Capricorn One

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A NASA Mars mission won’t work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once…

But then they have to keep the secret. Now what does that remind you of… coining the phrase, “A funny thing happened on the way to Mars”

When the first manned flight to is deemed unsafe and scrubbed on the launch pad, anxious authorities must scramble to save face and retain their funding – and so an unthinkable plot to fake the mission is hatched.

is a 1978 film in which a reporter discovers that a supposed landing by a crewed mission to the planet has been faked via a involving the government and—under duress—the crew themselves. It was written and directed by and produced by Lew Grade’s ITC Entertainment. It stars Elliott Gould with James Brolin, Sam Waterston, and O.J. Simpson as the astronauts. The music score was created by Jerry Goldsmith.

The story of Capricorn One is a classic theory premise which taps into many big issues in 1970s culture. Although it was made six years after the last Apollo mission, theories that the story paralleled what really happened with the have never gone away…

Enjoy this classic which is in most peoples top ten of films that revealed the method.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mv21G-7dlzc

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