• The Andromeda Strain (1971)

The Andromeda Strain

Release Date: March 12th, 1971

DVD Release Date: January 28th, 1998

G |2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary

Chilling tale about a US research satellite carrying a deadly extraterrestrial microscopic organism that crashes into a small town in Arizona. A group of top scientists are hurriedly assembled in a bid to identify and contain the lethal stowaway. Based on the novel by Michael Crichton.

Cast: Arthur Hill, David Wayne, James Olson, Kate Reid, Paula Kelly, Ramon Bieri, George Mitchell, Kermit Murdock

Director: Robert Wise

Genres: Science Fiction , Thriller

Production Co: Universal/Universal Int

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Mystery, Doctor, 1970s, Soldier, Pursuit, Intense

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Awards

Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Film Editing