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Armageddon Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1998
Running Time: 2 hrs. 30 min.
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Director: Michael Bay
Screenwriter: J.J. Abrams
Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer
Studio: Touchstone Pictures

Armageddon Synopsis

There is an asteriod the size of Texas speeding towards earth and somebody has to save mankind. The government pins all the world's hopes on a misfit band of oil well drillers, lead by the charismatic duo Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck. Championed on earth by NASA Space Director, Billy Bob Thornton, and Willis-daughter/Affleck-fiance Liv Tyler, the team board space shuttles and set off for their rendezvous with destiny. Action, adventure and patriotic heroism ensue.

Armageddon Cast

Bruce Willis - Harry Stamper
Ben Affleck - AJ Frost
Billy Bob Thornton - Dan Truman
Liv Tyler - Grace Stamper
Steve Buscemi - Rockhound
Will Patton - Chick Chapple
Owen Wilson - Oscar Choi
William Fichtner - Col. Willie Sharp
Michael Clark Duncan - Bear Kurleenbear
Peter Stormare - Lev Andropov
Ronald Quincy - Jason Isaacs

Armageddon Awards and Nominations

1998 Academy Awards®

Best Song (Nom)

- "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"

Best Sound (Nom)

Best Sound Effects Editing (Nom)

Best Visual Effects (Nom)

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Dan Truman ( Billy Bob Thornton ):

"Okay gentlemen. You're our warriors up there. God be with you. You're already heroes. Just sit back and enjoy the ride."

What did Harry ask AJ to take back to earth?