Leo Biederman discovers a comet speeding towards the earth. A US-Russian space mission is launched but does not succeed. The film follows the astronauts and the people of earth as they attempt to survive an extinction-level event.
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After the comet is discovered, one of the astronomers is killed in an automobile accident. This mirrors the real-life automobile accident death (July 18, 1997, in the Australian outback) of astronomer Eugene Shoemaker, who helped discover the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet that collided with Jupiter in 1994 and was a source of inspiration for this film. Read More