Silent Running

1972 - 89 minutes - Color - Mono - 1.85 : 1
Us release date: March 10, 1972
Universal Pictures, Trumbull/Gruskoff Productions
Budget: $1,100,000 (estimated)


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.


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





Director - Douglas Trumbull

Writing credits

Writer - Deric Washburn
Writer - Mike Cimino
Writer - Steve Bochco


Producer - Michael Gruskoff
Associate producer - Martin Hornstein
Producer - Douglas Trumbull