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Capricorn One [1978] (1 disc)

Director:Peter Hyams
Writer:Peter Hyams
Composer:Jerry Goldsmith
Length:123 minutes
(2 hours 3 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG
Sorting Category:Drama
Sorting Tub:Golf
IMDB Rating:6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:67%
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: A mission to Mars turns out to be less than they wanted and more than they could handle.

Reaction: Nicely paced and intriguing.

Personal Rating: 7/10

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Peter Hyams => Director / Writer
Jerry Goldsmith => Composer
Brenda Vaccaro => Kay Brubaker
David Doyle => Walter Loughlin
David Huddleston => Congressman Hollis Peaker
Denise Nicholas => Betty Walker
Elliott Gould => Robert Caulfield
Hal Holbrook => Dr. James Kelloway
James Brolin => Col. Charles Brubaker
James Karen => Vice President Price
Karen Black => Judy Drinkwater
Lee Bryant => Sharon Willis
Nancy Malone => Mrs. Phyllis Peaker
O.J. Simpson => Cmdr. John Walker
Sam Waterston => Lt. Col. Peter Willis
Telly Savalas => Albain
Virginia Kaiser => Mrs. Price

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Telly Savalas plays a pilot, but in real life he was afraid to fly.
  • The sunrise at the launch complex at the beginning of the film is actually a sunset played backwards.
  • The end helicopter-crop-duster sequence was used in an episode of the television series [The Fall Guy].
  • [?] Barbra Streisand's two husbands, Elliott Gould and James Brolin, both star in this movie.
  • One of the stunt pilots, [?] Frank Tallman, who flew the red stearman plane, claimed this film was the most dangerous film he'd ever flown for. He was killed in a crash soon after filming finished.
  • NASA was approached for technical assistance, but refused to take part.