Comet (film)

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Comet Movie Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Sam Esmail
Produced by Chad Hamilton
Lee Clay
Written by Sam Esmail
Starring Emmy Rossum
Justin Long
Music by Daniel Hart
Cinematography Eric Koretz
Edited by Franklin Peterson
Fubar Films
Distributed by IFC Films
Release date
  • June 13, 2014 (2014-06-13) (Los Angeles Film Festival)
  • December 5, 2014 (2014-12-05)[1]
Running time
91 minutes[2]
Country United States
Language English
Box office $6,673[3]

Comet is a 2014 American romance comedy-drama film directed and written by Sam Esmail. The film stars Emmy Rossum and Justin Long. The movie had its world premiere at Los Angeles Film Festival on June 13, 2014. The film was released on December 5, 2014 by IFC Films.[1]


After meeting by chance at a meteor shower, pessimist Dell and insightful Kimberly begin a 6-year journey through a relationship that blossoms and fades over time. The movie is shown through glimpses of parallel universes and flashbacks that are not chronologically ordered, showing the viewer the progression and depression of their intricate relationship.



Emmy Rossum and Justin Long joined the cast of the film in the start of the June 2013 to play the lead roles.[4]


The filming began in mid-June 2013 in the Los Angeles area.[5]


The film had its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 13, 2014. The film went on to screen at the Twin Cities Film Fest on October 22, 2014.[6] on October 28, 2014, it was announced IFC Films had acquired all distribution rights to the film.[7] The film was released on December 5, 2014, in a limited release and through video on demand.[8] RottenTomatoes gives the film a 43% critic score and a 51% audience score.[9]


  1. ^ a b Gajewski, Ryan (2014-10-28). "Justin Long Romances Emmy Rossum in 'Comet' Trailer". Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  2. ^ "Comet". Internet Movie Database. December 5, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Comet (2014)". Box Office Mojo. 2014-12-25. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  4. ^ a b c "'Shameless' Star Emmy Rossum And Justin Long Lead 'Comet' Cast". 5 June 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Emmy Rossum on the set of their new movie Comet". 17 June 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Comet". Twin Cities Film Fest. 2014-09-22. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  7. ^ Dave McNary (2014-10-28). "Emmy Rossum-Justin Long Romantic Comedy 'Comet' Bought by IFC for U.S." Variety. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  8. ^ Casey1122 (2014-12-05). "Comet (2014)". Fandango. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  9. ^ "Comet (2014) - Rotten Tomatoes". Retrieved 2016-12-25. 

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