Armageddon: Directed by Michael Bay. With Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler. After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas will impact Earth in less than a month, NASA recruits a misfit team of deep-core drillers to save the planet.
We watched this on the Fourth of July because when we watched Deep Impact my wife was insistent that this was the better of the two comet impact disaster films, which I disagree on several points. The one point that I conceded was that the orchestral soundtrack, as well as the pop music included, was superior in nearly every way.