When NASA's executive director, Dan Truman (Billy Bob Thornton), makes the terrifying realisation that the Earth has just 18 days before it's obliterated by a meteor the size of Texas, he has only one option - land a ragtag team of roughneck oil drillers, led by their boss Harry Stamper (Bruce Willis), on the asteroid and drop a nuclear warhead into its core.
Grand Central Station gets attacked by asteroids
In one of the most amazing shots of the film, CGI trickery shows up what Grand Central Train Station would look like if it was showered by asteroids.
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Little Richard attacks Godzilla
At the beginning of the movie we see Eddie Griffen (playing the role of "Little Guy" riding his bike through New York with his dog Little Richard in the basket. When the first wave of asteroids hit New York Little Richard is attacking the Godzilla Dolls a street seller is peddling. The seller is located outside the Flat Iron Building (although don't expect to see him there as the asteroids probably scared him away).
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