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Murder in Space (1985)

Set in the "not-so-distant future", the crew of an international space station are set to return triumphantly to Earth, until someone starts killing the other crew members.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wilford Brimley ... Dr. Andrew McCallister
Michael Ironside ... Capt. Neal Braddock
Martin Balsam ... Alexander Rostov
Damir Andrei Damir Andrei ... Col. Alexander Kalsinov
Tom Butler ... Maj. Kurt Steiner
Wendy Crewson ... Irene Tremayne
Scot Denton Scot Denton ... David Tremayne
Peter Dvorsky ... Mitch Carlino
Léo Ilial ... Dr. Phillipe Berdoux (as Leo Ilial)
Alan Jordan Alan Jordan ... Jeffrey Kilbride
Jan Rubes ... Gregory Denarenko
Cathie Shirriff ... Olga Denarenko
Kate Trotter ... Pamela Cooper
Nerene Virgin Nerene Virgin ... Dr. Margaret Leigh
Alberta Watson ... Dominica Mastrelli
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Storyline

Set in the "not-so-distant future", the crew of an international space station are set to return triumphantly to Earth, until someone starts killing the other crew members. Written by Bob Summers <bsummers@telepath.com>

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 July 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asesinato en el espacio See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When first aired on the Showtime cable network, the ending was not shown, and cash prizes were offered to viewers who could identify the killer. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Andrew McCallister: [with his wife Grace over the phone] Hello, Grace. Are we grandparents yet? We're not? I see. Grace, I'm getting a plane. I'm getting outta here as fast as I can. I'll be there this evening. Of course I'm listening to you. Yes, dear. All I knows is, when I'm there, the babies get born on time.
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Further information about Murder in Space
10 June 2009 | by carolineaylettSee all my reviews

Murder in Space was a whodunnit murder mystery suspense film that featured on ITV screens in the UK on the 13th August 1985. The film was in fact a first so far as I know, as it was the UK's first nationwide whodunnit competition involving a film. Run in conjunction with the TV Times magazine, entrants had to name the characters responsible for the various murders in the film. As well as being able to watch the film, people who were keen to enter could also ring a telephone service and listen to recordings of interviews with the characters before they began the mission aboard the Conestoga. I remember as I did enter the competition but was only 13 at the time and was smitten with Michael Ironside ( still am lol). The second part which was the ending divulged the identity of the killers. It formed part of a TV show hosted by -the then popular- Anneka Rice and was screened in the autumn (Sept or Oct?) Several contestants were on the show who had correctly identified the killers, but only one guessed all of them and won the prize.


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