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The Ninth Configuration (1980)

R 02/29/1980 (US) DramaThrillerComedyMystery 1h 58m

How do you fight a war called madness?


Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. Although Kane's own grasp on sanity is questionable, he manages to engage Cutshaw in a series of thoughtful conversations about science and faith that deeply affect the lives of both men.

  1. William Peter Blatty

    Director, Novel, Screenplay

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  1. Stacy Keach

    Stacy Keach

    Col. Vincent Kane

  2. Scott Wilson

    Scott Wilson

    Capt. Billy Cutshaw

  3. Ed Flanders

    Ed Flanders

    Col. Richard Fell

  4. Neville Brand

    Neville Brand

    Maj. Marvin Groper

  5. George DiCenzo

    George DiCenzo

    Capt. Fairbanks

  6. Moses Gunn

    Moses Gunn

    Maj. Nammack

  7. Robert Loggia

    Robert Loggia

    Lt. Bennish

  8. Joe Spinell

    Joe Spinell

    Lt. Spinell

  9. Alejandro Rey

    Alejandro Rey

    Lt. Gomez

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