Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Silent Running
6.6 Rating
(162 ratings)
6.7 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by


Starring (View all)
Bruce Dern Bruce Dern
Freeman Lowell
Cliff Potts Cliff Potts
John Keenan
Ron Rifkin Ron Rifkin
Marty Barker
Jesse Vint Jesse Vint
Andy Wolf
Mark Persons Mark Persons
the Drone
Steven Brown Steven Brown
the Drone
Cheryl Sparks Cheryl Sparks
the Drone
Larry Whisenhunt Larry Whisenhunt
the Drone


Written by (View all)
Deric Washburn Deric Washburn
(written by)


Lists

166 votes
Top 50 Dystopian Movies of All Time (50 items)
list by The Flagship
Published 8 years, 7 months ago 12 comments
157 votes
500 Essential Cult Movies (502 items)
list by Mackenzi
Published 4 months, 1 week ago 6 comments
132 votes
300 great films (305 items)
list by The Wolf
Published 8 years, 5 months ago 13 comments
117 votes
Amazing Underrated Obscure Bizarre Films PART 3 (50 items)
list by JayTrotter
Published 6 years, 5 months ago 10 comments
87 votes
The future kind of sucks. (354 items)
list by Agent Kermit D. Fonz
Published 2 months, 3 weeks ago 20 comments

View all Silent Running lists (61 more)

Silent Running Videos

Silent Running Trailer

87 Views

Added 7 years ago


Silent Running (Complete/with 65dos sdtrk)

8 Views

Added 2 years ago




Cover art, photos and screenshots

2 votes
2 votes
2 votes
2 votes
1 vote

View all Silent Running pictures (34 more)

Reviews

Existential Solace

4 years, 4 months ago at Feb 5 19:36
2 votes
While I admire this picture's environmental message, I like it more for being a touching story of survival in isolation.

Like Tom Hanks in "Cast Away", I found Bruce Dern comforting as a quiet audience surrogate, with robot companions that (like Wilson) earn affection and sympathy despite being silent. Production design here is enchanting. The only misstep is grating songs.
View all Silent Running reviews
Description: The Earth has become defoliated. An ecological preserve has been lofted into space containing the last specimens of green plants and wildlife. Four astronauts man the space freighter Valley Forge. One of them, a botanist named Freeman Lowell (Bruce Dern), works in the geodesic domes containing a forest lush with plants, trees, and a variety of animals. In his spare time, he tries to convince his three ecologically apathetic companions about the beauty of nature and his dream that future generations on Earth will be able to enjoy the smell of flowers and the taste of natural food. Then, when the space control station on Earth ord ... (more)
Release date: 10 March 1972
UPC: 014381422924
Tags: Sci-fi (13), Drama (8), 1970s (7), 1972 (7), Robots (5), Isolation (3), Adventure (3), Usa (2), Future (2), 1970's (2), Nuclear Weapon (2), Dog (2), Scientist (2), Poker (2), Burial (2), Synthetic Food (1), Nurturing (1), Space Travel (1), Saturn The Planet (1), 70's (1)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review
Picture
Video

  
English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 2 months, 3 weeks ago
The future kind of sucks. (354 movies items)

"Reason for the future sucking: All plant life on Earth has been made extinct. Only a few specimens have been preserved in enormous, greenhouse-like geodesic domes attached to a fleet of American Airlines space freighters, just outside the orbit of Saturn. Year it takes place: The far off future."


Mackenzi added this to a list 4 months, 1 week ago
500 Essential Cult Movies (502 movies items)
SleepyHollowFan5 added this to a list 10 months, 1 week ago
Most Wanted Movies! (66 movies items)
hulkargh added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
Movies Watched in 2016 (160 movies items)
StealthRUSH added this to a list 1 year, 3 months ago
browser voted for an image 1 year, 3 months ago

browser posted 7 images [View All] 1 year, 3 months ago

moviewatcher122 voted for an image 1 year, 4 months ago


Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block