Countdown (1968)

Improvisational director Robert Altman hadn't yet found his cinematic "voice" when he helmed the conformist, stick-to-the-script Countdown. James Caan is top-billed as a scientist who is chosen over astronaut Robert Duvall for… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 1, 1968
DVD Release Date: March 23, 2009
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Dennis Schwartz
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An involving sci-fi thriller concerned with the space race to the moon by rival superpowers, Russia and USA.

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Fernando F. Croce

Blocky men test themselves in perilous missions, but modernist tension cracks the mold of classicism

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Stella Dallas
it may seem kinda silly now but the space race was a huge deal in the '60's when it seemed imperative that the u.s. reach the moon before the… More