The Andromeda Strain (2008)

The Andromeda Strain

Directed by Mikael Salomon

2008 • TV-PG • English • 180 min.

The A&E television network produced this second adaptation of Michael Crichton’s novel — the first being Robert Wise’s 1971 feature film. Scientists and the military work to discover why a mysterious contagion has killed most of the population of a small town and how it is connected to a crashed satellite. In the best disaster movie tradition, the A&E iteration features an all-star cast of reliable character actors.

Cast: Benjamin Bratt, Christa Miller, Daniel Dae Kim, Andre Braugher

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