advisor

Patrick J. Foley

Dialogue Editor

Jon Foreman

Visual Effects

Joe Gareri

Executive Producer

Anthony Gaudioz

Camera Operator

Larry Gaynor

Visual Effects

Ginger Geary

Foley Artist

Bill George

Visual Effects Supervisor

Giuseppe Giacosa

Music

Cara Giallanza

Assistant Director

Eileen Godoy

Production Coordinator

Jeremy Goldman

Visual Effects

Gary Goldstein

Visual Effects

Bradley M Goodman

Post-Production Supervisor

John Goodson

Visual Effects

Eric Gotthelf

Foley Mixer

Ron Grafton

Foley Recordist

Gerry Griffin

Technical Advisor

Basil Bryant Grillo

Assistant Director

Michael Halsted

Art Department

Jason Hanel

Effects Coordinator

Sean Hargreaves

Visual Effects

Bob Harman

Effects Coordinator

Michael Haro

Location Manager

Barbara Harris

Adr

Paula Harris

Assistant Director

Jim Henrikson

Music Editor

Bryan Herb

Researcher

Geoff Heron

Digital Effects Supervisor

Daren Hicks

Production Coordinator

James Dean Hicks

Song

David Hisanaga

Visual Effects

Thomas Homsher

Special Effects Foreman

James Horner

Music

James Horner

Original Music

David Horsley

Visual Effects

Christopher Horvath

Visual Effects

Bart Howard

Song

Peg Hunter

Visual Effects

J Paul Huntsman

Sound Editor

Luigi Illica

Music

Jason Ivimey

Animator

Alex Jaeger

Art Director

Harry Jarvis

Graphics Coordinator

Derek Johansen

Assistant Director

Allison Jones

Casting

Dr. Ken Jones

Visual Effects Supervisor

Tom Jones

Song Performer

Samson Kao

Visual Effects

Sandra Karpman

Visual Effects

Ira Keeler

Visual Effects

Philip Keller

Storyboard Artist

Gary Kosko

Art Director

Luca Kouimelis

Script Supervisor

Ed Kramer

Visual Effects

Michelle Kurpaska

Costume Supervisor

Dana J Kuznetzkoff

Assistant Director

Barbara Lacy

Makeup

Tom Lamb

Visual Effects

Hayden Landis

Visual Effects

Michael Lantieri

Special Effects Coordinator

Jennifer Law-stump

Visual Effects

Larry Leahy

Script Coordinator

Skye Leslie

Continuity

Janice Lew

Visual Effects

Janet Lewin

Effects Coordinator

Dawn Llewellyn

Editor

Dietrich Lohmann

Director Of Photography

Michael Lorenz

Makeup Artist

David Lowery

Storyboard Artist

Dr. Chris Luchini

Advisor

Joshua Lusby

Set Designer

Craig Lyn

Visual Effects

Greg Maloney

Visual Effects

Mark L. Mangino

Dialogue Editor

Cherylanne Martin

Unit Production Manager

Stuart T Maschwitz

Visual Effects

Bill Mather

Visual Effects

Richard F Mays

Set Designer

Laurie Mcdonald

Production Manager

Ken Mcgaugh

Graphics

Mark Mcnabb

Sound Mixer

Scott Mcnamara

Visual Effects

Suzanne Mitus-uribe

Visual Effects

Terry Molatore

Visual Effects

Danny Mudgett

Visual Effects

Daryl Munton

Visual Effects

Ruth Myers

Costume Designer

Patrick Neary

Visual Effects

Andy Nelson

Rerecording

George Nemzer

Sound Effects Editor

Andrew Neskoromny

Art Director

Stuart Neumann

Location Manager

Walter Newman

Sound Editor

Steve Nichols

Animator

Phill Norman

Titles

Thomas J. O'connell

Adr Mixer

William A O'drobinak

Camera Operator

Khatsho Orfali

Visual Effects

Lauren Page

Visual Effects

Peter G Parise

Graphics

Jayme S Parker

Sound Effects Editor

Walter F. Parkes

Executive Producer

Eddie Pasquarello

Visual Effects

Tom Perry

Rerecording

Alan Peterson

Visual Effects

Patrick Phillips

Technical Supervisor

Bruce Powell

Visual Effects

Tony Preciado

Visual Effects

Peggy Pridemore

Location Manager

Tom Priestley

Director Of Photography

Scott Prior

Visual Effects

Giacomo Puccini

Music

Jane Raab

Unit Production Manager

Kevin Rafferty

Visual Effects

Joe E. Rand

Music Editor

Denise Ream

Visual Effects

J.a.c. Redford

Original Music

John F Reynolds

Dialogue Editor

Simon Rhodes

Music

Rick Rische

Visual Effects

Darin Rivetti

Assistant Director

Dana Robin

Location Manager

Amanda Ronai

Visual Effects

Robert Rooy

Assistant Director

Alison C. Rosa

Assistant Director

Jeff Rosen

Foley

David Rosenbloom

Editor

Kathy Ross

Advisor

Lisa M Rowe

Assistant Director

Bruce Rubin

Screenplay

Olivier Sarda

Visual Effects

Film Details

Also Known As
Impacto profundo
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Thriller
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Washington, DC, USA; Virginia, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 1999 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor (Morgan Freeman).

Released in United States on Video October 20, 1998

Released in United States Spring May 8, 1998

Director of photography Dietrich Lohmann died November 13, 1997.

Began shooting June 16, 1997.

Completed shooting October 24, 1997.

Released in United States Spring May 8, 1998

Released in United States on Video October 20, 1998