Movie Trailer for Capricorn One (1977) starring Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterston, O.J. Simpson, Hal Holbrook, Karen Black, David Huddleston directed by Peter Hyams Movie Review

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Trailer for Capricorn One

"Capricorn One" opens as people gather for the launch of a mission to Mars, we watch as family and politicians as well as the press gather at the observatory platform whilst astronauts Brubaker (James Brolin - Westworld), Walker (O.J. Simpson) and Willis (Sam Waterston) board the spacecraft ready for lift off. Except at the last minute they are ordered to leave and under a shroud of secrecy are jetted off to an out of the way abandoned airfield where they are met by Dr. James Kelloway (Hal Holbrook). Due to political pressure NASA can't afford for a failed mission and with cost cutting leading to faulty equipment the men in suits want the astronauts to fake the first landing on Mars in a mocked up studio and if they don't agree well their families are in danger. Despite not being happy the astronauts go along with things except between journalist Robert Caulfield (Elliott Gould - MASH) smelling a rat and an issue with the actual mission things don't go as anyone plans. ... Read Review