Michael Bay

Armageddon

Armageddon

Bruce Willis and an all-star cast of roughneck oil drillers blast off on a mission to save the planet in Michael Bay’s doomsday space epic.

Film Info

  • Michael Bay
  • United States
  • 1998
  • 153 minutes
  • Color
  • 2.35:1
  • English
  • Spine #40

DIRECTOR-APPROVED DOUBLE DISC SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

  • The exclusive director’s cut, containing previously unseen footage, in a new digital transfer personally supervised by Michael Bay
  • Discrete 5.1 channel Dolby® Digital soundtrack
  • Two commentary tracks: One featuring Michael Bay, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Bruce Willis, and Ben Affleck; the second featuring cinematographer John Schwartzman, NASA consultant Dr. Joe Allen, and asteroid consultant Ivan Bekey
  • Subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition
  • Michael Bay’s gag reel
  • Deleted scenes compiled by Michael Bay
  • Storyboards and production design drawings
  • Analyses of the special effects by visual effects supervisors Richard Hoover, Pat McClung, and Hoyt Yeatman
  • Production designer Michael White on the look of Armageddon
  • Trailer, teaser, and television spots
  • The Aerosmith music video “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing,” plus interviews with band members

Cover design by Basia Grocholski, based on a theatrical poster

Purchase Options

DIRECTOR-APPROVED DOUBLE DISC SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

  • The exclusive director’s cut, containing previously unseen footage, in a new digital transfer personally supervised by Michael Bay
  • Discrete 5.1 channel Dolby® Digital soundtrack
  • Two commentary tracks: One featuring Michael Bay, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Bruce Willis, and Ben Affleck; the second featuring cinematographer John Schwartzman, NASA consultant Dr. Joe Allen, and asteroid consultant Ivan Bekey
  • Subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition
  • Michael Bay’s gag reel
  • Deleted scenes compiled by Michael Bay
  • Storyboards and production design drawings
  • Analyses of the special effects by visual effects supervisors Richard Hoover, Pat McClung, and Hoyt Yeatman
  • Production designer Michael White on the look of Armageddon
  • Trailer, teaser, and television spots
  • The Aerosmith music video “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing,” plus interviews with band members

Cover design by Basia Grocholski, based on a theatrical poster

Armageddon
Cast
Bruce Willis
Harry S. Stamper
Ben Affleck
A.J. Frost
Liv Tyler
Grace Stamper
Billy Bob Thornton
Dan Truman
Will Patton
Charles "Chick" Chapple
Peter Stormare
Lev Andropov
Keith David
Lt. General Kimsey
Steve Buscemi
Rockhound
Credits
Director
Michael Bay
Producer
Gale Anne Hurd
Producer
Jerry Bruckheimer
Producer
Michael Bay
Story
Robert Roy Poole
Story
Jonathan Hensleigh
Adaptation by
Tony Gilroy
Adaptation by
Shane Salerno
Screenplay
Jonathan Hensleigh
Screenplay
J.J. Abrams
Executive producer
Jonathan Hensleigh
Executive producer
Jim Van Wyck
Executive producer
Chad Oman
Cinematography
John Schwartzman
Production design
Michael White
Editing
Mark Goldblatt
Editing
Chris Lebenzon
Editing
Glen Scantlebury
Costume design
Michael Kaplan
Music
Trevor Rabin

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