The Cassandra Crossing (1976)

7.0 / Rated by 2 people

129 min.
Plot  When the existence of a strain of plague (vaguely identified as pneumonic) is revealed at the US mission at the International Health Organization, three terrorists seek to blow up the US mission. Two of them are shot, one mortally, by security personnel but one escapes. The surviving terrorist is hospitalised and quarantined and identified as Swedish. Dr. Elena Stradner (Ingrid Thulin) and US Colonel Stephen Mackenzie (Burt Lancaster) (Military Intelligence assigned to the IHO) argue over the nature of the strain, which Stradner suspects is a biological weapon but which Colonel Mackenzie claims was in the process of being destroyed.

The third terrorist (Lou Castel) escapes and stows away on a train bound from Geneva to Stockholm. Dr. Stradner believes that the train should be stopped so that the terrorist can be removed and quarantined, but Col. Mackenzie is concerned that all of the passengers on the train might be infected. Mackenzie insists on rerouting the train to an abando...



Sophia Loren
Jennifer Rispoli Chamberlain
Richard Harris
Dr. Jonathan Chamberlain
Burt Lancaster
Col. Stephen MacKenzie
Martin Sheen
Robby Navarro
Lee Strasberg
Herman Kaplan
Ava Gardner
Nicole Dressler
Ingrid Thulin
Dr. Elena Stradner
John Phillip Law
Major Stack
Lou Castel
Swedish terrorist
Thomas Hunter
Captain Scott


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The Cassandra Crossing
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Onur rated The Cassandra Crossing (1976) with 7.0 stars / 07.10.2017

montbravo rated The Cassandra Crossing (1976) with 7.0 stars / 10.04.2014

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