Marooned Poster

Release Date: 1969

DVD Release Date: November 18th, 2003

G|2 hr 13 min

Plot Summary
American astronauts Buzz (Gene Hackman), Jim (Richard Crenna) and Clayton (James Franciscus) are stranded in space on their return journey from a new space station when malfunctioning rocket boosters bring the craft to a halt. With the men drifting in orbit, facing death from declining oxygen levels in the shuttle, NASA director Charles Keith (Gregory Peck) quickly mobilizes to launch a bold rescue mission -- but a hurricane headed for the launch site may ensure the astronauts' demise.

Cast: Gregory Peck, Richard Crenna, James Franciscus, David Janssen, Gene Hackman, Lee Grant, Nancy Kovack, Mariette Hartley

Director: John Sturges

Genres: Science fiction

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: Friend, Escape, Rescue, 1960s, Wife, Suspenseful


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Winner Special Visual Effects