The Groundstar Conspiracy

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972, Canada) is a conspiracy thriller film directed by Lamont Johnson.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1972
  • Color
  • Running Time: 103 Min
  • Production Co: Universal Pictures, Hal Roach Studios
  • Distribution Co: Universal Pictures
  • Directed by Lamont Johnson
  • Written by Douglas Heyes, Based on The Alien by L. P. Davies
  • Starring Michael Sarazzin, George Peppard, Christine Belford
  • Music by Paul Hoffert
  • Cinematography by Michael Reed
  • Edited by Edward M. Abroms
  • Produced by Frank Arrigo, Earl A. Glick, Hal Roach Jr., Trevor Wallace


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When explosions destroy the American Groundstar space station control center, only scientist John Welles (Michael Sarrazin) survives. Badly injured, he stumbles to the home of divorcee Nicole Devon, who is soon dragged into the investigation of the explosion by security head Tuxon (George Peppard). When Tuxon suspects John has masterminded the sabotage, John undergoes weeks of brutal questioning. Only when he runs away with Nicole does John begin to learn who's behind the conspiracy.

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