Overall Rank: 1793
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 86
Theatrical Release Date: 03/12/1971
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Robert Wise
Actors: Arthur Hill, David Wayne, James Olson, Kate Reid, Paula Kelly, George Mitchell
Plot: A U.S. army satellite falls to the town of Piedmont, New Mexico and brings back something alien that wipes out nearly the entire town. A team of five scientists are brought in to solve the mystery behind the biological terror before it spreads. -- Chris Kavan
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SmokeScreener - wrote on 02/25/2009
The documentary-style of this movie adds to the reality of this effiiciently-told sci-fi thriller. The SmokeScreeners rating is 4 Butts, based mostly on the tobacco-use by the team before they are quarantined. www.smokescreeners.org.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 12/21/2008
It looks dated now, but Andromeda Strain is still a pretty taught sci-fi thriller. There are some pacing problems, but the story and characters keep this one going.
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