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Rated
PG
Runtime 123 min
Ratings
62% critics Rotten Tomatoes
57% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Genre Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Release 06/02/78
Actors Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterston
Directors Peter Hyams
Charles Brubaker is the astronaut leading NASA's first manned mission to Mars. Seconds before the launch, the entire team is pulled from the capsule and the rocket leaves earth unmanned much to Brubaker's anger. The head of the programme explains that the life support system was faulty and that NASA can't afford the publicity of a scratched mission. The plan is to fake the Mars landing and keep the astronauts at a remote base until the mission is over, but then investigative journalist Robert Caulfield starts to suspect something.
Genre Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Release 06/02/78
Actors Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterston
Directors Peter Hyams
Charles Brubaker is the astronaut leading NASA's first manned mission to Mars. Seconds before the launch, the entire team is pulled from the capsule and the rocket leaves earth unmanned much to Brubaker's anger. The head of the programme explains that the life support system was faulty and that NASA can't afford the publicity of a scratched mission. The plan is to fake the Mars landing and keep the astronauts at a remote base until the mission is over, but then investigative journalist Robert Caulfield starts to suspect something.