Plot: The loner crew member of a spaceship harbouring Earth’s last nature reserves goes renegade when he is instructed to jettison his beloved forests and return home. Accompanied only by three robots, he ponders the fate of his last pocket of nature and the murders of his fellow crew members in this far-looking speculative film.

Rating: GP

Directed By: Douglas Trumbull

Written By: Deric Washburn, Mike Cimino and Steve Bochco

Production: Universal Pictures, Trumbull/Gruskoff Productions

In Theaters: March 10, 1972

Budget: $1,100,000 (estimated)

Runtime: 1 hr. 29 mins.


Freeman Lowell – Bruce Dern
John Keenan – Cliff Potts
Marty Barker – Ron Rifkin
Andy Wolf – Jesse Vint

Drone 2 – Huey – Mark Persons
Drone – Steven Brown
Drone 1 – Dewey – Cheryl Sparks
Drone – Larry Whisenhunt