Quantum Apocalypse

Synopsis: A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' find themselves in a race against time to save Earth when a comet makes an unexpected turn towards our blue planet where all life may cease to exist within days if our small town heroes fail to find a solution.
Genre: Sci-Fi
Director(s): Justin Jones
Production: Bullet Films
95 min

Dr. Zulkowski, here's the testimony

for the budget hearing.

As long as the changes were made

I don't need to see it.

Did we get the increase in

the Mars Exploration Program?

The additional funding could mean

a new structural support.

I hope the White House backs this.

What's the status of the comet?

Dr. Sadoughian should have

a full report for you.

Good, good.

- Morning, Peter.

- Morning, Stan.

- Morning, Ali. How goes it?

- The images from the Hubble...

were clear as a day,

enough to do the 3D modeling.

Good work.

Close enough for a texture map

if she passes near the Rover.

The comets orbital path travels

closer than we anticipated.

- How much closer?

- A couple thousand miles.

Close enough for us to get

a few pretty pictures.

- Lots of pretty pictures.

- Keep Senate hearings at a minimum.

- I think you should see this.

- He's talking to you.

Morning, Rhodes.

What you got?

This doesn't make sense.

The comet made a turn.

- A turn?

- It completely shifted its orbit.

Comets don't shift unless the sun

shifts. Let me see that.

Switch screen to Rover images.

Rotate all cameras 900 positive.

My God.

Cups of flour. 2 teaspoons.

Brown sugar. Nutmeg.

- Why don't you use the mix?

- Mine's better.

- But you never made it before.

- Yes I have. 672 times.

- Hey, Dad

- Good morning, son.

Can you pick me up at 6?

I joined a new club.

No. Drive your car

or ask your mother.

I'm not driving my car.

Smells like mildew.

Suck it up, young man.

You're lucky to have any car.

Whipper snapper.

Mr. President?

We have a situation.

- Just use the mix.

- Mine's better.

- What are you guys up to now?

- Nothing.

I told him to use the mix.

- Clean it up before mom returns.

- It's good.

- Oh!

- What?

- Dja v.

- Who's that?

Brain perceives events and

processes them as memories.

What did he say?

Terry, I have to go earlier today.

Can you take Sam to the bus please?

- I can get myself on the bus.

- Terry?

- Okay.

- Your uncle is an insurance policy.

- I can do it myself.

- Pipe down, tater tot.

- Wanna go?

- Yeah. Bye, sweetie.

- Eggs were amazing, Terry.

- Better than the mix.

Thank you.

- What the hell is that?

- I don't know, but I'll find out.


I was on the phone with Washington.

NASA and FFAA officials are coming.

We need every

monitoring device.

Every astronomer looking for

debris that could be a problem.

Any after-effect that could

cause a danger.

The Russians, Japanese and Chinese

are also on the same program.

- What do we know so far?

- Aftershock and radiation waves...

are approaching our planet.

Worldwide problems with devices...

- cell phones, satellites.

- Make sure landlines and...

fiber optic connections

are functioning properly.

We can't tell how bad

the impact is just yet.

We're repositioning the Hubble.

As long as the TDRSS System works...

we'll pull good results without

waiting for the planet to rotate.

Did you run any debris

and impact simulations?

A piece the size of a house

would impact at 11 km per second.

That's big enough to destroy

any major city.

- Rhodes.

- We're missing the point.

A comet just slammed into Mars.

The debris is likely to enter...

the Earths gravitational pull

and cause a massive extinction.

I'm trying to find a solution.

What is not clear to you, Rhodes?

What caused the comet to change

course? Something out there...

is capable of altering the path

of a fifty-kilometer body.

This comet reaches its perihelion

every 4200 years.

What's out there that

wasn't there 4200 years ago?

Nothing is worse for your rep

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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