The Andromeda Strain (1971)A U.S. Army satellite (Scoop VII) falls to earth near Piedmont, New Mexico. The recovery team experiences difficulties as it becomes clear that the satellite has performed its intended function all too well, and has brought back something from space. A team of scientists is assembled in a high-tech, underground facility to identify and defeat the "enemy" before it is too late. Based on the novel by Michael Crichton.
Directed by: Robert Wise
The cast includes: Arthur Hill (Dr. Jeremy Stone), David Wayne (Dr. Charles Dutton), James Olson (Dr. Mark Hall), Kate Reid (Dr. Ruth Leavitt), Paula Kelly (Karen Anson (Nurse at Wildfire)), George Mitchell (Peter ''Gramps'' Jackson)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 131 minutes
Presented in: Color
Sci-Fi Channel Ranking: 41
Related titles: Space Master X-7 (1958), Space Master X-7 (1958), Satan Bug, The (1965), Omega Man, The (1971), Stand, The (1994), Outbreak (1995), 28 Days Later (2002)
Related categories: Medical