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The Andromeda Strain

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Genre:SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:January 1, 1971
Running time:131 minutes
Cast:Arthur Hill, David Wayne, James Olson, Kate Reid, Paula Kelly
Director:Robert Wise
Producer:Robert Wise
Writer:Michael Crichton, Nelson Gidding

Description: The Andromeda Strain is a deadly extraterrestrial virus. It is brought to Earth when a research satellite crashes near a tiny Arizona town. Everyone in the community dies within days, except for a baby and an insulated drunkard. Recruited from labs all over North America, doctors Charles Dutton (David Wayne), Jeremy Stone (Arthur Hill), Ruth Leavitt (Kate Reid), and Mark Hall (James Olson) don radiation suits and race against time to isolate and destroy the virus. The film is based on a novel by Michael Crichton.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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