21 Mar, 2023


Kids Of Ben Affleck Love To Make Fun Of Armageddon

By FactsWow Team

The Film Is One Of AFew

The actor claims that Armageddon is one of the few movies he has made that his kids like, but he also enjoys making fun of.

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Affleck Made A Name For Himself

As a leading man, Affleck made his name opposite Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Owen Wilson, and Steve Buscemi in Armageddon, released in 1998.

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An Action Blockbuster

NASA tasks a ragtag group of deep-core drillers with stopping a massive asteroid from colliding with the planet in this blockbuster action flick.

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Movie With The Highest Gross

While critics generally panned Armageddon, audiences were enthusiastic, earning over $553 million at the box office, making it the highest-grossing film of 1998.

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Assist Astronauts In Drilling

Despite the film's success at the box office, many critics pointed out flaws in its logic, the biggest one being that NASA would rather train astronauts as drillers than the other way around.

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Played Several Successful Roles In Films

After starring in Armageddon, Affleck starred in several successful films, including Pearl Harbor, The Town, and Gone Girl.

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Remains A Crucial Component

The actor talks about how Armageddon remains an important part of his life because it is the only movie he's shown his kids, and they've all enjoyed it.

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Make Fun Of It By Playing With It

Affleck's full comment below illustrates that just because they enjoy it, they also enjoy making fun of it.

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One Of Affleck's Best Movies

The actor's comments on Armageddon indicate why the film might have been so successful, even though it is perhaps not the best movie of Affleck's career.

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Family-Friendly Cast And Plot

In addition to its silliness, Armageddon's good cast and family-friendly nature have all contributed to the film's success.

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An Adult-And-Kids-Friendly Movie

It's a relatively light movie that appeals to kids and adults, whereas Pearl Harbor and The Town are much more serious.

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Poking Fun At Films Is Easy

This film is easy to poke fun at for various reasons, which may be part of why many critics did not like it when it was released.

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Presented In A Unique Way

Affleck's way of presenting the film is funnier and more rewarding when one accepts its inherent silliness, its 'spirit,' as he puts it.

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Having Fun With Something

While it's understandable, they'd focus more on Armageddon than on a movie like Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice if they want something to make fun of.

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