Release Date: Feb 1, 1968 Wide
Average Rating: 2.8/5
User Ratings: 209
Improvisational director Robert Altman hadn't yet found his cinematic "voice" when he helmed the conformist, stick-to-the-script Countdown. James Caan is top-billed as a scientist who is chosen over astronaut Robert Duvall for the upcoming NASA moon shot. In their haste to beat the Russians to the moon, the NASA folks have tried to sidestep several safety measures, but doctor Charles Aidman sees to it that every possible precaution is taken. When Caan makes it to the lunar surface, he stumbles
Feb 1, 1968 Wide
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An involving sci-fi thriller concerned with the space race to the moon by rival superpowers, Russia and USA.
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