The Andromeda Strain

  • 1971
  • Movie
  • G
  • Science Fiction

A research satellite carrying an alien virus crashes into a small Arizona town, the bug killing all of the inhabitants except a baby and an old wino. Top scientists from across the country are rounded up in order to identify and control the potentially plague-like germ. An intriguing, suspenseful story is somewhat hampered by a dull cast. The last sequence...read more

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Scientists race to find the cure for a deadly space virus in The Andromeda Strain (1971), the film version of the novel by Michael Crichton.
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  • Released: 1971
  • Rating: G
  • Review: A research satellite carrying an alien virus crashes into a small Arizona town, the bug killing all of the inhabitants except a baby and an old wino. Top scientists from across the country are rounded up in order to identify and control the potentially pla… (more)

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