A federal marshal on an outer-space mining colony uncovers a hideous secret that threatens the sanity of miners working in the depths of an outer planet. Academy Award Nominations: Best Sound.
Peter Hyams - Director/Director Of Photography/Screenwriter
James B. Sikking - American TV/Film Actor
James Sikking - American TV/Film Actor
Frances Sternhagen - American Supporting Actress
Sean Connery - Oscar winning Scottish actor,
Thomas Sean Connery - Oscar winning Scottish actor,
Peter Boyle - American Actor
Kika Markham - Actress/"Outland"
Sometime in the future, an upstanding federal marshal arrives at a space colony located on one of Jupiter's moons. Alarmed by the strange and violent behavior of the miners who work for the colony's giant mining corporation, the marshal decides to investigate. When he discovers that the general manager of the corporation is supplying the workforce with a dangerous, mind-altering amphetamine, the lawman prepares to battle it out with the villainous manager in a "High Noon"-like showdown.
Color by Technicolor. Additional cast: Nicholas Barnes (Paul O'Neil), Manning Redwood (Lowell), and Pat Starr (Mrs. Spector).
"...A tight, intriguing old-fashioned drama that gives audiences a hero worth rooting for..." - 05/20/1981 Variety
"...OUTLAND is what most people mean when they talk about good escapist entertainment..." - 05/22/1981 New York Times, p.C8