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Black Hole, The (1979)  link to Black Hole, The on IMDb  

Number: 1366

poster Black Hole, The

IMDb Rating:
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6.0/10 (21231 votes)

Country: USA, 98 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Sci-Fi

Director(s): Gary Nelson

An Earth exploratory ship, the USS Palomino, discovers a black hole with a lost ship, the USS Cygnus, just outside its event horizon. Deciding to solve the mystery of the Cygnus are: the Palomino's Captain, Dan Holland; his First Officer, Lieutenant Charlie Pizer; journalist Harry Booth; scientist and ESP-sensitive Dr. Kate McCrae, whose father was the Cygnus's First Officer; Dr. Alex Durant, the expedition's civilian leader; and the robot known as V.I.N.CENT. The Palomino attempts a dangerous fly-by of the darkened ship. As they come within close range of it, the buffeting they experience (due to the black hole's gravity) suddenly ceases. They bring more instruments to bear on the derelict, but do not even realize the gravity-free zone is artificial; slipping outside it, they are almost drawn into the black hole, an abyss from which no one can escape. Matters worsen when Reinhardt holds the crew captive, after realizing that they can help him reach his goal. The squad must now figure...


photo Maximilian Schell Maximilian Schell Dr. Hans Reinhardt
photo Anthony Perkins Anthony Perkins Dr. Alex Durant
photo Robert Forster Robert Forster Captain Dan Holland
photo Joseph Bottoms Joseph Bottoms Lieutenant Charles Pizer
photo Yvette Mimieux Yvette Mimieux Dr. Kate McCrae

Medium: Media file,

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Aspect ratio: 2.35:1