Fourteen-year-old Leo Beiderman did not expect to make an earth-shattering discovery when he joined his high school astronomy club.
He didn't expect to make any discoveries at all; he simply hoped that classmate Sarah Hotchner would discover him. Yet a photograph he takes through his small telescope makes him co-discoverer of Comet Wolf-Beiderman … a comet that scientists determine is on a fatal collision course with the Earth.
- 2 Theatrical Trailers
- Audio: English and German in Dolby Digital 5.1
- " The final 30 minutes – where all of mankind starts looking for anywhere to duck and cover – is great disaster movie stuff. " – Leigh Paatsch
- " Deep Impact has all the makings of a cinematic masterpiece but falls just a tad bit short of joining the all-time classics. " – Danielle Solzman
- " A huge comet is on a collision course with Earth in director Mimi Leder's science-fiction disaster movie, which gains a certain amount of credibility by highlighting the human side of the impending catastrophe. " – Alan Jones