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Impact 

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While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
David James Elliott ...  Alex Kittner 2 episodes, 2009
Natasha Henstridge ...  Dr. Maddie Rhodes 2 episodes, 2009
Benjamin Sadler ...  Roland Emerson 2 episodes, 2009
Florentine Lahme Florentine Lahme ...  Martina Altmann 2 episodes, 2009
James Cromwell ...  Lloyd 2 episodes, 2009
Steven Culp ...  President Edward Taylor 2 episodes, 2009
Owen Best Owen Best ...  Jake Kittner 2 episodes, 2009
Natasha Calis ...  Sadie Kittner 2 episodes, 2009
Yee Jee Tso ...  Jered O'Banno 2 episodes, 2009
Colin Cunningham ...  David Rhodes 2 episodes, 2009
Michael Kopsa ...  General Vaughn 2 episodes, 2009
Samantha Ferris ...  Renee Ferguson 2 episodes, 2009
Ron Lea ...  Tom Ranfield 2 episodes, 2009
Benjamin Ayres ...  Bob Pierce 2 episodes, 2009
Gerard Plunkett ...  Terrence Young 2 episodes, 2009
Ty Olsson ...  Derek 2 episodes, 2009
Dave Lantaigne Dave Lantaigne ...  ESA Engineer #1 2 episodes, 2009
Howard Markson Howard Markson ...  American Reporter #1 2 episodes, 2009
Panta Mosleh ...  War Room Assistant 2 episodes, 2009
Dean Redman ...  War Room Tech #1 2 episodes, 2009
Nick Singer Nick Singer ...  Pastor #2 2 episodes, 2009
Matthew Walker ...  Ian wilson 2 episodes, 2009
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While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. Fragments from the asteroid, and even from the moon itself, penetrate Earth's atmosphere and make impact. Even though the initial damage is minimal, nerves are frayed throughout the planet. There is significant physical damage to the lunar surface, but experts quickly conclude there will be no lasting ramifications. Then strange anomalies begin to manifest themselves on Earth. It starts small - cell phone disruptions, unusual static charges and odd tidal behavior. The world's leading scientists, including Alex Kittner, Maddie Rhodes and Roland Emerson, begin piecing together evidence that suggests the moon's properties, and its orbit, may have been permanently altered. Their fears are realized when the anomalies increase to the point where the effect of "simulated" gravity is being manipulated by ... Written by Michael Vickerman

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Get ready to experience the dark side of the moon!


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Germany | Canada

Language:

English | German | French

Release Date:

21 June 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Impact See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(2 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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David James Elliott and Steven Culp have also starred in the military legal series J.A.G. See more »

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There are several scenes, particularly at the start of the movie that ignore the fact that the world has multiple time zones. It's not night everywhere. See more »

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Ignore the critics.
27 June 2009 | by lowellriggsiamSee all my reviews

I am not one much to write a review about anything, but certainly feel the need to defend this. Almost everyone that has been trashing it say they are going to continue to watch it to the end. Why would they do this? Because it's not all that bad. Yes the movie is low budget, yes the movie is imperfect, but the movie works none the less. This series, presents in a simplistic manner, a completely plausible, yet illogical story, but that is the point. The characters developed nicely, the story was compelling, and the writing was acceptable. Watch this movie without cynicism and take in it's entertainment value and it is certain to captivate your attention.


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