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“Armageddon” _ An asteroid is on its way to destroy Earth and a team of offshore drillers is sent to plant a nuclear bomb that will knock it off course. Starring Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck and Liv Tyler. Disney’s Touchstone Pictures released it July 1, 1998.

The verdict: “Deep Impact” sold $349 million worldwide and “Armageddon” grossed $555 million despite coming out just two months apart.

Tale of a princess:

Untitled Snow White Project _ An exiled princess enlists seven dwarves to win back her birthright from an evil queen in an adventure comedy. Starring Julia Roberts, Lilly Collins and Armie Hammer. Relativity Media plans to release it March 16, 2012.

“Snow White and the Huntsman” _ An exiled princess trains in the art of war with a huntsman dispatched to kill her and tries to overthrow an evil queen in an epic adventure. Starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron. Universal plans to release it June 1, 2012.

The verdict: Stay tuned.

Source: IMDb Pro

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