Look Up! Look Out! Meteorite Movies
By DAVID WEINER
February 15, 2013
Everyone' s talking about the 10-ton meteorite that screamed across the sky in Chelyabinsk, a Russian industrial city almost 1,000 miles east of Moscow, and the resulting shockwave that smashed windows, damaged buildings and injured 1,200 people – all caught on video. Of course, Hollywood has already made several movies with a giant, deadly fireball as the seed of destruction, and we're revisiting some of the best – and most infamous.