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Marooned

Poster for the movie "Marooned"

Marooned (1969)

134 min - Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller - 11 December 1969
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After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their plans are complicated by a Hurricane headed towards the launch site and a shrinking air supply in the astronauts capsule.

Director:  John Sturges

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Storyline

After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their plans are complicated by a Hurricane headed towards the launch site and a shrinking air supply in the astronauts capsule.


Collections: John Sturges

Tagline: Three marooned astronauts. Only 55 minutes left to rescue them. While the whole world watches and waits...

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, Spanish
Release Date:  11 December 1969

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Frankovich Productions, Columbia Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 14 min

The Andromeda Strain

Poster for the movie "The Andromeda Strain"

The Andromeda Strain (1971)

G 131 min - Science Fiction, Thriller - 12 March 1971
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When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy Stone scramble to a secure laboratory and try to first isolate the life form while determining why two people from Piedmont - an old alcoholic and a six-month-old baby - survived. The scientists methodically study the alien life form unaware that it has already mutated and presents a far greater danger in the lab, which is equipped with a nuclear self-destruct device designed to prevent the escape of dangerous biological agents..

Director:  Robert Wise

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Storyline

When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy Stone scramble to a secure laboratory and try to first isolate the life form while determining why two people from Piedmont - an old alcoholic and a six-month-old baby - survived. The scientists methodically study the alien life form unaware that it has already mutated and presents a far greater danger in the lab, which is equipped with a nuclear self-destruct device designed to prevent the escape of dangerous biological agents..


Collections: Robert Wise

Tagline: The picture runs 130 minutes!... The story covers 96 of the most critical hours in man's history!... The suspense will last through your lifetime!

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  12 March 1971

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Budget:  $6,500,000
Revenue:  $12,376,563

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Universal Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 11 min