The Cassandra Crossing (1976)

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The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and exposes all aboard to the disease. Colonel Mackenzie (Burt Lancaster) is called in to handle the situation and finds Dr. Chamberlain (Richard Harris) who is on board the train. Mackenzie decides to re-route the train to the Cassandra Crossing where it will plunge into oblivion. But passengers miraculously begin to recover and Chamberlain must race against time to disconnect the cars.

Rotten Tomatoes: Rotten 29% / Audience 53%

5/10

Rated R 2 hr 6 mins

GENRES
Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION
George P. Cosmatos
CAST
Sophia Loren  •  Richard Harris  •  Martin Sheen  •  O. J. Simpson

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Sophia Loren Jennifer Rispoli Chamberlain
Richard Harris Dr. Jonathan Chamberlain
Martin Sheen Robby Navarro
O. J. Simpson Haley
Ava Gardner Nicole
Burt Lancaster Col. Stephen Mackenzie
Lionel Stander Max, the Train Conductor
Ann Turkel Susan
Ingrid Thulin Dr. Elena Stradner
Lee Strasberg Herman Kaplan
Lou Castel Swedish Terrorist
John Phillip Law Major Stark