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The Cold Equations (1996)

TV Movie | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Lt. John Barton is sent on a special mission to deliver a special vaccine to a distant mining colony. He is infuriated to find Lee, a stowaway aboard his spacecraft. Barton has only enough fuel to carry himself and his precious cargo, and ...See moreLt. John Barton is sent on a special mission to deliver a special vaccine to a distant mining colony. He is infuriated to find Lee, a stowaway aboard his spacecraft. Barton has only enough fuel to carry himself and his precious cargo, and Lee's added weight insures that they will crash if she stays on board. They have gone too far to turn back, and Barton's superiors make it clear: the mission takes precedence and Lee has to be dumped into space. But she won't go quietly. Written by Allen Brown See less
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Updated Dec 7, 1996

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Dec 7, 1996 (United States)

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9 cast members
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Billy Campbell
Lt. John Barton (as Bill Campbell) Lt. John Barton (as Bill Campbell)   See fewer
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Poppy Montgomery
Marilyn 'Lee' Cross Marilyn 'Lee' Cross   See fewer
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William R. Moses
Adrian Cross Adrian Cross   See fewer
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John Prosky
Markham Markham   See fewer
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Heidi Swedberg
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Derk Cheetwood
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Nicki Micheaux
Ground Controller Ground Controller   See fewer
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Albert Hall
Capt. Keynes Capt. Keynes   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 328 votes