Capricorn One

Capricorn One (1977)

The mission was a sham. The murders were real.

  • Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1977-12-10
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 215 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 3min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Associated General Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director:
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From 215 Ratings


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.

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  • Elliott Gould

    as Robert Caulfield
  • James Brolin

    as Col. Charles Brubaker
  • Brenda Vaccaro

    as Kay Brubaker
  • Sam Waterston

    as Lt. Col. Peter Willis
  • Hal Holbrook

    as Dr. James Kelloway
  • Karen Black

    as Judy Drinkwater
  • Telly Savalas

    as Albain
  • David Huddleston

    as Hollis Peaker
  • David Doyle

    as Walter Loughlin
  • Lee Bryant

    as Sharon Willis
  • Denise Nicholas

    as Betty Walker
  • O.J. Simpson

    as Cmdr. John Walker
  • Robert Walden

    as Elliot Whitter
  • James Sikking

    as Control Room Man
  • Alan Fudge

    as Capsule Communicator
  • Jon Cedar

    as F.B.I. Man Number 1
  • Hank Stohl

    as General Enders
Directing Peter Hyams Director
Writing Peter Hyams Screenplay
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Camera Bill Butler Director of Photography
Editing James Mitchell Editor
Production Paul Lazarus III Producer
Production Michael I. Rachmil Associate Producer
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Art Albert Brenner Production Design
Art David M. Haber Art Direction
Art Rick Simpson Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Patricia Norris Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Emma M. diVittorio Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Michael Westmore Makeup Artist
Directing Irby Smith Assistant Director
Sound Joseph Kite Boom Operator
Sound Jerry Jost Sound mixer
Crew Bruce Mattox Special Effects
Crew Henry Millar Special Effects
Crew Robert Spurlock Special Effects
Crew Bill Hickman Stunt Coordinator
Camera James R. Connell Camera Operator
Camera Bruce McBroom Still Photographer
Production Ron Underwood Location Manager
Directing Marshall J. Wolins Script Supervisor
Art Dan Perri Title Designer