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1. name of film – Armageddon
2. date film released - 1998
3. running time – 150 min
4. director – Michael Bay
5. screenwriter – Jonathan Hensleigh
6. writer – Rober Roy Pool
7. cinematographer – John Schwartzman
8. editing – Mark Goldblatt
9. make up – Fred C. Blau Jr.
10. producer – Jonathan Hensleigh, Chad Oman, Jim Van Wyck
11. Actors
1. Bruce Willis – Harry Stamper
2. Billy Bob Thornton – Dan Truman
3. Ben Affleck – A.J. Frost
4. Steve Buscemi - Rockhound
5. Michael Clarke Duncan - Bear
6. Ken Hudson Campbell - Max
12. Rating by the MPA (PG-13)

The movie Armageddon is a disaster movie that is about a group of men trying to save
the world form ...view middle of the document...

With less than two weeks till takeoff the crew trains practically every day.
On the day of departure, the shuttles take off smoothly and everything is going the way it was planned. When the two shuttles finally try to land on the asteroid, one of the shuttles experiences difficulties and when they finally do land they are faced with far more problems than they had expected.
One thing I had enjoyed about this film was the acting. I like the main characters like Bruce Willis and Ben Afleck. Harry played by, Bruce, was a “bad boy” type of character in the movie. He had a short temper and a stubborn personality. I thought he was a great pick for his part since he did really well acting and portraying what a man who spent a majority of his life on an oil rig would look like. He always had a type of tuff guy look to him.
Ben Afleck was another great actor that was in this movie. He played the role of a young, hard headed know-it-all quite well. I also thought that his muscular build and good looks added more personality to his character. I would replace his role with anyone else.
One of the characters that I thought should have been played by someone else was the Nasa director, Dan Truman, who was played by Billy Bob Thornton. To me he looks like a protagonist. In this role he played as the “good guy.” I would have liked if he had played a role of one the crazy crew members. But his acting overall was done well.
One of the biggest parts of the movie was the special effects while the men...

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