History Film / DeepImpact

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'''''Deep Impact''''' is a 1998 sci-fi[=/=]drama DisasterMovie released by Paramount Pictures and [=DreamWorks=] SKG in the United States. The film was directed by Mimi Leder, and stars Creator/ElijahWood, Creator/TeaLeoni, Creator/MorganFreeman and Creator/RobertDuvall. It is loosely based on a book by Creator/LarryNiven and Creator/JerryPournelle called ''Literature/LucifersHammer''.
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'''''Deep Impact''''' ''Deep Impact'' is a 1998 sci-fi[=/=]drama DisasterMovie released by Paramount Pictures and [=DreamWorks=] SKG in the United States. The film was directed by Mimi Leder, and stars Creator/ElijahWood, Creator/TeaLeoni, Creator/MorganFreeman and Creator/RobertDuvall. It is loosely based on a book by Creator/LarryNiven and Creator/JerryPournelle called ''Literature/LucifersHammer''.
25th Oct '15 6:57:20 AM Willbyr
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resolving duplicate pic issue with Disaster Movie
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10th Oct '15 9:04:46 PM NiTROACTiVE
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* BittersweetEnding: The larger chunk of asteroid misses the Earth, thus sparing humanity, but the smaller chunk hits and causes massive damage and many deaths.
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* BittersweetEnding: The larger chunk of asteroid misses is blown up by the Earth, team of astronauts sent to destroy it, thus sparing humanity, but the smaller chunk hits and causes massive damage and many deaths.millions of deaths. In addition to that, the astronauts were forced to drive their ship into the larger chunk of the asteroid which costed their lives as well, and they are also grieved by their families.
29th Sep '15 5:52:46 AM LtFedora
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* IWarnedYou: President Beck tells his advisor Entrekin "See? What did I tell you?" when Jenny says they should have picked a better cover story than "sick wife."
22nd Sep '15 6:26:41 AM LtFedora
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* HopeSpot: When the impact wave hits New York, people can be seen running out onto the roofs of several skyscrapers. And then we see that the wave eclipsed even the Twin Towers, the tallest buildings in the city...
22nd Sep '15 6:08:26 AM LtFedora
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%%* ColonyDrop
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%%* ColonyDrop* ChekhovsGun: The dirt bike that Chuck, Sarah's father, bought. Leo uses it to find Sarah as they're fleeing the coast. * ColonyDrop: By the comet Wolf-Biederman. After the ''Messiah'' mission only creates two chunks, the smaller comet is named Biederman (which hits in the Atlantic Ocean) and the larger one is named Wolf (which was calculated to hit Western Canada, but was fortunately destroyed).
6th Sep '15 6:04:40 PM LtFedora
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** After being found by the FBI and taken before the President, Jenny says "I'm expected back at MSNBC at 6." Evidently it didn't occur to her that, being a GovernmentConspiracy, it wouldn't take much effort to arrange an "[[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MakeItLookLikeAnAccident accident]]."
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** After being found by the FBI and taken before the President, Jenny says "I'm expected back at MSNBC at 6." Evidently it didn't occur to her that, being a GovernmentConspiracy, it wouldn't take much effort for them to arrange an "[[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MakeItLookLikeAnAccident "[[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident accident]]."
6th Sep '15 6:03:56 PM LtFedora
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* NoAntagonist: There is practically no villainous behavior on anyone's part, and of course we can't hate the comet for doing what Nature intended for it. Secretary Rittenhouse and Jenny's stepmother seem to be [[DesignatedVillain Designated Villains]] at the beginning; the stepmom is PutOnABus and never heard from again, and Rittenhouse is quickly revealed to have resigned as quietly as possible for pragmatic reasons (he doesn't believe the Messiah project will work and wants to prepare for impact with his family).
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* NoAntagonist: There is practically no villainous behavior on anyone's part, and of course we can't hate the comet for doing what Nature intended for it. At the announcement, President Beck announces he is freezing all wages and prices, ensuring that no one will be able to take quick advantage of the crisis. Secretary Rittenhouse and Jenny's stepmother seem to be [[DesignatedVillain Designated Villains]] at the beginning; the stepmom is PutOnABus and never heard from again, and Rittenhouse is quickly revealed to have resigned as quietly as possible for pragmatic reasons (he doesn't believe the Messiah project will work and wants to prepare for impact with his family).

* TooDumbToLive: Sarah's parents. They let their child refuse to go into the ark tunnel and then when Leo comes back for her, they don't try to follow on foot just because he has a motorbike. And yet they're redeemed, when [[TearJerker they spend their last few moments in each other's arms, giving each other a loving hug.]]
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* TooDumbToLive: TooDumbToLive: ** Sarah's parents. They let their child refuse to go into the ark tunnel and then when Leo comes back for her, they don't try to follow on foot just because he has a motorbike. And yet they're redeemed, when [[TearJerker they spend their last few moments in each other's arms, giving each other a loving hug.]]]] ** After being found by the FBI and taken before the President, Jenny says "I'm expected back at MSNBC at 6." Evidently it didn't occur to her that, being a GovernmentConspiracy, it wouldn't take much effort to arrange an "[[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MakeItLookLikeAnAccident accident]]."

* WidowedAtTheAltar: One of the astronauts tells his beloved that he'll marry her the day he gets back.
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* WidowedAtTheAltar: WidowedAtTheWedding: One of the astronauts tells his beloved that he'll marry her the day he gets back.
3rd Sep '15 7:22:51 PM LtFedora
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* RussianHumour: At the barbecue, the Russian cosmonaut is chatting up some American girls by describing the Orion drive and saying it was built by the same guys who built Chernobyl. One of the girls is put off a little by this, and he replies, "Well, Chernobyl ''almost'' worked."
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