The Top 15 Disaster Movies of All-Time
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15. 'Deep Impact'
Year released: 1998
Director: Mimi Leder
Famous names: Morgan Freeman, Elijah Wood, Tea Leoni, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall
Means of disaster: Comet
Most memorable moment: When the asteroid actually hits and the end comes a massive tidal wave hits the Eastern Seaboard. Sure, we'd seen New York destroyed by an gigantic alien laser wave in "Independence Day" two years before, but the image of all those people running for their lives trying to reach higher ground? That was much more real.
- Gregory Ellwood