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The Andromeda Strain


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The Andromeda Strain 1971 PG

131 mins USA Director. Robert Wise

Directed by Hollywood journeyman Robert Wise, The Andromeda Strain is a big-budget blockbuster adaptation of Michael Crichton’s acclaimed sci-fi novel which follows a team of top scientists investigating a lethal bacterium from outer space that causes terminal blood clotting.

With a cast of character actor stalwarts (including Arthur Hill, James Olson and George Mitchell), typically superb special effects from Douglas Trumbull (Silent Running, 2001: A Space Odyssey), and a suspenseful climax, The Andromeda Strain is one of the big-hitters of its era and genre.

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Directed by

Robert Wise


Arthur Hill

David Wayne

James Olson


Science Fiction


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Production company

Universal Pictures

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