Overview

The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and exposes all aboard to the disease. Colonel Mackenzie (Burt Lancaster) is called in to handle the situation and finds Dr. Chamberlain (Richard Harris) who is on board the train. Mackenzie decides to re-route the train to the Cassandra Crossing where it will plunge into oblivion. But passengers miraculously begin to recover and Chamberlain must race against time to disconnect the cars.

  1. George P. Cosmatos

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Robert Katz

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Tom Mankiewicz

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Sophia Loren

    Sophia Loren

    Jennifer Rispoli Chamberlain

  2. Richard Harris

    Richard Harris

    Dr. Jonathan Chamberlain

  3. Martin Sheen

    Martin Sheen

    Robby Navarro

  4. O.J. Simpson

    O.J. Simpson

    Haley

  5. Ava Gardner

    Ava Gardner

    Nicole Dressler

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The Cassandra Crossing
The Cassandra Crossing

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Release Information

  • February 9, 1977
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 9m

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