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Capricorn One (1977)

PG 06/02/1978 (US) DramaActionThrillerScience Fiction 2h 3m

The mission was a sham. The murders were real.


In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on re-entry. Now, with the help of a crusading reporter, they must battle a sinister conspiracy that will stop at nothing to keep the truth.

  1. Peter Hyams

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Elliott Gould

    Elliott Gould

    Robert Caulfield

  2. James Brolin

    James Brolin

    Col. Charles Brubaker

  3. Brenda Vaccaro

    Brenda Vaccaro

    Kay Brubaker

  4. Sam Waterston

    Sam Waterston

    Lt. Col. Peter Willis

  5. O.J. Simpson

    O.J. Simpson

    Cmdr. John Walker

  6. Hal Holbrook

    Hal Holbrook

    Dr. James Kelloway

  7. Karen Black

    Karen Black

    Judy Drinkwater

  8. Telly Savalas

    Telly Savalas


  9. David Huddleston

    David Huddleston

    Hollis Peaker

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Full Cast & Crew

Capricorn One
Capricorn One

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $5,000,000.00

Revenue $12,000,000.00


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