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Capricorn One

Capricorn One (1977)

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.

Plot Keywords: helicopter, planet mars, nasa, texas, spacecraft, beguilement, crop duster, conspiracy, escape, astronaut, desert, investigative reporter, launchpad

DirectorPeter Hyams
WriterPeter Hyams
Production CompaniesAssociated General Films, ITC
Production CountriesUnited Kingdom, United States of America
Spoken LanguagesEnglish

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