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Silent Running is a science fiction film that was released in 1972. The film is set in a world where all of the plant life on earth has been destroyed. However, samples of this plant life are kept on space craft that are located around the Earth. The crew of the space craft receives orders that they are to release the plant life into space, destroying it, and they are exceptionally happy about the idea of returning home. However, a scientist by the name of Freeman Lowell doesn’t want to destroy the plant life, and does not return to the cities that Earth has become. He makes the decision to kill the crew of the space craft and take his collection of flora out into space where he can enjoy it till the end of his days.

Silent Running was directed by Douglas Trumbull. It was written by Deric Washburn, Michael Cimino, and Steven Bochco. The character Freeman Lowell is played by Bruce Dern.

Silent Running is an Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction movie that was released in 1971 and has a run time of 1 hr 29 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7 and a MetaScore of 67.

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| 1971 | 1 hr 29 min | 6.7/10 | 67/100
Cast
Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint
Director
Douglas Trumbull
Produced By
Michael Gruskoff, Marty Hornstein, Douglas Trumbull
Language
English
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Also directed by Douglas Trumbull

Also starring Cliff Potts