Overview

In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for commercial purposes, most of the crew of the Valley Forge rejoice at the prospect of going home. Not so for botanist Freeman Lowell who loves the forest and its creatures, so decides to take matters into his own hands to protect what he loves.

  1. Michael Cimino

    Screenplay

  2. Steven Bochco

    Screenplay

  3. Deric Washburn

    Screenplay

  4. Douglas Trumbull

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bruce Dern

    Bruce Dern

    Freeman Lowell

  2. Cliff Potts

    John Keenan

  3. Ron Rifkin

    Ron Rifkin

    Marty Barker

  4. Jesse Vint

    Jesse Vint

    Andy Wolf

  5. Steven Brown

    Drone

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Silent Running
Silent Running

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 10, 1972
    G
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 29m

Budget $1,000,000.00

Revenue -

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