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782 Ratings

The Andromeda Strain

Directed by Robert Wise
United States, 1971
Sci-Fi, Thriller


When a US satellite falls from orbit in the New Mexico desert, all but 2 inhabitants of a nearby town die mysteriously. A team of scientists are recruited to secure and study the satellite in a hermetically sealed facility underground, uncovering microscopic particles of alien origin in the process.

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The Andromeda Strain Directed by Robert Wise

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1972 | 2 nominations including: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

Golden Globes (USA)

1972 | Nominee: Best Original Score - Motion Picture

Hugo Awards

1972 | Nominee: Best Dramatic Presentation

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