Marooned is a 1969 American science fiction film directed by John Sturges and starring Gregory Peck, Richard Crenna, David Janssen, James Franciscus and Gene Hackman about three astronauts who are trapped and slowly suffocating in space. It was based on the 1964 novel Marooned by Martin Caidin.
Astronauts Pruett, Lloyd and Stone are stranded in space when the main engine on their spacecraft fails. Now, they are in dilemma as there is not enough oxygen for them till the rescue ship arrives.
The film was released less than four months after the Apollo 11 Moon landing, attracting enormous public attention. It won an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for Robie Robinson.